Chalk and Water: a walking journey of discovery up and down the Chiltern Hills

Distance: 4.5 miles Start: Cowlease Wood Forestry Commission car park, Stokenchurch, Oxfordshire – A40 Oxford Road, nearest postcode HP14 3YL Finish Cowlease Wood car park This walk explores two adjacent but very different environments: the dry chalk escarpment of the Chiltern Hills and the rich clay Vale of Oxfordshire. Find out … more

Aylesbury

About Aylesbury Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire and its name is of Old English origin. Its first recorded name Æglesburgh is thought to mean “Fort of Ægel”, but nobody knows who Ægel was. Since earliest records there have been 57 variations of the name. Excavations in the town … more