Bird walk around Wilstone

Monday 22 May ~ 10:00 AM

A bird themed walk starting from PE Mead farm shop, walking around Wilstone Resevoir to the Wendover arm of the grand union canal then back down the other side of the lake. We hope to see warblers, egrets, herons, swallows and other summer migrants as well as ducks and other water birds.

Route Details

3 miles
2.5-3 hours
Fairly easy (some gentle inclines, steps/stiles)



Meeting arrangements

Park at PE Mead Farm Shop and Cafe, The Moors, Lower Icknield Way, Tring HP23 4NT

Walk Leader

Brian Fisher and Colin Strudwick, RSPB

Dogs Welcome

Dogs on leads welcome


Steep steps up to the reservoir.

Further Information

Refreshments available to purchase from PE Mead Farm Shop and Cafe - open 9am - 5:30pm.

Some standing around / watching birds so may not be of interest to youngsters.

It's advised that you may like to bring binoculars, cameras and / or spotting scopes if you have any of this equipment!

How to Book

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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.

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