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Great Missenden – Ballinger Common – Chartridge – Little Pednor Farm – Hyde Farm – Rook Wood – Great Missenden

OS Map Sheet Sheet 125,000 OS Explorer Series Sheet 181 – Chiltern Hills North

Start Time: Sunday 14th November 2021. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.

Start and Finish: Link Road Car Park, Great Missenden HP16 9AE. Parking on Sunday is FREE.

The Chilterns to the west of Chesham consists of several parallel valleys and this undulating walk passes through three of them. Visit the Roald Dahl Museum  in Great Missenden, and the grave  of this great children’s author can be found in the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul. There are several pubs and cafés in the town, as well as the Bell PH in Chartridge. 
Difficulty:
Moderate –  approx. 8.5 miles. For those wishing to take a shorter walk, arrange to leave a car near the Bell PH in Chartridge – postcode HP5 2TF .

Leader: Diane White – Email: diane@stevediane.net Mob: 07860 334873

Getting there from Aylesbury : Approx  10.6 miles: Head north-west on Car Park Ramp towards Exchange St/A41. Turn left onto Exchange St/A41. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Walton St/A413. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Wendover Rd/A413. Go through 1 roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A413.At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on A413.Slight right onto Aylesbury Rd. Continue onto High St. At the roundabout, continue straight on and at second roundabout turn left into Link Road. Car Park is on the left.

Getting There from Oxford : Approx 27.2 Miles: Head north-east on High St/A420 towards Covered Market. Continue to follow A420. Turn right onto Headington Roundabout. Slight left onto London Rd/A40. Continue to follow A40. Merge onto A40/A418 via the slip road to Aylesbury/Thame/Birmingham/M40. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto London Rd/A40/A418. Continue to follow A418.At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Tythrop Way/A4129. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Kingsey Rd/A4129 Princes Risborough. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Lower Icknield Way/B4009.Turn right. At the roundabout, continue straight onto Cadsden Rd. Continue onto Longdown Hill. Turn right at Missenden Rd. Continue onto Rignall Rd. Slight right onto High St. At the roundabout, continue straight on and at second roundabout turn left into Link Road. Car Park is on the left.

Waypoints:  Start– The route starts at Great Missenden and heads north-west through Ballinger common to reach the ridge-top village of Chartridge. From here it crosses back over the valleys passing the site of a medieval earthwork near Little Pednor Farm. Pass Hyde Farm and to the right of Rook Wood before descending past the parish church and following the High Street back through Great Missenden – Finish

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