Tag Archives: Chilterns

The Nickey Line: Harpenden to Hemel Hempstead

Sunday 15th January 2012 10 miles including station links (the Nickey Line is 7 miles long) Toilets: Harpenden Station; Redbourn; Pubs in Redbourn; Shopping Centre and cafes in Hemel Hempstead; Hemel Hempstead Station. I’ve been wanting to do the Nickey … Continue reading

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The Chiltern Link with a difference: Wendover to Chesham via The Old Swan, Lee Gate

Sunday 2nd July 2011 8 miles Toilets: Platform at Wendover Station; various cafes and pubs in Wendover; The Old Swan pub, Lee Gate; Cock & Rabbit pub, The Lee; Lowndes Park, Chesham; platform at Chesham Station. Wendover is a very … Continue reading

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The end of the Ridgeway: circular walk from Tring

Sunday 27th February 20118-9 miles The Ridgeway ends at Ivinghoe Beacon.  That’s very nice and all, but it’s in the middle of nowhere, with no useful public transport, so the most practical way around this is to do a circular … Continue reading

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The Ridgeway: Wendover to Tring

Thursday 20th January 20117-8 miles I enjoyed yesterday’s walk so much that I decided to head out again today.  The weather was a lot more grey and miserable than yesterday; it was drizzling on and off all afternoon. The route … Continue reading

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The Ridgeway: Princes Risborough to Wendover

Wednesday 19th January 20117 miles Finally, I’ve managed to go out for a walk again.  A lot of life and social arrangements seem to have got in the way, and it felt good to be out in the open again.  … Continue reading

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The Ridgeway: Watlington to Princes Risborough

Sunday 4th July 10-12 miles The original plan was to walk all the way from Watlington to Wendover. Then we realised it might be too far, so we thought we’d walk as far as Princes Risborough, see how we felt … Continue reading

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The Ridgeway: Goring to Watlington

Saturday 3rd July 15 miles When I did the first half of the Ridgeway a couple of months ago, I was contending with biting winds and had to keep moving in order to keep warm. This time it was too … Continue reading

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