Top 10 locations for a walk in Herts

Lockdown is the perfect time for a good walk and it's so good for your physical and mental health to get out and get some fresh air! Why not use this weekend to explore the countryside near you and unwind from a busy week! We've put together a list of places in Herts for a nice walk and some peace and quiet! So, get out and take a look at the beautiful places near you!

1. Fir and Pond woods, Potters Bar

Fir and Pond woods in Potters Bar is a great place for some peace and quiet! It is a woodland reserve with a huge meadow and a medieval fishpond. Not only is there lots of space for you to sit and relax or go for a walk, but the place is full of wildlife for you to watch while you’re there!

2. Hertford Heath Nature Reserve, Hertford

This nature reserve is made up of an open heath-land (The Roundings) and a woodland area. The Roundings is the perfect place for a walk and there is lots of space for you to relax and unwind!

3. Memorial Garden, Tring

Tring Memorial gardens are so beautiful, especially when the sun is shining. There are always lots of birds around and it is very peaceful – the perfect place to relax!

4. The Nickey Line, Harpenden

The Nickey Line was a former railway line which is now a 7 mile long footpath and cycle way! This is the perfect place to go if you wanted to have a bike ride or a short walk. There are loads of areas along the way for you to stop and rest too!

5. Aldenham Country Park, Elstree

This is the perfect spot for a day out with the family! There is some amazing scenery, lakeside walks and acres of land - absolute bliss! Check out the opening times here.

6. Rickmansworth Aquadrome

This is a great place for lots of nice walks and there are lots of picnic areas too! So you to sit down, eat some snacks and watch the world go by!

7. Layston Court Gardens, Buntingford

Layston Court Gardens is the perfect place for a peaceful afternoon walk. There are lots of flowers and lots of green areas too!

8. River Hiz, Hitchin

If you preview river views, this is the perfect spot for you! This is the focal point of Hitchin town and is a great place for a stroll! There are also lots of wildlife around the area too!

9. Knebworth House

Knebworth House gardens are also another great place for a stroll and is the perfect place to keep you busy at the weekend! Due to current restrictions you MUST book in advance so get your tickets quick! 


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