Wendover and the HS2 Viaduct (ref 22)

Sunday 17 Sep ~ 10:00 AM

This circular walk is the first of three that will offer the walker the opportunity to view this part of the beautiful Central Chilterns landscape before it changes forever. The route will climb out of the Misbourne valley to take in views of where the proposed High Speed Two Railway viaduct will be built before returning to Wendover via the Chiltern Link.

Route Details

6.5 miles
3 hours
Moderate (more challenging, for keen/active walkers)



Meeting arrangements

Meet at the Wendover Library car park, High Street, Wendover HP22 6DU GR SP868077.

Walk Leader

Andrew Clark & Keith Hoffmeister of The Chiltern Society. The Chiltern Society is dedicated to protecting 650 square miles of woodlands and valleys, including London’s closest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Public Transport Links

On a Sunday Wendover is served by main line trains to Marylebone and Aylesbury

Dogs Welcome

Dogs on leads welcome


Mostly on good surfaces which can be muddy at times after wet weather. Three climbs with a total ascent of 250m.

Further Information

Please bring suitable footwear and clothing for the conditions, water, snacks and simple first aid kit. Children are welcome so long as they can cope with the distance and grade.

How to Book

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Save the date for Autumn: Saturday 6th - 21st October 2018.

Keep in touch

The Chilterns Walking Festival is an initiative of the Chilterns Conservation Board. For any queries, feedback, sponsorship enquiries 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 

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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. 


Complete Outdoors are our primary sponsors for 2018. At their Bourne End (Herts) shop, you will discover all of the equipment, clothing and accessories you need to launch your next expedition into the great outdoors - whether a day's hike close to home, or an assault on the Matterhorn.


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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