Wendover Buckinghamshire

Walking Group

If you want some fresh air, exercise and new friends do come and join us

- there are spaces available in our Walking Group.

When and Where
We walk on the 1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The starting time is 10.00am from a car park - often a pub - and we return there for lunch. Walks are circular, taking about 2½ hours and covering about 5 miles. They are planned and led by members.

In the warmer months we do some longer more adventurous walks, listed below under the title *Special*.

Shorter monthly walks for Strollers are available on the 4th Thursday of each month, starting at 10.30am, lasting 1–1½ hours and covering 2 to 3 miles. Please see the separate Strollers group page for more details

Planning
Walk leaders volunteer to plan and lead a walk at planning meetings held in March and September or by directly contacting one of the Convenors.

Walk Programmes
Each Member is emailed a 6 monthly Programme with the starting location of each walk, a brief description and the Leader's name and contact details.

Signing Up for a Walk
Please sign up for walks in advance, either at the Monthly Meeting or by phoning the Walk Leader, whose phone number is on the 6 monthly Walk Programme.

On the Walk
All members walk at their own risk.
Sometimes a group photograph is taken which could end up displayed on this webpage, if you prefer not to be in them please stand to one side.

Associate Members are welcome.

To contact the Convenor please send a message by clicking on the link above and to the right.

Check this website the day before each walk for last minute changes to the published details. It could save you a wasted journey.

All start times are 10.00am unless otherwise stated.

Dates for your Diary
Tue May 21st Chesham Vale Meet at The Black Horse Inn, Chesham Vale(HP5 3NS)Grid ref:SP963 045. 5.5 mile walk taking in ancient fields and hedges, old earthworks and woodland. Two gentle climbs and one steeper descent. Four stiles (two right at beginning of walk). If staying for lunch please arrive by 9.45 to order.
Leader JS
Wed May 22nd Summer Special
Five Peaks Meet at Halton Village Hall(HP22 5NG)at 9.15am where you will leave your car. Lifts have been arranged to take walkers to start point in Monks Risborough. The walk will finish back at Halton Village Hall.
11.5 mile walk with 1800 feet of ascent made up of 5 hills: Kop Hill, Pulpit Hill, Beacon Hill, Coombe Hill and a climb to the top of Wendover Woods. All of the ascents are very steep and one will require you to clamber. Descents are steep and will need a great deal of care.
This walk is challenging and should only be undertaken by those who are physically fit. Walkers take part at their own risk.
This walk is limited to 10 people.

Leader KT
Thu Jun 6th Cholesbury Meet at The Full Moon, Cholesbury Common. A fairly level walk of 5 miles where we will see dinosaurs but be safe under the protection of a number of fairies!!
We will also walk along the ditch of an Iron Age Fort at Cholesbury. 1 or 2 stiles.
Leader GJ
Wed Jun 12th Summer Special
Wingrave Meet at The Rose and Crown, The Green, Wingrave HP22 4PD. Map Ref: 870190.
Please note we will meet at 11.00am to allow for finishing at 6.00pm at The Rose and Crown for an early evening meal.
12 mile undulating walk with good open views taking in part of the walk from Aston Abbots we walked on Tuesday 19th February. We will stop for a quick drink en route at The Unicorn in Cublington but will not stay to eat so please bring a picnic lunch.
It will be possible for non walking partners to join us for the evening meal at The Rose and Crown but please advise Jerry if you plan to do this.
Leader JG
Tue Jun 18th Whipsnade and Dunstable Downs Meet in the car park at The Old Hunters Lodge (LU6 2LN) GR: TL013181 for a 4.5 mile circular walk including part of the Icknield Way trail. One moderate descent and one climb, no stiles. Please arrive in time to order lunch. Menu is available to view on line.
Leader BE
Mon Jun 24th
→Fri Jun 28th
Walking Group Holiday 24-28 June 2019
At Nythfa House in Brecon, South Wales.
Organiser: SR

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