SWC Walk 194a – Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury, with Weedon short cut
Length: 18.3km (11.4 miles) Toughness: 3 out of 10 09:57
Aylesbury Vale Parkway train from Marylebone
arriving Aylesbury Vale Parkway
Return trains from Aylesbury are at xx:29 and xx:45 (journey time 1 hour). Buy an off-peak day return to Aylesbury Vale Parkway.
This walk traverses the rolling landscape of East Buckinghamshire with good views into Aylesbury Vale and back to the Chilterns, before finishing with a long stretch along a branch of the Grand Union Canal. The full version of the walk (24.5km) goes further north to a lunch pub in Whitchurch, and could be done by those seeking a longer walk. However, the short cut heads east from Weedon, which entails using The Five Elms
(01296 641439) at Weedon as the lunch pub after just 5.3km. Do ring the pub as you set off to reserve a table for lunch.
The bulk of the walk thus comes after lunch as you follow an undulating route east and then south to join the canal for the final two miles.
You will need to download the Walk Directions