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St. Matthews, Midgham SWC Walk 260 Aldermaston to Woolhampton [Midgham Station] (via Frilsham)

St. Matthews, Midgham

SWC Walk 260 Aldermaston to Woolhampton [Midgham Station] (via Frilsham)

02-Apr-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Frilsham

West Berkshire Downs: ancient woodlands, commons, pretty villages, historical pubs, chalk streams, water meadows, heathland, finishes via landscaped park or the Kennet canal.

Kennet Valley and Hampshire Downs, from Wooten's SWC Walk 117 Aldermaston to Woolhampton (via Stanford Dingley)

Kennet Valley and Hampshire Downs, from Wooten's

SWC Walk 117 Aldermaston to Woolhampton (via Stanford Dingley)

23-Feb-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Stanford Dingley

Quiet and scenic West Berkshire Downs: woodlands, fields, commons, chalk stream valleys, heathland, finish along a canal or through parkland.

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Heath Pond

11-Nov-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Blackwater to Wokingham

A varied walk starting alongside the River Blackwater and taking in meadows, lakes, mixed woodland, pasture and fruit farms before finishing at an attractive market town.

Horses seeking shade Extra walk: Cholsey to Goring That blue stuff is sky.

Horses seeking shade

Extra walk: Cholsey to Goring That blue stuff is sky.

06-May-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Cholsey to Goring

Fairly gentle climbs through Oxfordshire and Berkshire countryside ending with a southerly stretch along the Thames.

Far Views from Streatley Warren upper rim SWC Walk 17 Goring Circular [Streatley Warren Extension]

Far Views from Streatley Warren upper rim

SWC Walk 17 Goring Circular [Streatley Warren Extension]

07-Jan-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Goring Circular

An undulating route through Berkshire with lunch at The Bell, a refreshingly traditional pub.

The North Wessex Downs, England Kintbury to Great Bedwyn walk, The North Wessex Downs, The Test way, Berkshire, England, Europe, swcwalks, book2 walk9, Time Out Country Walks Volume 2, Walk 9, tocw:2:9, Canon 5D, 24-70 lens, _MG_7867_800px

The North Wessex Downs, England

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23-Feb-09 • Jim Shannon on Flickr

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Kintbury to Great Bedwyn

Quiet fields before lunch, the Test Way (a long, open, ridge walk, potentially muddy), and a pretty forest walk to return to pretty, canalside Bedwyn.

Bourne End sunset Maidenhead to Marlow walk

Bourne End sunset

Maidenhead to Marlow walk

24-Feb-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Maidenhead to Marlow

A pretty stretch of the Thames to Cookham in the morning. After lunch, a hill with a view of the Thames valley, or continue along the Thames Path. Can be done as 2 short walks.

Trees in a yellow sea Mortimer to Aldermaston

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, and an optional canal side extension.

Cruise Missile Bunkers, Greenham Common (6 of them, each with up to 16 missiles at the time) SWC Walk 34 Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton (Midgham Station)

Cruise Missile Bunkers, Greenham Common (6 of them, each with up to 16 missiles at the time)

SWC Walk 34 Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton (Midgham Station)

13-Jan-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton

Easy walk with some gentle climbs en route which crosses Greenham Common, a former World War II and NATO airfield.

Slough to Egham via Windsor Great Park

An introductory walk passing Windsor Castle with lots of history, deer, pheasants, and the Royal Landscape.

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

29-Nov-08 • ClaireLau on Flickr

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Sunningdale to Windsor

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

Sonning Lock Reading to Henley walk

Sonning Lock

Reading to Henley walk

11-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Reading to Henley

A pretty stretch of the Thames towpath

Valley Gardens and Windsor Great Park

A forest garden: Azaleas, camellias, magnolias, daffodils, heather. Optionally: Windsor Great Park - Saville Gardens, a deer park, Windsor castle viewpoint.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
Berkshire 260 Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Frilsham 22.8 6 425 West Berkshire Downs: ancient woodlands, commons, pretty villages, historical pubs, chalk streams, water meadows, heathland, finishes via landscaped park or the Kennet canal. P
Berkshire 117 Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Stanford Dingley 20.3 5 250 Quiet and scenic West Berkshire Downs: woodlands, fields, commons, chalk stream valleys, heathland, finish along a canal or through parkland. P
Berkshire 83 Blackwater to Wokingham 25.5 5 200 A varied walk starting alongside the River Blackwater and taking in meadows, lakes, mixed woodland, pasture and fruit farms before finishing at an attractive market town. CJ W
Oxfordshire 49 Cholsey to Goring 23.5 3 250 Fairly gentle climbs through Oxfordshire and Berkshire countryside ending with a southerly stretch along the Thames. P
Berkshire 17 Goring Circular 18.0 4 350 An undulating route through Berkshire with lunch at The Bell, a refreshingly traditional pub. P
Berkshire 9 Kintbury to Great Bedwyn 21.0 5 300 Quiet fields before lunch, the Test Way (a long, open, ridge walk, potentially muddy), and a pretty forest walk to return to pretty, canalside Bedwyn. P
Berkshire 56 Maidenhead to Marlow 14.2 3 75 A pretty stretch of the Thames to Cookham in the morning. After lunch, a hill with a view of the Thames valley, or continue along the Thames Path. Can be done as 2 short walks. P
Berkshire 33 Mortimer to Aldermaston 15.9 3 75 Gentle. A stream, Roman Calleva, and an optional canal side extension. P
Berkshire 34 Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton 17.0 2 175 Easy walk with some gentle climbs en route which crosses Greenham Common, a former World War II and NATO airfield. P
Berkshire 133 Slough to Egham via Windsor Great Park 16.0 2 100 An introductory walk passing Windsor Castle with lots of history, deer, pheasants, and the Royal Landscape. P
Berkshire 18 Sunningdale to Windsor 17.0 2 125 Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park, the Long Walk, and Windsor Castle CJ W
Berkshire 61 Reading to Henley 16.9 1 25 A pretty stretch of the Thames towpath CJ P
Berkshire 51 Valley Gardens and Windsor Great Park 6.6 3 50 A forest garden: Azaleas, camellias, magnolias, daffodils, heather. Optionally: Windsor Great Park - Saville Gardens, a deer park, Windsor castle viewpoint.

Last Updated : Oct-21