Walter's world - explore Tring Park & its history (0023)

Tuesday 20 Oct ~ 10:00 AM

Discover Tring Park (in Victorian times home to wallabies, giant tortoises & zebras!), its natural beauty & some of its quirky history.

Route Details

4 miles
2 hours
Moderate (more challenging, for keen/active walkers)


U16's free
£5 for adults and seniors and under 16s free

Meeting arrangements

Wiggington Community shop, The Sport Ground, Chesham Rd, Wiggington HP23 6HH

Walk Leader

Hilary Warrell

Further Information

The award-winning Wigginton Community shop and cafe will be our refreshments/lunch destination at the end of the walk, so bring some pocket money!

The Natural History Museum in Tring nearby, opened by Walter in 1892, is open til 5pm on weekdays. Entry is free but you need to pre-book your time slot, or to book a guided tour see here

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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. 


Mercure Thame Lambert Hotel is our prime sponsor for the Chilterns Walking Festival. The hotel is ideally located with lots of walks and rides from the doorstep, including the Ridgeway National Trail, the Icknield Way and the Chilterns Cycleway close by. There are circular walks too taking you up into the beechwoods and the nearby Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve. The Lambert Hotel welcomes walkers and cyclists, it is an ideal stop-off for lunch or tea and is a great touring based for those staying over. The hotel is located near J6 of the M40 and there is a 24 hour bus service (the Oxford Tube)between London and Oxford which stops just a few minutes walk from the hotel. 


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.





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