Lea Valley from Ware to Enfield Lock

Introduction to Walk 1698

Photo from the walk - Lea Valley from Ware to Enfield Lock

County/Area - Hertfordshire & Essex & London

Author - Barry Mackie

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 150 feet / 45 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk follows the River Lea through a variety of environments including the Lee Valley Park with its abundant wildlife.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

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Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 174 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 166 BUY MAP

Other walks nearby

Walk 3352
0.8 miles / 1.2 km away
The Greenwich Meridian, near Ware
Grade - easy
Length - 3.3 miles / 5.3 km
Walk 1725
2.0 miles / 3.2 km away
St Margaret's circular via Widford
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.2 miles / 16.6 km
Walk 3123
2.0 miles / 3.2 km away
Hertford East to Rye House
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.6 miles / 14 km
Walk 3578
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
Hertford and Ware Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1125
3.5 miles / 5.5 km away
Widford & Cold Christmas Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1723
4.4 miles / 7.1 km away
Broxbourne circular via Roydon
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km
Walk 1402
5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Burnham Green, Tewin and the Mimram Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2110
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
Ash Valley Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1024
6.3 miles / 10.1 km away
Essendon to Bayford Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2747
7.1 miles / 11.4 km away
Nazeingwood Common from Epping Green
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 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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