Road, rail, river and riots (walk ref 5)

Saturday 19 Oct ~ 10:00 AM

Find out who was the first English king to 'tweet', view the best preserved mill wheel on the Wye, walk part of the Brunel engineered railway line to Wycombe, discover the milestone which indicates the halfway point between London and Oxford and hear the story of the 1830 machine breakers' riots.

Route Details

2.5 miles
2.5 hours
Strenuous (long / challenging walk for fit / experienced walkers


Walk is free but any donations received will go to

Meeting arrangements

Wycombe Lido car park HP11 1QX

Public Transport Links

Buses run along the London Road close by

Family Friendly

Not suitable for under 10s nor those who find walking difficult

Dogs Welcome

Dogs on leads welcome


Not suitable for wheelchairs, buggies etc

How to Book

Booking is now closed for this walk, but please do come along to the meet point if you would like to join the walk. Or, email or call 07546 121261.
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Programme PDF

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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 & 2019. 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.


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