Countryside ranger walks

Explore the countryside around Hughenden and the Chilterns on a guided walk with our ranger team to discover hidden gems and find out about the conservation work underway to support nature and encourage wildlife.

Bradenham Butterflies

Find out about the rare moths and butterflies of the unique habitat in the Chilterns meadows and woods at Bradenham on this two hour walk with our expert rangers.

Thu 13 June 10am-12noon

£10 per person

Duke of Burgundy - Hamearis Lucina - May to June - Bradenham, Ivinghoe Beacon
Duke of Burgundy - Hamearis Lucina
Duke of Burgundy - Hamearis Lucina - May to June - Bradenham, Ivinghoe Beacon

Wood Crafts of Hughenden

Thu 11 July 10am-12noon

£10 per person

Buckinghamshire’s iconic beech woods were traditionally working woods. Find out about the craftsmen that worked here for almost 200 hundred years and see the artisan crafts brought back to life on this ranger walk through the Hughenden woodlands.

Woodcock Wood, Hughenden
Woodcock Wood, Hughenden
Woodcock Wood, Hughenden

Hughenden Batwatch

Thu 18 July 7-9pm

£10 per person

Join the rangers on an evening walk and find out about the different bat species native to the UK and the habitat management work underway to support them. Learn how to use a bat detector to spot Hughenden’s nocturnal residents.

'The Bat Cave' - one of Hughenden's bat roosts
'The Bat Cave' - one of Hughenden's bat roosts
'The Bat Cave' - one of Hughenden's bat roosts

Booking Information

•             Book online via the website or call 0344 249 1895

•             Sturdy boots & waterproofs recommended

•             All walks suitable for dogs on leads except bird, bat and butterfly walks

•             Not suitable for wheelchairs due to the hilly terrain