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Time Out Country Walks vol 1

Walk authors: Tag the walk's main photo with banner, and the top 5 or so photos with walkicon. If no photos are tagged, the first 5 (i.e. oldest) photos are used.

Hambleden

Hambleden

02-Sep-09 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Henley Circular via Great Wood

The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty.

Wanborough church

Wanborough church

This pretty church was built in the 1200s.

07-Sep-09 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Wanborough to Godalming

Over the North Downs ridge to Watts Gallery, then a ramble to historic Godalming

Hamble marshes

Hamble marshes

Botley to Netley walk

14-Sep-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Netley to Botley

The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats

Thames Path

Thames Path

23-Jan-05 • Catherine Ames

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Pangbourne Circular

Pretty villages, a toll bridge, fine views of the Thames in the morning and a serene stroll through a rural idyll after lunch.

Flat Isley, Ashridge Estate

Flat Isley, Ashridge Estate

05-May-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Great Missenden to Amersham

The Chilterns, beach woods, and Little Missenden.

Framed tree

Framed tree

Liphook to Haslemere

06-Feb-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Liphook to Haslemere

Lovely walks through wooded Surrey Hills

Book 1 Walk 7 Garston to St. Albans

Book 1 Walk 7 Garston to St. Albans

The bridge is to the right! D.Allen Vivitar 5199

24-Feb-08 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Garston to St Albans

River Ver, historic St Albans and the Roman town of Verulamium

Give you a clue, "moo"

Give you a clue, "moo"

Cow parsley Bures to Sudbury

23-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Bures to Sudbury

The Stour Valley Way, Gainsborough country and historic Sudbury.

bluebells woods

bluebells woods

25-Apr-09 • kɐʇɹlow on Flickr

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Shiplake to Henley

The River Thames, Rotherfield Greys village, Greys Court (NT) and historic Henley

Book 1, Walk 10, Beaconsfield Round 3

Book 1, Walk 10, Beaconsfield Round 3

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04-Feb-07 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Beaconsfield Circular

Gentle hills, Chalfont St Giles, and Jordans, a hamlet with Quaker links

Wendover Woods

Wendover Woods

08-Aug-10 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Tring to Wendover

A Grand Union Canal walk in the morning, fields in the middle, and finally the wooded hills of the Chilterns

Farnham to Godalming

Farnham to Godalming

Pooh Corner. Follow the 3 pigs to find The Donkey!? D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

02-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Farnham to Godalming

A long but pretty walk with gentle hills via a nice mixture of river valley, forest tracks, and many beautiful country houses.

River Isis

River Isis

Oxford Circular.

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Oxford Circular

Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Commons, a ruined Abbey, a Norman Castle compound and a stroll around Oxford and its historic colleges

bridge over river way

bridge over river way

30-Mar-08 • Bela Struzkova

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Gomshall to Guildford

Historic Shere, then a walk through a broad wooded valley, then along a canal to historic Guildford

Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks

Penshurst. Leigh to Tunbridge wells

05-Jul-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Leigh to Tunbridge Wells

Penshurst Place (a stately home), rivers, woods, and Kent's rolling hills

Stately Tree , Nymans

Stately Tree , Nymans

Balcombe Circular

07-Oct-12 • moontiger on Flickr

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Balcombe Circular

Nymans Gardens (NT), and the ruins of Slaugham

thistles in the fence

thistles in the fence

29-Jul-06 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Bow Brickhill to Woburn Sands

Woburn Abbey and its Safari Park (animals visible from the path) via many gentle hills

Belvedere

Belvedere

Clock tower by bridge at Belvedere (now AHMIBAH) Farm by Coworth Park. D.Allen vivitar 5199 5mp

01-Jun-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Sunningdale to Windsor

Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park, the Long Walk, and Windsor Castle

Field and Fence

Field and Fence

23-May-04 • Catherine Ames on Flickr

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Hever to Leigh

2 castles, a stately home, rivers, ponds, woods, undulating hills and three lovely villages

tall plants

tall plants

14-May-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Milford to Godalming

The Greensand Way, Winkworth(a NT Arboretum), a canal, and historic Godalming.

caffe in sevenoaks

caffe in sevenoaks

21-May-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Leigh to Sevenoaks

A gentle morning past fields and Oasthouses, then a steep climb to Knole Palace (NT) and its deer park

Into the white wood

Into the white wood

Haslemere Circular (silent walk)

05-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Haslemere Circular

Gentle woods in the morning and a climb to Black Down in the afternoon

pub in shoreham

pub in shoreham

04-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Otford to Eynsford

2 climbs, the River Darent, two castles, and a Roman villa

blue and orange

blue and orange

11-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Cookham to Maidenhead

A figure of 9 - Up over Winter Hill, overlooking the Thames Valley, then along the Thames Path.

Book 1, Walk 25a, Rye Circular

Book 1, Walk 25a, Rye Circular

An anonymous walker regrets sitting so close to the nettle patch. 26/08/07

25-Aug-07 • mew2005b on Flickr

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Winchelsea to Hastings

The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer.

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25-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Shelford to Cambridge

Granchester, the River Cam and the Cambridge colleges.

