Category Archives: Disused Railways

Alban Way: St Albans to Hatfield

Tuesday 27th August 2013 7 miles approx Toilets: Upstairs at platforms 1-4 at Watford Junction (change here for St Albans Abbey); large supermarket on Hatfield Road/Sutton Road (direct access from Alban Way); Three Horseshoes, Smallford; Hatfield Galleria shopping centre; two … Continue reading

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Cole Green Way: Welwyn Garden City to Hertford

Saturday 8th June 2013 7 miles approx, including station links Toilets: Welwyn Garden City Station; shopping centre, cafes and pubs in Welwyn Garden City; Cowper Arms pub, Letty Green; pubs in Hertford; Hertford North Station. Having enjoyed the Ayot Greenway … Continue reading

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Ayot Greenway: Wheathampstead to Welwyn Garden City

Monday 27th May 2013 5 miles Toilets: East Lane Car Park, Wheathampstead; pubs in Wheathampstead; The Waggoners, Ayot Green; Red Lion, Ayot Green; pubs and restaurants in Welwyn Garden City; Howard Centre, Welwyn Garden City; platforms at Welwyn Garden City … Continue reading

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The Nickey Line: Harpenden to Hemel Hempstead

Sunday 15th January 2012 10 miles including station links (the Nickey Line is 7 miles long) Toilets: Harpenden Station; Redbourn; Pubs in Redbourn; Shopping Centre and cafes in Hemel Hempstead; Hemel Hempstead Station. I’ve been wanting to do the Nickey … Continue reading

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Watford disused railway walk: Ebury Way and the Croxley Green branch (and Cassiobury Park)

Saturday 7th January 2012 8 miles or so Toilets: Rickmansworth Station; cafes in Watford High Street; Cassiobury Park; Watford Station (Metropolitan Line). Firstly, the Ebury Way provides a 3.5 mile walk along a former railway line, the Watford and Rickmansworth … Continue reading

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Capital Ring: Highgate to Stoke Newington

Sunday 2nd October 2011 5.6 miles including station links Toilets: Finsbury Park; Clissold Park; numerous pubs in Stoke Newington. I’m really getting into the Capital Ring.  It’s turning out to be far more interesting than I ever could have imagined.  … Continue reading

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Parkland Walk: Alexandra Palace to Finsbury Park via Highgate

Sunday 11th September 2011 4.5 miles Toilets: Platform 5 at Finsbury Park (change here from the Victoria Line to get to Alexandra Palace); cafe at Alexandra Palace; Highgate Wood. The Parkland Walk is a public walkway following the route of … Continue reading

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