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Sunday, 2 June 2019

Sunday Walk: Roydon to Sawbridgeworth (via Henry Moore Foundation)

SWC walk 164.  22.9 km (14.2 ml), shortenable to 11.75 ml. Toughness: 4 out of 10

We’re going on a walk though Herts
Where we might see works of arts
We won’t care if feet are sore
Seeing stuff by Henry Moore

A stile-free walk mainly through open countryside, along tracks,  green lanes or quiet country roads, featuring wheat fields, woods and waterways, You got stretches of the River Ash in the morning and the Stort Navigation near the end. Lunch is at a charming pub in Perry Green, next to The Henry Moore Foundation’s sculpture park.
Trains
09:43 Cambridge North train from Liverpool St arriving Roydon at 10:20
Return  xx 05 and xx 32
Get a return to Sawbridgeworth
Lunch:
The Hoops Inn, Perry Green (01279 843 568).
Open 12.00-18.00. Food served all day.
Tea
Plenty of choices in Sawbridgeworth – see notes
The Henry Moore Foundation 
Outdoor sculpture grounds with many monumental works by Henry Moore in 70 acres of Hertfordshire countryside. Some are visible from the walk. For a more intimate experience you’ll have to cough up £12.70.  25% less with an Art Pass. Details here.
Walk Directions available here
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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Best wishes to the walker feeling ill at lunch, who summoned a taxi to the station.

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