• Foraged feasts and BFG footprints: my car-free break in the Chilterns

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    New bus routes make it easier to explore the rural idyll that inspired Milton, Roald Dahl and David Bowie. Last autumn our author immersed herself in the woods and fare of Buckinghamshire Sunlight slants through the woodsmoke. Inside a big, fairy-lit tipi, tables are decked with candles and fresh maple branches. I'm just starting a five-day car-free break in the Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with easy access by train, Metropolitan Line tube, and two new bus routes that started in August 2021. My favourite car-free walk in the area is a circuit from Tring station up the...
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