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GT. MISSENDEN TO AMERSHAM - MAY-2018

Wed 23 May 2018 - 10.5 miles - CHILTERN VILLAGES - GREAT MISSENDEN TO AMERSHAM - Leader: Dave

Saturday Walkers Club -  Walk 5 - Lovely Chilterns walk, gentle undulating hills, open views with one large beech wood. Passing via villages of Little Missenden, Penn Street, Winchmore Hill, Coleshill and Old Amersham (for optional tea and cake stop at the Seasons Cafe) then 20 minute walk up to Amersham Station. Lunch: Squirrel Pub or picnic in Penn Street

A feature of this walk are the two new kissing gates along the route, which were funded by the South Bank Ramblers Group

 

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 Great Missenden High Street

 

 

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Up through the meadow with views back to Great Missenden valley

 

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One of the new South Bank kissing gates

 

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Plaque one one of the new South Bank kissing gates

 

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A new kissing gate being tested out!

 

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Information board on the village green at Winchmore Hill

 

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Wheat field bordered with Queen Anne's Lace

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Dropping down into Little Missenden

 

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The church of St John the Baptist, Little Missenden

 

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Fourteenth century mural of St Christopher in the church of St John the Baptist, Little Missenden 

 

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Ornamental carved finger post in Little Missenden

 

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Group congregating outside the Squirrel pub in Penn Street

 

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Early poppies

  

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The final descent into Amersham Old Town

Photos:  Ruth

Saturday, June 23, 2018