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Sunday, 9 February 2020

Sunday Walk: Henley Circular via Middle Assendon

Book 2 Walk 6,  14 km 8.8 miles, Difficulty 7 out of 10
This Chilterns walk, a shortened version of the Stonor circular, still has dramatic views.
Trains: Get the 10:24 Reading train from Paddington (Ealing Broadway 10:32). Change at Twyford for the Henley train (arr 11:00 platform 3, dep 11:15 platform 5) arrive Henley 11:27.
Trains return at xx:00 and xx:30, changing again at Twyford.
Get a return to Henley-on-Thames.
Lunch: The Rainbow in Middle Assendon (01491-574879).
Tea: The Chocolate Café (tel  01491 411 412) on Thameside (Henley’s waterfront) open weekends to 6pm. The station is 5 minutes away.
Henley has more than its fair share of pubs for those in need of something stronger. The Angel is nearest the café.
Walk Directions: available here. We are doing the shorter version that heads left for Bix Bottom after the Rainbow (paragraph 22).
There's a storm coming. Trains may be affected. Trees could blow over. Do you want to be out in it?
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