Monday, January 02, 2012

Boxing Day Walk 2011: Aldbury, Ivinghoe Beacon and Ashridge

Off message - but a superb Boxing day walk ( Number 21) in the Chilterns.  An "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". 7 miles long orange
"Challenging Walk" but only 3.5 hrs long.

Aldbury, the starting point, is a chocolate box English village with thatched cottages, Olde worlde pubs, pond and punishment stock.

Ivinghoe Beacon (see picture right) is a spectacular (former iron age fort) hill
landmark overlooking the plains below.

Ashridge is a simple lovely forest estate and the walk that ends up at the Bridgewater monument. I have posted more photos on Facebook here.

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