Ash Valley Circular

Introduction to Walk 2110

Photo from the walk - Ash Valley Circular

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Grade - easy

This Hertfordshire walk starts in the ancient village of Much Hadham, birthplace of the Tudor dynasty. On its outward leg it follows the valley of the Ash to Widford and returns on the open ridge between the Ash and the Nimney Bourne passing three elegant houses of previous times. There is opportunity for refreshment in Widford and Much Hadham. 

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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