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BADFA

Bushey and District Footpaths Association

BADFA is a Registered Charity committed to caring for public rights of way
Centred in Bushey, Hertfordshire, but taking a wide view. Incorporating Watford Fieldpath Association (Founded 1898)
Description
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Sunday 11 March2018 – 10.30am. 7 miles.
Hertfordshire Way Part3: Shenley to Potters Bar.
Meeting point: Bushey Country Club car park, High Street, Bushey. The Post code is WD23 1TT.
We have a minibus – travel cost £5 per person. Please contact David Bearfield to reserve a place.
Leader:Ray Abel.
A linear walk along the Hertfordshire Way section 8a to Potters Bar via South Mimms crossing the M25.

Sunday 8 April 2018 – 11.00am. 6 miles
Colne Valley - Part 7:A Circular Walk from Oxhey to Moor Park.
Meeting point: Meeting point: By the bridge in Riverside Park, Oxhey, opposite the junction of Colne Avenue and Riverside Road. The postcode WD19 4JG is nearby.
Bring a picnic.
Leader:Richard De Boise.
The seventh circular walk exploring the Colne Valley. Ebury Way to Tolpits, then Moor Park and backto Oxhey via Sandy Lodge Golf Course and Hamper Mill.

Wednesday 9 May 2018 – 6:30pm. 2 miles
An Evening Bluebell Walk in Berrygrove Woods.
Meeting point: Opposite St John’s Church, Aldenham village. The postcode WD25 8BE is nearby.
Leader:Monica Shelton.
Enjoy the sight and fragrance of the bluebells on this short circular walk suitable for the lessactive. Bluebells don’t bloom to orderso we may have to change the date. Check on the BADFA website, or contact David Bearfield a few days before, or sign up for our email walk reminders.

Sunday 13 May 2018 – 11.00am. 4 miles
A Circular Walk from Cassiobury Park along the Grand Union Canal.
Meeting point: In the car park before the Rickmansworth and Watford Sea Cadets. It is a small turning off the large roundabout opposite the Two Bridges Harvester. The postcode is WD3 3DG
Bring a picnic.
Leader:Ray Abel.
A circular walk alongthe Grand Union Canal and through Cassiobury Park.

Sunday 10 June 2018 – 11.00am. 6 miles
A Circular Walk from St James Church to Carpenders Park and back.
Meeting point: Next to the pond at St James’ Church, Bushey High Street. The postcode is WD23 1BD.
Bring a picnic.
Leader:Richard De Boise.
A circular walk from Bushey Village across Merry Hill Woodland to Carpenders Park then along Woodland Walk, through Mutton Wood and back across Merry Hill.

Thursday 21 June 2018 – 7.00pm. 3 miles
Midsummer Walk: Finch Lane and local paths.
Meeting point: The end of Finch Lane by the allotments. The postcode is WD23 3AL.
Leader:David Bearfield
A pleasant circular walk on local footpaths.

Sunday July 2018 – 10.45am for a prompt 11.00am start. 4.5 miles
Bushey Festival Circular Walk – Merry Hill and Attenborough Fields.
Meeting point: The Café in King George Recreation Ground. There is a car park at the entrance off King George Avenue. The postcode is WD23 4NT
Bring a picnic.
Leader:David Bearfield.
A circular walk taking in the Millennium Cairn and the Jubilee Bridge in Merry Hill Wood and the sink hole in Attenborough Fields.

Sunday 12 August 2018 – 10.00am. 5 miles
Lea Valley Walk: Tottenham Hale to the Olympic Park.
Meeting point: At the entrance to Stanmore Underground Station where we will take thetube. The postcode is HA7 4PD, or Tottenham Hale Station at 11:00.
Bring a picnic and Oyster/travel card/contactless debit card for the underground.
Leader:Ray Abel.
A linear walk through Springfield Park and Hackney Marshes along the River Lea to the Olympic Park.

