Explore the Northern Chilterns: 4 Wonderful Walks
If you’ve been reading our article, “Sweeping hills and Big Skies” in Outstanding Chilterns Magazine 2023, these are the links to the 4 walks that we recommend, to help you explore the chalk grasslands, villages and nature reserves of the northern Chilterns.
Happy walking and exploring, everyone!
2: Lilley and Warden Hill loop
This 4.8 mile stile-free walk starts from the historic village of Lilley and passes through farmland and chalk downland to the summit of Warden Hill. You’ll be rewarded with far reaching views, wildflowers and butterflies.
3: Sewell Greenway
Following the old railway line between Dunstable and Stanbridgeford, the Sewell Greenway is rich in wildlife and provides a wonderful escape into nature for walkers, cyclists, horse riders, wheelchair ramblers and families with pushchairs in tow.
Grassland and heathland wildlife
While you’re en route, read more about the grassland and heathland plants and wildlife that you might encounter on these walks. These special Chilterns habitats are bursting with wildlife, some of which is incredibly specialist or rare. Read what to look for season by season.
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A chalk stream, far-reaching valley views, a tucked-away Manor House and the mewing of red kites for company on this circular Chess Valley walk.