2.5 mile stile-free walk through woodland with views across adjacent countryside, downhill to reach the Dashwood Mausoleum and Hell Fire caves.
Easy stile free walking with, initially, a height gain of 200ft. Maybe slippery underfoot across chalk grassland in wet weather around the Dashwood Mausoleum, but alternative paved road can be used to return to start.
Facilities & accessibility
Food and drink – Pubs and cafés in West Wycombe. None on route.
Parking – Hell-Fire Caves Car Park as above. Parking is no longer free. A free alternative is the National Trust car park near to the Dashwood Mausoleum. The walk can be started where the route crosses the entrance road.
Public transport – West Wycombe is served by two bus services from High Wycombe. Service 40 to Thame and Service 275 to Oxford.
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