Princes Risborough – Horsenden – Bledlow – Hempton Wainhill – Saunderton Tunnel – Loosely Row – Princes Risborough

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Start Time: Sunday 10th March 2019. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.

Start and Finish: The Mount Public Car Park Princes Risborough GR 805034 Postcode HP27 9AR.  Parking is free on Sunday. This is a wonderful walk around the outskirts of Princes Risborough via a number of small hamlets, with a climb onto the Chiltern Hills giving splendid views across East Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. There are several pubs and cafes in Princes Risborough.

Difficulty: Moderate – 9.5 miles. A shorter walk of 5.0 miles is available by following road and footpath back to Princes Risborough from the Saunderton Tunnel. Please contact walk leader for further details.

Leader: Seamus Ryan M: 07785 508804 E: .

Waypoints: Start : from car park take Rail Xing GR 802034 – Underpass GR 799034 – Rail Xing GR 078032 – Horsenden House GR 794029 – Path/Rd Jn Bledlow GR781023 – Rd/Path Jn GR 775020 – Hempton Wainhill GR 770012 – Path Jn GR 777011 – Rd Xing GR 801002 – Rail Xing GR 801010 – Rail Xing GR 802012 – Path Rd Jn GR 802016 – Path Jn GR 805009 – Path/Rd Jn Loosely Row GR 815006 – Stile GR 816013 – Path Jn GR 809027 – Path Rd Jn GR 807028 – Rd Jn GR 808030 – Rd Xing GR 807032 –  Finish.


Getting there from Aylesbury – (Approx 9 miles): Follow Wendover Road A 413 to Stoke Mandeville but turn Right at roundabout onto A 4010 towards Princes Risborough then Left at Stoke Mandeville Church. Follow A 4010 to Princes Risborough and at roundabout with A 4129 take the second exit to the High Street into the town centre.  Follow road round to the right past the church into the Mount car park off Stratton Road. .

 Getting There from Oxford : (Approx 24 miles): from Headington Roundabout take A 40 and follow to Jn 8 then merge onto A 418 and follow to Thame. Follow bypass round Thame and take A 4129 for Princes Risborough. At roundabout with A 4010 in Princes Risborough take third exit along the High Street into the town centre and follow round right past the church to the Mount car park off Stratton Road.

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