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Henley-on-Thames, Rotherfield Greys & Shiplake
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Photo from the walk - Henley-on-Thames, Rotherfield Greys & Shiplake

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Oxfordshire

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km

Ascent - 650 feet / 197 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

An Oxfordshire walk from Henley on Thames crossing Chilterns countryside to visit the small village of Rotherfield Greys, before returning to Henley on Thames via a shallow valley. The route continues along the scenic Thames Path to reach Shiplake. The route can be shortened if required. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Walking in the Chilterns

Walking in the ChilternsA guidebook to 35 walks in the Chiltern Hills of southern England. These chalk hills and ancient woodlands stretch from Reading and the Thames valley through Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire to Luton. Walking in the Chilterns - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - for walkers of all abilities, with walks from 4 to 12 miles long.
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