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Hertford East to Rye House
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Photo from the walk - Hertford East to Rye House

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 8.6 miles / 14 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Hertfordshire walk explores part of the River Lee Navigation, using two railway stations to start and end the route. To add variety a loop that takes you away from the canal to offer some different scenery, mainly woods, fields and farm land. The route also includes a section of the Hertfordshire Way.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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