Walking trails in Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Explore Welwyn on foot

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Get outside and explore the place we call home

From peaceful strolls around scenic parks to hikes along old railway lines, there are plenty of places to scout out, right on our doorstep.

Grab your walking gear

We'll never let the weather stop us from exploring. We've got wellies and raincoats of all sizes in our boot room for you to grab and go. And if you're not sure where to head to first, just ask for a walking map at reception.

Four-legged pals sniff out the best walks

Private-walking areas, doggy-certified amenities, and acres of Hertfordshire countryside to explore - there's plenty for four-legged pals to get up to here.

Our suggested routes

Brocket Hall

This is a popular choice for many people who visit Welwyn - and for good reason! The view across the bridge on the Brocket Hall estate is just beautiful in all seasons.

Sherrardspark Wood

There are some brief uphill stretches on this woodland route, but overall it's a nice and easy walk. With a choice of several signposted woods, you can decide how long you want your walk to be.

The Ayot Greenway

Take a stroll along the tree-lined path that follows the route of an old railway line and walk all the way to Wheathampstead where you can see the old railway station in the village. Taking just over three hours, this is a great choice for keen walkers.

Panshanger Park

A 1,000-acre site between Welwyn Garden City and Hertford, Panshanger Park is definitely worth exploring. Stroll around the River Mimram and look out for the Great Oak and the Orangery.

Stanborough Park

This beautiful countryside park is a must-see. With plenty of scenic walking routes to explore and two lakes covering an area of 126 acres, you can decide how long to wander.

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