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Saturday, 14 September 2019

Saturday Walk - Chesham circular


A short stroll around Chesham (The Chesham circular option) for those who may prefer a shorter walk and who wish to get home in time for Strictly or The Last night of the Proms

Length 7.3 miles (12 km)
Toughness 2 out of 10

Getting there

Catch the 10:20 am Metropolitan Line from Baker Street (10:01 Aldgate, 10:03 Liverpool Street, 10:12 Kings X St. Pancras)
Alight at Chesham underground station at 11:15 am.

Full Metropolitan timetable Here

Getting back

Catch a Metropolitan train from Chesham underground station at 27 or 57 minutes past the hour (oxymoron warning).

Tickets

Buy an oyster/travelcard to cover your starting zone and zone 9


Maps 

OS LandRanger Map No. 165. OS Explorer Map No. 181

Overview

A mildly undulating walk in the Chilterns with recommended stops for lunch at The Bell Inn and tea at the pleasantly quirky cafe The Drawingroom  


T=2.4



6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is anybody thinking of doing the longer option Chesham to Great Missenden on this walk 15k

Anonymous said...

Yes I maybe up for that
Bridie

Anonymous said...

Train ticket from Great Missenden to London Marylebone will be £10.10.

Anonymous said...

Great walk..txs for posting

Mr M Tiger said...

n=15 turned out on a w=pleasant-sunny day.
Short walk it may be but blimey those hills! Who ever reckoned it was a 3?
Talk of doing the main walk to Great Missenden evaporated during the morning. I think most did the Lowndes Park end which was probably the better choice. The traditional finish involves a rather tedious kilometre along a suburban street.
Griping and whingeing aside, it was a pretty walk with stunning views and a friendly lunch pub that seemed to please.
There were two casualties of a seasonal nature, both suffering blackberry juice staining down their fronts. Sadly there is no known cure. Next time eat them with your mouth shut.
At the end, two walkers went to the Drawing Room. Others dissolved back into the shadows from whence they came .

Anonymous said...

After a beautiful walk we enjoyed a delicious afternoon tea at the Drawing Room,
in great company.
Many thanks to Mike for another fabulous walk.