Tag Archives: Chilterns

No to tracks on Naphill Common

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

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‘It was the first mild day of March’

Eight-mile walk from Turville, Bucks, as spring comes to the Chilterns. Continue reading

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Piddington path-check: day 4

The fourth and final day of path checking in Piddington and Wheeler End parish for the Ramblers Continue reading

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Kites across the road

I used to have to go into the woods to find the baby kites that hatched in the Chilterns, but now they are fearless.   This week there was a baby calling in the tree opposite our house in Turville.  The adult … Continue reading

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Back on the straight and wide

I have to keep a close watch on Ibstone footpath 5 close to my home as it is repeatedly obstructed or not restored. Continue reading

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A gentle but lasting impression

Today, 7 February, would have been Ian Berry’s ninetieth birthday.  Ian, who died last September, was a good friend for more than 40 years.  We met at Hillbridge Farm on Dartmoor in the early 1970s when Ian with his wife … Continue reading

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Stile-free walks for Turville

Turville Parish Council sensibly used £1,000 surplus budget to pay for the replacement of four stiles with gates on public footpaths. Continue reading

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