The Lea Valley Walk

Leagrave to the heart of London

By Leigh Hatts

Guidebook to the Lea Valley Walk, a 53 mile path from Luton to the Thames. The walk traces the River Lea from Leagrave, near Luton to East India Dock opposite Greenwich where it joins the Thames Path. Features an alternative finish at Limehouse and an optional tour of the Olympic Park. Split into 9 stages, the walk is suitable for all abilities.

Seasons

The Lea Valley walk can be done at any time of the year.

Centres

Leagrave, Luton, Harpenden, Wheathampstead, Hatfield, Hertford, Ware, Broxbourne, Waltham Abbey, Hackney Marshes, east London, Greenwich

Difficulty

None, except general fitness for a mostly flat, low-level, multi-day walk.

Must See

Surprisingly wild Bedfordshire, Waltham Abbey, the industrial landscape through east London, the Thames itself
ISBN
9781852847746
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Published
14 Aug 2015
Edition
Third
Pages
144
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 0.9cm
Weight
170g
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Leigh Hatts

Leigh Hatts has been walking the Thames towpath and exploring the river and Docklands since 1981, when he worked on the feasibility study that resulted in the decision to establish the route as a National Trail. He worked as a reporter with the walkers' magazine TGO and as arts correspondent of the Catholic Herald. He is co-founder of Bankside Press.

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