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Village Walks

For some months now, the Henham village magazine, The Dragon, has been reproducing a series of suggested walks around our village. These walks had previously also been available for quite a number of years for sale in the village shop, but the original stock has been exhausted. 

The editorial team of The Dragon and those involved in setting out the routes, etc. have agreed that I can further reproduce them on this site, but introducing them in pace with the current editions of the magazine. At the time of setting up this page, (Feb 2012), five have been published with another eight to go.

Before you view the individual walks, all of which are circular and start from the war memorial in the centre of the village, please take time to view the Introduction which contains important information - Bill Bates

01    Pledgdon Hall and Carters Lane Long - 1 hour    Short - 30 mins 

02    Woodend Green and the Glebe Field 30 to 35 mins 

03    Llama Walk Long - 45 - 60 mins    Short - 15 - 20 mins 

04    Chickney Church via Chickney Lane 2 hours 

05    Mole Hall and Amberden Hall 2 hours 

06    Parsonage Farm via Old Mead Lane 45 mins 

07    Widdington via Prior's Wood 2 hours

08    Chickney via Lovecotes Farm 2½ hours 

09    Around Pledgdon Green 2½ hours 

10    Tilty Abbey via Chickney 4½ hours 

11    Bush Springs and Hawland Wood 1¾ hours 

12    Widdington, Rook End and New Amberden Hall 3½ - 4 hours 

13    Elsenham Golf Club via Lady Wood 2 hours 


Elizabeth Griffith-Jones for the typing and preparation of the material.

David Griffith-Jones for drawing the maps.

Carol Eaton for the photographs.

Gordon Hands, (sadly deceased) the then Parish Footpath Representative, for his help and support.

All the volunteers who assisted in checking the walks.