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The Lea Valley Walk (Cicerone)

The Lea river, a chalk stream, with swans on the water, green fields either side of the river, and blue skies overhead
The Lea Valley Walk: where The Lea enters Hertfordshire at East Hyde Elizabeth Hamilton

We’re pleased to offer the definitive guide to The Lea Valley Walk, part of the widely-acclaimed Cicerone series of walking books.

The Lea is Hertfordshire’s principal river, flowing from its source at Leagrave near Luton through much of the county before reaching the Thames. The Lea Valley Walk covers 53½ miles and was formally opened in 1993 when waymarking with the swan logo was completed.

The Cicerone guide (third edition published in 2015) is full of information about the river and its valley, and is the essential companion for walkers undertaking this scenic and varied route.

We are selling copies of The Lea Valley Walk at the regular retail price of £12.95, plus £3 packaging and postage per total merchandise order.  All proceeds help fund our work to protect, promote and enhance the Hertfordshire countryside for everyone’s benefit.

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a dark sky at night with hundreds of stars visible in the milky way overhead