Checkendon Walk & Lunch

Saturday 20 May ~ 10:00 AM

Starting at the Highwayman Inn, Exlade Street, for a pleasant circular walk exploring the woods and landscape around the attractive village of Checkendon. Finish with an optional lunch at the Highwayman Inn (must be booked with ticket).

Route Details

5 miles
2.5 hours
Fairly easy (some gentle inclines, steps/stiles)


Lunch must be booked with your ticket but paid for on the day.

Meeting arrangements

Meet at the car park of the Inn RG8 0UA GR 659819. Parking is allowed if lunching. If not lunching please park on road.

Walk Leader

Paul Weller, Chiltern Society

Public Transport Links

Bus X39 from Caversham to Woodcote where the walk can be joined. Please contact if you'd like to do this.


2 stiles and minor hills, only steep inclines are steps with handrails each side of the A4074 just after the Oratory School.

Further Information

Optional lunch at The Highwayman Inn dates back to 16th Century and was the Chiltern Society pub of the year in 2015.

2 course lunch for £16.50 - this must be booked with your ticket, but paid for on the day. A menu will be sent to you in advance of the walk. 

Dogs not allowed in the pub.

How to Book

Book Online

If you are planning to have lunch, please also add the lunch ticket to your basket when you book your walk ticket.
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Spring 2017 Programme

PDF programme available to download

You may also wish to download and print a flyer / poster to put up in your local area - download.

Be sure to put the dates for the next festival in your diary - 18th September to 1st October 2017.

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 For press queries, please contact 

Our Sponsors


With grateful thanks to The Chilterns LEADER programme, which has awarded the Chilterns Conservation Board with a grant to
make these festivals happen. 


Huge thanks to Fox's Outdoor for their primary sponsorship of the Spring 2017 festival - 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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