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Chorleywood

Zone 7 National Rail & Underground (Metropolitan line)

National Rail | station code CLW

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Chorleywood is a large village on the edge of the Chilterns AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), a range of chalk hills north-west of London. The area is popular for walking with beautiful countryside, picturesque villages and great views.

www.chilternsaonb.org | www.visitchilterns.co.uk

www.chilternsociety.org.uk including free walks leaflets

Philipshill Wood 1¼ miles

Philipshill Wood is an ancient woodland site but more recently was mainly beech for the Chilterns furniture industry. It has since been replanted with a mixture of broadleaved trees and is now cared for by the Woodland Trust. Bluebells can be seen in the spring as well as other woodland wildlife throughout the year.
Open at all times.
www.woodlandtrust.org.uk

Chiltern Open Air Museum 2½ miles

An outdoor museum in the Chilterns countryside with rescued and reconstructed buildings that were the homes and workplaces of ordinary local people. Buildings include an Iron Age roundhouse, a Victorian toll house, a tin chapel, a blacksmith's forge and wartime Nissen huts. Working farm with animals. Traditional gardens. Woodland trail (with blubells in spring). Adventure playground. Tearoom. Events programme. Tel. 01494 871117.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1700, last admission 1530.
www.coam.org.uk
There are buses from Amersham and Gerrards Cross stations.

Chorleywood map

Explorer Map 171 Chilterns West

Explorer Map 172 Chilterns East

Explorer Map 181 Chilterns North

Pathfinder Guide Thames and Chilterns

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The Ridgeway National Trail Guide