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The Lea Valley Walk: From the Source to the Thames

The Lea Valley Walk: From the Source to the Thames (Paperback)

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The Lea Valley Walk is one of the finest and most varied walking routes around the capital, and an excellent way to get out of (and into) London. It offers 50 miles of traffic-free walking, tracing the route of the River Lea from its source at Leagrave near Luton to where it meets the Thames in east London. As it follows the river, it undergoes a fascinating metamorphosis from rural pathway to urban trail. So whether you choose to walk for health, fresh air or views of wildlife and countryside, to visit friends, to explore heritage attractions, to escape or simply to explore your surroundings, the Lea Valley Walk offers it all. The Lea Valley, once London's market garden, is again recognised as a rich green lung running down the east side of the capital. This is a walk that can be enjoyed by everybody from the keen long- distance walker to those with young children or those new to taking exercise. Thanks to the many railway stations alongside the Park, between Ware and London, the Walk can be reached easily.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationWalking, hiking, trekkingTravel & MapsTravel & holiday guides Publisher: Cicerone Press Publication Date: 16/05/2007 ISBN-13: 9781852845223  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Leigh Hatts has been walking the Thames towpath and exploring the river and Docklands since 1981 when he worked on the Thames Walk Feasibility Study which resulted the Countryside Commission persuading the government to designate the 180 mile route as a national trail. In addition to writing three Thames books, Leigh Hatts was for a decade the author of the London Transport Walks Book series. He also devised the 20 mile Bournemouth Coast Path which now links the South West Coast Path to the Solent Way to create a 652 mile coast route from Minehead to Emsworth. In addition to a guide to this route he has written walks books featuring Dorset's coast and countryside and the New Forest. The author worked as a reporter with the walkers' magazine TGO and as arts correspondent of the Catholic Herald. He is co-founder of Bankside Press and London's in SE1 listings magazine.

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