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Festive walks in Wycombe this winter

Green field from under a tree - small

Whatever the weather may bring, it’s always good to get out into the fresh air over the festive season.

Luckily, we're spoilt for choice when it comes to getting outdoors across the district. So, here are a few scenic suggestions to tempt you.

What will you discover on your doorstep?


There are a variety of walking routes to choose from at Hughenden taking in the stunning parkland, rolling hills and beech woodlands.  You can take you pick from 5 waymarked routes.

See the National Trust website for more information (external website).

Princes Risborough, The Ridgeway

There’s lots to discover on this Ridgeway circular walk from Princes Risborough. The route takes in some beautiful Chilterns scenery including wooded hills and nature reserves. You will also pass some great rural pubs (should you need a little refreshment) and the oldest smock windmill in the country at Lacey Green.

More details in this handy route guide from National Trail (external website).

The Thames Path, Marlow

Blow off the cobwebs with a walk along the Thames Path.  Start at Marlow and follow the footpath in either direction along the river; upstream towards Henley passing Hurley and Hambleden or downstream towards Bourne End and Cookham.

See the National Trail site to find out more (external website).

Lane End and Frieth

You could try this moderate circular walk from Lane End which crosses 3 commons, open fields and beech woods with views over Hambleden Valley.

See the Chilterns Area of Natural Beauty website (external) for maps and details

The Phoenix Trail , Princes Risborough

The Phoenix Trail is great year-round walk for the whole family. The path is well surfaced, making it ideal for walks in all weathers, and really is perfect for a traffic-free bike ride between Princes Risborough and Thame.

Check out the Sustrans website to find out more.