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Winterbourne Walk Herts GOC

The Winterbourne Walk


Event Details


General information

A circular walk of 8 miles around Redbourn.

Features include:

  • the venue of the first recorded game of cricket in 1666;
  • Watling Street and its  successor the M1;
  • the Hertfordshire Showground, whose origin was a ploughing competition in 1879;
  • the chalk stream River Ver, a rare habit with a particular mix of flora and fauna.

Optional pub stop at the end of the walk.

Terrain is mainly firm, with some short, strenuous gradients (but not severe).  Expect mud.  Most of the route is exposed, so have windproofs/waterproofs to hand.

 

Approximate Distance

8 miles

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