GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hertfordshire Way

166 miles (267 km)

Explore some of the finest countryside and prettiest towns and villages in this fascinating county. The path is circular, visiting Ashridge Forest, St Albans, Hetford, Codicote, Tring, King's Langley, Cuffley and Bishop's Stortford. There's also some lovely scenery to enjoy with much of the walk taking place with the Chiltern Hills in the background. Places of interest include the beautiful Ashridge Estate near Berkhamsted (video below) and Shaw's Corner - the former residence of playwright Bernard Shaw located at Ayot St Lawrence, near Welwyn. The Friends of the Hertfordshire way have split the walk into the following manageable sections, each of about 12 miles in length:

Royston to Wallington 11.1 miles
Wallington to Willian (Letchworth) 11.4 miles
Willian to Codicote 11.8 miles
Codicote to St. Albans 12.6 miles
St. Albans to Markyate 11.0 miles
Markyate to Tring Station 10.9 miles
Tring Station to Kings Langley 15.0 miles
Kings Langley to Shenley 12.8 miles
Shenley to Cuffley 11.5 miles
Cuffley to Hertford 12.6 miles
Hertford to Broxbourne 12.0 miles
Broxbourne to Hertford 12.5 miles
Hertford to Widford 13.6 miles
Widford to Bishop's Stortford 11.1 miles
Bishop's Stortford to Hare Street 11.4 miles
Hare Street to Royston 12.7 miles

The walk is waymarked with a green sign featuring the head of a deer.

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Hertfordshire Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hertfordshire Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Southmill Lock Bishop's Stortford

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Waterford Marshes

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Grand Union Canal near Berkhamsted

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St. Albans Cathedral

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Shaw's Corner, Ayot St Lawrence -Country home of playwright Bernard Shaw

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St Paul's Walden Bury Estate - lake and pavilion

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Weston hills

Panoramio: Photos are copyrighted by their owners


GPS Files

GPX File

Hertfordshire Way.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Hertfordshire Way.mmo (right click - 'Save As')