Apr 14, 2013 · 10:45 AM
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Walk length 10 miles/16km approx. Circular.
A varied walk taking in the delights of the picturesque Hambleden valley around the villages of Hambleden, Turville, Fingest & Skirmett.
The hilly walk landscape around the Hambleden valley includes a diverse mixture of woods, such as Great Wood & panoramic vistas, such those from Turville Hill (site of the impressive Cobstone Windmil).
The area has often been popular for film locations, the village of Turville (Vicar of Dibley) & the Cobstone Windmill again at Turville (1968 film Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang).
Lunch & Finish:
Please bring a snack lunch & water for the walk. The walk should finish at about 4.30pm including a 30 min lunch stop & pub stop at the end), however the time may be earlier or later than this depending on the weather & pace (we have a relaxed pace which includes sightseeing & photography).
Meeting & Transport:
Meet at 10.45am for the walk to start at 11.00am
in the public car park (map ref. SU[masked]) close to The Stag & Huntsman Pub at Hambleden village, Oxfordshire, RG9 6RP (see map and photo right).
Car: Free public car park
There is no public transport for this walk, I would encourage you to seek other members who are driving.
Please make a note of the organizers numbers - Leon[masked] and Colin 07709305681.
RSVP: The organizers monitor non-attendance; we will ban anyone who 'no shows' twice for our events. You are also asked to please update your RSVP at least 24 hours beforehand.
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Weather: Updates will be posted; see also BBC Weather
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Walking Safety: Walking is a great way to keep fit and generally very safe; however it does contain an element of risk. Before going on any of these walks you need to be reasonably fit and be prepared to be responsible for your own safety. You must wear appropriate clothing such as proper walking boots, warm and wet weather clothing and carry sufficient food and water. Please see our Terms and Conditions