Walking and cycling

In Watford, there are miles of cycle paths and scenic routes through our parks and open spaces, just waiting to be explored.

Walking and cycling

In the section to the left of this page you can find out about the excellent cycle routes in the town and download  maps, including a Grand Union Canal towpath route,  Ebury Way route and a general map covering all the cycle routes in Watford.

For information on walking routes in Hertfordshire, we have provided a few links below to external sites:

  • Walking in Herts
  • Walking Britain - walks in Hertfordshire
  • Hertfordshire Health Walks is a countywide initiative of free, led walks and is coordinated by Countryside Management Service (CMS). It aims to help promote walking and encourage more people (all ages, backgrounds and abilities) to get outdoors, get more active and reap the benefits.
  • Walks & More lists a variety of outdoor activities aimed at inspiring you to explore the Hertfordshire countryside. Activities include walks, cycle rides and family events led by someone familiar with the area who can help you get the most out of your local countryside.

You can also visit Google maps which has a walking route planner. There are also other planners available online.

We also feature a range of information on the council's green travel plans and policies - please follow the links below:

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