Summer walks in Buckinghamshire

It's time to get out into the countryside to chase butterflies, smell the biscuity warm earth and picnic on the grass. There are lots of routes to try here to help you get out on a walk in Buckinghamshire, why not amble along the woodland trails at Hughenden or hike the countryside of the Chilterns?

Ivinghoe Beacon in summer at Ashridge Herts

Ashridge

The sunny glades in the beech woodlands at Ashridge are perfect for a picnic. It's also prime time for rare butterfly spotting at Ivinghoe hill. Try one of our trails and explore.

Woodland at Hughenden

Hughenden

Walk across the chalk meadows, woodlands, parkland and gardens around Hughenden and enjoy the colours of Summer. Take in the views as you explore the land once favoured by Benjamin Disraeli and his wife Mary Anne, now cared for by the National Trust.

Family walking dog in woods

The Chilterns countryside

Our countryside walks team have been hiking the hills over the winter to bring you some lovely new walks for summer. We have a variety of trails to suit all abilities that are completely free to download.

Visitors enjoying the Grecian Valley at Stowe Gardens

Stowe 

Download this map and bring it with you to find the perfect spots for lazy days and summer strolls in the gardens at Stowe.

A family walking in woodland

Cliveden 

The Cliveden estate in Buckinghamshire has miles of winding walks to enjoy. Summer in the woodland is great for tree climbing and there's a children's play trail. There are spectacular views of the iconic house and the River Thames.

Sunlight on summer daisies

Canons Ashby

Breathe in the fresh air of spring and take in views of the medieval landscape at Canons Ashby. You can find out about the history of Canons Ashby as you stroll.