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A circular from Aldenham to Watling Street
Introduction to Walk 3511

Photo from the walk - A circular from Aldenham to Watling Street

County/Area - Hertfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Grade - easy

This is a rural Hertfordshire walk starting only a couple of miles from the major Hertfordshire town of Watford. The fields are still on a human scale, mostly used for proper farming, and there is plenty of interest to look out for en route. The history encountered stretches from the prehistoric through the Roman and Medieval to WWI and II - and beyond if you count the Beatles. There are also three opportunities for refreshment. For a longer walk it could be combined with Walk 1609. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1609
Hertfordshire Way from Aldenham to Bricket Wood
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2062
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Cassiobury Park & Grand Union Canal, Watford
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km
Walk 3122
4.6 miles / 7.4 km away
Moor Park to Rickmansworth
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1343
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
St Albans & Gorhambury
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1931
5.8 miles / 9.2 km away
Rickmansworth circular via Croxley Green and Watford
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3403
6.2 miles / 10.0 km away
Chipperfield to Kings Langley Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1507
6.2 miles / 10.0 km away
Grandad's walk from Chipperfield Common
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km
Walk 1815
6.2 miles / 10.0 km away
Hertfordshire Way between Chipperfield and Bovingdon
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1122
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
St Albans to Childwick Green
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2907
7.6 miles / 12.2 km away
Hemel Hempstead Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1022
7.7 miles / 12.2 km away
Sandridge Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

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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