GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Wiggington Walks

5 miles (8.1 km)

This village is located near Tring in Hertfordshire. It's located on the edge of the Chilterns and has some nice canal trails and local reservoirs to visit.
This circular walk from the village visits the Grand Union Canal to the east of the settlement.
The walk starts in the village where you can pick up The Ridgeway National Trail. Follow the waymarked footpath east and it will take you past Pendley Manor and Chestnut Wood to the canal. You can then follow the towpath south and it will take you to Cow Roast Lock where you head south west along the Icknield Way Path to Crawley's Lane. The route then turns north through Wigginton Bottom to return to the village.

Wiggington OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Wiggington Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Wiggington

  • Tring Circular Walk - This circular walk explores some of the highlights surrounding the Hertfordshire town of Tring
  • Tring Park - This splendid park in the Chilterns AONB has lots of good walking trails to try
  • Tring Reservoirs - Enjoy a waterside walk around these pretty reservoirs in Hertfordshire
  • Pitstone Windmill - This walk visits the Grade II listed Pitstone Windmill, near Ivinghoein Buckinghamshire.
  • Ivinghoe Beacon - Climb to the top of this iconic hillin theChilterns on this walk in Buckinghamshire
  • Wilstone Reservoir -
  • The Ridgeway - Step back in time on this wonderful 85 mile route which follows an ancient chalk ridge route used by prehistoric man The trail starts at Overton Hill in Wiltshire on the edge of the Marlborough Downs and heads east through the Chiltern Hills to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire
  • Wendover Canal Arm - This easy walk follows the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal from Wendover to Bulbourne
  • Wendover Circular Walk - This circular walk explores the area surrounding the Buckinghamshire town of Wendover
  • Wendover Woods - Enjoy miles of great cycling and walking trails in this large forest in Buckinghamshire
  • Icknield Way Path - The Icknield Way Path starts at Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire and heads to Knettishall Heath in Suffolk along prehistoric pathways
  • Grand Union Canal Walk - Follow the towpath of Britain's longest canal from London to Birmingham on this fabulous waterside walk

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The village is located just south of Tring where you can visit Tring Park and the waterside trails at the Tring Reservoirs.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Chilterns Walks page.

Photos

St. Bartholomew's, Wigginton - geograph.org.uk - 106732

St. Bartholomew's, Wigginton

Ridgeway by Langton Wood - geograph.org.uk - 575970

Ridgeway by Langton Wood. Crossing green pasture and woodland between Tring Park and the A41.

The Ridgeway near Wigginton - geograph.org.uk - 184038

The Ridgeway near Wigginton

The Ridgeway path climbs the hill - geograph.org.uk - 1284248

The Ridgeway path climbs the hill Between Aldbury and Pendley the Ridgeway crosses the Tring Gap through the Chilterns. Here it is climbing the hill towards Wigginton

Gardens, Pendley Manor Hotel - geograph.org.uk - 339706

Gardens, Pendley Manor Hotel. This is a view into part of the extensive gardens that surround Pendley Manor Hotel. There is an annual Shakespeare festival held in these grounds, a concept originated by the BBC equestrian commentator, Dorian Williams, who used to live in the Manor.

Grand Union Canal, South of Bridge No 135 - geograph.org.uk - 1514871

Grand Union Canal, South of Bridge No 135

Grand Union Canal, Cow Roast Lock No 46 - geograph.org.uk - 1514928

Grand Union Canal, Cow Roast Lock No 46

Sweeping fields near Wigginton - geograph.org.uk - 130816

Sweeping fields near Wigginton. The woods in the background are Harding's Wood. This photo taken from Crawley's Lane.

GPS Files

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Memory Map Route

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