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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

Start - OS grid reference TL359141
Lat 51.809025 // Long -0.030156
Postcode SG12 9BS (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This is a riverside walk along the banks of the Lee Navigation on paths that are generally in good condition. It is part of "The Lea Valley Walk", a 50mile/80km trail through the Lea Valley between Luton and East London. The waymarker symbol is a white swan on a dark green background and for this section is surprisingly sporadic.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

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. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 174Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 174Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 166Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 166Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walk 1741 Rye House circular via Roydon and Stanstead Abbots - easy/mod - 9.1 miles/14.8 km

Walk 3530 Roydon to Epping - easy/mod - 9.3 miles/15 km

Walk 1723 Broxbourne circular via Roydon - moderate - 10.3 miles/16.7 km

Walk 1402 Burnham Green, Tewin and the Mimram Valley - easy - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 2110 Ash Valley Circular - easy - 5.5 miles/8.9 km

Walk 3661 Essendon & Little Berkhamsted Circular - easy/mod - 7.4 miles/12 km

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