Circular Walk Long Crendon – Chearsley – Long Crendon

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Start Time: Sunday 1st December 2019. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.

Start and Finish: Long Crendon – postcode HP18 9EE. Free parking is available either in the Public Car Park on the High Street in Long Crendon or in any of the side roads. Meet outside The Angel Restaurant, 47 Bicester Road.  This short circular walk takes us through the village of Long Crendon onto general flat and easy footpaths to Notley Abbey and onwards to the village of Chearsley. We take a route via Wombwell Farm before returning to Long Crendon. The plan is to return to Long Crendon for 12.30 – 12.45. in time to change into casual clothing and meet in the bar at The Angel Restaurant for drinks and Christmas Lunch.

Difficulty: Leisurely –  approx. 5.5 miles, with plenty of time for snacks and coffee etc.

Leader: Seamus Ryan – E: seamus.ryan2@btinternet.com  M: 07785 508804.

Waypoints – Start: From The Angel Restaurant walk along Bicester Road towards Long Crendon village and at The Square car park follow the road to “The Court House” GR 698091.  Pass the church and follow the enclosed path to fields. Continue on marked path to Notley Abbey GR 716092. Pass Lenton Pond and cross the railway at GR 717099. Follow path to village of Chearsley. Pass the Bell PH and follow footpath to GR 712112, follow road and under railway GR 704115 to Wombwell’s Farm GR 699110. Take footpath to College Farm GR 698095, then follow waymarks back into Long Crendon and return to cars to get changed for lunch – Finish

 

Getting there from Aylesbury – (Approx. 11.5 miles): Leave Aylesbury on A418 Oxford Road in direction of Thame. At the outskirts of Thame take the B4011 to Long Crendon. Parking either near The Angel Restaurant or in any of the side streets around Long Crendon.

 Getting There from Oxford : (Approx. 16 miles):  A40 then A418 in the direction of Thame. At the outskirts of Thame take the B4011 to Long Crendon. Parking either near The Angel Restaurant or in any of the side streets around Long Crendon.

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