North Hertfordshire Ramblers

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Ten Walks in North Hertfordshire

Ten Walks in North Hertfordshire

This booklet describes ten walks of around 6 miles, specifically chosen to show off some of the best parts of North Hertfordshire. A clear OS full colour map Ten walks pic smallaccompanies the descriptive text of each walk with the route clearly marked out. 

How to buy your book:

  1. Pay £5 to NHRG electronically and then e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. providing your name and address with confirmation that you have made your BACS payment.
  2. Mailed Request to Harold Stokes, 15 Whitney Drive, Stevenage, SG1 4BE. Cheques for £5 should be made payable to North Herts Ramblers Group.
  3. The booklet is available on any North Herts Ramblers Group walk for £4. 
  4. Buy it at Countryside Ski and Climb 118-120 High Street, Stevenage, SG1 3DW or David's Bookshop at Letchworth.


NHRG OS Maps Library

You may borrow 1:25000 OS maps from the NHRG Library.

View available maps here

Please contact Harold Stokes

Ramblers Volunteers Newsletter

The latest volunteer newsletter can be found here.

Knebworth Park

Check out the Knebworth Park Right of Way changes.



Walk around Heartwood - Sandridge

This is a nice walk around the newly created Heartwood 'forest'. 6.5 miles. The paths are realy perfecly maintained,- not on the OS maps - so you need to improvise while following the route.. Walk details from the Woodland Trust magazine here. You can download the GPS track here.

Walks from The Times

Here are some local walks that have been published in The Times.

Old Warden & Northill Fishponds 9 miles

Stagenhoe 5.5 miles

Marston Vale 12.5 miles

Oaklands and Railway Tunnels Walk

A fine undulating 6.4 mile walk with beautiful views of unspoilt valleys, attractive woods and views of the East Coast Main Line as it passes over the viaduct and through the Welwyn tunnels. Walk details here.

Kingfisher Way walk

A short 5.5 mile walk around Radwell taking in Kingfisher Way and Letchworth Greenway. Walk details here.

Why walking is good for you

Why walking is the best exercise at any age - The Times article explains

How walking can keep you younger for longer - The Times article explains again!

Tuesday, January 22, 2019