GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Nickey Line-Hemel-Hempstead to Harpenden

8 miles (13 km)

This short off road cycle or walking route runs along the Nickey Line - a disused railway track running from Hemel Hempstead to Harpenden. The trail forms part ofRoute 57of theNational Cycle Network(theOxfordtoWelwyn Garden Cityroute), and runs for about eight miles on a flat path.
This is a nice safe and easy route making it ideal for a family ride.

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Nicky Line-Hemel-Hempstead to Harpenden OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Nicky Line-Hemel-Hempstead to Harpenden Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Photos

Redbourn, The Nicky Line - geograph.org.uk - 142192

The trackbed of the dismantled Hemel Hempstead to Harpenden railway (The Nicky Line) viewed looking southwards towards Hemel from the M1 Motorway bridge.

Hemel Hempstead, The Nicky Line - geograph.org.uk - 586106

The path viewed looking towards the Highfield area of Hemel Hempstead.

Hemel Hempstead, The Nicky Line - geograph.org.uk - 585262

Hemel Hempstead: The Nicky Line. The trackbed of the dismantled Hemel Hempstead to Harpenden railway (The Nicky Line) viewed looking across the bridge over Three Cherry Trees Lane. The route is now a footpath and is also one of the few opened sections of the proposed National Cycle Network Route 57 that will eventually run from Cricklade in Wiltshire to Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire.

The Nicky Line crosses the M1 - geograph.org.uk - 1535045

The Nicky Line crosses the M1. The completed tunnel that takes the Nicky Line underneath the newly widened M1 at Redbourn.

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

Hemel Hempstead to Harpenden.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Hemel Hempstead to Harpenden.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)