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Ivinghoe Beacon

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Address: | Ivinghoe, Aldbury, Tring, England
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A good choice of walks.

We walked through the forest woodlands before taking on the steep climb and enjoyed every moment. Uninterrupted views of much local and distant scenery. Take a picnic and enjoy a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
one5piri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through the forest woodlands before taking on the steep climb and enjoyed every moment. Uninterrupted views of much local and distant scenery. Take a picnic and enjoy a great family day out.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I love the views from this beacon, looking out over the Vale. there is a little bit of a climb, but it worth the effort. Being the end (or beginning) of The Ridgeway there is a well worn track to the top. The car park is a fair size and you'll often find an ice cream van in the summer.... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Its quite simply a local landmark & attraction. There are a couple of car parks, that we found, in the area and both were FREE!! (We like this). The views were quite stunning. Local land marks stood out. Pitstone Windmill looked just like a model from the top. A number of walks & trails cross over the area. Some avoid... More 

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Thank Martin W
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Not far from Tring or Dunstable Ivinghoe Beacon is a great place to go if you want a walk with spectacular views. I had a walk for an hour and was quite tired by the end of it but it was worth it. In the distance you can see the Lion carved into the hillside by Whipsnade Zoo. Make sure... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Good circular walk from our campsite at Town Farm, easy walk with kids , good views. Seems to be popular spot to fly a kite

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A fabulous location. Staying at Town Farm campsite. Can see the hills from my tent. Took my children for a walk up to the top before breakfast. Only took us 45 minutes. Pitstone village nearby is lovely and only 20 minutes walk. Would recommend the area highly.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Beautiful views and lovely walks. Can get busy re car parking on lovely days, but so well worth a visit.

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Thank Munchkins810
Northampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great place to visit - we did as part of the Ridgeway Walk. We plan to come back and do some circular walks aroun the beacon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is our second holiday to the area and our second time up the beacon and I'd go again tomorrow in a heart beat. The climb fairly benign (our 4 year old ran up most of it). We walked from the campsite and it took us just over an hour. The wild flowers are amazing, as are the butterflies and... More 

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Thank Mel L
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Time to go for a walk and work off that big lunch? You could do a lot worse than a bit of exercise at Ivinghoe Beacon. Good parking and well made paths make this location accessible but there are some 'entertaining' hills to get to the top of the beacon. Once at the top there are some fantastic views and... More 

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