Walks in Hertfordshire

HGT 30th Anniversary Walks

To celebrate our 30th anniversary we put together some new walks taking in some of the county’s historic landmarks.  The walk routes and local information guides can be downloaded below.

Gadebridge Park & Jellicoe Water Gardens
Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire Landscape Parks – 10 walks to celebrate Lancelot Brown.

Hertfordshire Gardens Trust has created a series of guided walks. The background to the choice of walks is described in the short document which may be downloaded here. A map of the landscape walks may be downloaded here. The walks leaflets may be downloaded below:

HGT walk around Ashridge, Berkhamstead


A circuit of about 3 1⁄2 miles (5.5 km). OS Explorer Map 181. Paths through the woods can be muddy.

HGT walk around Beechwood Park, Markyate


A circuit of about 3 miles (5 km), on and off road, passable all year round. OS Explorer Map 182

HGT walk around Brocket Hall, Welwyn


A circular walk of 2 miles (3.2 km)

HGT Walk around Digswell Park, Welwyn


The walk is a circuit of about 21⁄2 miles (4 km), which can be muddy. OS Explorer Map 182.

HGT Walk around Kimpton Hoo


The walk is a hilly circuit of about 4 1⁄2 miles (7.5 km) over roads and footpaths with good views. OS Explorer Maps 182 & 193

HGT Walk around Newsells Park


The walk explores both Newsells and Cokenach , and is about 5 miles (8.5 km) on mostly level ground. Paths can be muddy through the woods. OS Explorer Map 194.

HGT walk round Panshangar Park, Welwyn


The walk is 4 miles (6.5 km). OS Explorer Maps 182 & 194. The area between the car park and Riverside Cottage (F) is designated ‘open access’ and as there are often grazing animals, dogs must be on leads.

HGT walk around Pishiobury Park, Sawbridgeworth


The walk is about 31⁄2 miles (5.5km) on grass and paths including the  towpath. It can be muddy after rain in low-lying areas. Cattle are often grazed in the park.

HGT walk around Woodall Park, Tonwell Stevenage


The walk is a circuit of about 51⁄2 miles (9 km) with a high stile. OS Explorer Map 194.

HGT park across Youngsbury Park, Puckeridge


The walk is of about 2 1⁄4 miles (3 1⁄2 km), much of it in the park on a surfaced bridleway and across grass. Dogs must be kept on leads. OS Explorer Map 194.

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