Walk bu118 Monument Hill (Coombe Hill) from Butler's Cross

A steep ascent to superb views


Route outline for walk bu118:

Butler's Cross  -  Monument Hill (Coombe Hill)  -  The Ridgeway  -  Linton's Wood  -  Goodmerhill Wood  -  Chisley Wood  -  The Icknield Way  -  Chequers  -  Pond Wood  -  Pulpit Wood  -  The North Bucks Way  -  The Midshires Way  -  Chequers Knap  -  Whorley Wood  -  Ellesborough Warren  -  Boxtree Wood  -  Beacon Hill (Ellesborough)  -  Ellesborough  -  The Aylesbury Ring  -  Springs Farm  -  Butler's Cross.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

This walk circles tThe 16th Century 'Chequers' which was given to the country by Lord Lee in 1917. It has been used as the Prime Minister's country residence ever since.

Monument Hill (Coombe Hill) means


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Monument Hill (Coombe Hill) at 260m (853ft). Monument Hill (Coombe Hill) is known as an Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 181
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 165
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk bu118 Monument Hill (Coombe Hill) from Butler's Cross

In no particular order . . .

Rapeseed in bloom on The Ridgeway near Bledlow

Rapeseed in bloom on The Ridgeway near Bledlow

Photo: Peter McClure (1)

Coombe Hill Monument from Ellesborough Church Tower

Coombe Hill Monument from Ellesborough Church Tower

Photo: Martyn Loach (4)

The Official Entrance to Chequers

The Official Entrance to Chequers

Photo: Peter Crinson (3)

A Chiltern Gentian (I believe) on Coombe Hill

A Chiltern Gentian (I believe) on Coombe Hill

Photo: Colin Wingfield (2)

Pulpit Wood

Pulpit Wood

Photo: Peter Crinson (4)

The Memorial on the top of Coombe Hill

The Memorial on the top of Coombe Hill

Photo: Colin Wingfield (1)

Ellesborough Church

Ellesborough Church

Photo: Peter Crinson (5)

Ellesborough Church

Ellesborough Church

Photo: Martyn Loach (5)

On Beacon Hill (Ellesborough)

On Beacon Hill (Ellesborough)

Photo: Martyn Loach (3)

Coombe Hill

Coombe Hill

Photo: Peter Crinson (2)


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