Walks 2019

Pangbourne-Goring Circular 1 December

A selection of photos from the sunny part of the social walk of 1 December led by David. The route visited Path Hill, the Chiltern Way Extension and the BBOWT Nature Reserve on the way to Goring. Via Lardon Chase and Lough Down the route continued to Kiddington Cottage and Westridge Green with a…

A Walk Through History, 18 September 2019

On a lovely late-summer day Chris Lloyd led 20 of us to Dorchester (with a stop at the abbey), Little Wittenham and Day's Lock. Here we held our own Poohsticks championship (see photos). This is a game first mentioned in The House at Pooh Corner, a Winnie-the-Pooh book by A. A. Milne. It's a simple…

Ewelme: some old pathways, 1 September 2019

13 people came on the longer of the day's walks from Ewelme led by Graham Croucher. We followed Swan's Way to Britwell Salome, then Brightwell Baldwin. Shakespeare's Way led us to Chalgrove. A diversion via Warborough led to Berrick Salome, and back to Ewelme. Photos by Marcus Becker

Fun Group Kanter, 11 August 2019

This walk, attended by a dozen people, involved finding a route between grid references, and solving clues at each point. It started at Hambleden. Photos by Marcus Becker

A Monumental Missenden Medley, 21 July 2019

15 people set off on Helen's walk from West Wycombe. We went via Downley to Hughenden Manor and thence to Little Kingshill for our first break. Lunch was at Great Missenden church and the afternoon took us to Prestwood, Denner Hill, Upper North Dean and Bradenham Manor before returning via the…

Streatley and Downs, 14 July 2019

Eight people, in good walking weather, came on the longer of the day's walks from Goring led by David Norbury. After admiring the church at Goring we went up to Common Wood and on to Stichens Green, Westridge Green and Streatley Warren. Following the Ridgeway to Compton Downs we went past Churn…

Easter Exploration, 21 April 2019

22 walkers enjoyed an Easter Exploration from Woodstock, led by Maureen Downes in glorious weather. The route took us through Blenheim Park and Coombe before an early break at the site of a Roman villa. From there we took in North Leigh, New Yatt, Poffley End and Delly End before our lunch stop at…

Snelsmore Common North circular, 3 February 2019

Nine of us set off in the snow for a reprise of a walk that Huw led in March 2018. On that occasion the snow was even worse, and only three of us turned up. The route took us through Bagnor and Boxford before crossing the M4 to World's End and back to Hermitage, Curridge and the fringes of Newbury.…

To the fringes of Wycombe, 23 January 2019

Eight people set off on this midweek walk from Cadmore End, after the first snow of the year in our area. Photos by Chris Lloyd and Graham Croucher