Sunday 9 September2018 – 11.00am. 6 miles
Colne Valley - Part 8: A Circular Walk from Rickmansworth to Croxley Green and back.
Meeting point: Car park at Rickmansworth Aquadrome in Frogmore Lane. The postcode WD3 1NB is nearby.
Bring a picnic.
Leader:Richard De Boise.
The eighth circular walk exploring the Colne Valley. Ebury Way to Croxley Common Moor, then through Croxley Hall Wood before following the canal towpath back to the lakes at the Aquadrome

Sunday 14 October2018 – 10.30am. 5 miles
Hertfordshire Way Part4: Potters Bar to Cuffley.
Meeting point: Bushey Country Club car park, High Street, Bushey. The postcode is WD23 1TT.
We have a minibus – travel cost £5 per person. Please contact David Bearfield tor eserve a place.
Bring a picnic.
Leader:Ray Abel.
A linear walk along the Hertfordshire Way section 8b through the village of Northaw.

Sunday 11 November2018 – 10.40am. 4 miles
Ver Valley Walk 6: The Two Cities Walk.
Meeting point: Bushey Station to catch the 10.57am train to St Albans Abbey. Please note: The car parks at the station are not free. The postcode is WD19 4ST.
Alternative meeting points: Watford Junction Station platform 11 – for the 11:20 train to St Albans Abbey, or St Albans Abbey station at 11:35.
Bring a picnic.
Leader:Yvonne Riley.
A circular walk in St Albans and Verulamium – the Two Cities! View the ‘holywell’ before continuing to Sopwell Nunnery and then along the course of a medieval road to the Cathedral. Then a circuit of the park before returning to St Albans Abbey station.

Sunday 9 December2018 – 11.00am. 4.5 miles
Tykes Water and Beyond.
Meetingpoint: Aberford Park Community Centre. Car parking is available outside the community centre at no charge, or the Brook Road Car Park where charges apply. The postcode for the community centre is WD61EH.
Bring a picnic.
Leader:Yvonne Riley.
A circular walk exploring the green spaces along the Tykes Water Brook through Borehamwood and providing sweeping views across the town and out to Elstree.

Tuesday 1 January2019 – 11.00am. 3 miles
South Oxhey CircularWalk.
Meetingpoint: Oxhey Woods car park, The Woods, South Oxhey. The postcode is HA6 3EX.
Bring a snack if you wish. Mince pies will be served at the end of the walk.
Leader:Patrick Riley.
A circular walk around South Oxhey. Optional extension along the sculpture trail in Oxhey Woods after the mince pies.
Complimentary mincepies and complementary mulled wine will be served.



Walks that have passed...

Upcoming Walks...


Monday 1st January 2018 – 11.00am.  3 miles

A Circular Walk in Bushey.
Meeting point: Entrance to King George Recreation Ground off King George Avenue, where there is also a car park.  The postcode is WD23 4NT
Bring: a picnic or snack if you wish
Leader: Yvonne Riley.
Starting at the entrance to the park, we will walk to Sparrows Herne and up the hill before a loop through Hill Mead Nature Park to Warren Lake and Mary Forsdyke Gardens. Then back to the start via Elstree Road, Little Bushey Lane and Footpath 41.  Complimentary mince pies and complementary mulled wine will be served

Sunday 14 January 2018 – 10.00am. 3 miles.
The Jubilee Greenway:Victoria Park to Limehouse Basin.
Meeting point: At the entrance to Stanmore Underground Station where we will take thet ube. The postcode is HA7 4PD, or Bethnal Green Underground Station at 10:45.
Bring a picnic and travel cards for tube.
Leader:Ray Abel
A linear walk starting from the western corner of Victoria Park and following canals to join theThames through a swathe of picturesque parkland, cutting through the very heartof the East End and leading down to the Limehouse Basin.

Sunday 11 February 2018 – 10:30am. 4.5 miles.
Radlett Circular Walk.
Meeting point: Café In The Orchard, Shenley Park, Shenley, Radlett. Car park is free. The postcode is WD7 9DW. Bring a picnic. Leader:Ray Abel.
A picturesque circular walk through Shenley going out towards Ridge. Please note that it is a little muddy in a couple of places and there are some inclines but no worse than in Bushey




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