Circular from Great Gaddesden to Little Gaddessden

Introduction to Walk 2795

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 770 feet / 233 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk explores some of the hamlets of the Chilterns which, although close to Hemel Hempstead retain their remoteness in their quiet locations. It goes over the typical chalk uplands of the Gade valley and up to the beechwoods of the National Trust Ashridge estate. It passes charming 17th century cottages, a vineyard, a Buddhist Temple and long established churches. The country truly merits its AONB designation. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2999
Mansions & Parklands from Great Gaddesden
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1833
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Great Gaddesden from Jockey End
Grade - easy
Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 1504
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Potten End Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3503
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Circular from Berkhamsted
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1297
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Berkhamsted and Northchurch Commons
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1399
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Berkhamsted & Northchurch Commons
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1007
3.5 miles / 5.5 km away
The Ashridge Estate circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3097
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Markyate and Flamstead Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2907
3.7 miles / 5.8 km away
Hemel Hempstead Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1999
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
The Chilterns above Tring
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2399
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
The Chilterns above Tring (short version)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 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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