A loop around Checkendon (walk ref 41)

Wednesday 9 October 10am

A pretty rural walk in the southern Chilterns with gentle undulations and attractive woodlands. We pass through Well Place, English Farm, Highmoor and Wyfold Court. Please bring a picnic lunch.

Please note that this walk is 12 miles, not 2-3 miles as stated in the printed walking festival leaflet.

Route Details

12 miles
most of the day
Moderate (more challenging, for keen/active walkers)



Meeting arrangements

Park at Checkendon village car park SU666832 RG8 0ST

Walk Leader

Henley & Goring Ramblers

Dogs Welcome

Dogs on leads welcome

Further Information

Packed lunch needed

The walk will be led by Susan Maguire of the Henley & Goring Ramblers

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 walkingfestival@chilternsaonb.org or call 07546 121261.
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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!