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New Bradwell, Milton Keynes

Restarting Events Our Groups are up and running with their activities.   While there is generally no fixed maximum number of participants on an event, an event may have a limit in place based on it’s risk assessment.   All events still require every participant to pre-book via the website. General information A circular walk of approx […]

Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire

Welcome to GOC Milton Keynes.  The Milton Keynes group goes walking once a month, usually on the fourth Sunday. Our walks are mostly 5-10 miles in length, and are all within an hour’s drive of Milton Keynes.  The countryside around Bucks/Beds/Northants is not rugged so walking boots are not essential, but you do need some […]

Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes

Restarting Events Our Groups are up and running with their activities.   While there is generally no fixed maximum number of participants on an event, an event may have a limit in place based on it’s risk assessment.   All events still require every participant to pre-book via the website. General information 9½ mile circular walk from […]

Milton Keynes Parks, Lakes and Canals

Restarting Events Our Groups are up and running with their activities.   While there is generally no fixed maximum number of participants on an event, an event may have a limit in place based on it’s risk assessment.   All events still require every participant to pre-book via the website. General information We will walk around Willen […]

10 June 2017: Ivinghoe hills and Ashridge

Event led by John T Attendance: 11 men Distance: 7 miles Time: start 11:11, end 14:50, lunch 39 minutes Terrain: grass, chalk, woodland track, farm track Elevation: start 222m, high 261m, low 163m Weather: clear blue skies, 22°C, strong southwesterly winds ¶This was a 7-mile walk around the Ashridge Estate, mostly in Buckinghamshire but starting (just about) in Hertfordshire from the Bridgewater Monument, and including Pitstone Common, Crawley Wood, Steps Hill, Beacon Hill (Ivinghoe Beacon), Gallows Hill, Ward’s Hurst Farm, Ivinghoe Common and Sallow Copse. Parts of the walk followed the Icknield Way Trail and the Ridgeway Trail. It was shared by the Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes & Buckinghamshire groups.¶ Ashridge is a country estate within the Chiltern Hills that stretches across the counties of Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire, and is owned by the National Trust. It comprises 5,000 acres (20 sq km) of woodlands, commons and chalk downland which supports a rich variety of wildlife. The Brid

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