Hertford and Ware Circular

Introduction to Walk 3578

Photo from the walk - Hertford and Ware Circular

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Barry Mackie

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Grade - easy

At Hertford, the county town, the rivers Beane, Lea, Mimram and Rib combine, and then flow on as the Lee Navigation to join the River Thames at Limehouse in East London. This walk explores this area offering some interesting insights into the waterways in the area.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 174 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 166 BUY MAP

Other walks nearby

Walk 3123
0.1 miles / 0.2 km away
Hertford East to Rye House
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.6 miles / 14 km
Walk 1698
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
Lea Valley from Ware to Enfield Lock
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km
Walk 3352
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
The Greenwich Meridian, near Ware
Grade - easy
Length - 3.3 miles / 5.3 km
Walk 1402
3.1 miles / 4.9 km away
Burnham Green, Tewin and the Mimram Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1725
3.5 miles / 5.5 km away
St Margaret's circular via Widford
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.2 miles / 16.6 km
Walk 1024
4.3 miles / 6.8 km away
Essendon to Bayford Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1723
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Broxbourne circular via Roydon
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km
Walk 1125
5.6 miles / 8.9 km away
Widford & Cold Christmas Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2441
5.8 miles / 9.3 km away
Lea Valley from Mill Green to Ware
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2457
6.4 miles / 10.2 km away
Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 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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