The Nash brothers and life in the Chilterns

Friday 19 May ~ 10:30 AM

1 place left due to a cancellation! A fascinating circular walk taking in The Ridgeway National Trail towards Kop Hill. Hear about The Nash brothers and their life in the Chilterns, stopping to discuss their paintings along the route. Walk on towards Whiteleaf Hill and the cross before rejoining The Ridgeway National Trail and then Nim Wood and the Hangings. Image of The Cornfield by John Nash (credit © Tate London 2011).

Route Details

Just under 3 miles
1 hour
Fairly easy (some gentle inclines, steps/stiles)



Meeting arrangements

Meet at the public carpark at Whiteleaf Hill HP27 0RP

Walk Leader

Anna Dillon, local artist

Public Transport Links

Not easily accesable via public transport - Monks Risborough train station a few miles away.

Dogs Welcome

Dogs on leads welcome


Not suitable for wheelchairs, buggies or scooters. Good footpaths but condiitions can vary.

Further Information

Although children are very welcome, the content is not designed for them hence they may get a little bored!

How to Book

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