January 2017 – 11.00am. 4 miles.
Composers Park and beyond.
Meeting point: The corner of Beethoven Road and Sullivan Way,
Elstree. For Sat Navs WD6 3DQ is nearby. Grid ref. TQ174949.
picnic Leader: Yvonne Riley.
This walk has been designed by Hertsmere Borough Council and skirts
Aldenham Reservoir before returning via Elstree Village.
Complimentary mince pies and complementary mulled wine will be
Sunday 15th January 2017 –
Meeting point: At the entrance to Stanmore Underground Station where
we will take the tube.
The postcode is HA7 4PD.
Bring a picnic
and travel cards for tube.
Leader: Ray Abel
A walk through Little Venice from Warwick Avenue to Baker Street via
via the tube to Stanmore.
Sunday 12th February 2017 – 11.00am.
Teddy’s Trail from Little Bushey to
Meeting point: The Rutts car park,
High Road, Bushey Heath. This is free on Sundays. The postcode
is WD23 1ND.
Bring a picnic and travel cards/cash for the bus.
Leader: Ray Abel.
Trails are a series of walks apparently designed by a fox terrier
called Teddy! See the link –
We will walk via Elstree
Aerodrome, Aldenham School, Slade’s Farm and Radlett Park Golf Club
to Elstree and Borehamwood Station. We return via bus 306 from
Note: some of the
paths are over farmland and may be muddy after heavy rain.
Sunday 12th March 2017 –
10.00am. 7 miles.
Hertfordshire Way Part 1:
Kings Langley to Aldenham.
Meeting point: Bushey
Station to catch the 10:17am train. Please note: There are
fees and/or restrictions in both local car parks. Please check
before leaving your car or park on nearby roads. The postcode is
Bring a picnic and bus pass/Oyster card/contactless
debit card for the bus
Leader: Ray Abel.
A linear walk From Kings Langley to
Bedmond and Bricket Wood ending by the church at Aldenham. We
return by 602 bus from Aldenham to Bushey Arches.
Sunday 16th April 2017 – 11.00am. 6 miles
Colne Valley - Part 5:
A Circular Walk from the Watford By-Pass
Meeting point: By the
Porcelanosa showroom, Otterspool Way (Service Road), Watford. The
postcode is WD25 8HL.
Bring a picnic.
Leader: Richard De
The fifth circular walk exploring the Colne Valley.
From the Watford by-pass through Berrygrove Woods and the Wall Hall
Estate to Munden Ford, then back via Old Bricket Wood.
Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – 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 less active.
Bluebells don’t bloom to order so 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.
May 2017 – 11.00am. 8 miles
Ver Valley Walk 5: The Three Burys
Meeting point: Verulamium Museum car park which is
pay and display if you want to park your car. At time of writing
3-24 hours is £3.70. The postcode is AL3 4SW.
Leader: Yvonne Riley.
The three burys are
Childwickbury, Redbournbury and Gorhambury and we will pass one of
the few remaining working mills at Redbournbury. It may not be
open when we arrive, but if it is bread and flour may be purchased
at the mill.
Sunday 11th June 2017 – 11.00am. 7 miles
Croxley Green Boundary Circular Walk
Meeting point: In the car
park of the Two Bridges Inn. The postcode is WD3 3RX
Leader: Ray Abel.
A circular walk around the boundary
of Croxley Green.
Wednesday 21st June 2017 – 7.00pm. 3
Midsummer Walk through Merryhill fields.
Next to the pond at St James’ Church, Bushey High Street. The
postcode is WD23 1BD.
Leader: David Bearfield
A pleasant walk
through Bushey Churchyard and into Merryhill Fields.
9th July 2017 – 10.45am for a prompt 11.00am start. 5 miles
Bushey Festival Circular Walk – Letchmore Heath and Elstree
Meeting point: Bushey Meads School, Coldharbour Lane.
The postcode is WD23 4PA.