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• What we'll do Meet 10:15 for a 10:30 a.m. start outside the Red Lion pub, 26 London Rd, Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Herts SG3 6JP Nearest post code: SG3 6JP Lat/Long (WGS84):[masked],[masked] O.S. Grid Ref: TL254187 HIKE DESCRIPTION: Woolmer Green - Datchworth - Raffin Green - Back Lane - Tewin (Lunch stop) - Margery Green - Burnham Green - Woolmer Green. Total distance is 9.2 mls (14.8 km) with some hills. Most of the route is on public footpaths or public bridleways with some roads with pavement and country lanes. There is a map of the route in the title photo above. We are likely to finish the hike by about 16:00 or earlier. PLACES OF INTEREST: The Rose and Crown pub, Tewin (lunch stop) http://www.roseandcrowntewin.com/ HIKING MAP: Ordnance Survey 'Explorer' 1:25,000 scale, Sheet 182, St Albans & Hatfield or O.S. Landranger 1:50,000 scale Sheet 166, Luton and Hertford. PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO MEETING LOCATION: Nearest railway station Knebworth (approx 1.5 km walking distance). Great Northern Trains from Finsbury Park or Stevenage. CAR PARKING NEAR MEETING LOCATION: Parking in nearby streets, please park considerately. Please do not park in the pub car park. CAR SHARING FROM BARNET, HATFIELD or ST ALBANS: For this event, car sharing is available from Barnet or Hatfield and it may also be available from St Albans, if someone can offer a lift from St Albans. If you would like a lift or if you can offer a lift, please answer the question about car sharing when you RSVP. For car sharing from Barnet, meet at 09:05 for 09:15 departure at High Barnet Tube Station, outside Abetta Cars kiosk. Driving distance is 16 miles each way. Suggested contribution to driver for transport £2.40 return. For car sharing from Hatfield, meet at 09:30 for 09:40 departure by the National Express bus stop outside the Galleria, Hatfield. Driving distance is 9 miles each way. Suggested contribution to driver for transport £1.35 return. For car sharing from St Albans (if available), meet at 09:30 for 09:40 departure outside the Odyssey Cinema, London Road, St Albans. Driving distance is 13 miles each way. Suggested contribution to driver for transport £1.95 return. For full details of the above meeting places with maps, please see http://southhertshikers.uk/event-details/2018/12/01/meeting-places.html • What to bring Hiking boots with good grip (footpaths may be slippery or muddy in places), warm outdoor clothing for winter weather conditions including an extra layer to put on for outdoor stops and a waterproof jacket in case it rains. Drink is essential but a packed lunch is optional as there is a pub at lunch time. For further details, please see South Herts Hikers Information Page 'A' Day Hikes http://southhertshikers.uk/info/ • Important to know We invite a donation of £1 for each hike for every participant including first-timers and guests. This contributes towards the running costs of this Meetup Group. There will be a mid morning stop 5.5 km from the start and a lunch stop 9 km from the start at The Rose and Crown pub, Tewin. You can also eat you own packed lunch outdoors on the village green nearby. Before going into the pub, please take your boots off and please do not consume your own food or drink on their premises. We can spend up to 60 minutes at the pub and this should allow time to order food (if available).