The Buckinghamshire town of Amersham has some lovely walking trails to follow through the Missenden Valley area of the Chilterns.
There's nice riverside trails to follow along the River Missenden and the River Chess which runs to the north of the town.
The long distance South Bucks Way also runs right through the area and is a great option for exploring the hills, villages and countryside surrounding the town.
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In the spring walkers flock to the beautiful bluebell woods in Amersham. Click the 'Woodland' button below to see these.
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You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Amersham Walk Map>>
|Amersham Circular Walk||9 miles (14 km)||This circular walk around the market town of Amersham visits the nearby village of Chalfont St Giles while exploring the attractive countryside of the Misbourne valley. There's riverside paths, woodland trails and a series of moderate hill climbs with splendid views of the Chilterns countryside. View Full Details>>|
|Chess Valley Walk||10 miles (16 km)||Follow the River Chess through the Chess Valley on this delightful trail through Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. View Full Details>>|
|Chiltern Heritage Trail||51 miles (82 km)||Travel through the Chilterns Hills on this splendid circular walk and visit numerous delightful hamlets, villages and towns in Buckinghamshire. The walk begins at Chesham and passes Amersham, Chenies, Chorleywood, Chalfont St Peter, Chalfont St Giles and Great Missenden. View Full Details>>|
|Chiltern Link||8 miles (13 km)||Travel through the beautiful Chiltern Hills on this path which links the Chess Valley Walk and the Ridgeway National Trail. The route runs for 8 miles between Wendover and Chesham passing through some really splendid countryside and the lovely Wendover Woods. View Full Details>>|
|Chipperfield Common||1 miles (1.5 km)||The 117 acre common in Chippefield has some waymarked woodland walking trails. Features on the common include eight veteran Spanish sweet chestnut trees, two early Bronze Age burial mounds and the Apostles Pond which is surrounded by willow trees. After your walk you can enjoy a stroll around the pretty village of Chipperfield with its nice pubs, cricket pavilion, war memorial, village green and old churches. View Full Details>>|
|Colne Valley Trail||7 miles (11 km)||Follow the Colne Valley Trail from Uxbridge to Rickmansworth and enjoy riverside and canalside walking or cycling. View Full Details>>|
|Hertfordshire Way||166 miles (267 km)||Explore some of the finest countryside and prettiest towns and villages in this fascinating county. The path is circular, visiting Ashridge Forest, St Albans, Hetford, Codicote, Tring, King's Langley, Cuffley and Bishop's Stortford. There's also some lovely scenery to enjoy with much of the walk taking place with the Chiltern Hills in the background. Places of interest include the beautiful Ashridge Estate near Berkhamsted (video below) and Shaw's Corner - the former residence of playwright Bernard Shaw located at Ayot St Lawrence, near Welwyn. The Friends of the Hertfordshire way have split the walk into the following manageable sections, each of about 12 miles in length: View Full Details>>|
|Hodgemoor Woods||2 miles (3 km)||These woods near the town of Amersham have some good footpaths and mountain bike trails to try. View Full Details>>|
|Hughenden Park||2 miles (4 km)||The 1,500 acres of parkland surrounding the red brick Victorian mansion of Hughenden Manor is great for a short walk in lovely surroundings. There's woodland trails, pretty formal gardens and riverside paths to enjoy. The area is also surrounded by some beauitful Chilterns countryside. View Full Details>>|
|South Bucks Way||23 miles (37 km)||The South Bucks Way runs from Coombe Hill near Wendover to Denham near Uxbridge. View Full Details>>|
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