Widford & Cold Christmas Circular

Introduction to Walk 1125

Photo from the walk - Widford & Cold Christmas Circular

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk uses the Hertfordshire Way to follow the pretty River Ash valley to Wareside and then over the broader uplands to Cold Christmas in the valley of the River Rib, another pleasant Hertfordshire stream. After a short stretch along the Rib, the Harcamlow Way is used to return via the Ash again and over uplands to Widford.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

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Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 166 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 167 BUY MAP

Other walks nearby

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2.5 miles / 3.9 km away
Ash Valley Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3352
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
The Greenwich Meridian, near Ware
Grade - easy
Length - 3.3 miles / 5.3 km
Walk 1725
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
St Margaret's circular via Widford
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.2 miles / 16.6 km
Walk 1698
3.5 miles / 5.5 km away
Lea Valley from Ware to Enfield Lock
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km
Walk 3123
5.5 miles / 8.8 km away
Hertford East to Rye House
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.6 miles / 14 km
Walk 3578
5.6 miles / 8.9 km away
Hertford and Ware Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1723
5.8 miles / 9.3 km away
Broxbourne circular via Roydon
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km
Walk 2411
5.8 miles / 9.3 km away
Albury Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3239
5.9 miles / 9.4 km away
Bishop's Stortford to Roydon (Stort Navigation)
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2747
6.5 miles / 10.4 km away
Nazeingwood Common from Epping Green
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

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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