Hughenden Manor and Downley stile-free walk

Hughenden Manor and Downley stile-free walk

A short easy-going walk which enables you to visit both the National Trust property of Disraeli’s home, Hughenden Manor, and also go for a walk along attractive woodland paths to the village of Downley and Downley Common. Downley Common is one of 200 commons in the Chilterns which all contain centuries of local history within them.

A children’s quiz has been developed to accompany this walk. There are lots of fun questions for children to answer about what they can see as they go round the route. Download the quiz and answer sheets below.

Quiz and answer sheets


HP14 4LB
Accessibility/terrain/walk info

Initial gradual climb from the church but then mainly level until a short climb before the driveway at the Manor.

Full route
Facilities & accessibility

Getting there: Buses pass the entrance to Hughenden Manor. There is parking off the driveway in front of church. Alternatively, continue uphill along the driveway to a car park on your right.

Refreshments: At ‘The Stables’, Hughenden Manor, when house is open. There are pubs in Downley and Downley Common.

More info
Sheet 172: Chiltern Hills East