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Herts #3: Northaw Great Wood

Updated: May 29

An ancient woodland, with towering trees and winding paths.

Nearest town: Potters Bar

Distance: Around 4 miles

Duration: 2 hours or flexible

Parking is fairly easy. Please check the opening hours and how much you are encouraged to donate for parking and the upkeeping of the woods which is ran by volunteers - Friends of Northaw Great Wood | Enhancing woodland in our community (

Free OS Map link:

This precise route was just under 2 miles and took a little less than 2 hours to complete.


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