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Hertfordshire Chain Walk

63 km / 39 miles

Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Gtr London
A chain of linking circular walks which stretch from near Crews Hill Station in the London Borough of Enfield to Ashwell Station in Cambridgeshire. Though each walk is complete in itself, they can be combined to provide a walk from London to Cambridgeshire and back. The route runs in a generally northerly direction, passing Cuffley, Little Berkhamstead, Hertingfordbury, Watton at Stone, Cottered and Therfield.

Milage given is station to station there and back makes the milage 87 miles.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Easy; Agricultural land
TL309001 - Crews Hill Station, Enfield, Gtr London
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TL297387 - Ashwell & Morden Station, Cambs, Gtr London
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User Group
East Herts Footpath Society
c/o Mark Westley, 38 Shephall Green, STEVENAGE, Hertfordshire, SG2 9XS
01438 234564

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Hertfordshire Chain Walk (East Herts Footpath Society - 1994)


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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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The Kings' House  (bookable online)
1 Km
30 Km
High Trees Farm  (bookable online)
4 Km
42 Km

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Route Profile:

63.2 Km (39.3 miles)
755 m (2,477 ft) ascent
161 m (528 ft)  maximum height