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Potten End Circular
Introduction to Walk 1504

Photo from the walk - Potten End Circular

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Hertfordshire walk makes use of the Chiltern Way, The Grand Union Canal, and the Hertfordshire Way to form a pleasant loop in the Bulbourne Valley near Hemel Hempstead, one of the first post war new towns. This was conceived as a town in a park, so part of the walk actually cuts through the town which, apart from a short stretch, cannot be seen from the route - a tribute to post war planners. The canal stretch provides plenty of opportunity for observing wild life and there is a pub half way round and another at the end for refreshment. 

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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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