Magazine Walks

Berkshire Walk – May 2018

Head to East Berkshire and blow the cobwebs away on a fairly long, but mostly level walk through Windsor Great Park. Once part of a vast Norman hunting forest, the park is a great place for a walk with its wonderful mix of ancient oak trees and wildlife, including a large herd of red deer. […]

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Hampshire Walk – May 2018

This month’s walk starts out from Oakley to the west of Basingstoke. The village, which consists of East Oakley and Church Oakley – the latter being close to the church, was mentioned in the Domesday Book, though its history goes back much further than that as there are a number of ancient burial mounds, or

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Buckinghamshire Walk – April 2018

Head north through Buckinghamshire to the village of Edlesborough for a walk in the shadow of the Chilterns, passing a memorial to a remarkable lady. Our walk this month is based at the village of Edlesborough on the eastern edge of Buckinghamshire tucked below the Ivinghoe Hills, which part of the Chilterns. From the village,

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Hampshire Walk – April 2018

This month’s walk is based round the village of Preston Candover, tucked amongst the gently rolling landscape that lies between Basingstoke, Alton and Alresford. The name is derived from ‘Prestecandevere’ meaning ‘Candover of the priests’; the Candover part probably stems from ‘caniodubri’ which means ‘clear waters’, referring to the stream that rises from several springs

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Berkshire Walk – March 2018

North Wessex Downs AONB visiting the picturesque villages of Chaddleworth and Brightwalton. Head to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) for a wander through the rolling chalk landscape of the Berkshire Downs visiting the picturesque villages of Chaddleworth and Brightwalton. Situated to the north of Newbury, Chaddleworth, like its near neighbour,

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