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Waddesdon Manor Sponsored Walk

Two circular walks in a figure of 8 from Waddesdon: 1st short walk through the attractive grounds of Waddesdon Manor followed by the 2nd walk, passing Waddesdon House, along good footpaths to Westcott and returning using the Aylesbury Outer Ring National Trail.

OS Map Sheet Sheet 125,000 OS Explorer Series Sheet – Sheet 181 Chiltern Hills North, also Sheet 180 Oxford, Witney & Woodstock

Start and Finish: Meet outside The Five Arrows Hotel on the A41, postcode HP18 0JE. Parking on main road opposite hotel or in nearby side streets, Baker Street. 1st walk through Waddesdon Manor grounds should be completed by 13.00pm. 2nd Walk to commence 13.30pm following footpaths via Waddesdon Manor to the village of Westcott and returning by walking along the Aylesbury Outer Ring National Trail – complete by 15.30 / 15.45 pm. There are several pubs and cafés at start & finish. Follow the weather forecast on the internet, bring waterproof jacket if likely to rain, suitable walking shoes or boots. No jeans but lightweight casual trousers. 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, please bring your medication and extra glucose or food

If you would like to raise sponsorship for Diabetes UK, please contact Tim Henshaw for a sponsorship form.

Start Time: Sunday 8th May 2022. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.


Difficulty:
Leisurely. Walk 1 – 5.5 miles, Walk 2 – 4.5 miles, total 10.0 miles.

Leader: Séamus Ryan – Mobile No 07785 508804 Email seamus.ryan2@btinternet.com.

Getting there from Aylesburyapprox 6.0 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 26.0 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.

Waypoints – 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 The Five Arrows Hotel. Lunch in church yard of St Michaels and All Angels Church, Waddesdon village.

Walk 2 – Walk through grounds to Waddesdon Manor and gardens. Follow footpath to Westcott Farm and the hamlet of Westcott. Return to Waddesdon along the Aylesbury Outer Ring National Trail to The Five Arrows Hotel – Finish  

 

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