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Ebury Way

5 km / 3 miles

The Ebury Way is an easy route for cyclists, walkers, and horse-riders and uses a surfaced disused railway track. It crosses the Colne, Chess and Gade rivers - the Three Rivers - and the Grand Union Canal, as it threads through suburban fringes in a mixture of habitats for wildlife in open moor, scrubby wood and watersides.

Cycling is permitted along the whole length but horse-riders are restricted to the eastern section between Moor Lane Crossing and Rickmansworth. The path is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchair users; disabled people can open the gates using RADAR keys. It forms part of National Cycle Network route 6/61, that continues to Watford making one link to it from the Grand Union Canal.

A route leaflet may be downloaded from the link below. On OS Explorer mapping it is named as a cycle route.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Former Railway; Cycle Route; Horse Ride (Multi User)
TQ062941 - Rickmansworth, Herts
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TQ115954 - Watford, Herts
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Explore the Ebury Way (Three Rivers District Council - 1996)


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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.
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Route Profile:

5.7 Km (3.5 miles)
41 m (135 ft) ascent
67 m (220 ft)  maximum height