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Lea Valley from Batford to Mill Green
Introduction to Walk 2945

Photo from the walk - Lea Valley from Batford to Mill Green

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Barry Mackie

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 440 feet / 133 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

From its source at Leagrave, just to the north of Luton, the River Lea (or Lee) flows for some 50 miles/80 kms to join the River Thames at Bow in East London, passing through Hertfordshire and Essex on its way. The walk described here is a section of The Lea Valley Walk, a trail that broadly follows the entire length of the river. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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