‘Meet the maker’ Craft Walk: Saddles and Ceramics at Idlecombe Farm (walk ref 43)

Saturday 13 Oct ~ 10:00 AM

A 3 mile walk starting at Idlecombe Farm near the picturesque village of Turville, home to John Nuttgens Pottery Studio and Master saddle maker Alice Nuttgens. John and Alice will each provide a unique behind the scenes tour of their workshop and their craft. We will then walk up through the beechwoods to the Barn Café for refreshments before returning through Idlecombe Woods. 


We are grateful to the Radcliffe Trust for supporting this craft walk, one of a series promoting art & crafts in the Chilterns. 

Route Details

3 miles
3 hours


£3 per person

Meeting arrangements

Park and meet at Idlecombe Farm, Turville RG9 6QU

Walk Leader

Chilterns Conservation Board & Idlecombe Farm

Further Information

Facilities: parking and toilets at Idlecombe Farm. The village of Turville has a pub. Refreshments to be paid for individually at the unique 'walk in' Barn Café.



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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.