Devil's Punchbowl view

Devil's Punchbowl view

24-Aug-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Milford to Haslemere

Its surprising how remote Surrey can be, pretty lakes, heathland, and Devil's Punchbowl as well.

First view of Canterbury Cathedral

First view of Canterbury Cathedral

Chilham to Canterbury walk

01-May-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Chilham to Canterbury

A pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral via the Great Stour River, hop fields and orchards

Jill.....

Jill.....

...or is it Jack? (One of a pair), Clayton, Sussex

28-Aug-06 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hassocks to Lewes

A South Downs ridge walk ... maximum view for minimum effort, with historic Lewes to finish.

Clouds over the river Colne

Clouds over the river Colne

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17-Sep-11 • Ludovic Lemaignen on Flickr

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Wivenhoe Circular

2 circular walks on either side of the Colne estuary. **check ferry times in advance**

Friston Forest

Friston Forest

Glynde to Seaford

25-May-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Glynde to Seaford

The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it.

boat on river arun

boat on river arun

23-Jul-06 • Bela Struzkova

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Arundel to Amberley

Arundel Castle, its parkland, and the South Downs

Trees in a yellow sea

Trees in a yellow sea

Mortimer to Aldermaston

26-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Mortimer to Aldermaston

Gentle. A stream, Roman Calleva, an an optional canal side extension.

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24-May-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Balcombe to East Grinstead

Gentle wooded hills, Wakehurst Place Gardens (NT) and a reservoir

Battle, East Sussex

Battle, East Sussex

11-Aug-13 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Crowhurst to Battle

Gentle woods and fields, the Battle of Hastings, and Battle Abbey

Knole Park gate

Knole Park gate

Borough Green to Sevenoaks

05-Sep-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Borough Green to Sevenoaks

A Country House, Igtham Mote (NT), Knole Palace and deer park (NT), as well as pretty countryside, and close to London.

Purply-pink hues on the water

Purply-pink hues on the water

anyone know where this is exactly?

29-Aug-03 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Southbourne to Chichester

The inlets of Chichester Harbour (best at high tide) and the historic Cathedral town.

Blenheim Park

Blenheim Park

The long drive behind the Column of Victory. Hanborough to Charlbury

30-May-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hanborough to Charlbury

Blenheim Palace, its beautiful landscaped parkland, a Roman road, and flint stone villages.

Willy Lott's Cottage, Flatford

Willy Lott's Cottage, Flatford

Looking much as painted by Constable

14-Dec-13 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Manningtree Circular

River Stour - Constable country

The Jolly Woodman

The Jolly Woodman

Gerrards Cross to Cookham walk

05-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Gerrards Cross to Cookham

Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer

Autumn in Back Wood

Autumn in Back Wood

Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard

06-Nov-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard

The Greensand Ridge, River Ouzel and Grand Union Canal

View from Leith Hill

View from Leith Hill

No sign of Sevenoaks. Holmwood to Gomshall

26-Oct-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Holmwood to Gomshall

A very pretty forest walk, quite close to London, and the view from Leith Hill, the highest point in the Southeast.

View from hill above Otford

View from hill above Otford

01-Nov-03 • Catherine Ames on Flickr

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Otford Circular via Romney Street

A short walk packed with variety and fine views, bluebell woods in season, a pretty village and a short train journey

Colour in the woods

Colour in the woods

Witley to Haslemere

29-Oct-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Witley to Haslemere

A gentle walk to Chiddingfold and the Crown Inn

Monkton Wood beeches

Monkton Wood beeches

Princes Risborough to Great Missenden walk

16-Nov-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Princes Risborough to Great Missenden

Hilly. The Chilterns, and Bryant's Bottom

Buttercups

Buttercups

Wakes Colne to Bures Spectacular show of....

25-May-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Wakes Colne to Bures

The Colne Valley, thatched cottages, brooks, farms, woods and undulating hills

Walking down the lane

Walking down the lane

Ockley to Warnham walk

26-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Ockley to Warnham

A quiet corner of Surrey - woods, gentle hills and a lovely lunchtime pub

The Test

The Test

Whitchurch to Andover

30-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Whitchurch to Andover

Longparish, thatched cottages and the River Test

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24-Aug-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Box Hill to Leatherhead

Short, 2 steep climbs and the view from Box Hill in the morning, and a gentle river valley after lunch

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sunset

Yalding to Borough Green

14-Dec-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Yalding to Borough Green

A gentle walk along The Greensand Way and through Mereworth Woods

Sunset on the Thames, Pangbourne

Sunset on the Thames, Pangbourne

Henley to Pangbourne walk

22-Oct-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley to Pangbourne

Another lovely country ramble, and the perfect pub crawl. Starts and finishes by the Thames, via forests and several country pubs.

Approaching Wendover

Approaching Wendover

15-May-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Princes Risborough to Wendover

The Ridgeway, lovely views and the Chilterns.

Picnic Spot near Compasses Inn

Picnic Spot near Compasses Inn

SWC Walk Book 1 Walk 53 - Wye Circular

20-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wye Circular

Out over the North Downs with breathtaking views to lunch in Sole Street. Back up over the Downs, then returning along the Great Stour river. Muddy in winter.