GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Bisham Woods

2 miles (3 km)

These woods near Marlow have some nice walking trails to try. Bisham Woods actually consists of several woods including Quarry Wood, Fultness Wood and Inkydown Wood. The area covers nearly 400 acres and are considered 'the richest ancient woods in Berkshire'. There's lots to see with bluebells, beechwoods, ponds, woodland orchids and some climbs with great views over the Chilterns and Marlow. Other features in the wood include anice house constructed in the 1760’s and Bisham Quarry which provided the stone for Windsor Castle.
The circular walking route below takes you along various trails in the central and southern section of the woods but there are also bridleways running through Quarry Woods which are suitable for cyclists. See the video below for an example of a downhill mountain bike trail you can try.
Bisham Woods are thought to have been the original 'Wild Wood' inKenneth Grahame's'Wind in the Willows', which he wrote in the nearby village ofCookham Dean.
The woods are located very close to the River Thames so it's easy to extend your walk. You could pick up the Thames Path and head east to Cliveden House. Here you'll find a fine Italianate mansion with lots of parkland and gardens to explore.

Bisham Woods Postcode

SL7 1RX
N.B Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Bisham Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bisham Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Open Street Map with Location tracking

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