Countryside around Buckinghamshire

The Chilterns are well known for their rolling hills, wooded green valleys and chalk downland meadows. Come along for a run, walk or a picnic.

Winter walking hughenden

Great walks around Buckinghamshire

Pull on a jacket and wellies, the great outdoors awaits, rain or shine. Winter walks are wonderful on crisp, sunny days with an icing of frost on the ground, or accompanied by the gentle patter of raindrops on your hood. The Chilterns Countryside, Hughenden, Cliveden and Stowe are stark and beautiful in winter.

Family walking dog in woods

Downloadable walks in the Chilterns Countryside

Grab some fresh air this winter and take a walk in the Chilterns Countryside. Admire the views from the Monument on a one mile route or take on a bigger challenge with the six mile Coombe Hill and Chequers walk.

Geese on water with the Palladian Bridge in the background at Stowe

Stowe 

The scale and beauty of Stowe have attracted visitors for over 300 years. Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless landscape, reflecting the changing seasons

Parkland at Hughenden, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Walks around Hughenden

Enjoy the beauty of the changing seasons with a walk around the Hughenden estate. Download a map PDF here.

A family and their dog walking in woodland

The woodlands at Cliveden

If you want to see a wilder side to Cliveden then head to the woodland. You'll find miles of paths to explore and stunning views leading back to the gardens and over the surrounding countryside.

Dog walkers at Windmill Hill at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon 

We've five different walks to enjoy both in the grounds as well as in the wider estate, all dog-friendly. There's never been a better time to explore Waddesdon estate.

Group of walkers at Ivinghoe Hills at Ashridge, Herts

Activities at Ashridge Estate

Whether you're on foot, bike or horseback we have mapped out different trails to help you get the most out of your visit.

There are plenty of places to enjoy the view from Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade

Soar above a breathtaking landscape, sculpted over time, decorated by nature and enjoyed by generations. A great place to explore and fly a kite.