Shortest circuit 1.7 miles (2.7 km). Extension loops can add more than a mile (more than 1.6 km).

Nickey Line Walk Map 2


  • Anti-clockwise direction preferred, otherwise partly blind at the crossing of the by-pass at B – extreme care required in any case. Take care also at the Redbourn roundabout crossing
  • Relatively high stiles both sides of the road at B
  • Use the pavement on the south side for the Harpenden Lane section
  • Limited parking in both the Redbourn Lane and Redbourn High Street car parks
  • Field paths can be muddy.

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Nickey Line Walk 1 - Rothamsted, Harpenden

A short 2.8 mile (4.5 km) walk near Harpenden exploring Rothamsted estate.

Nickey Line Walk 2 - Porridge Pot & Harpendenbury Farm

Shortest circuit 1.7 mile (2.7 km). Extension loops can add more than a mile.

Nickey Line Walk 3 - Around Redbourn

2 mile (3 km) walk around Redbourn

Nickey Line Walk 4 - Redbournbury Mill

Short Circuit under 3 miles / approx 4 Kms

Nickey Line Walk 5 - Beaumont Hall and Dane End Farm

3 mile (5 km) walk starting from Redbourn

Nickey Line Walk 6 - Highfield Hemel Hempstead

A 3 mile (4.8 km) semi-rural walk in the environs of Hemel Hempstead, taking in the Nickey Line