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Cholesbury Camp and Hawridge

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Buckinghamshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.4 miles / 7.2 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SP932071
Lat 51.754847 // Long -0.651175
Postcode HP23 6ND (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Chilterns walk is an ideal way to spend a few hours exploring the countryside to the east of the village of Cholesbury. Parking is available adjacent to the cricket pitch (grid ref. SP932071). After parking and with your back to the cricket field, turn right and walk the short distance to the road junction. Turn right (signed Tring and Wigginton) and follow this road for about 400 metres passing a side road on your left to reach a signed footpath on your right (just before a large house on your left. Turn right here and follow the footpath heading left keeping the boundary to Cholesbury Common on your left. Follow this path, ignoring paths on your right heading across the common for just over a kilometre to reach a lane (grid ref. SP943069).

GPS Files - Notes

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Walk 1297 Berkhamsted and Northchurch Commons - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.

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