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Hills and Woods of Buckinghamshire - Saturday 12 April

Join us as we head for the magnificent rolling landscape of Wendover in Buckinghamshire. With scenic hills and verdant woodlands, our route will take us along a picturesque valley cut through the Chilterns, passing by scenic stretches of water along the way. Then we will head towards the very edge of the range, where we will encounter glorious views of the Vale of Aylesbury stretching out towards the English Midlands.

Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the location of this trail has provided inspiration for some of the most extraordinary writers in the English language. Roald Dahl, author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, lived here, as did Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island.

Upon our return in the evening, we will reward ourselves for the day's accomplishments, as we usually do, by stopping for food and drink in a local country pub.

Meet: Marylebone train Station - near information board. (It's a very small station, so it will be easy to spot the group. We will hold a 'Trailblazer' sign).

Meeting time: 10.15AM (for 10.42 train)

Price: £26 (includes transport and a full day guided hike)

Distance: 15 km/9 miles

Hike level: easy to medium

Estimated return to London: 9PM

Things to bring: hiking boots, waterproof clothing, water (at least 1 litre), packed lunch to eat at half way, money for end of day pub dinner, camera (if you want to take some pictures)


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  • Kieran

    This was an enjoyable day out and whilst it was our largest ever hike a few of you (thanks Louise, Judith!) did let us know that the group was just a bit too big. Numbers will therefore be lower in future.

    April 17, 2014

  • Susana

    it was my first trip and I had a great time! beautiful location, views. Lovely people, a well organised day! it won't be my last one, see you next time.

    April 14, 2014

  • Steve L.

    Well done Kieran n Tania....спасибо.... another well organised day and a great Location.

    April 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a great walk, great people , well done Tania and Kieran!

    April 13, 2014

  • Crystal

    The place where we had our lunch is simply beautiful!

    April 13, 2014

  • Kieran

    A beautiful mix of woods and hills, finishing off with a spectacular view across the Vale of Aylesbury. There was great conversation as we enjoyed the scenery. A really enjoyable trail!

    April 13, 2014

  • Tania

    A very pretty trail with a spectacular view at the end! A great bunch of people too!

    April 13, 2014

  • emma t.

    only just signed up so maybe running a little late!! but coming ..)

    April 12, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    hi Tania I will not be able to make it today I wish you all a great time see you next time

    April 12, 2014

  • Tania

    Hi everybody, this post is for those of you who did not read my message sent on Wednesday: if you can print the safety form and tick your food choice from the menu, this will be greatly appreciated. It will speed up the process of collecting this information from you. Thanks a lot in advance!

    1 · April 11, 2014

  • Tania

    Hi everybody! I have just sent an email with our contact info to all people on the YES list. Please check your email account which you use for logging into If for any reason you have not received this message please email me directly via the site. See you soon! Tania

    April 9, 2014

  • Susana

    looking forward to meeting you all!!!

    1 · March 21, 2014

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