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Bledlow Ridge and the Ridgeway

  • Jul 27, 2014 · 10:15 AM
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Walk length 12.4 miles/20km approx. Circular.

A really picturesque circular walk up to Bledlow Ridge and the Ridgeway taking in a variety of landscapes from scenic views to wooded tracks, with a few climbs.

Some of this walk is on the Ridgeway National Trail, a path that follows tracks going back to prehistoric times and used by travellers and herdsman.


Meeting:

Meet outside Saunderton Rail station for 10.15am for the walk to start at 10.30am.

Lunch and Finish: Please bring a snack lunch and water for the walk. Our walks usually finish at about 5.00pm and include a 30min lunch stop and pub stop at the end, however the time may be earlier or later than this depending on the weather and pace (we have a relaxed pace which includes sightseeing and photography).

Transport:

Car: Free car parking at Saunderton Rail Station. This is a circular walk and finishes back at Saunderton Rail Station.

Train: The 9.33am train from London Marylebone gets to Saunderton for 10.23am. See Chiltern Railways

I would encourage you to seek out other members who are driving from London, or who can go as part of a group save on the train.

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. Please see our RSVP policy

Weather:
Updates will be posted; see also BBC Weather
Please see our weather policy

Dog Policy: As a group we allow and enjoy dogs on our walks however we do ask dog owners to read our dog policy

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

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  • Zsuzsanna

    Just a quick note to the people who stayed behind in the pub: tonight at 8.30 in the '' Food Unweapped'' programme .. Blood is becoming trendy in gastronomy... Without glass though.

    July 28, 2014

  • helen

    Great walk.....and great conversation in pub after.....great fun. Thanks to all for a great day out.

    July 28, 2014

  • Karen T.

    Excellent walk, great to see everyone, and thanks Colin for organizing

    July 28, 2014

  • Zsuzsanna

    Thank you Colin for organizing!! It was probably the most varied walk. Thanks :))

    July 27, 2014

  • Colin

    Great walk, thanks everyone. sunshine, hills, cider and glass eating!

    July 27, 2014

  • Zsuzsanna

    Thanks Richard . Hope your windscreen is clean, because mine is , thanks to you.

    July 27, 2014

    • RichardH

      Completely unintentional - but remembered what it meant after I did it! Interesting pub conversations lead to "useful" info!

      July 27, 2014

  • RichardH

    Excellent walk, feeling well exercised and ready for another week. Thanks Colin for your leading the walk and everyone else for the company.

    July 27, 2014

  • Angela

    Lovely walk and good company, thanks Colin.

    July 27, 2014

  • Lyndon

    lovely- especially the cold beer at the end!

    1 · July 27, 2014

  • Liam

    Thankyou Colin for another lovely walk in the rolling Chilterns !
    Zsuzsanna, I hope all your bladder problems are fixed !

    July 27, 2014

    • Zsuzsanna

      Thank you Liam. My bladder worked well today just as I was expected. Thank you for today.

      July 27, 2014

  • Stacey

    What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday, thanks for organising a fabulous walk in the sunshine and tiring me (and Sammi) out

    July 27, 2014

  • Debbie D.

    Thanks Colin for a great walk and great company as always. Sorry I couldn't thank you in person, needed to get back.

    July 27, 2014

  • Jon

    A great walk in the beautiful Chiltern countryside. Thanks Colin.

    July 27, 2014

  • Donna

    Thanks for another good walk Colin.

    July 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great to see everyone today. Sorry I had to run and didn't see a few people to say goodbye or say thank you to Colin for another great walk. See you all soon Tracy

    July 27, 2014

  • Sol

    i ma planning to come by motorbike but I don't know where to put my bike gear. Is anyone coming by car by any chance so i can leave my gear in the boot of the car? it would be helmet, jacket and trousers.

    July 27, 2014

  • Helen

    Hi, sorry but had a bad nights sleep and not feeling well this morning. Typical as I haven't managed to get out walking for ages. Hope to see you soon.

    July 27, 2014

  • Rosie

    Hurt my toe :(

    July 26, 2014

  • Malcolm D.

    Unfortunately my back is giving me some trouble, so I will have to give this one a miss.

    July 26, 2014

  • Zsuzsanna

    Rain??? You will need your frozen bladder preferably 2 litres ... than rain coat .

    July 24, 2014

  • Val S.

    Sorry peeps, I'm all walked out after the totally FANTABULOUS Pembrokeshire week :-). I'm just gonna chill this weekend ;-)

    2 · July 24, 2014

  • Steen

    As always: if rain is falling or forecast, please count me out.

    July 21, 2014

    • RichardH

      Very unlikely I think more likely we will be wishing for cool wet stuff!

      July 24, 2014

    • Steen

      That's in the pub at the end of the walk, Richard :) I'm walking far on Saturday, so I've cancelled this one....

      July 24, 2014

  • john

    Sorry about this, but going to have to duck on Sunday. A friend of mine is moving on Monday and they need some help. Looks like a lovely walk.

    July 23, 2014

  • Zsuzsanna

    Colin looks like you will have a big group. Bladder cleaned .....

    July 21, 2014

  • Mike W.

    Sadly my knee is troubling me and need to rest it a week or two. RSVP changed. Hope to see you soon.

    July 21, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi all really sorry but have the opportunity to sail now this weekend and can't say no. Will def catch up on the walk in Windsor.

    July 10, 2014

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