Sunday, 14 August 2022

Walking Routes

People in Hertford Heath woods looking at a map

Village Guide

Walking is an enjoyable way to keep fit and Hertford Heath is a naturally beautiful area to explore. 

It is one of a very few patches of surviving heathland in Hertfordshire which supports a special mix of wildlife.

Surrounded by nature reserves, the village provides the ideal base from where you can discover the delights of Balls Wood or Hobbyhorse Wood all expertly managed by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.

Walking in Hertfordshire

Walking Britain list a range of walks from easy circular walks to more demanding longer routes. All walks are free to download and print and all routes have GPS files.

The walks cover much of the attractive countryside around Hertford Heath. Routes pass many historic buildings including churches, country houses and wartime establishments. Many of the walks include sections of long distance footpaths.


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