The Chilterns Walking Festival will be returning with more than 80 walks and outdoor events.

Running from May 22 to June 6, the walks will help people explore the landscape, villages, nature and heritage of the Chilterns.

The activities and events are designed to appeal to different age groups, interests and levels of fitness. The festival hosts activities for fitness, families, discovering history and sampling local drinks and produce.

Read also: Appleford village's anger at flyover for Thames crossing plans

Chilterns Conservation Board People & Society Officer Annette Venters said: “After months of lockdown we are delighted to be offering such a full programme of events. It will be a chance to explore and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Chilterns in small groups, led by experienced guides”.

Details of all guided walks available in the spring programme will be online in mid-April via:

Keep up to date with all the latest news on our website, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For news updates straight to your inbox, sign up to our newsletter here.

Have you got a story for us? Contact our newsdesk on or 01865 425 445.