How to get there: Burnham Beeches is between Beaconsfield and Slough. The car park is accessible from the A355 in Farnham Common, along Beeches Road.
Grid Reference: SU 957 850
Nearest Postcode: SL2 3PS
Parking: Good-sized car park just off Lord Mayors Drive, where the walk begins.
Facilities: Toilets, café, dog-friendly pub (The Blackwood Arms).
Map with thanks to Ordnance Survey.
1. From the car park, head west down Lord Mayors Drive and reach Beeches Cafe. If you continue on to the crossroads and turn right, passing to the side of a gate and along onto Halse Drive. Continue along Halse Drive, passing by Victoria Drive on your left. Continue on Halse Drive. You will reach another track, Dukes Drive, bearing off to the right – pass by this and also the following track, McAuliffe Drive. At the fork in the track, bear right, and then continue ahead to reach a road.
2. Cross over the road and head through the metal gate. Keep ahead on this track and head through another gate at the edge of the wood, continuing on to walk between the lines of two wire fences. Keep on the path which will lead to a road. Here, turn right to pass by the Blackwood Arms and reach a T-junction. Here, turn right, passing by Abbey Park Lane on your left and continue on Park Lane, rounding a sharp right-hand bend in the road.
3. From here, continue walking along Park Lane until you reach the small parking area to your left, and where point 2 of this walk began. Turn left and follow this path down to McAuliffe Drive, where you should take the left here. If you head a little way along this and take a left in a gap in the trees, you can see the remains of Hartley Court Moat. Head back to the path and continue on it until you reach the path Dukes Drive, taking a left. Follow this until it reaches a gate and a white building visible to your left.
4. Take the right hand path, away from the white building, follow this onto Stewarts Drive where you should take a right turn. If you follow this down until you get to the junctions with Lord Mayors Drive, and back to where the walk began.