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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Mid-week day walk - Gerrards Cross to Cookham

Gerrards Cross to Cookham

Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer

Book 1 Walk 40

Length : just shy of 16 km or 10 miles

Toughness : 2 out of 10

Getting there : Catch the 10:13 am train from London Marylebone to Gerrards Cross

Meeting point : Gerrards Cross Station at 10:32

Tickets : Buy a single from Marylebone to Gerrards Cross and a single from Cookham to your preferred return station. 

Brief Description

Hopefully there will some nice Autumn colours, especially in Burnham Beeches.
Full details of this walk may be found here

Suggested Lunch stops

The Jolly Woodman  t: 01753 644 350 

Suggested Tea stop

Infusions  t:01628 528 537

Map

OS Explorer : 172

Return train times

Trains return from Cookham at 21 minutes past the hour from platform 1 (This is good news as there is only one platform).  Change at Maidenhead for London stations.
I would suggest you allow 15 minutes for the walk from the tea stop to the station. There's a Co-op opposite the station, should you wish to pick up any food or drink items there.


5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is anyone planning to go on this walk?

Wendy Gibson said...

I am planning to go, but need someone to be on the walk with a print out of the walking directions. Printer out of action again!

Anonymous said...

Weather doesn't look at all bad, so I'm planning to go

Colin said...

I plan to go.

PeteB said...

n=7 weather w=cloudy-but-mild. Attractive walk mainly along woodland trails. Very little mud and recent dry weather meant we waded through drifts of fallen leaves Excellent lunch at the Jolly Woodman but good reports from those who had a drink at the Blackwood Arms. We did not linger in Cookham but it is worth noting that there is now a Costa Coffee just 40m beyond the station level crossing.