Great Progess on the new Waddesdon Greenway Route

Our latest route – Waddesdon Greenway, the new accessible 4km path linking Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Waddesdon Manor – is nearing completion after a hugely productive few months culminating with our work camp in early July with volunteers contributing over 250 days between them in exceptionally hot conditions.

Now two more volunteer weekends have been arranged during August and September.

The July work camp saw the construction of two bridges, 2,000 sandbags filled and used to make headwalls to 26 culverts, and several wooden benches built to go along the route.

Paul Irwin, Buckinghamshire County Council Deputy Cabinet Member for Transport, who hopes to join one of the future volunteer camps, said he was greatly encouraged by the local support for the project.

“When we open the Greenway in September, it will be in no small measure thanks to the volunteers from our community who put a huge effort into making it happen,” said Paul.

The two additional volunteering sessions on 11th & 12th August and 11th & 12th September to ensure the route is fully complete ahead of the formal opening on Thursday 13th September.  Please get in touch via to find out more.

The Waddesdon Greenway is a £1 million partnership between the Greenways and Cycle Routes charity, Buckinghamshire County Council, the Cycle Rail Working Group and the Waddesdon Estate. The official opening is scheduled for September.

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