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Blue swimming fish in roundel with direction arrowChess Valley Walk

16 km / 10 miles

Bucks
The Chess Valley Walk starts from Rickmansworth where the River Chess has its confluence with the River Colne. It links with the Metropolitan line stations of Rickmansworth, Chorleywood, Chalfont & Latimer, and Chesham giving visitors the chance to walk either part or all of the route.

The route can be followed in either direction and is clearly waymarked. Most of the route is on public footpaths but there are short sections on roads.
Along the way there are historic buildings and estates, water meadows, ancient field systems and nature reserves. In common with many Chiltern streams, the Chess is a chalk stream fed by water stored in chalk aquifers.

At Chesham the Chiltern Link path can be joined which continues to the Ridgeway National Trail.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Blue swimming fish in roundel with direction arrow
Waymark
Blue swimming fish in roundel with direction arrow
Attributes
Easy; River
Start
TQ057946 - Rickmansworth Station, Bucks
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Finish
SP960015 - Chesham Station, Bucks
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet - External PDF
Chess Valley Walk - pdf (Chilterns AONB - 2013)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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GPS Exchange Format Route File
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Route Profile:

16.6 Km (10.3 miles)
233 m (764 ft) ascent
142 m (466 ft)  maximum height