This page gives summary details of all our future walks on the Ramblers Association website. Click on a link to bring up more information about each walk.Easy AccessEasyLeisurelyModerateStrenuousTechnical
Chess Valley Walk
Meet 10am at Chorleywood House grounds (grid ref TQ034970 nearest postcode WD3 5SL) opposite Chorleywood Common turn right into entrance of Chorleywood House continue along drive with cemetery on right and park in woodland area under trees. This is a circular walk with a couple of small slopes. Coffee break at Chenies then through woods to Latimer along the Chess Valley past Watercress Farm to Sarratt for pub/picnic lunch about 2 miles from end.
St Swithun's Way Stage 3 Four Marks to New Alresford
Meet 08.30 at Staines Station for a car share to Garthowen Garden Centre and Tree House Coffee Shop Alton Lane Four Marks GU34 5AJ. The cafe will be open from 9.00 The Garden Centre have kindly agreed that we may leave our cars in their car park for the day but please car share where possible to minimise disruption to garden centre customers. We walk from the Garden Centre to the Bus Stop at Station Approach Four Marks where we will catch the 10.33 bus to New Alresford and walk back to Four Marks. There is no guarantee of refreshments en route so you should bring enough for the day. At the bus stop there is a baker/coffee shop where supplies can also be purchased. Please note that some of the paths were a little overgrown so long trousers suggested.
Dunstable Downs Walk
Meet at 9.00 at Staines Railway station for a car transfer to Bison Hill car park near Whipsnade (Exp 181 Gr SP999184 nearest postcode LU6 2LD) on the B4540 for a 10.00 start. A circular walk starting at the shoulder of the Downs we then skirt the base of the hills cross the vale to Tottenhoe Knolls then onto Tottenhoe for lunch at The Cross Keys. Circling back up to the top of the Downs for a walk along the ridge with great views all round. A couple of hills but mainly easy going most of the walk.
Boulters Lock Walk
Meet 9:00 (note time) at Staines Leisure Centre for car transfer to NT Car Park (free) at Cookham Moor (Explorer 172 grid ref SU892853 nearest postcode SL6 9SB). A circular walk along the Green Way from Cookham Moor to Maidenhead then across to Boulters Lock for return along the Thames Path. Pub/picnic lunch at Cookham.
Don't Cross Maple!
Meet 10.00am at Maple Cross (quiet road side parking gridref TQ032927 nearest postcode WD3 9SD) for a circular walk via Old Shire Lane Chiltern Way and the South Bucks Way visiting Chalfont St Giles Chalfont St Peter (outskirts) and Horn Hill. Picnic/pub lunch at either Chalfont St Giles or Horn Hill. Walk not yet reconnoitred at time of publication. See website close to walk date for more detail/changes.
Reynards Hill Circular
Meet 09.30 at Staines Station for car share to Hurtwood Control car park No. 12 Reynards Hill Winterfold Heath Road TQ 07149 42473 for a hilly circular walk with excellent views and a stop for lunch in Peaslake (Hurtmore Inn or village shop)
Trappist Wood Re-visited
Meet 9.00 at Staines Railway Station (optional) for a 10.00 start at Bradenham church green. Free parking at top right corner of green near cricket pavilion. (Post Code HP14 4HF; OS Grid Ref SU827971). An undulating walk of Chiltern woodlands and open meadows with a diversion from the public right of way for coffee break into Trappist Wood a banana-skin-free zone (the owner will welcome us by arrangement). Pub/picnic stop at Bryant’s Bottom.
Freedom to Paradise
Meet the leader at 10:30 at Bix village off the A4130 at (Exp 171 SU728853). Avoid parking in the village hall car park if possible. This is a 7½ mile circular hilly walk via Bix Bottom ruins of the original Norman church Lodge Farm Stoner Cowlease Farm and Middle Assendon. Elevenses DIY. Picnic/pub lunch at the Rainbow ph at Middle Assendon 1 mile before the end.
Short Walk : Martins Heron
Meet 9:45 at Staines Station to catch the 9:53 train to Martins Heron or on Platform 2 at Martins Heron Station for a 10:30 start. A circular walk through Swinley Park Englemere Nature Trail Longhill Park and Lily Hill Park. A mainly flat walk visiting some interesting wildlife sites and a historic hunting forest. Drinks stop at Englemere Pond and optional picnic/lunch stop near the finish.
Chiltern Charms Walk
Meet 10am at car park in Hodgemoor Woods Botterells Lane Seer Green (Grid Ref SU966938 nearest postcode HP7 0JX). A circular walk via Coleshill (coffee at The Red Lion or in Churchyard opposite). Continue through woods and lanes stopping for pub lunch in Seer Green and returning over fields then through Hodgemoor Woods to return to the car park. There are some stiles on this walk.
A walk round Surrey villages Elstead, Puttenham and Seale
Meet at 9.45 on Tilford Green car park (EXP 145 SU873 433 nearest postcode GU10 2BU). Walk round Surrey Hills and Crooksbury Hill, lunch at the Good Intent, Puttenham. Note the 9.45 start.