Essendon to Bayford Circular

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Photo from the walk - Essendon to Bayford Circular

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This is a very easy walk to follow. The paths are well signed and clear and lead through a variety of fields and woodland sometimes in secluded valleys and sometimes on the higher ground providing wide views over the surrounding countryside of Hertfordshire. There are three opportunities for refreshment stops. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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