A walk in the Chilterns Watlington and Midsomer Murders

Tuesday 16 May ~ 2:00 PM

Walk through spectacular countryside with views, information on local history and wildlife, as well as a tour of Watlington’s Midsomer Murders filming locations. Includes a coffee stop in Watlington. The walk can be done with or without poles.

Route Details

5.5 miles
3 hours
Fairly strenuous (challenging - steep gradients, rough terrain)



Meeting arrangements

Parking at Watlington Hill NT car park, OX49 5HS.

Walk Leader

Anthea Osborn-Jones, A Foot in the Chilterns

Public Transport Links

Could get the bus to Watlington and join the walk there - contact walkingfestival@chilternsaonb.org for details


Kissing gates, no stiles. Some steep gradients.

Further Information

No dogs in coffee shop.

Children under 12 are free when accompanied by a responsible adult, but please ensure they can walk the distance and have the fitness required.


How to Book

Booking for this walk has now closed.
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Spring 2017 Programme

The Spring '17 PDF programme available to download, so that you can see the variety of events during the last festival. 

Be sure to put the dates for the next festivals in your diary - Autumn: Saturday 16th September to Sunday 1st October 2017 and Spring: Saturday 19th May - Sunday 3rd June 2018.

Contact the Festival Organiser

The Chilterns Walking Festival is an initiative of the Chilterns Conservation Board. For any queries, feedback, or suggestions for the programme please contact the festival Project Manager, Anna Foster on walkingfestival@chilternsaonb.org. For press queries or photo requests, please contact jackie@tourism-angles.co.uk 

Our Sponsors


This project has been part funded by the The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development through the Chilterns LEADER programme. The grant received through this programme has helped
make these festivals happen. 


Huge thanks to Fox's Outdoor for their primary sponsorship of the Spring and Autumn 2017 festivals - a fantastic family owned independent specialist outdoor clothing, equipment and footwear retailer based in Amersham, established for over 60 years.


A family owned and run Henley brewer and award-winning pub company which has been at the heart of British life for over 200 years. Many of the company's 132 pubs are located in picturesque rural and town centre settings across The Chilterns.


A membership organisation dedicated to conserving, celebrating and caring for all of the Chilterns’ unique landscape.


Inghams is one of the UK's leading specialist tour operators, which has been delivering award winning holidays in the Lakes & Mountains of Europe to its loyal guests for over 80 years.

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