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Pulpit Hill and Ninn Wood is a 3 mile loop trail located near Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Length 3.0 mi Elevation gain 590 ft Route type Loop
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A circular walk close to the village of Monks Risborough in Buckinghamshire. The walk climbs into Pulpit Wood to visit the site of Pulpit Hillfort, before descending into the beautiful grasslands of Chequers Knap. Joining a section of The Ridgeway, you will enjoy beautiful views across the Chiltern Escarpment before returning through Grangelands nature reserve and Ninn Wood. The various woodlands are beautiful throughout the year, whilst the chalk grassland areas come alive in the spring and summer with wildflowers, orchids and butterflies. The walk includes many climbs and descents throughout, including a couple of steep sections. The paths can become very muddy after periods of rain and in winter, and some sections of the chalk surfaces can also become slippery. You will need to negotiate several kissing gates plus one stile (this has a built-in dog gate, and it can be avoided entirely by using a nearby kissing gate instead). You will cross one sheep pasture and you may come across conservation cattle grazing in the nature reserves at times. Most of the route is traffic-free, but there is one road crossing that needs care. Allow 1.5 hours.

The walk starts and finishes from the roadside parking area for Pulpit Wood, located on Longdown Hill about one mile east of Monks Risborough. To reach this parking area, travel north through Monks Risborough on the A4010. As you reach the roundabout (at Askett), turn right onto Cadsden Road. Follow this for about one mile (it becomes Longdown Hill) to reach the parking area on the left, marked with a National Trust sign for Pulpit Wood. Nearest post code HP27 0NB (from where you will need to continue east away from Monks Risborough for a further half mile).

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Shelly Baker
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Did this walk with my 7 years old, who had a great time. A wonderful hike, beautiful views and a few horses along the way. A very interesting and varied walk.

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Will Anderson
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Fantastic walk. Some pretty gnarly hills. Short but very steep. Stunning woods and meadows. Great for adventurous hounds.

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Sam Dives
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Lovely walk, will be doing this one again, paths were maintained etc. very peaceful!

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Chochichek Hamyachok
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Well nice walk

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Natasha P
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Kieran Hyland
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Steve Toon
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Merott M.
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Deeksha kaushik
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Hannes Beiderwieden
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Hannes Beiderwieden
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Kieran Hyland
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Christian Marcazzo
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Kieran Hyland
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Rachel Barnes
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Fox Seeker
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Kieran Hyland
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Lee Breeds
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