GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Little Berkhamsted Walks

5 miles (8.5 km)

This Hertfordshire based village lies just to the south west of Hertford. The attractive village is known for the Grade II listed Stratton's Tower, an excellently preserved five-storey observatory dating to 1789. There's also Little Berkhamsted House an 18th century house notable for its stately Greek Dorich porch.
This circular walk from the village uses part of the Hertfordshire Chain Walk to explore the villages, countryside and woodland surrounding Little Berkhamsted.
The route starts in the village and heads east to the neighbouring village of Bayford. You then head south passing Gidner's Wood and Blackfan Wood. Just before Newgate Street you turn west to head past Ponsbourne Park Hotel towards Epping Green. From here you continue north to return to Little Berkhamsted.


SG13 8LY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Little Berkhamsted OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Little Berkhamsted Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Little Berkhamsted

  • Hertford Heath - A circular walk around this pretty nature reserve in Hertford.
  • Hertford to Ware River and Canal Walk - Enjoy walk along the River Lea on this popular waterside walk in Hertfordshire
  • Ware - This Hertfordshire based town has some nice canal and river trails to try.
  • Lea Valley Walk - A super walk with a series of delightful waterside sections along the River Lea
  • Rye Meads - This RSPB bird reserve in Hoddesdon has some nice nature trails to try.
  • Watton at Stone - This Hertfordshire based village has some lovely trails through the River Beane Valley and a fine local country estate to explore.
  • Cheshunt - This Hertfordshire based town is a great place to start a walk with miles of varied trails to try
  • Broxbourne Woods - Follow the Broxbourne Woods Nature Trail on this splendid walk in Hertfordshire


Back in the village you can enjoy some post exercise rest and refreshment at the Five Horseshoes. The Grade II listed pub serves a fine Sunday lunch and has a pleasant garden area to relax in. They are located on Church Road at postcode SG13 8LY for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The country and woodland trails are ideal for dog walking. The Five Horseshoes mentioned above is also dog friendly.


Rush Hour, Little Berkhamsted - - 2985567

Rush Hour, Little Berkhamsted

Little Berkhamsted Village Green - - 751658

Looking across The Village Green and cricket ground from the Hertfordshire Way - Bridleway from Epping Green to Little Berkhamsted Lane. On the left are new houses along "The Boundary", the village shop, the Coach and Horses Pub in the middle (to the right of the large tree) and the Village Hall & houses on the right.

Looking Across Field of Buttercups Towards Bayford House - - 2976957

Looking Across Field of Buttercups Towards Bayford House

Stratton's Tower, Little Berkhamsted (50726890346)

Stratton's Tower. An observatory tower, now a dwelling, built in 1789 for Admiral J. Stratton.

Doric temple, Ponsbourne Park - - 3262665

Doric temple, Ponsbourne Park

Large evergreen at Ponsbourne Park - - 3262672

Large evergreen at Ponsbourne Park

Ponsbourne Park Hotel, Newgate Street, Hertfordshire - - 1281207

Ponsbourne Park Hotel, Newgate Street, Hertfordshire. Spring view of beautifully cut lawn and spring blossom on the tree.

Field at Epping Green - - 1839476

Field at Epping Green


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