Walking and Cycling the Lost Rails routes

Walking and Cycling the Lost Rails routes






***Groundwork Trust***

***South West Herts Cycling Group***

***Hertfordshire Countryside Management Service***

***Lafarge Aggregates***

***Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council***

***East Herts Council***

***Harpenden Town Council***

***Dacorum Borough Council***

***Three Rivers District Council***

***Watford Borough Council***

***St Albans City & District Council***

***Hertfordshire County Council***

Many features of the old railway lines are still visible today - like this platform at the site of Smallford Station on The Alban Way
1967 © T A Murphy, given by Stephen Castle and 2009 © St Albans Museums

Most of the old rail routes survive today as walking and cycling paths owned and maintained by local councils and other partners.

Why not take a trip yourself and see if you can identify any Lost Rails landmarks? Free Leaflets and maps of the routes can usually be obtained from local councils, libraries and tourist information – alternatively you can download free copies using the links below.

The Alban Way

The Nickey Line

The Cole Green Way

The Ebury Way

Ayot Greenway


This page was added on 09/03/2011.

Comments about this page

  • The links have been reset. Please click on the route name to activate the link.

    By Geoff Cordingley (05/04/2021)
  • The links for the councils are no longer valid

    By Steven Zhang (05/04/2021)

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