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St Albans to Childwick Green
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Photo from the walk - St Albans to Childwick Green

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Time - 1 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

This is an easy short walk for all the family, taking around 1 and a half - 2 hours, so it is ideal for an afternoon or summer evening. It features typical Hertfordshire parkland which once formed the backdrop for large houses and a hamlet which typifies what the better landlords did for their tenants - and to beautify their own surroundings. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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