11th Chilterns Walking Festival - booking open!

11th Chilterns Walking Festival – booking open!

We are delighted to announce the 11th Chilterns Walking Festival will take place 20 May – 4 June.  It will feature a programme of over 60 walks and events throughout the Chilterns. A chance to enjoy the splendour of the landscape at its springtime best.

We have a number of new walking experiences on offer, a selection of these can be found below:

  • Author and founder of Pause Global Danielle North will be joining Walk Works on their River & Woodland loop from Shiplake, including a guided meditation from her new book ”Walking Meditations”.
  • Birdsong and wildflowers of spring:  Walk through a range of landscapes with interesting birds and wildflowers and lovely views, taking in the Hartslock Nature Reserve and the Thames Path. At our lunch stop at Path Hill Farm we’ll light our own fire and brew a hot drink, learning how to catch a spark and make a flame.
  • Sunrise & Sunset Walks: Enjoy the dawn chorus with an early-morning Skylark Walk, or watch the sun setting over the beautiful Bradenham Valley on a Bradenham Woods Sunset Walk
  • Fancy a challenge? Why not join the historic ‘Beating the Bounds walk in Chesham (a whopping 25 miles!) for a symbolic centuries old custom of walking the parish boundary. Or enjoy the ups and downs of the Chilterns Three Peaks a 7 mile route visiting 3 of the highest peaks in the Chilterns. Stunning views guaranteed!
  • Join the friendly Salaam Seekers (a Muslim Women’s Outdoor Activities Group) for a Mindful Maharani Meander in Stoke Row and finish with a complimentary drink and cake in the local cafe.
  • Half-term family walks, including South Stoke River & Picnic walk and nature-spotting activities
  • There are lots of map reading and navigation courses to help you plan or lead your own walks, including a Nav and Natter (Navigation for Women) and half-day practical map reading & walk planning sessions led by Stuart Fletcher
  • We celebrate the Chilterns chalk streams and revitalisation of the Chess Valley Walk with a River Chess discovery day at Chesham Moor (lots of family friendly nature activities) and guided walks in the Chess Valley to see the Mayfly and explore the local heritage.

plus historic garden tours, film location tours, mindfulness walks, Nordic walking and much more.

To keep updated join our Chilterns Walking Festival facebook page.

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