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River symbol within standard waymarksVer-Colne Valley Walk

24 km / 15 miles

A route following the Rivers Ver and Colne with several former watermills and wildlife habitats along the way.

The route is marked on OS Explorer mapping and is waymarked. The former publication covered the route along the Ver only from the start to Riverside Way at St Albans.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: River symbol within standard waymarks
River symbol within standard waymarks
Easy; River
TL103120 - Redbourn, Hertfordshire
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TQ116959 - Watford, Hertfordshire
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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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The Straw House  (bookable online)
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8 Km

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Route Profile:

23.3 Km (14.5 miles)
133 m (436 ft) ascent
104 m (341 ft)  maximum height