Introducing Midsomer on the Misbourne 1: Great Missenden to Amersham (0017)

Saturday 24 Oct ~ 10:45 AM

Launching the new Midsomer Murder locations trail, this walk visits the locations for three episodes of Midsomer Murders in Great Missenden and five episodes in Little Missenden. A walk along the river Misbourne and past Shardeloes Lake takes us into Old Amersham used for locations in the very first episode, ‘The Killings at Badgers Drift’ and the 100th episode, The Killings of Copenhagen’ . (A further 20 minute walk or frequent bus will take you to Amersham station for swift return to Great Missenden).

Route Details

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



Meeting arrangements

Meet at Roald Dahl Museum HP16 0AL (5 minutes from railway station and car park)

Walk Leader

Martin Pounce, member of the Midsomer on the Misbourne trail working group

Public Transport Links

Chiltern railways leaves Marylebone 9.57 arrives Great Missenden 10.38 leaves Aylesbury 10.10 arrives Great Missenden 10.32

Dogs Welcome

Dogs on leads welcome


Rough footpaths, potentially muddy, some roads

Further Information

Bring packed lunches. We pass several pubs but walk timing does not allow for lengthy stops!

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