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Cuckolds Cross & Whitwell from St Paul's Walden
Introduction to Walk 2708

Photo from the walk - Cuckolds Cross & Whitwell from St Paul's Walden

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Hertfordshire walk mainly uses old green lanes to go through a varied landscape of fields, woods and hedgerows to arrive at the Holt and then by footpaths to Cuckolds Cross. After that there is a section of larger arable fields where you join the Hertfordshire Way to reach Whitwell, an expanded village with an interesting older centre. The final leg passes through a rare breeds farm and The Bury, birthplace of the late Queen Mother. There are pubs in St Paul's Walden and Whitwell. At times when footpaths have been ploughed and not restored a compass may be useful, but is by no means essential. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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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