Gerrards CrossIver

Gerive one
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By Hevver on 21 Apr 2021


Distance

14km/9mi

Ascent

69m

Descent

118m

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Description

Goes through Bulstrode Park, Black Park and Langley Park. Crosses major dual carriageway with fast traffic but good visibility and the opportunity to pause in the middle. Could avoid this by a 500m diversion to a roundabout if preferred

Goes through Bulstrode Park, Black Park and Langley Park. Crosses major dual carriageway with fast traffic but good visibility and the opportunity to pause in the middle. Could avoid this by a 500m diversion to a roundabout if preferred

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Reviews - 2

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Grade 3: Route includes rough surfaces that may include small boulders, potholes, shallow ruts, loose gravel, short muddy sections.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Present at time of survey Public toilet (1)
Present at time of survey Wheelchair accessible toilet (1)
Not present at time of survey Supermarket (1)
Present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Maybe present Vegan restaurant (1)
Not present at time of survey Accommodation (1)
Not present at time of survey Accommodation < £50 (1)
Not present at time of survey Campsite (1)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (1)
Not present at time of survey Free wifi (1)
Not present at time of survey Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Not present at time of survey Train station (1)
Present at time of survey Bench (1)
Present at time of survey Picnic table (1)
Present at time of survey Bus stop (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (1)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (1)
Not present at time of survey Wading (1)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (1)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (1)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (1)
Maybe present Very slippery (1)
Maybe present Very muddy (1)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (1)
Not present at time of survey Likely to flood (1)
Present at time of survey Long grass sections (1)
Not present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Not present at time of survey Stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Not present at time of survey Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (1)
Not present at time of survey Flights of steps (1)
Present at time of survey Gates (1)
Present at time of survey Kissing gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (1)
Present at time of survey Cycle barriers (1)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle grids (1)
Not present at time of survey Fords (1)
Not present at time of survey Narrow bridges (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (1)
Present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Present at time of survey Horses possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (1)
Not present at time of survey Potential falls (1)
Not present at time of survey Exposed to elements (1)
Not present at time of survey Remote area (1)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (1)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (1)
Not present at time of survey No visible path (1)
Not present at time of survey Seasonal nesting birds (1)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Present at time of survey Free of stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

The narrowest part of the path is 40.0cm (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking East 10.0% (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking West 10.0% (1)

The steepest camber gradient across the path 4.0% (1)

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Clear (1)

Successfully completed

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Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Recommended by an expert

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Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Terrain

We asked route surveyors to estimate how much of the route goes through different kinds of terrain.

15.0% of the route is on roads (1)

10.0% of the route is lit at night (1)

30.0% of the route is paved (1)

5.0% of the route is muddy (1)

15.0% of the route is over rough ground (1)

15.0% of the route is through long grass (1)

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Gerrards Cross
Grid Ref TQ0032388686
Lat / Lon 51.58811° / -0.55328°
Easting / Northing 500,323E / 188,686N
What3Words dine.bill.secret
Iver
Grid Ref TQ0385081192
Lat / Lon 51.52011° / -0.50461°
Easting / Northing 503,850E / 181,192N
What3Words drums.sage.noon

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reviews


Derick Rethans

07 Aug 2022

I walked this on a warm Saturday afternoon from Iver to Gerrards Cross.

It starts in busy Iver, where there are more cars on the pavement, then on the road. On the road, they go (too) fast. Luckily, this section is short and you end up going along (or among) some public foot paths soon enough. Bells Wood lane is fairly narrow, but had virtually no traffic.
It continues through Langley Country park with lovely wide lanes. The route has some access issues, but as long as you know how to read a compass and a map, you should be able to find your way to the north eastern corner to cross the busy and fast A412. Cross with care!
Black Park is lovely again, has a lake, toilets and a cafe.
When you come out of the park there is a little road walking, with light traffic, although they can go a little fast. It's not a very long section, before you start following the Beeches Way for a while. A land owner has cut off the signs of the Beeches Way through a field, and although they have made a foot path zigzagging around it with fences on each way, I recommend you follow the actual public way that diagonally crosses it.
After you pass through Fulmer, there are fields and sheep. Once you cross Windsor Road, there are public foot paths which you follow in a big V, but you can also walk along the third leg of the triangle to shorten the route a little. A little road walking follows with a big wall on the other side, take a little caution here.
After this, the route crosses a nice wide field, with lots of other walkers. It goes up a fairly steep hill. After another road walking section up a hill, you end up on (the very dry) Gerrards Cross Common, and soon at your destination at the station.

It's a pretty good route, with some annoying road walking, and some tricky crossing points.


Strider

24 Apr 2022

I walked from Iver to Gerrards Cross.
Iver is dominated by vehicles on the roads and on the pavements, but the section is short and there is an almost hidden path out of the town into the countryside. Beware these paths pop out onto lanes with fast traffic, some have crossing points.
Langley Park is beautiful, but the path marked on the OS map is unwalkable, partly blocked by dead-hedge to preserve the woods, and partly non-existent. See map below for alternatives (red lines), the best (easy to navigate and away from road) shown by the red arrow. The park exit is in the NW corner where there is a busy dual carriage way to cross, patience needed for gaps.
Then into Black Park along good paths to the lake where there is a café and toilets. Through the car park and head North past the tree houses along another good path through the woods. Cutting left through a new plantation to a road. You have to walk along the road, the first of many roads to walk on. Just past the junction is a gate to a rhododendron lined driveway, access
for expensive houses. Then out across and around grass fields to Fulmer. More countryside paths then the route goes along a footpath, but the bridleway slightly to the North is correct. Another walk in the road to fields and under the M25, another road then Bulstrode Park. Bear right across the grass into open parkland to a gate, up a road to the common and Gerrards Cross Highstreet.
This walk is mostly beautiful woods and countryside with lots to see and do, but is marred by some navigation issues and some uncomfortable road walking/crossing. Probably worth it though.


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