Category Archives: AONB

Dadima’s walk

I joined Geeta Ludhra, Anjana Khatwa, and Clare Warren on Dadima’s walk in the Chilterns, for a wonderful experience. Continue reading

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My kind of bunting

On 2 June the villages were adorned with bunting, but I sought another type of bunting. Continue reading

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Access regained

Access to downland at Chawley Manor in Bucks is not to be restricted, following a campaign but the Ramblers and Open Spaces Society. Continue reading

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Redstarter for ten

I was delighted to see my first redstart in Bucks when doing my breeding bird survey at Hazlemere on 10 April. Continue reading

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Down at the pit

A rewarding visit to Little Marlow gravel pit. Continue reading

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Asthall round

I enjoyed a gentle circular walk from Asthall with my friends Arthur Lee, and visually-impaired Marika Kovacs. Continue reading

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Secret access

When continuing access restrictions were proposed on land in the Chilterns I visited and decided that such proposals were unacceptable. Continue reading

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Hilltops walk

In August I walked another stretch of the Cotswold Way with Marika, taking in Cam Long Down and Stinchcombe Hill. Continue reading

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Cotswold Way at 50+

The 50th anniversary of the Cotswold Way was a glorious occasion. Continue reading

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Stepping-stones anniversary

On 11 September 1946, prime minister Clem Attlee reopened the stepping-stones over the River Mole. The Radical Ramblers celebrated the 75th anniversary. Continue reading

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