Walk Grim's Ditch (walk ref 59)

Wednesday 16 Oct ~ 9:30 AM

To mark the start of a new community research project into the mysterious Grim's Ditch, join the Chilterns Conservation Board's Community Heritage Officer on a walk along a section of this ancient monument and learn about some of its history.

Route Details

7 miles
3.5 hours
Fairly easy (some gentle inclines, steps/stiles)



Meeting arrangements

Car park of the Hampden Arms, Great Hampden, HP16 9RQ

Walk Leader

Community Heritage Officer, Chilterns Conservation Board

Public Transport Links

334 Bus from High Wycombe

Dogs Welcome

Dogs welcome on a lead.


Some uneven terrain and narrow footpaths.

Further Information

This walk will be led by Sam Johansen, the Community Heritage Officer for the Chilterns Conservation Board. He is currently working on projects focusing on historical routeways, heritage crafts and Grim's Ditch.

How to Book

Apologies but advanced booking is now closed for this walk.
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Programme PDF

Download the October 2019 festival Listings Leaflet for an alternative way of seeing the programme. You can also pick these up from various locations across the Chilterns - libraries, coffee shops, etc!


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The Chilterns Walking Festival is an initiative of the Chilterns Conservation Board. For any queries, feedback, sponsorship / press enquiries or suggestions for the programme please contact the festival Project Manager on walkingfestival@chilternsaonb.org

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 & 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.


A membership organisation dedicated to conserving, celebrating and caring for all of the Chilterns’ unique landscape.





Could this be you? We are seeking additional sponsors to enable the festival to continue going from strength to strength - get in touch with AWeiss@chilternsaonb.org if you'd like to know more!