There’s nothing like a outdoor walk to lift your mood when struggling with lockdown.  There’s plenty of places to go for a walk not far from home and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Here are some of the places we’ve tried and tested.

Wendover Woods

The Firecrest trail is a 2.8 mile signposted walk through Wendover Woods. The new visitor hub in Wendover Woods is now open along with a new café, children’s play area and large carpark. Click here for more details.

College Lake Nature Reserve

This thriving nature reserve near Tring is one of the flagship reserves of the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust. There are three different trails to follow, plus there is a café, toilets and parking available. Click here for more details.

Great Missenden Walk

The Great Missenden Stile Free Walk is an easy, circular walk with numerous places to stop for delicious refreshments and points of interest along the way. Click here for details.

Turville Heath

The beautiful village of Turville offers the starting place for a circular walk with a not to be missed stop off at The Barn Café on the way. Click here for more details.

Burnham Beeches

There are plenty of walks to choose from around Burnham Beeches but if you fancy the idea of an easy walk followed by a delicious pub lunch at The Blackwood Arms, click here for details.

Tring walk

The Chiltern Society have a variety of local walks clearly marked out and suitable for all abilities. A 4.2 mile easy walk around Tring takes in several historical places and points of interest. Click here for details.

Please note that pubs, cafes, play areas and toilets will not be open as normal due to the current government restrictions. Check websites for up to date details.