The Potters Bar Society
Registered Charity No.1087470

President: Mr. Ronald W. G. Smith Chairman: Teresa Travell

Walks Programme

A series of walks looking at local countryside and making use of local footpaths.

If you are interested in furthering your knowledge and understanding of the local environment in and around Potters Bar, then these walks should appeal.

Our aims are:-

  • To foster people's interest in the local area.
  • To keep local rights of way in use.
  • To include people with a wide range of ability.
  • To make our walks accessible by public transport, where possible.

Date    Meet at:    Approx.  

Sun Jan 22nd    1.30pm at Monken Hadley, by Church near common.     
Route:    Walk Hadley Wood Road, Jack's Lake. Return via Monken Hadley Common.    7.2km 4.5m 
Telephone:    01707 643832     
Sun Feb 5th    1:30pm in front of Furzefield Centre, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar.     
Route:    Walk railway path, Bradmore Lane, Waterend, Warrengate Farm, Furzefield Wood..    7.2km 4.5m 
Telephone:    01707 655732     
Sun Feb 19th    1:30pm at Pooleys Lane, Welham Green, AL9 7LF (TL 230059). Park opposite bungalows.     
Route:    Walk Potterells Farm, Waterend, North Mymms Church, Tollgate Farm, Delsome Lane.    6.4km 4m 
Telephone:    01707 264689     
Sun Mar 5th    1:30pm at Bell Bar, Great North Road/Woodside Lane/Bell Lane Junction.     
Route:    Walk Grubbs Lane, Woodfield Farm, Barbers Lodge Farm, Hornbeam Lane.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    01707 851498     
Sun Mar 19th    1:30pm at Brookmans Park Train Station (TL 240040)     
Route:    Walk Water End, North Mymms Park, Bush Wood, Welham Green, Potterells Farm, Station Road.    9.7km 6m 
Telephone:    01707 850496     
Sun Apr 2nd    1:30pm at Furzefield Leisure Centre Car Park, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar.     
Route:    Walk to Bridgefoot and Bentley Heath.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    07712 932373     
Sun Apr 16th    1:30pm at Roestock Lane, nr junction with Bullens Green Lane, AL4 0QW (TL 214064).     
Route:    Walk open spaces and history in and around South Hatfield.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    01707 264689     
Sun Apr 30th    1:30pm at Clay Hill. Park in Strayfield Road (TQ 317989) along from church on the corner of Clay Hill and Theobalds Park Road.     
Route:    Walk to Strayfield Road, Cattlegate Road, Sanders Corner, Burnt Farm Cottage, Whitewebbs Lane, Flash Lane.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    01707 851498     
Sun May 14th    1:30pm at "Five Horseshoes" PH, Little Berkhamsted SG13 8LY. Park near cricket ground.     
Route:    Walk Bayford, Culverwood House and return via Epping Green.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    01707 643832     
Sun May 28th     1:30pm at Roestock Lane, near junction with Bullens Green Lane, AL4 OQW (TL 214064).     
Route:    Walk to Welham Green, Potterells Farm. Return via Tollgate Farm and Community Forest.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    01707 264689     
Sun Jun 11th     1.30pm at White Hart PH South Mimms (Bus 84).     
Route:    Walk Blackhorse Lane to North Mymms. Visit St Mary's church and return via circular route.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    07712 932373     
Sun Jun 25th    1.30pm at Cuffley Station.     
Route:    Walk Ridgeway, Colesdale Farm, Burnt Farm, Wood Green Stables, Cuffley Hill.    8.8km 5.5m 
Telephone:    01707 655732     
Sun Jul 9th    1.30pm at Potters Bar telephone exchange - Billy Lows Lane junction with Hatfield Road.     
Route:  Walk Morven Park to Northaw Place, then Gobions Wood, Swanley Bar Lane on to railway path, returning via Hertfordshire Way.    7.6km 4.75m 
Telephone:     01707 851498     
Sun Jul 23rd    1.30pm at entrance to Furzefield sports centre Potters Bar (TL 24100180).     
Route:    Walk Bridgefoot Farm, South Mimms, Town Farm, Warrengate Bungalows then Cranborne estate and Furzefield Wood.    8.8km 5.5m 
Telephone:    01707 850496     
Sun Aug 6th    1.30pm at South Mimms war memorial, St Albans Road junction with Blanche Lane.     
Route:    Walk Blackhorse Lane to Hertfordshire Way, return via Hawkshead Wood and Oak Lodge.    8.4km 5.25m 
Telephone:    01707 851498     
Sun Aug 20th    1.30pm at junction of Oak Avenue and The Ridgeway, Enfield (TQ308982).     
Route:    Walk Whitewebbs Wood to Whitewebbs Lane and return via New River Path and Hilly Fields Park.    8km 5m 
Telephone:    01707 654993     
Sun Sep 3rd     1:30pm at Roestock Lane, near junction with Bullens Green Lane, AL4 OQW (TL 214064).     
Route:    Walk Colney Heath and Willows Farm.    9.6km 6m 
Telephone:    01707 264689     


  • All walks start at 1:30pm.
  • In the event of adverse weather conditions please telephone the number given for the walk as it may have to be cancelled.
  • Walks from March will include a break.
  • Non-members are welcome.
  • All children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who will be responsible for their care.
  • Walkers are expected to adhere to the following guidelines:
    • You should not walk ahead of the walk leader without invitation nor leave the group without advising the walk leader.
    • You are responsible for carrying your own supplies including first aid equipment, any required medication and adequate water.
    • You are responsible for ensuring your fitness and preparedness for the walk. This includes suitable footwear with adequate tread and appropriate clothes eg to avoid bites/stings or sunburn. If in doubt about your fitness or the requirements of the walk, please contact the leader for advice prior to the walk.
    • People with medication needs and/or disabilities which may cause problems during the walk must also contact the leader prior to the walk.
    • On public roads where there are no footpaths, you should normally walk on the right hand side of the road in single file. When crossing fields, you should normally stay in single file.
    • Any dogs should be kept under control and not allowed to interfere with the walk.
    • You should not leave any litter.