Sunday 22nd July 2012
Following a trip to the Test match at the Oval and a weekend in Windsor as the weather forecast was for a good day we decided to fit in a walk before we headed back up the motorway and home. This walk in the Chilterns offered us the opportunity to explore part of the Chilterns whilst also taking in two county tops.
Start: Wendover Woods car park (SP 8888 0897)
Distance: 6.25 miles Ascent: 222 metres Time Taken: 3 hours
Terrain: Good paths.
Pub visited: The George and Dragon, Wendover Ale Drunk: Fullers London Pride
We parked the car by a very busy picnic
spot where people were busy cooking on barbecues,
Following the signs we soon found the
stone that marked the top of Haddington Hill,
As the signs and the plaque also shows
this is also the highest point of the Chilterns,
As we headed out of Wendover Woods I
spotted this trig point in the field next to the footpath we were
As we left Buckland Hoo we finally got
some views of something other than trees.
Also in view was the ridge that takes in the distant Ivinghoe Beacon.
Heading around the edge of a field we get our first view of Pavis Wood.
Fox Lane soon turned into a bit of a
squelchy experience, a result of the very
We briefly exited Pavis Wood to visit
the corner of the road that
Back into Pavis Wood and we are now on the Ridgeway.
No chance of getting lost with this many signs to keep you heading in the right direction.
Heading back into Wendover Woods and we
know that away to our left there
Just before we reach the car park we come
across a clearing with a view that
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