From the heights of its County Top at Haddington Hill to the rolling Chiltern Hills, shady Burnham Beeches and the lazy banks of the rural Thames, Buckinghamshire offers all the green gentleness of the historical old English county it is.
There is plenty of variety on offer and all within easy reaching distance of London, making the county a popular destination with weekend visitors escaping the Big Smoke. Although areas of the Chiltern Hills can pose a challenging incline or two, most of the walking in Buckinghamshire is fairly gentle and interspersed regularly with good pubs and refreshment opportunities making this a perfect place to get out in the countryside with kids.
Explore Buckinghamshire’s many footpaths with one of the Baby Routes tried and tested walks below or for more ideas you may find the following links useful.
- Buckinghamshire County Council have an impressive amount of information on walking and cycling in the county on their website. You can find interactive maps of recommended walking and bike routes as well as further ideas and background information here.
- The Chilterns AONB website offers lots of information on walking in the Chiltern Hills, including suggestions for easy access walks that are suitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.
- Thames Path – National Trails website contains everything you need to know about walking this great riverside walk.