Dog walk

Pullingshill Wood, Walking The Trenches


Type of walk

Flat, Forest

What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, On Lead Areas, Refreshments Available

About this walk

This route takes you into Pullingshill Wood, home to the most complete set of WW1 training trenches in England. If you’re interested, you can find out more via the Archaeology in Marlow ROMADAM Project.

Parking available on the street in the village of Bovingdon Green, or combine with a pub lunch at the dog-friendly Royal Oak ( and ask to use their car park.

If you start at the Royal Oak, turn left out of the car park and walk a few hundred metres up the road before turning first left into Bovingdon Green. Head west along the road through the village. At the end of the road, take the right fork onto a track which curves round to the left.

Just past a tall hedge on the left, take the footpath on the left which heads south-west, between two fields. Follow this path as it descends down a small slope into Davenport Wood. Another path crosses and take this one to the right, heading west into the wood. After about 200 m, take the path that heads off to the left.

The path follows the edge of the wood, bringing out out onto quiet road that runs north-south. Cross over the road and turn right to follow the trench heading north.

The path eventually runs out and you will need to follow the road for about 200 m. At the t-junction, you have two options. You can either turn right along the road or, for a small extension, take the track straight ahead for about 100 m, take the first right and first right again back to the road.

If you followed the road, take the first right down a track, heading east. If you followed the extension, when you reach the road, cross straight over onto the track. The track becomes a path and heads into a field with horses. On the day I did this walk the horses were dog friendly. Continue to follow this path until you reach a stile which takes you onto a track running left/right. Turn left and follow the track as it bends left then right and brings you back into Bovingdon Green.

Walk added by

tourswithpaws profile


Profile · Walks

Walkiees Marketplacenew

Discover unique products and gifts for dogs & dog lovers. Visit the Marketplace →


Tap to view full size

Comments (0)

    No one has commented on this walk yet. Be the first and start the chat.

Log in to post a comment. Don't have an account? Create a free one now

How to get there


Chalkpit Ln, Marlow SL7 2JG, UK View on Google

what3words address

///quilting.send.stocky View on w3w

Location details

Bovingdon Green

Nearby dog walks


Thames Walk At Cookham Moor

Flat·Dog walk

2.7 miles away

Maidenhead, Cookham


Hilly, Flat·Dog walk

3.8 miles away

Maidenhead, Cookham

Thames Path - Cookham

Flat·Dog walk

3.8 miles away

Maidenhead, Cookham

Cookham, Berkshire

Flat, Forest·Dog walk

3.9 miles away

High Wycombe

Hughenden Park And Manor

Hilly, Flat, Forest, Park·Dog walk

5.6 miles away

High Wycombe, Hazlemere

Hazelmere Recreation Grounds

Flat, Forest·Dog walk

6.0 miles away


Stoke Poges

Flat·Dog walk

9.5 miles away


Dinton Pastures Country Park

Flat, Park·Dog walk

9.9 miles away


Black’s Park

Forest·Dog walk

11.3 miles away


Lily Hill Park

Hilly, Forest, Park·Dog walk

11.4 miles away

Egham, Englefield Green

Savill Garden & Polo Fields

Flat, Park·Dog walk

13.4 miles away

Denham, Uxbridge

Denham Country Park

Forest·Dog walk

13.5 miles away

Latest products

What's new in the Marketplace

Show all →

Join the pack

Become part of the Walkiees community. It's free.

Join now

What did you think of this walk?