Turville Circular Walk no.2

Start: Turville

Finish: Turville

Length: 10.36 km/ 6.44 miles

Weather: Very hot and sunny

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Back in the land of the Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders, I devised another walk starting and finishing in Turville.

My other Turville walk can be found here: Turville Circular Walk Link

 

As you walk out of the village, past the school, behind you the windmill can be seen on Turville Hill.

windmill on Turville Hill

 

Over the stile and head up hill to Churchfield Wood, seen here on the horizon.

Turville Circular Walk

 

At the top of the hill, bear left and walk along the edge of Churchfield Wood.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Turn right along a path that takes you into Churchfield Wood.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Occasional breaks in the trees in Idlecombe Wood reveal views across the valley to Manor Farm.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Turn right here, through some low branches and walk down the steps.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Turville Circular Walk

 

Climb over the stile at the edge of Idlecombe Wood and walk across the field towards Holloway Lane and Turville Wood.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Holloway Lane. The last time I was here was in autumn.

Holloway Lane

 

Views across the valley from the track past Northend Farm.

Hale wood

 

Poppies in the meadow just before entering Hale Wood.

Hale Wood poppies

 

Hale Wood poppies

 

Hale Wood poppies

 

Near the top of a steep section in Great Wood.

Turville Circular Walk

 

A passageway not built for amply-proportioned people.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Another passageway, but this time slightly more accommodating.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Walk along the lane, on the grass verge towards the school.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Cross the road and head into Park Wood.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Once out of Park Wood the beautiful views open up towards Idelcombe Wood, Churchfield Wood and the Turville Valley.

Turville Circular Walk

 

Turville Circular Walk

 

The final stretch across the fields with Turville's rooftops amongst the trees and hedges.

Turville Circular Walk