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Alban Way

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Anorak and cyclist heaven!

Disused railway line 6.5 miles between Hatfield and St Albans. Tarmacked and a great cycle for... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
ChristinaB752
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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A beautiful walk or cycle route

Having lived in St.Albans all my life I’ve only in the last few year found the Alban way , I love... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Julia O
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Disused railway line 6.5 miles between Hatfield and St Albans. Tarmacked and a great cycle for beginners and experts alike. Quirky little railway halts along the way. A magical cycle through the beauty of the English countryside at the height of summer. I stayed at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Having lived in St.Albans all my life I’ve only in the last few year found the Alban way , I love to cycle from here to Hatfield and it a pleasure to see so many people using this route. It is exciting to hear that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Julia O
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I cycle the Alban Way from St Albans to Hatfield around 2-3 times per week as part of my daily commute to work. It’s perfect for cycling, there are very few areas where you have to look out for traffic and the whole route is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank B1934WDchrisb
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We picked up the walking guide from the tourist information centre.We walked from St Albans to Hatfield.We found the walk along the old railway line very informative and interesting.There are plenty of information boards on the way giving you the local history.We caught the bus...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank william78Shropshire
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This path follows the old railway line, and is a very pleasant tree lined walk/cycle trail. If you are a walker, the constant need to get out of the way of the cyclists coming in both directions can be a bit of a pain if...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Follows the old railway, and has been well maintained by the council. Part of the green ring, but you can follow the old railway all the way to Hatfield.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

I went for a lovely cycle ride along most of the Alban Way (in both directions, so about 10 miles in total) – the Alban Way forms part of Route 61 of the National Cycle Network. Highlights of the cycle ride has to be the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Alban walk is a footpath and a cyclepath and stretches 6.5 miles(10 kms) from St Albans(near to the Abbey railway station) to Hatfield. Alban way is a level path fully tarmacked which makes it very suitable for all year use. The route is well...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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