The Grand Union Canal - Boxmoor to Berkhamsted Walk

Barging about at Easter

By Ian Phipps

We walked to Berkhamsted on a chilly day along the Grand Union Canal. It rained, sleeted, hailed and also snowed slightly. A perfect Hertfordshire walk for my wife and I. My motivation was the pint of beer waiting for me in a pub in Berkhamsted and hers was just the exercise and ‘fresh’ air.

I have also added a couple of photographs from a long weekend we spent on a barge, going from Tring up to Stoke Bruerne and back. This entailed going through a great many locks both ways and resulted in us getting quite sunburned over Easter in 2007.

This page was added on 20/05/2009.

Comments about this page

  • Lovely images. I did this walk recently but didn’t see the bull!

    By Dave Hobbs (19/06/2009)

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