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Over 70 walks are listed by date in this programme, using icons to explain their key features. Full details of each walk, and booking details, are listed on each walk detail page.

Booking and tickets: Most walks require advance online booking, (see individual entries for details), which is provided by The Little Box Office, and payment taken where required. Please list the walkers’ names and details of a contact in case of emergency when prompted. Your ticket will be emailed to you which you should print off (or carry on your mobile phone) and bring with you to the walk.

Ticket pricing: Most walks are free (but still require booking), although in some cases walks are chargeable, with ticket prices reflect the nature of the walk, event or activity.

Dogs: Some walks are suitable for dogs on leads. If you wish to bring your dog, please check that your chosen walk is one of them.

Suitability: There are events for all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Please read the full details including the pace and grade to ensure suitability for you / your family, and that you wear suitable clothing and footwear for your comfort, the walk and weather conditions.

Walk cancellations and changes: Walks will take place in all weathers apart from exceptional circumstances. We will endeavour to contact you if a walk is cancelled.

Meeting arrangements: Please see the walk details page for detailed meeting arrangements for each walk, and ensure you are there in good time.

Emergency contact: Check the Duty list Sept 17 for details of who to contact in an emergency in advance of your walk, or on the day.

Where to stay and eat: The Chilterns has a fantastic array of local accommodation and places to eat and drink. Read more at and search the interactive map at

Walk grade explanations:

1.       Easy (pretty flat, good paths)

2.       Fairly easy (some gentle inclines, steps/stiles)

3.       Moderate (more challenging, for keen/active walkers)

4.       Fairly strenuous (challenging - steep gradients, rough terrain)

5.       Strenuous (long / challenging walk for fit/experienced walkers)


Please contact Anna Foster if you have any questions or queries about the festival. 

We hope you enjoy the festival!

Interactive Map of the Chilterns

Interactive map featuring a host of things to do and places to visit

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