Category Archives: Chilterns

The elusive bee-orchid

I got up early on 13 June to look for a bee orchid. Continue reading

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Stokenchurch bird-survey

I have taken on a new square near Stokenchurch, Bucks, for the British Trust for Ornithology Breeding Bird Survey. Continue reading

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‘The summer, which is coming, will be fun’

An evening walk in the Chilterns in early May heralds the summer. Continue reading

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Practice for the Big Welsh Walk

With only two months until Ramblers Cymru’s Big Welsh Walk it was time to put in some practice. Continue reading

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Eyes and ears on the paths

The benefits to landowners of having paths across their land is that walkers and riders spot problems with stock and report them. Continue reading

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No loos at Mill End

Last autumn the Culden Faw Estate acquired the car-park at Mill End.  This is at the southern end of the Hambleden Valley close to the A4094 Henley-Marlow road.  It is a great spot for walkers, giving access to the Thames … Continue reading

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No to tracks on Naphill Common

Naphill Common in Buckinghamshire suffers from tracks created by adjoining landowners. Continue reading

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