AmershamBerkhamsted

Ameber one
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By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

14km/9mi

Ascent

267m

Descent

225m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Amersham and Berkhamsted.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Amersham and Berkhamsted.

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This route has been reviewed by 3 people.

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Route status - Live

Reviews - 3

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (2) Maybe (1)

Problems reported -  Accuracy (1)

Downloads - 4

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Amersham
Grid Ref SU9638198195
Lat / Lon 51.67427° / -0.60754°
Easting / Northing 496,381E / 198,195N
What3Words daily.assist.latter
Berkhamsted
Grid Ref SP9935008138
Lat / Lon 51.76313° / -0.56179°
Easting / Northing 499,350E / 208,138N
What3Words dame.grips.legal

Ameber One's land is

Arable 43.6%
Pasture 14.9%
Urban 37.8%
Woods 3.6%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

reviews


Derick Rethans

28 May 2022 Spring

This is a great walk, but not particularly plotted well. I walked this from Berkhamstead to Amersham on a mostly overcast Saturday afternoon, with little recent rain.

You start with urban walking through Berkhamstead and up several hills. Crossing the A41 is not great, but once past it, the views become great. There is a well maintained path at the edge of a field and woods, and some open farmland. You need to pass through a view fields with horses in it, and I got a little confused at some point as I hadn't spotted the sign to the public footpath on the north side of a row of trees. You go then straight through a field with crops. At the time I walked it it wasn't very tall yet though. After a view more fields you need to cross the slightly scary B4505, with a little bit of verge walking. This was my least favourite part of the route, but luckily not very long. You then go through Cowcroft wood, which was a little muddy, and up yet another hill. The route then descents and crosses the river Chess which had a lovely waterfall. You then pass a lovely cemetery and go through some more woods to end up with a little road walking in Amersham.


Slow Ways Darren

02 Jun 2021 Spring

Route poorly plotted south of Berkhamsted as it crosses A41. The straight line shown deviates significantly from the actual road.


Lwatson

15 May 2021 Spring

I went from Berkhamsted and really enjoyed walking this route. There were a couple of roads which would have been easier to cross going the other way as they were on bends, and one path which was accessed through a very narrow, steep and muddy gap in the hedge, which made it quite hard to spot! Overall, however, it was a lovely varied walk through fields, lanes and bluebell woods and generally easy to follow and walk.


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