THINGS TO DO
Walking and cycling in the Chilterns
This fantastic app lets fellow ramblers, hikers, cyclists etc share their routes. Well worth downloading. Or, simply click one of the profile icons on the map to check out the route shared by that person. It’s very easy to follow and great if you want to map and save your route.
Visit Cycle Chilterns for an abundance of cycle routes around the beautiful, rolling Chiltern Hills. Great for road cyclists and mountain bikers who want to explore the Chilterns.
Also, check out the official L’Etape UK, Tour de France sportive on Sunday 5 July 2020.
For more information of where and what to visit in the Chilterns, this official Chilterns AONB website is packed for of useful visitor information.
Being in the heart of the Chilterns one of the 38 AONBs (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), we are blessed with some of nature’s finest landscapes, not to mention glorious wildlife, some of which is native to the Chilterns. It’s a walkers and cyclists heaven.
History and architecture also awaits you, with gorgeous brick and flint buildings and manor houses dotted over the countryside, most of particular heritage such as Hughenden manor or Berkhamsted Castle.
It’s staggering how many famous people, artists, literary idols, royal connections and (hmmm) politicians have been part of the Chilterns. Most of their legacies have been left behind in some of form in the Chilterns.