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Cow Roast and Aldbury from Tring Station
Introduction to Walk 2496

Photo from the walk - Cow Roast and Aldbury from Tring Station

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 420 feet / 127 metres

Grade - easy

This Hertfordshire walk, starting from Tring station, can be enjoyed without the need of a car. It starts off along the Grand Union Canal in the Bulbourne valley before climbing up to Northchurch Common, part of the National Trust Ashridge Estate. After that the walk is through typical Chiltern woodland, before descending to the pretty Hertfordshire village of Aldbury. There are opportunities for refreshment at Aldbury and just off the canal at Cow Roast. 

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Ivinghoe Beacon and the Bridgewater Monument from Tring
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Walk 2399
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Walk 2064
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Ivinghoe Beacon from the Ashridge Estate
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1007
1.6 miles / 2.6 km away
The Ashridge Estate circular
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3098
1.8 miles / 3.0 km away
Wendover Woods from Tring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3503
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Circular from Berkhamsted
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Walk 1297
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Berkhamsted and Northchurch Commons
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1399
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Berkhamsted & Northchurch Commons
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3360
3.4 miles / 5.4 km away
Cholesbury Camp and Hawridge
Grade - easy
Length - 4.4 miles / 7.2 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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Walking in the Chilterns

Walking in the ChilternsA guidebook to 35 walks in the Chiltern Hills of southern England. These chalk hills and ancient woodlands stretch from Reading and the Thames valley through Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire to Luton. Walking in the Chilterns - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - for walkers of all abilities, with walks from 4 to 12 miles long.
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