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Lose yourself for a hour or two

Simply beautiful walks along the river, historical references, farmland a plenty and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Richard I
St Albans, United Kingdom
wonderfull area

my wife and i walk this area often. we take our daughters dog along she loves to walk this area as... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Peter L
St Albans, United Kingdom
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11 Nov 2018
“Lose yourself for a hour or two”
6 Aug 2018
“wonderfull area”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Simply beautiful walks along the river, historical references, farmland a plenty and plenty of fresh fresh air.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard I
Reviewed 6 August 2018

my wife and i walk this area often. we take our daughters dog along she loves to walk this area as there are many side trail to explore. .

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

After walking a good 3 miles of the Alban way which in itself was interesting as it was the old railway line linking St Albans to Hatfield,there seemed to be plenty of little paths off the Alban Way,the very trail being one of them. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank shane s
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Walked along this trail from Park Street . Loved the views & the not too muddy paths. Lots of waterbirds to watch as well.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

We visited Redbournbury Water Mill and Bakery and decided to take a walk which starts to the left of the house. There are 2 walks in all - one of 3 miles and the other of 6 miles. We decided on the shorter version and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Several walks around the area based on the river Ver and/or Colne. Well way marked circular walks available for 2 or 3 hours on country paths. Download maps from Countryside Management Services

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank EnglishinUS
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Lovely walk beside the river, we did the section from Bricket Wood into St Albans across open fields and beside the river itself.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk and very well sign posted, Well worth a walk around and has a few benches scattered to take in the views

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Manj U
Reviewed 12 August 2016

we have done various sections of this trail along the River +Ver. It is well maintained and easy to follow and you can easily do it in sections. As it is a river walk its flat! You can walk from Redbourn down to near Bricket...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank fromstalbans
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The country comes so close to the heart of St. Albans on this beautiful well maintained walk. Do visit the Watercress Wildlife Park By The Alban Way

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Michael W
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