Living Magazines Berkhamsted Common Walk

Berkamsted Common

This 4.1 mile circular walk starts and ends at the rail station in Berkhamsted in the west of the county.  DISTANCE: 4.1 miles/6.6km START/FINISH: Berkhamsted Railway Station ACCESS: No stiles but there are hills and muddy sections You can download CPRE’s full details and map of the walk here. Nearly all of the walk is […]

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Ashley Green and Hockeridge Wood

An attractive, mainly level walk, which takes you along paths and quiet lanes through fields and woods: Hockeridge Wood and Pancake Wood have been planted with a wide variety of ornamental and forest trees including traditional native species such as beech, oak, and cherry. Information plates at the base of some of the trees tell […]

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Aldbury, Ashridge and Tring Park

A choice of stile-free walks visiting Aldbury, Ashridge and Tring Park. DISTANCE: Full walk 8 miles/13km; Ashridge only option 5.8 miles/9.2km; Wigginton 5 miles/8km TERRAIN: Easy walking on good paths with numerous gates. The full walk has two main uphill sections (total ascent 850ft/260m). Both shorter routes have one climb. The Ashridge option has a […]

Living Magazines Tring Park Walk

Circular Walk Around Tring Park

The old market town of Tring’s most well-known residents were the Rothschild family and this walk explores their influence on the town and the surrounding countryside. It includes a world famous museum, a magnificent village hall, a few follies and the all year round beauty of Tring Park. DISTANCE: 4.2miles TERRAIN: Easy walking on paths […]

Living Magazines Great Gaddesden from near the start of the walk

Hertfordshire Mansions and Parklands

A circular walk from Great Gaddesden created by Walking Britain. START/FINISH: Dirt layby on the A4146 (Grid ref TL030116), the Hemel Hempstead to Leighton Buzzard Road at Great Gaddesden DISTANCE: 7 miles / 11.4 km TERRAIN: Easy to moderate; ascent: 560 feet / 170 metres  MAPS: Ordnance Survey Explorer 181 You can view Walking Britain’s […]

Living Magazines Penn Jubilee Wood

Penn Jubilee Wood Walk

A more strenuous walk that visits Jubilee Wood, planted in 2012 to mark the Queen’s diamond jubilee, and several historic villages. There are a couple of shorter options. START: The Red Lion, Elm Rd, Penn HP10 8LF. Grid ref:SU 907937. Park alongside Widmer Pond, opposite The Red Lion DISTANCE: 10 miles/16km, with shorter 5 and […]

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Graham Greene’s Common

The walk takes in various parts of Berkhamsted and Northchurch Common which feature significantly in the works of Graham Greene. The route includes Kitchener’s Field, the car park at the top of New Road (an alternative start and finish point) the Common, Frithsden Beeches and the WW1 practice trenches.  START/END: Berkhamsted Railway Station or the […]

Living Magazines Aldbury Ashridge Drovers Walk

Ashridge Drovers Walk

The Ashridge Drovers Walk has 4-mile or 6-mile circular route options through farmland, woodland and commonland and past the National Trust Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre. START/END: Tring station DISTANCE: Short route 4 miles (6.4km), Long route 6 miles (9.7km) MAP: Ordnance Survey Explorer 181 Chiltern Hills North You can download Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural […]

Living Magazines Pitstone Hill

Pitstone Hill

This walk is about 3.5 miles long. An easy stretch for a Sunday afternoon. START/END: Memorial Hall car park DISTANCE: Approximately 3.5 miles (5.6km) You can download Pitstone Parish Council’s full description of the walk here. The Walk Starting from the Memorial Hall car park go across the recreation ground to the roundabout and turn […]

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Little Tring

Discover the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal and the historic Tringford pumping station on this circular walk, which starts from Tring Town Centre START/END: Frogmore Street East car park DISTANCE: Approximately 3 miles (5km) allow 1hr 3om MAP: Ordnance Survey Explorer 181 Chiltern Hills North You can download Tring Town Council’s full description […]

Living Magazines Wendover Woods Walk

Wendover Woods and Back

We’re lucky to have some great half-day and full-day circular walks taking in stretches of The Ridgeway on our doorstep. The one we have chosen for this issue is from the Chilterns Country Views of the Vale collection. START/END: Wendover Railway Station, Grid Reference: SP849067 DISTANCE: 7 miles, allow 3½ to 4 hours TERRAIN: Uphill […]

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Berkhamsted and Ashridge

This stile-free walk offers some great views over Berkhamsted from Ashridge as well as fields, valleys and woodland. START/END: Berkhamsted Railway Station, Station Approach, Berkhamsted HP4 2AR DISTANCE: 5 miles MAPS: OS Explorer 181, Chiltern Society 17 & 20 TERRAIN: Easy stile-free walking on level paths with three uphill sections PARKING: Berkhamsted Railway Station and […]