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Burnham Beeches

Burnham Beeches is a 374.6 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest situated west of Farnham Common. The southern half is owned by the Corporation of London and is open to the public. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation. This site notably attracts visitors from outside to Burnham, and is highly valued locally as well.

You can find the leaflet containing the map lots of information about Burnham Beeches here.

Sensory trail

The sensory trail is the shortest at just under one mile long, taking under an hour and is suitable for families with children and people who are less mobile. The trail follows our easy access path, has ss be picked up from the site's Information Point or a PDF can be sent via email.



The historical trail is around five miles long and takes about 2.5 hours. This is probably better suited for more seasoned walkers.




The geology trail by the Bucks Earth Heritage Group is a 3km route that takes about 1.5 hours to complete and looks at the various geologi.

Simply Walk

Regular walks take place in and around Burnham as parts of Buckinghamshire’s Simply Walk scheme. All walks are free and led by a trained walk leader. For more information and details of current walks please visit the website here or email


Burnham Park

Burnham Park is a great destination to walk, run, work out or play in. The site serves all ages, with facilities including a MUGA basketball/football court, table tennis, an outdoor gym, community orchard, children’s playground, 1km running track, tree trail, and a vast space for dog walkers and any other activities too.

Why not download the ‘Nike Run Club’ App onto your phone to track your progress or for walking why not Download the Active 10 app from the App Store / Download the Active 10 app from Google Play.


George Pitcher Memorial Ground

Known to most as the Cherry Orchard, the George Pitcher Memorial Ground has a wonderful nature park at the rear, and the fantastic natural trim trail with equipment along the way, perfect for your daily walk. This site is especially popular with dog walkers.

George Pitcher Memorial Ground also holds an impressive sports and recreational ground featuring:

  • 3 full size football pitches

  • 2 junior size football pitches

  • 2 mini soccer pitches

  • Sports pavilion with toilets and changing rooms, also home to Learn to Dance

  • A nature reserve and dog walking area

  • Trim trail

The ground is also home to the very successful Burnham Juniors Football Club.


More information

For walks and ride routes, check out the Buckinghamshire Council page here.

Or use the public rights of way map here.

For more advice on walking and keeping fit, visit the NHS 'Walking for health' page

MoccasinGuru guide on walking and its benefits.

Fancy free walks:

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