Chess Valley Walk: Chenies, Sarratt Bottom and Latimer circular walk

Start: Stony Lane

Finish: Stony Lane

Length: 9.4 km / 6 miles

Weather: Bright and sunny

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This is walk 18 from the Cicerone book, Walking in the Chilterns.

 

Walk Wood.

walk wood

 

Looking over the Chess Valley to Latimer House.

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The Manor House at Chenies. Unfortunately it wasn't open to visitors.

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Chenies Church, where the 11 oclock service was in full flow.

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Chenies village green and well.

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Chenies village sign.

chenies village sign

 

The path that leads into Turveylane Wood.

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Bluebells in Turveylane Wood.

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Turveylane Wood

 

When you leave Turveylane Wood, the path is straight ahead. .

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A narrow footbridge over the Chess, with only a handrail on one side, so photographers and selfie stick users beware.

William Liberty

 

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Sarratt Bottom.

Sarratt Bottom sign

 

A short walk up a lane brings you to Latimer village green.

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A thatched cottage that overlooks Latimer village green.

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Latimer Church provided a quiet, shady spot where we had our lunch.

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A flowery meadow leading back to the Chess Valley.

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