Time Out Book of Country Walks

Time Out Book of Country Walks

Nicholas Albery

Format
Paperback
Price
$18.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140265446
  • 416 Pages

Overview

A wide variety of country walks published for the first time, all within easy reach of London.

A wide selection of country walks through glorious countryside. A different walk is clearly detailed with maps for every week of the year and all are situated close to London. All walks are through woods and along streams, avoiding tarmac roads and both starting and finishing at a railway station.”

Table of Contents

Prologue

Walk 1: Henley-on-Thames (round walk)
Temple Island, Hambleden and the Great Wood
15.8 km (9.8m)Toughness (out of ten): 2
County: Oxon

Walk 2: Wanborough to Godalming
Watts Gallery and Chapel
11.5 km (7.2m)
Toughness (out of ten): 2
County: Surrey

Walk 3: Netley to Botley
Southampton Water and River Hamble
14 km (8.7m)Toughness (out of ten): 1
County: Hants

Walk 4: Pangbourne (round walk)
Through the Chilterns to Little Missenden
14.25 km (8.8 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Berks

Walk 5: Great Missenden to Amersham
Through the Chilterns to Little Missenden
14.25 km (8.8 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Bucks

Walk 6: Liphook to Haslemere
Shulbrede Priory and its woods
15 km (9.3 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 5
County: Hants and Surrey

Walk 7: Garston to St. Albans
River Ver, Moor Mill and Verulamium
13.6 km (8.4 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 1
County: Herts

Walk 8: Bures to Sudbury
Gainsborough country
16 km (10 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: Essex and Suffolk

Walk 9: Shiplake to Henley
River Thames, Rotherfield Greys and Greys Court
17.25 km (10.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: Oxon

Walk 10: Beaconsfield (round walk)
Milton’s cottage and a Quaker hamlet
19.5 km (12.2 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: Bucks

Walk 11: Tring to Wendover
Reservoir nature reserves and Wendover Woods
21.5 km (13.5 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Herts and Bucks

Walk 12: Farnham to Godalming
River Wey, Waverley Abbey and Peper Harrow Park
19.9 km (12.3 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Surrey

Walk 13: Oxford (round walk)
Port Meadow, the river, canal and colleges
15.2 km (9.4 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 1
County: Oxon

Walk 14: Gomshall to Guildford
Medieval Shere, Blackheath and River Wey
14.8 km (9.2 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Surrey

Walk 15: Leigh to Tunbridge Wells
Penshurst Place and Medway Valley
17.5 km (10.8 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 5
County: Kent

Walk 16: Balcombe (round walk)
The gardens of Nymans and the ruins of Slaugham
17.5 km (10,8 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 5
County: West Sussex

Walk 17: Bow Brickhill to Woburn Sands
Woburn, its park and abbey
17.5 km (10.8 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Bucks and Beds

Walk 18: Sunningdale to Windsor
Windsor Great Park
14 km (8.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 2
County: Surrey and Berks

Walk 19: Hever to Leigh
A Kent castles walk
14.5 km (9 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Kent

Walk 20: Milford to Godalming
The Greensand Way and Winkworth Arboretum
16.5 km (10.3 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Surrey

Walk 21: Leigh to Sevenoaks
Knole Park and Kent’s “rolling, tidal landscape”
14.5 km (9 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Kent

Walk 22: Haslemere (round walk)
Marley Common and Black Down
14 km (8.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: Surrey and East Sussex

Walk 23: Otford to Eynsford
River Darent, two castles and a Roman villa
13 km (8.1 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Kent

Walk 24: Cookham (round walk)
Stanley Spencer, Bisham and The Wind in the Willows
15.8 km (9.8 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Berks

Walk 25: Winchelsea to Hastings
Fairlight Glen and a dip in the sea
19 km (11.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 9
County: East Sussex

Walk 26: Shelford to Cambridge
Grantchester – the Rupert Brooke walk
21.1 km (13.2 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 5
County: Cambs

Walk 27: Milford to Haslemere
Thursley, Hindhead and the Devil’s Punch Bowl
17.7 km (11 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Surrey

Walk 28: Chilham to Canterbury
Canterbury Cathedral and the Great Stour River
17.7 km (11 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Kent

Walk 29: Hassocks to Lewes
The South Downs Way via Plumpton
18 km (11.2 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: West Sussex and East Sussex

Walk 30: Wivenhoe (round walk)
To Rowhedge by ferry across the River Colne
14 km (8.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 1
County: Essex

Walk 31: Glynde to Seaford
Alfriston and the Seven Sisters
23 km (14.5 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 8
County: East Sussex

Walk 32: Arundel to Amberley
Arundel Park, River Arun and Burpham
18.8 km (11.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 7
County: West Sussex

Walk 33: Mortimer to Aldermaston
The Roman town of Calleva
13.1 km (8.2 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Berks and Hants

Walk 34: Balcombe to East Grinstead
Wakehurst Place, Priest House and Weir Wood
16.5 km (10.3 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 7
County: West Sussex

Walk 35: Crowhurst to Battle
Battle of Hastings and its abbey
19 km (11.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: East Sussex

Walk 36: Borough Green to Sevenoaks
15.5 km (9.5 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: Kent

Walk 37: Southbourne to Chichester
A Chichester Harbour walk
15.5 km (9.5 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: West Sussex

Walk 38: Hanborough to Charlbury
Blenheim Palace and Cornbury Park
21 km (13 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Oxon

Walk 39: Manningtree (round walk)
River Stour – Constable country
15 km (9.3 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 4
County: Essex and Suffolk

Walk 40: Gerrards Cross to Cookham
Bulstrode Park, Burnham Beeches and Spencer
14.8 km (9.2 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 2
County: Bucks and Berks

Walk 41: Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard
Greensand Ridge and River Ouzel
13.8 km (8.5 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 2
County: Bucks and Beds

Walk 42: Holmwood to Gomshall
Leith Tower, its woodlands and heathlands
15.5 km (9.6 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Surrey

Walk 43: Otford (round walk)
Romney Street, Shoreham and the Darent Valley
11.3 km (7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 2
County: Kent

Walk 44: Witley to Haslemere
Chiddingfold and the Crown Inn
15.5 km (9.6 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 2
County: Surrey

Walk 45: Princes Risborough to Great Missenden
The Chilterns, a windmill and Bryant’s Bottom
4.5 km (9 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 5
County: Bucks

Walk 46: Wakes Colne to Bures
The Colne Valley
18 km (11.2 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 5
County: Essex

Walk 47: Ockley to Warnham
Woods and rural delights
17 km (10.6 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Surrey and West Sussex

Walk 48: Whitchurch to Andover
Longparish, thatched cottages and River Test
17 km (10.6 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Hants

Walk 49: Boxhill to Leatherhead
River Mole, Happy Valley and White Hill
11.5 km (7.1 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 7
County: Surrey

Walk 50: Yalding to Borough Green
Mereworth and the Kentish Weald
13 km (8.1 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 3
County: Kent

Walk 51: Henley to Pangbourne
River Thames, beech woods and a vineyard
18.5 km (11.5 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Bucks

Walk 52: Princes Risborough to Wendover
The Ridgeway Path through Chequers
16 km (10 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 6
County: Bucks

Walk 53: Wye (round walk)
Substitute walk on the Crundale Downs
17.3 km (10.7 m)
Toughness (out of ten): 7
County: Kent

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