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Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Midweek Day Walk - Chorley Wood to Chesham

Chorley Wood to Chesham

The Chess Valley, one of the most beautiful and tranquil parts of the Chiltern Hills

Book 3* Walk 81

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Length :  16 km or 10 miles

Toughness : 5 out of 10

Getting there : Catch the 10:02 am Metropolitan Line from London Aldgate to Chorley Wood.
The main calling stations are:

  • Liverpool Street  10:04 
  • Kings Cross       10:12
  • Baker Street      10:20



Meeting point : Chorley Wood Station at 11:02

Tickets : Buy a zone 1-9 travelcard/oystercard unless you have a freedom pass.
Travelcard prices are here

Brief Description

I suspect the walk is not really 10 miles but more like 8.  Yes it's hilly, but I'd say the toughness was more like a low 4.
Anyhow you may find full details  here and a printable PDF here

Suggested Lunch stops

The Red Lion in Chenies   t: 01923 282 722
The Bedford Arms also in Chenies  t: 01923 283 301

Suggested Tea stop

The Drawing Room in Chesham  t: 01494 791691 (open late)

Maps

OS Explorer : 171 and 181

Return train times

Metropolitan Trains return from Chesham twice an hour at :22 and :52 minutes past the hour.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Lovely, intending to go

Anonymous said...

this sounds lovely, am going

Anonymous said...

How does one log walk reports now?

Mr M Tiger said...

The same way you asked this question! By adding a comment against the walk. The walk transfers to the "recent walks" page shortly after it's happened so you'll probably have to look for it there. (Click the big red "Recent Walks" button). There is guidance on the page on how to add walk number and weather info. The only other think to remember is if it was a walk posted by Mr Tiger, you say nice things about it. Anybody else, say what you like.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for that jfk

Marion said...

N=7 plus 2 late runners arriving at lunchtime. W= Mild and mainly dry underfoot despite rain early am before setting off-sunny pm. Pub food excellent but very long waits for food-40-50 mins!
Wonderful scenery no problems with route directions and a very enjoyable day out in excellent company.