Join us on a 9 mile circular walk in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, starting from Princes Risborough. We will follow the Ridgeway National Trail up to Whiteleaf Hill with its mysterious chalk cross and far reaching views where we will find out more about this chalk downland nature reserve, its history and how its managed for wildlife. We will continue through stunning beech woodlands and an iron age hill fort on our way to Buckmoorend Farm where we will stop for lunch. We will take a different route back to the station. We'll be sharing the walk with Annette Weiss from the Chilterns Conservation Board.
Buckmoorend Farm are champions of local produce. They are offering a special lunch deal for £5 (see below) which must be pre-booked. They will set up an area in their large haybarn for us to have our lunch. Farmer Dan Hoare will hopefully be on hand to come and give a short talk and Q&A session on how he manages the farm with the environment in mind.
Lunch options: Beef Burger/Hotdog/Soup/Feta, Roasted Veg & Pesto Burger plus hot/cold drink. Gluten free options available for all of the above choices and they can make the soup vegetarian or vegan. The meat is all home-grown, grass-fed from the farm.
Although technical ground will not be encountered it is recommended that a good pair of walking boots are warn as some sections may be muddy. As it is October, please bring suitable waterproof clothes, warm layers and a spare change.
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!