Wendover stroll taking in the beautiful views from Coombe Hill

Join us for a 5/6 mile stroll starting in Wendover and going east out of the town. We will take in the sights from Coombe Hill (the highest viewpoint in the Chilterns with breathtaking views over Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Chequers), then come back through Bacombe nature reserve (noted for its butterflies and orchids).

There will be the obligatory ice cream van half way round and we will end up back at the Red Lion for drinks and food. The menu varies from full roasts to fish finger sandwiches (which were very popular last time). We will take a couple of menus with us and phone in our food order when we are half way round.

The route involves some moderate hills and is suitable for most walkers.

We will start and finish in the car park of the Red Lion (www.redlionhotelwendover.co.uk/) arriving at 11.50 for a 11.30 start.

For anyone wanting to arrive via train, Wendover station is a 5 minute walk away from the pub.



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  • Iris

    Thanks to Colin and Cathy for a lovely walk!

    1 · December 2, 2013

  • Steve

    Really enjoyable day! Thanks to Colin and Cathy for arranging it.

    1 · December 1, 2013

  • Maria

    Great day and the fish finger sandwich lived up to al the hype. Shame about the ice cream but the sweets kept us al going.

    December 1, 2013

  • Colin C.

    Thanks to everyone for coming. What a great day with lovely weather and delicious fish finger sandwiches afterwards.... Who could ask for more.

    1 · December 1, 2013

    • Colin C.

      ....except perhaps ice cream....

      2 · December 1, 2013

  • Michael

    Tekkers & I had a really lovely time soured only by the lack of ice cream. Really friendly, easy going group of people. Thank you

    1 · December 1, 2013

  • Katie

    Big thank you to Colin and Cathy for organising a great afternoon. Kxx

    1 · December 1, 2013

  • Carolyn

    Colin - do we park in the Red Lion car park or in the public car park next door?

    December 1, 2013

  • Colin C.

    Looks like we are going to be lucky with the weather again. Looking forward to seeing everyone. If you are struggling to get going this morning, the views from Coombe Hill will be worth it I promise you....

    December 1, 2013

    • Suzanne

      really sorry but can't make it after all :( hope you all have fun!

      December 1, 2013

  • Michael

    Good morning & hello, joined your group 3 mins ago & look forward to meeting some of you on Sunday. I shall also bring my mutt, I hope he behaves.

    November 30, 2013

    • Colin C.

      I am sure he will be better behaved than some of the walkers..... Look forward to meeting you Michael.

      November 30, 2013

  • Luca C.

    Hi everyone, new to the area, looking forward to meeting y'all :-)

    November 27, 2013

  • Pam

    I'm away this weekend, but can't wait for the next one

    November 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I assume it's okay to bring my dog with me?

    November 5, 2013

    • Colin C.

      Yes, dogs are more than welcome. I think there are a couple of fields with livestock where you might need a lead, but apart from that it is all free running.

      November 5, 2013

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