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The Chilterns - A Dog Walker's Guidebook

The Chilterns - A Dog Walker's Guidebook

by: Ruth Paley
A daily walk with your dog is good for you both and you couldn't hope for a more enthusiastic companion. But once you leave your familiar routes there is always the worry of where you might suddenly find a field full of sheep, or a busy road, not to mention the difficulty of knowing which pubs and cafes will welcome you both.

Here is a collection of 20 tried and tested circular walks with plenty of opportunities for your dog to roam off lead. The circular routes vary in length from 2.5 to 5.5 miles and provide a great introduction for dogs and their owners to the stunning Chilterns countryside; walking through beech woods at Great and Little Missenden, waterside walks by reservoirs near Tring, chalk streams, and the Wendover Arm; and bracing routes along the tops of hills at Ivinghoe, Dunstable Downs and West Wycombe.

All the walks include details of dog factors such as livestock and stiles, recommended dog friendly pubs and cafes and contact details for the nearest vets. Other practical information includes distance, terrain, where to park, how to get there and nearest refreshments. The route finding instructions are in clear numbered paragraphs supported by a coloured sketch map with corresponding location numbers.

The walk locations are:
Thames Path at Whitchurch - 5.5 miles
Nettlebed and Chiltern Way - 3 miles
Lewknor and Beacon Hill - 3.5 miles
Bledlow and Chinnor Hill - 4 miles
Ridgeway at Pulpit Wood - 2.25 miles
Brandenham Beeches and Park Wood - 4 miles
Hughenden Estate Beech Woods - 4.5 miles
West Wycombe's Hills and Woods - 3 miles
Great Missenden, Woodland - 2.5 miles
Little Missenden, Water and Woods - 4.5 miles
Coleshill, top of the Chilterns - 2.5 miles
Cholesbury Iron Age Camp and Common - 2.5 miles
Waterside Walking by the Wendover Arm - 4 miles
Coombe Hill and Wendover - 3.25 miles
Tring Reservoirs and Towpaths - 4.75 miles
Aldbury and Ashbridge Estate - 2.5 miles
Berkhamsted, Castle Ruins and a Canal - 5 miles
Ivinghoe Beacon - 3.5 miles
Dunstable Downs - 2.5 miles
Totternhoe - 3 miles

ISBN 9781846743313 Pages 96 (2021) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 7.99