French walks & Sunday Roasts

French Walks & Sunday Roasts" rassemble des francophones, des francophiles et leurs amis pour des randonnées dans la campagne anglaise.

Dimanche 30 mars 2014 : Wendover Circular via The Lee and Swan Bottom

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Energetic walk through the Chiltern Hills encompassing many splendid woodlands, a conservation village and idyllic Lee Common

This fairly energetic walk combines some of the finest elements of the Chiltern Hills, while having very little overlap with other walks in the area. After leaving Wendover in a south easterly direction on the Ridgeway the walk rises into woods, which are rich in Bluebells inspringtime. It then passes along fields to get to the picturesque green in The Lee, a conservation area village. From there it continues through woodland and the beautiful Lee Common to a 16th century lunch pub at Swan Bottom. After crossing sorne more fields, theafternoon section then leads entirely through woods right up to the outskirts of Wendover: it re-joins the Ridgeway for a while and then descends steeply off the escarpment down an ancient Holloway. Only to rise again, on forest tracks with some magnificent panoramicviews, until getting to the highest point of the walk in the middle of Wendover Woods. From there the route to Wendover meanders through the woods, passing a wildlife hide and an ancient hill-fort, before descending steeply to the plains.

Attention : changement d’heure  dans la nuit du samedi au dimanche !

A noter :
Les randonnées de French Walks & Sunday Roasts sont réservées aux personnes majeures. Les itinéraires sont disponibles sur le site du “Saturday Walkers Club” et/ou du guide “Time Out Country Walks near London” Volume 1 et 2. Chaque participant engage sa propre responsabilité (notamment en cas d’accident).

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