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Make time to get outside: choose a National Trust garden!

18/03/2020 11:13

Written by Bradt Guides

If you're working from home and social distancing, the world probably feels a small place at the moment. But thanks to the National Trust, we might be able to get outside this weekend after all. 

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Our literary landscape: 12 places that inspired the UK’s greatest writers

04/03/2020 21:09

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

Be transported to the likes of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland or A A Milne’s Hundred Acre Wood with a visit to one of these literary landscapes. 

 

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Dinner at The Maltsters Arms

24/04/2019 15:24

Written by Holly Parsons

This Henley pub is a fantastic place to round off a day in the Chilterns. 

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Interview with Gail Simmons

28/03/2019 15:07

Written by Gail Simmons

We chat to Gail Simmons about her experience of writing her new book The Country of Larks, a tale of her long-distance walk through the Chilterns from High Wycombe to Tring, following in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson.

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To hear a skylark?: An extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:25

Written by Gail Simmons

Join Gail Simmons on the last leg of her walk to Tring, as she searches for the elusive call of the skylark.

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The eye of the storm: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:18

Written by Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons laments the impact the maelstrom of HS2 will have on the Chilterns AONB.

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A most pleasant country: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:18

Written by Gail Simmons

Join Gail Simmons as she follows in the footsteps of Stevenson, exploring the lanes that lead to the chalky uplands of the Chilterns.

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Layers of history: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:07

Written by Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons describes her journey through Holmer Green, a sleepy little village that still reflects traces of its agricultural history.

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Setting out: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 09:51

Written by Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons recalls her journey following in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson, almost 150 years after he first alighted from the train at High Wycombe station.

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Six reasons to visit the Chilterns & the Thames Valley

06/03/2019 14:09

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

From literary and historical heritage to stunning landscapes and wildlife, the Chilterns & the Thames Valley offers plenty of reasons to visit. 

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