Wingrave – Rowsham – Hulcott – Long Marston – Broadmead Farm –  Wingrave

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

Start Time: Sunday 8th October 2017 09.45 for 10.00hrs

Start and Finish: Public Car Park at Wingrave GR 870190 – postcode for nearby Rose & Crown Public House is HP23 4QL

Difficulty: Leisurely. Either 7.0 or 10.5 miles: The village of Long Marston is a suitable meeting point with car parking for those walkers wishing to do a shorter walk. Postcode for the Queens Head PH at Long Marston is HP23 4QL

Leader: Seamus Ryan Mob: 07785 508804 Email: seamus.ryan2@btinternet.com

Waypoints:

Parking is free of charge. A circular walk on generally flat and easy footpaths, following sections of the Aylesbury Ring Footpath. Views across the Aylesbury Vale to the hamlets of Rowsham, Hulcott, and the village of Long Marston.

Start : From the village of Wingrave follow minor road to FP at GR 864188. Follow FP to hamlet of Rowsham – Jn GR 852179. Follow Aylesbury Ring FP to hamlet of Hulcott GR 854167. Continue on Aylesbury Ring FP over former railway Xing GR 874161. FP to path Jn GR 885154. Path to Jn GR 893154 – Pub GR 896157 in the village of Long Marston. FP to Jn GR 896166 – FP to Broadmead Farm GR 893179 – Maltby’s Farm GR 873188. Return to car park GR 870190. Finish

Getting there from Aylesbury – (Approximately 6.2 miles) A418 through Bierton to Wingrave Crossroads. Turn right to Wingrave. Follow minor road to village centre, bear right at village pond and car park is on the right beside village War Memorial.

 Getting There from Oxford : (Approximately 31.7 miles) A40 then A418 to Aylesbury. Follow ring road around Aylesbury, pass through town centre to A418 towards Leighton Buzzard, through Bierton to Wingrave Crossroads. Turn right to Wingrave. Follow minor road to village centre, bear right at village pond and car park is on the right beside village War Memorial.

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Ridgeway and Vale Expeditions Walkers’ Code

  • Walks will normally take place on the second Sunday in the month. In some months, where there is an overriding event, the day may be changed.
  • It helps the Organiser to know who is intending to turn up. Please make contact beforehand. 
  • Grades of Walk are – Leisurely,   Moderate,   and Strenuous. If you are new to the group and to walking, start with a walk graded “Leisurely”, and build up. 
  • Walkers are reminded that they attend walks at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. Make sure you bring the appropriate gear for the conditions and adequate food and drink. Also make sure you have your medication and blood sugar meter handy. Especially on long walks, carry emergency provisions. 
  • A First Aid kit and additional glucose will be carried by an experienced member of the group. Please check your blood sugar at intervals on a walk.
  • Follow the Country Code. Respect, protect and enjoy the countryside. Take home your rubbish and bury any human waste. 
  • Walks Leaders are responsible for keeping the group together and path finding. Please do not go ahead of the Leader. Always inform the Leader or back marker if you wish to leave the walk, however briefly. Always inform the Leader if you are feeling hypoglaecemic or if you believe another member of the group’s blood sugar is low. 
  • On public roads, take great care to walk in single file, facing oncoming traffic unless advised to do otherwise by the Leader.
  • Dogs will be allowed on walks at the discretion of the Leader. Please keep them on leads when there is stock about or on roads.
  • Remove or cover up muddy boots when entering a pub or tearoom. Do not consume your own food or drink on the premises, including the garden without permission. (If you enter a pub to use the toilet, buy a drink.)