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Name/head of deerHertfordshire Way

267 km / 166 miles

Herts
The Way provides a route around one of the smallest counties visiting such as Codicote, St Albans, Tring, King's Langley, Cuffley and Bishop's Stortford with contrasting scenery and history.

The route passes through a variety of Hertfordshire scenery, mostly in open countryside but also through some of the more interesting and attractive villages. It includes the fringes of the Chilterns and Ashridge Forest, a National Trust estate. Hertford and St Albans, as the County Town and the main historic centre, are the only large towns on the route.

There is an extension not shown on OS mapping of some 24 miles providing an alternative more easterly route from Cuffley to Hertford, going into the Lea and Ash valleys. This is described in the guidebook in two legs, from Cuffley to Broxbourne (12 miles) and Broxbourne to Hertford (12.5 miles), making some 190 miles of route in all.

Although originally inspired by the Ramblers to celebrate the Ramblers' diamond jubilee in 1995, the Friends of The Hertfordshire Way is an autonomous group.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Name/head of deer
Waymark
Name/head of deer
Attributes
Heritage
Start and Finish
TL357403 - Royston, Herts
View on StreetMap
Open Date
1998
User Group
Friends of the Hertfordshire Way
 
53 Green Drift, ROYSTON, Herts, SG8 5BX
 
01763 244509

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback
Hertfordshire Way (Book Castle - 2005)

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
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OS Landranger Active
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OS Explorer
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OS Explorer Active
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
B & B Accommodation
Chimneys  (bookable online)
5 Km
38 Km
Self-catering
High Trees Farm  (bookable online)
4 Km
63 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Kings' House  (bookable online)
2 Km
69 Km
Self-catering
Black Swan  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
106 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
155 Km
Self-catering
The Straw House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
192 Km
Hotels
The Lord Lister Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
231 Km
Hotels
Ramada Cromwell Stevenage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
237 Km

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Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

266.2 Km (165.4 miles)
3,284 m (10,774 ft) ascent
221 m (725 ft)  maximum height