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*Aylesbury and District Ramblers
Overview

'We are a friendly, informal group with nearly 300 members ... Join us for great walks in the Aylesbury area ... We organise about 120 walks a year, suitable for all abilities. Everything from 4 to 14 miles. Some are leisurely, some strenuous, but most are somewhere in between. So, why not give us a try?'

*Wendover Woods
Size (acreage)800
Overview

'Open access woodland site managed by the Forestry Commission. It is situated on the edge of the Chilterns escarpment and is a great place to take the family, with lots of trails, a cafe, children's adventure playground, a fitness trail.'

Description from

Chilterns AONB

Aylesbury Ring Walk
Distance (miles)32
Overview

'Circular route around the county town of Aylesbury, never very far from the town but mostly in quiet and peaceful rural countryside.'

Bernwood Jubilee Way
Distance (miles)61
Overview

'Trail cutting across 27 parishes and provides one of the most ambitious projects in Aylesbury Vale to promote outdoor activity. The path links together sections of the rights of way network to give access to this forgotten forest.'

Buckingham Railway Walk
Distance (miles)1
Overview

'Buckingham Railway Walk is a section of disused trackbed that has had the station and track removed, with a path laid down its length. The walk is between the A421 southern bypass and the Tingewick road in Buckingham, covering a distance of 1.36km. It can be joined from either of these roads, or from Chandros road. Grid reference SP693334. The walk forms part of the Buckingham Circular Walk covering a distance of around 4km.'

Description from

Buckingham Railway Walk Conservation Group

Cross Bucks Way
Distance (miles)23
Overview

'Walk linking the Oxfordshire Way with the North Bucks Way, Swan’s Way and the Greensand Ridge Walk in Bedfordshire'

Icknield Way Path
Distance (miles)110
Overview

'Unique among long distance tracks because it can claim to be "the oldest road in Britain". Extending from Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire to Knettishall Heath in Norfolk, it consists of prehistoric pathways, ancient when the Romans came. Dotted with archaeological remains, it survives as splendid tracks and green lanes along the chalk "spine" of England.'

Description from

Icknield Way Association

Icknield Way Trail
Distance (miles)170
Overview

'Crossing six counties, the Icknield Way Trail is a 170 mile (274 km) route linking the Peddars Way National Trail in Suffolk with the Ridgeway National Trail in Buckinghamshire, which in turn links with the Wessex Ridgeway.'

Description from

Tom Chevalier

Ivinghoe Beacon and the Grand Union Walk
Distance (miles)11
Overview

'A walk of contrasts, starting with a gentle stroll along the often idyllic Grand Union Canal, before ascending to the dramatic grassy heights of Ivinghoe Beacon, at the end of the Ridgeway. There then follows a woodland walk through Ashridge Park to the artificial viewpoint of the Bridgewater Monument.'

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Out of the LOOP

Marsh Gibbon Local Walks
Overview

'Marsh Gibbon, although located in Aylesbury Vale in Buckinghamshire, lies close to the border with Oxfordshire. It is situated to the north of the A41 Aylesbury to Bicester road, approximately four miles to the east of Bicester. It has a population of just over nine hundred. It was traditionally a farming village, but in recent years the number of active farms has decreased and many of the people living in the village now work in places such as Bicester, Aylesbury, Oxford, Milton Keynes and some even commute to London.'

Description from

Marsh Gibbon Parish Council

North Bucks Way
Distance (miles)35
Overview

'Starting at the Ridgeway near Wendover and finsihing at the county boundary with Northamptonshire.'

Ouse Valley Walk
Distance (miles)16
Overview

'Follows the River Great Ouse between Buckingham and Milton Keynes.'

Outer Aylesbury Ring Walk
Distance (miles)53
Overview

'Walking route along the higher ground around the outside of the original Aylesbury Ring to produce a walk with goods views through pleasant countryside and passing through many of our delightful villages and towns.'

Palladian Way
Distance (miles)125
Overview

'Architectural walk through Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and my home county, Gloucestershire.'

Description from

Guy Vowles

Round Aylesbury Walk
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'One of three walks that circumnavigate Aylesbury. It is the shortest of the three being just 12 miles long and can easily be done in 2-3 mile stretches using public transport. It was opened in 2000 and follows the edge of Aylesbury Town Parish. The route is waymarked and easy to follow.'

South Bucks Way
Distance (miles)23
Overview

'Walk from Coombe Hill near Wendover to the Grand Union Canal at Denham.'

Description from

Chilterns AONB

Thame Valley Walk
Distance (miles)15
Overview

'From Aylesbury to Albury linking the North Bucks Way with the Oxfordshire Way.'

Tramway Trail
Distance (miles)8
Overview

The Trail 'can be joined from either Westcott, Waddesdon or Quainton. Discover the history of this rural area and its traditional links with the Railways'.

See also

The Tramway Trail (Calke Abbey, Derby) [National Trust]

Two Ridges Link
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Connecting The Ridgeway at Ivinghoe Beacon and the Greensand Ridge Walk at Leighton Buzzard.'

Wendover Arm Walks
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'A 6 mile canalside walk with facilities for wheelchair users and pushchairs and a series of circular walks based on the Wendover Arm.' Alert Bucks CC list this as 14.20 miles - but their PDF shows it as 6 miles.

See also

Wendover Arm Trust | The Wendover Canal Arm in England [The Grand Union Canal in England]

Wendover Gap Anytime Challenge
Distance (miles)26
Overview

'Walk starting at Prestwood and visiting Little Hampton, Hampdenleaf Wood, Dunsmore, High Scrubbs, Coombe Hill, Bacombe Hill, Wendover, part of the Grand Union Canal, Wendover Woods and Lee Common all in the attractive area of the Chiltern Hills ... On completion, if your answers to questions in it are verified as correct, you will be sent, free of charge, a certificate and a badge (while stocks last).' (Note also the 15 mile version.)

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