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These are in reverse chronological order, with the most recent walk at the top .'Local' means the walk is within a few miles of my home in Kensworth, and so most of these could also come under the heading 'Chiltern Hills'.

The distances and times given are usually only very rough estimates!

WARNING: When I originally started writing up these walks, I didn't really intend them to be used as 'route descriptions' for other people to follow. However I am aware that a few people are using them that way - so I should point out that I don't always give enough details in the written descriptions for them to be used that way. Also, unfortunately, I have a dreadful tendency to get 'left' and 'right' confused. So if you want to try any of these walks yourself, I very strongly recommend that you try to follow the route on a map first.  The Google Map I provide with each walk may be of some help with navigation. If you do find (or think you find) any mistakes please let me know by email and I will make any corrections as soon as I can (usually I check emails every day).

Click here to see: Walks in 2009, Walks in 2010, Walks in 2011, Walks in 2012, Walks in 2013 , Walks in 2014, Walks in 2015 or Walks in 2016

NOTE: I am currently walking the Chiltern Heritage Trail again, which should take me seven days of walking. Each day I will walk about seven miles along the route in the clockwise direction (as per the guide book), then turn round and walk back the same way. This is the same method I've used on most of the other long-distance path I've walked, but this time I am not only going to walk the route in both directions, I'm going to record it in both directions. So on those days there will be two entries on this page (e.g. Chesham to Chenies, Chenies to Chesham) - obviously there will be a lot of similarities and even duplication in the two walks!

Date Route Area Distance Time
7/10/17 Maidensgrove Common and Moor Common (clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 14,3 miles 5h 35m
7/10/17 Wigginton and Drayton Wood (again) Chiltern Hills About 6 miles 2h 10m
30/09/17 North from Little Missenden Chiltern Hills About 8 miles 3h 25m
23/09/17 Amersham Old Town to Chalfont St Peter (Chiltern Heritage Trail, anti-clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 7.9 miles 2h 55m
23/09/17 Chalfont St Peter to Amersham Old Town (Chiltern Heritage Trail, clockwise) Chiltern hills About 7.9 miles 2h 55m
17/09/17 Chalfont St Peter to Chenies (Chiltern Heritage Trail, anti-clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 6.5 miles 2h 25m
17/09/17 Chenies to Chalfont St Peter (Chiltern Heritage Trail, clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 6.5 miles 2h 20m
2/09/17 Chenies to Chesham (Chiltern Heritage Trail, anti-clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 6.5 miles 2h 25m
2/09/17 Chesham to Chenies (Chiltern Heritage Trail, clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 6.5 miles 2h 20m
26/08/17 Barton and Deacon Hill Chiltern Hills About 10 miles 3h 35m
19/08/17 Bledlow and Radnage Chiltern Hills About 8.5 miles 2h 55m
11/08/17 Maidensgrove, Shepherd's Green, Nuffield Chiltern Hills About 14.8 miles 5h 45m
4/08/17 Coombe Hill and Prestwood Chiltern Hills About 9.8 miles 4h
28/07/17 Chenies, Chipperfield Common, Ley Hill (again) Chiltern Hills About 13.3 miles 5h
21/07/17 The lanes of Little Missenden Chiltern Hills About 12 miles 4h 10m
14/07/17 Little Missenden and Knotty Green (slight variation of a walk I did in March 2010, but  in the opposite, anti-clockwise direction) Chiltern Hills About 15.1 miles 5h 15m
8/07/17 Cowleaze Wood, Chinnor, Ibstone (clockwise, again) Chiltern Hills About 16.5 miles 6h 15m
1/07/17 Maidensgrove Common and Moor Common Chiltern Hills About 14.3 miles 5h 30m
9/06/17 West Wycombe and Moorend Common Chiltern Hills About 11 miles 4h 35m
2/06/17 Hambleden, Marlow Common, Moorend Common Chiltern Hills about 10 miles 3h 55m
26/05/17 Ashridge Estate Boundary Trail, anti-clockwise (again) Chiltern Hills About 16 miles 6h 5m
23/05/17 Coombe Hill and the Hampdens (Walk 12 of the Chiltern Chain Walk, anti-clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 12.5 miles 4hr 50m
22/05/17 Deacon Hill and Pegsdon (again) Chiltern Hills About 3.6 miles 1hr 25m
21/05/17 Goring, Hartslock, Cray's Pond (again) Chiltern Hills About 8.3 miles 2hr 50m
6/05/17 Christmas Common, Russell's Water Common, Nuffield (clockwise version of the Watlington Hill, Nuffield, Russell's Water Common walk I did in August 2016) Chiltern Hills About 16.2 miles 5h 55m
23/04/17 Gaddesden Row and Potten End (an extended version of the Gaddesden Row and Briden's Camp walk I did in March 2016) Chiltern Hills About 12.6 miles 4h 25m
15/04/17 Kensworth and Ivinghoe Beacon (again) Chiltern Hills About 15 miles 5h 20m
8/04/17 Maidensgrove Common, Ibstone, Middle Assendon (again) Chiltern Hills About 15 miles 5h 55m
2/04/17 Cowleaze Wood and Radnage (anti-clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 12.5 miles 4h 45m
25/03/17 Little Missenden, Hodgemoor Woods, Misbourne Valley Chiltern Hills About 14.8 miles 5h 15m
11/03/17 West Wycombe, Bledlow Ridge, Lacey Green (clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 14.8 miles 5h 45m
4/03/17 Variation on Four Hills walk from Whiteleaf Hill (repeat of a walk I did in April 2010, but starting at Whiteleaf Hill instead of Coombe Hill) Chiltern Hills About 11.9 miles 5h 20m
18/02/17 Stoke Row, Checkendon, Woodhouse Farm (clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 14.3 miles 5h 20m
5/02/17 Redland End and Coombe Hill (clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 10.8 miles 4h 10m
28/01/17 Pitstone Hill and Wigginton (Walk 4 of my Chiltern Chain Walk, clockwise, yet again) Chiltern Hills About 11.5 miles 3h 50m
21/01/17 West Wycombe, Fingest, Horsleys Green (a slight variation on Walk 14 of my Chiltern Chain Walk, done clockwise, with three new sections I'd not walked before) Chiltern hills About 14.1 miles 5h 55m
2/01/17 Cholesbury and Whelpley Hill (anti-clockwise) Chiltern Hills About 14 miles 5h 15m