Historical Walk around Hemel Hempstead Old Town, Saturday 6 July at 10.30am

Join us for a guided walk around Hemel Hempstead Old Town where half of the buildings are Grade 2 listed.  Hear about the highest church spire in England, a 4 mile long tunnel, an eminent surgeon, grave robbing and a little about the area’s railways.

Free parking at Gadebridge Park, Gadebridge Lane entrance HP1 1LS and meet at 10.30 on the white bridge crossing the river Gade ( far end of the car park ). The walk is a mile long, step free and almost flat.

Contact Roger on rogerjan76@gmail.com  to book a place. We wish to limit numbers to not more than 20.

Annual Butterfly Walk, Sunday 21 July 2024 from 10.30 a.m.

For many years the Friends of the Nickey Line have run this butterfly walk.The Nickey Line is important as a greenway connecting various wildlife sites, and the Friends work parties have created fantastic habitat for butterflies, creating one of the best places to see butterflies in the district.

Meet in the car park at the bottom of Redbourn Lane at 10.30 a.m. prompt or, if walking from Harpenden, go to the nature interpretation board alongside Knott Wood at 10.45 a.m.

Wear stout footwear, and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. Bring a pair of short focus binoculars if you have them.The return walk from the car park is about 1 1/2 miles

Contact Roger on rogerjan76@gmail.com to book a place, as numbers will be limited.