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The Chilterns Circular

Hosted by the Consul of the London Countryside Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 25 Jan 10:30 - 16:30

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THE CHILTERNS CIRCULAR

Highlights:

Walk through idyllic Chilterns

Stroll past the Prime Minister’s gardens at Chequers

Visit the Coombe Hill Monument & The Grangeland Nature Reserve

Pass the quaint villages of Dunsmore & Little Hampden

Starting at Princes Risborough station, this walk will take us over Whiteleaf Hill with its impressive chalk artwork.

Whiteleaf Hill is also known for the 100m high chalk hill figure:
The Whiteleaf Cross (on its northern slope) but is also home to other interesting archaeological features including a Neolithic barrow and WW1 practice trenches.

We then stroll past the Prime Minister’s garden at Chequers before we make a short climb up Coombe Hill where we’ll see the Coombe Hill monument erected in memory of soldiers that died during the second Boer war.

As we walk from Coombe Hill to the quaint village of Dunsmore.
We’ll then drop down into the village of Little Hampden & then to Princes Risborough

The hike involves several ups and downs and a good level of fitness is required

Length: Protected content 5 hours

Hike leader: Sylwia
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We can then go in groups and buy a group discount

Go to platform at 09.35

Take train at 09.43 to Princes Risborough

Arrive 10.27am

If you are late buy tickets directly

Start point of Hike: Princes Risborough at 10.30 am