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Walk 46: Tewin North Loop

Woodland walking, open views

4.67 miles (7.5 km)


Photograph of footpath through the fields on Walk 46: Tewin North Loop

An undulating circular around the village of Tewin with open fields, hills and some paths at the back of houses. Starts and ends in a pub beer garden.

Directions

Map for Walk 46: Tewin North Loop Created on Map Hub by Hertfordshire Walker Elements © Thunderforest © OpenStreetMap contributors See the interactive map below the directions for KML and GPX details
Map for Walk 46: Tewin North Loop
Created on Map Hub by Hertfordshire Walker
Elements © Thunderforest © OpenStreetMap contributors
See the interactive map below the directions for 
KML and GPX details
Parking: If you are intending to buy refreshments at the Plume of Feathers in Tewin, you will be able to park in the pub's car park if you pop in and let the staff know that you are parking there and will be stopping for a drink after the walk.

1: Your path leaves from the pub car park heading to the left of the pub and turning right before reaching a field at a step stile. You will see the beer garden on your right. This is where you will return. Follow the footpath, Tewin footpath 32, N for 240m to a footpath junction. Ignore the path going off to your left and continue heading N for 900m until you meet a private road with a house on your right.

2: Turn slightly right and head NE for 15m. Follow the path to the left boundary of the house, climb some wooden steps and turn left at the top, still on Tewin footpath 32, and then head NW, NE, and NW for 550m to Burnham Green Road.

3: Here you turn right and head NE for 80m looking out for a footpath on the left. Follow this footpath, Datchworth footpath 22, NW for 360m until you reach Coltsfoot Lane.

4: Turn left and head W along Coltsfoot Lane for 270m until you reach Coltsfoot Retreat. Look out for a path on your left, Datchworth footpath 17, and head SW for 780m over open fields with great views.

5: When you reach White Horse Lane. Turn left and head S for 190m into Burnham Green. You pass the White Horse Inn on your right, which has a nice beer garden. At the junction continue SSE along Orchard Road for 200m looking out for a footpath on your right.

6: Take this path and then take the right-hand fork, Welwyn footpath 3, and head SW for 750m until you reach a footpath junction.

7: Turn left on Welwyn footpath 34 and head SW for 300m to Pennyfathers Lane.

8: Turn left and head SE on Welwyn bridleway 36 for 500m to a crossing in the tracks. Continue heading SE, now on Tewin bridleway 6 for 790m down the hill and up again through Dawley Wood emerging at the other side. Continue on Tewin bridleway 6 over open fields and downhill to another crossing in the track just before Marjery Green.

9: Turn left here on Tewin BOAT 1 (byway open to all traffic) and head NE for 440m. When you reach a T-junction in the track turn left and head N with the cricket pitch on your right. Soon after the cricket pitch there is a path along its NW edge. Take this path. You will emerge on Upper Green. Turn right and head SE for 110m until you reach a footpath on the left. Take this path, Tewin footpath 31, and follow it for 210m NE, SE, and then S back to the pub and into the beer garden or car park.

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