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Harpenden, Rothamsted Park and Nickey Line with Brunch

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General information

****** Brunch prior to the walk ******

10:30 am - Brunch (location will be emailed the week prior to walk)

11:30 to 11:45 am - Walk with commence (for those not joining for brunch)

This is 6 mile circular walk from Harpenden Southdown starts with hearty breakfast/brunch (this is an option before walk - pricing from £6 (Vegetarian options available) Will post menu nearer the time.

No Lunch stop. Only beverage/snack stops on route.

The walk will be via Harpenden Common to Rothamsted Park which is famous for the agricultural experiments at the world famous Research Centre since 1843. We will walk around the Manor house and gardens before joining the Nickey Line.

The Nickey line footpath and cycle way is a former Victorian railway line that linked Harpenden to Hemel Hempstead which opened in 1877 and closed in 1959.

On return to Harpenden we will walk along High Street with an opportunity for Pub/Coffee


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Terrain / Difficulty

Easy Walk – leisurely walk for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.

Approximate Distance

6 miles

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