Chess Valley Challenge

Challenge yourself, friends and family to walk the 10 mile Chess Valley Way and raise funds for the Trust on this sponsored walking event. Discover the beautiful River Chess, walk through our stunning Frogmore Meadow Nature Reserve, explore lovely old villages and country pubs. The walk passes through the beautiful scenery of the Chess Valley and several attractive villages and at times gets close to the clear sparkling waters of the River Chess, one of the Chilterns' famed chalk streams.

Family taking part in the challenge walk

£5 - £10
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About the challenge


The route is a 10 mile linear walk starting in Rickmansworth and finishing in Chesham. You can opt for a shorter walk by stopping off at either Chorleywood station (approx 4 miles) or Chalfont & Latimer station (approx 6 miles) making this Challenge walk suitable for all the family. As a thank you for fundraising for the Trust, each participant will be given a branded reusable water bottle when setting off from the Rickmansworth registration point.


Adults £10

Children £5 (under 16s)

Registration Pack

We will send your registration pack on registering, including details of the walk, where to stop for breaks, alternative shorter routes and how to start your fundraising!

Terms and Conditions

Refunds will be given on registrations up to 1st May.  After this time we are regrettably unable to give refunds.

This is a self-guided walk.  Please follow the signs and keep to the footpaths at all times.  Participants will be responsible for the own well-being and are recommended to bring a first aid kit, plenty of water and refreshments.  There are several nearby pubs enroute but additional toilet provisions are not available.

Dogs are very welcome on leads.

Return transport from Chesham to Rickmansworth by train is at the participant's cost (£1.60 per person).

Event Location: Train Station, Rickmansworth, WD3 1QY