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RAVE & Diabetes UK Aylesbury & District Voluntary Group Annual Sponsored Walk – Waddesdon Manor Circular, Sunday 10 October 2021

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Start Time: Sunday 10 October 2021. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.

Start and Finish: Meet in the main car park at Waddeson Manor, Postcode HP18 0JE. Parking is available on the main road opposite the Five Arrows Hotel or in nearby side streets.

The walk comprises 2 circular walks from Waddesdon in a figure of 8. Walk 1 is through the attractive grounds of Waddesdon Manor – to be completed by 13.00. Walk 2, commencing at 13.20, follows footpaths via the Buckingham Railway Centre to Quainton and returns to Waddesdon Manor. This should be completed by 15.30. There are several pubs and cafés at start and finish.

It is recommended that you follow the weather forecast on the internet, bring waterproof jacket if likely to rain, and suitable walking shoes or boots. Wear lightweight casual trousers – no jeans. Bring a small rucksack to carry jacket, sandwiches, and drink – it is particularly important to bring plenty of fluids if the forecast is warm or hot. If you have diabetes, bring medication and extra glucose or food.

This is a sponsored walk. If anyone requires a RAVE sponsorship form, please contact chantal.bryant@btinternet.com (PDF Format only). For Diabetes UK Aylesbury & District sponsorship forms please contact aylesburyvale.diabetes@outlook.com.

Difficulty: Leisurely. Walk 1 is 5 miles and Walk 2 is also 5 miles – total 10 miles.

Leader: Séamus Ryan – Mobile 07785 508804, Email seamus.ryan2@btinternet.com.

Getting there from Aylesburyapprox 6 Miles: Take A41 towards Bicester. In Waddesdon village centre just before Five Arrows Hotel, turn left into Baker Street and find parking space. Postcode – HP18 0JE.

Getting There from Oxford : approx 26 miles: Take A34 towards Bicester, take A41 for Aylesbury. In Waddesdon village centre just after Five Arrows Hotel, turn right into Baker Street and find parking space. Postcode – HP18 0JE.


Start – Walk 1: Enter grounds of Waddesdon Manor and follow road to GR 744164, through gate onto private road to GR 753150. Cross main road and follow FP & bridleway to North Lodge GR760152 pick up Swan’s Way to Roman Road GR762163 follow FP past Wormstone Farm and back to Five Arrows. Lunch in village

Walk 2: Walk through village to mile post just beyond the Long Dog, turn right on FP and skirt Littleton Manor Farm to Station Road. Turn right and follow FP parallel to the road between the hedges to Buckinghamshire Railway Centre GR 738189. Follow road towards Quainton. Join North Buckinghamshire Way at GR 747200 and follow FP through many fields with multiple stiles and gates. Skirt Glebe Farm and re-join A41 turn right back to Five Arrows Hotel. Finish

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