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The Phoenix Trail

Princes Risborough to Thame, Thame, England
+44 845 113 0065
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Best cycle ride for young and old

No cars , no mother bikes. No hills No bends old train track runs for miles and miles. Everyone you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul c
via mobile
A good walking or cycling trail

This is a well surfaced long path, suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dianne J
Bewdley, United Kingdom
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“old railway” (10 reviews)
“horse riders” (4 reviews)
“pleasant walk” (4 reviews)
Princes Risborough to Thame, Thame, England
+44 845 113 0065
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No cars , no mother bikes. No hills No bends old train track runs for miles and miles. Everyone you meet says hello. Runners and cycling mix. Stroll , run , ride it’s very safe and easy

Thank Paul c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well surfaced long path, suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, and very popular with local people.

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Then we got a cab home as it was a bank holiday not many trains either but Thame to Princess Risborugh is a delite

Thank ButlerInService
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Ideal for cyclists that want a safe easy route for a little exercise. Great for kids cycling as no traffic. Enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. About 7 miles a flat pathway - great for jogging but not as scenic as Pulpit Hill, Beacon and...More

Thank regulartraveller01
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We are so lucky to have this but please, dog owners (and I am one myself), do not let your dogs off the lead and certainly stop letting them pooh everywhere and put your pooh bags in a bin! Read the do's and don'ts at...More

Thank 50lucky123
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

If you’re after a walk off roads with safe crossings for family, or dog walking or a run this is perfect. A little overgrown now and a shame about people loitering which spoils it for everyone but it’s a flat pathed 7.5mile track from Thame...More

Thank Sammzie
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great cycle trail for the young and old with lots of sculptures along the way that make this trail fun. During the summer the presence of brambles and stinging nettals protruding into the path way can make it more risky for younger cyclists that are...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A very peaceful walk which i began a mile from Thame.A thoroughly enjoyable wander which cut through some picturesque countryside.I have walked many old disused lines and have never seen a busier one yet...this seems to be a firm favourite for cyclists,i walked past dozens.A...More

1  Thank shane s
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The trail follows the line of a disused railway and has been surfaced with tarmac for much of its length near Thame. Nearer Princes Risborough the surface is less formal but still easily passable. The walk is level with small inclines over short distances so...More

Thank KeithN555
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful trail, lovely views and perfect with small children - highly recommend. It is very flat with grassy verges to stop for drinks and picnics and everyone else Doug the trail was friendly

Thank Emma H
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Catherine S
2 September 2017|
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Response from Sue3055 | Reviewed this property |
You have to come off the route and go in the pubs or cafes
2 April 2016|
Response from AS2552 | Reviewed this property |
Parking depends on the time and day you go, and at what point you intend to join the trail. At the end nearest the Lord Bill's Upper School in Thame, you could try parking in the school's top car park near the main road on a... More