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Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Midweek day walk - Welwyn Circular

Welwyn Circular

Ayot St.Lawrence, a ruined ivied Gothic church and the home of George Bernard Shaw

Book 3* Walk 69

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Length :  17 km or 11 miles

Toughness :  2 out of 10

Getting there : Catch the 10:35 am train from London Kings Cross to Welwyn Garden City (10:41 from Finsbury Park)

Meeting point : Welwyn Garden City Station at 11:01

Tickets : Buy a Cheap Day Return to Welwyn Garden City

Brief Description

After a brief encounter with the shopping centre, the walk passes through Sir Ebenezer Howard's world famous new town circa 1920's and shortly enters woodland.
You may find full details of the walk here

Suggested Lunch stop

Suggested Tea stop

Simmons at 33 Howardsgate open to 5:00pm  t:01707 321 051


OS Explorer : 182

Return train times

There are five trains an hour returning from Welwyn Garden City to London
Faster trains appear to be at :23,:40 and :53 minutes past the hour 


Marion said...

Intend going

Arthur Dent said...

After platform alterations at Kings Cross and Finsbury Park n=10 managed to get to WGC and start the walk. The weather was w=Sunny_with_some_light_cloud_in_the_afternoon.
Four ate lunch at the Brocket Arms and the six with sandwiches went off to George Bernard Shaw's House.
Foragers found walnuts, apples, plums and some remaining blackberries.
The group split in the afternoon with five heading off to take tea in Welwyn with the remainder following on after visiting GBS's house