Princes RisboroughHigh Wycombe

Prihig one
Verified route

Verified Slow Way

Verified by 100.00% of reviewers

By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

16km/10mi

Ascent

343m

Descent

317m

Download this route

Are you sure you want to download this route?

Using a GPX file for the first time?

No, back to route

Give a hike

Pledge to walk this route and help firm up its place in the network - every walk helps.

So far it has been reviewed by four people and surveyed by zero people and

No other people have pledged to review this route.

Your pledged routes will show up in your pledges Waylist.

Every review and survey pledged and then walked will help make the Slow Ways network better, thank you for your help!

Sign up or log in to pledge to walk this route.

Back to route

Save to Waylist

Sign up or log in to save this route so you can find it more easily or plan a longer journey.

More options

Save to my account

Sign up or log in to save this route so you can find it more easily or plan a longer journey.

Print (via Inkatlas)

Survey this route

Review this route

Suggest a better route

Report a problem

Description

This is a Slow Ways route connecting Princes Risborough and High Wycombe.

Know of a better route? Share it here.

This is a Slow Ways route connecting Princes Risborough and High Wycombe.

Know of a better route? Share it here.

Status

This route has been reviewed by 4 people.

There are no issues flagged.

Photos for Prihig one

Photos of this route will appear when they are added to a review. You can review this route here.


Information

Verified route

Route status - Live

Reviews - 4

Average rating -

Is this route good enough? -  Yes (4)

There are currently no problems reported with this route.

Downloads - 10

Surveys

We are working to build-up a picture of what routes look like. To do that we are asking volunteers to survey routes so that we can communicate features, obstacles and challenges that may make a route desirable or not.

Slow Ways surveyors are asked to complete some basic online training, but they are not vetted. If you are dependent on the survey information being correct in order to complete a route, we recommend that you think critically about the information provided. You may also wish to wait until more than one survey has been completed.

Help people know more about this route by volunteering to submit a survey.

  1. Complete the survey training.
  2. Submit a survey for this route.

Sign up or log in to get the link to survey this route for Prihig.

Geography information system (GIS) data

Total length

Maximum elevation

Minimum elevation

Start and end points

Princes Risborough
Grid Ref SP8074503497
Lat / Lon 51.72439° / -0.83238°
Easting / Northing 480,745E / 203,497N
What3Words hourglass.leaky.windy
High Wycombe
Grid Ref SU8691693052
Lat / Lon 51.62958° / -0.74566°
Easting / Northing 486,916E / 193,052N
What3Words invite.debate.crass

Prihig One's land is

Arable 18.6%
Pasture 20.5%
Urban 36.2%
Woods 24.7%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

reviews


Derick Rethans

13 Nov 2022 Autumn

I walked this from Princess Risborough to High Wycombe on a warmish autumn morning, which was a little foggy (As the photos show).
It was a delightful route. It hadn't rained a lot in the past week, but it was still a little muddy in some places.

From Princess Risborough you quickly end up on lovely paths at field edges, with red kites circling above. It's a little up-and-downy. At Loosley Row there is a lovely set of farm houses, and then there is a stretch of road walking, albeit not very long and with a reasonable pavement. It goes up from here on. Near Lacey Green there were some cows in the field, but they ignored me. They were quite far away. After a few stretches through some more fields (without animals), the route continues through wooded lanes and along the edges of fields with crops. At one point there was a bunch of guys shooting grouse/pheasants, with their dogs fetching the fallen birds. The colours of the trees were awesome here. Bradenham Wood was gorgeous again, although I did get a little bit lost as the paths were hard to see due to all the leaves! The village of Saunderton looked very picturesque from the hill side. There is a shortcut at Bradenham's church, and you don't have to do the silly dogleg, although you can. From there on there are more wooded paths, and you go up again towards Hughenden Manor. From there it is a pleasant walk down the hill through the park, to end up besides the road going past lots of new developments. From there on it is a short stretch towards High Wycombe besides roads with pavemements.


Judith Grieves

19 Aug 2021 Summer

Lovely route.


Ianschagen

27 May 2021 Spring

The route was pretty well mapped and mostly easy, apart from a large amount of mud in the woods at Knaphill Common, which required a lot of detouring. The first section, across fields, is easy and scenic. Uphill on the road to Lacey Green is less so. After Lacy Green we encountered some mad cows in a field, one of whom chased us rather assertively. The do-leg at Bradenham could be shortened by walking across the green in front of the church, unless you want to go to the Red Lion pub by the main road.

Several coffee shops in Princes Risborough (including Crumbs Too), and café in Hughenden Manor stableyard. Red Lion pub at Bradenham is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 to 4.30.


QuercusXHispanica

03 May 2021 Spring

A great route through beautiful scenery and passing by Bradenham Manor and Hughenden Manor (both of which were home to Benjamin Disraeli).

The section from Princes Risborough to Bradenham Woods car park goes through rolling hills with sweeping views but does contain some stiles that might present an obstacle to the less mobile (there is a list of obstacles at the end of this review). While walking this section we also walked through a field that had cows in it (although we didn't bother them, and they didn't bother us). After this, there is a bit of a detour via the Red Lion at Bradenham, which you could cut short if you were not in need of refreshment. The section through Naphill and Downley common is best navigated with the aid of mapping software, unless you have a really good sense of direction.

Obstacles (latitude, longitude).
Stiles at:
51.7105217,-0.823783
51.7099876,-0.823285 (This one is particularly tricky because it is missing a step!)
51.7099762,-0.823327
51.7065773,-0.821195
51.7056885,-0.820630
51.694023, -0.813000
51.6935043,-0.811822
Field with cows at 51.6934814,-0.811935.


Share your views about this route, give it a star rating, indicate whether it should be verified or not.

Include information that will be useful to others considering to walk or wheel it.

You can add up to 15 photos.

Overall ratings

4 reviews


3 reviews

1 reviews

0 reviews

0 reviews

0 reviews

Show all


There are no other routes for Princes Risborough — High Wycombe

If you know a better way, then please let us know.

Review this better route and help establish a trusted network of walking routes.

Suggest a better route if it better meets our methodology.

See all routes from Princes Risborough.

See all routes from High Wycombe.