Starting from Hemel Hempstead Station this is a walk which can be enjoyed without a car. The station is right on the edge of the town so virtually all the route is through the open country, much of it through Boxmoor Trust land, on the plateau of the Chilterns and along the Grand Union Canal. There are lots of reminders of the history of the area from 1594 through WWII. If you are lucky you may see a couple of rare farm breeds kept on Trust land and some interesting birds along the canal. Refreshment may be had every couple of miles or so. For a longer walk it can be combined with walk 1502.
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Other walks nearby
Walk 1504 - 2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Walk 3403 - 2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Walk 1507 - 2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Walk 1815 - 2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Walk 2795 - 3.7 miles / 5.8 km away
Walk 2999 - 3.7 miles / 5.8 km away
Walk 3503 - 4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Walk 1297 - 4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Walk 1399 - 4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Walk 3097 - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km away
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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Please Note - These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described.
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