8 October 2017: Along the Chess Valley

A killjoy suggested this would be the last sunshine we would have on a walk until the spring, but at least this was a lovely sunny day, and even though we got there on the “underground”, to Chorleywood, the Chess valley was delightfully rural.

Chess valley

Nicola led this walk which mostly followed the modest river Chess up to Chesham. Our first impromptu stop was to buy watercress at a farm which also had these llamas:


On the other hand, this crocodile encountered near the end was a little lifeless:

Tractor and Crocodile



About Humphrey Southall

Director, Great Britain Historical GIS; Reader in Geography, University of Portsmouth
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