Grasshopper Walk

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A circular route through Turnershill and Thistly Marsheswhere in the summer months you can experience the wonderful sights and sounds of crickets and grasshoppers.

Distance 0.5 miles. Terrain: All surfaced pathways with several bridges.

Starting Point Pindar Car Park Windmill Lane Cheshunt Herts EN8 9AJ

  • From the centre of the car park, proceed south along the surfaced path.
  • Turn left at the end and proceed south, alongside the Small River Lee, passing through Turnershill Marsh.
  • At the small angler's car park, take the right hand path and continue.
  • Cross over a small wooden bridge, turning to the right and continue along the pathway bearing right.
  • Proceed along the path, keeping Bowyers Water on your left.
  • At the next junction, at the north of the lake, bear to the right. (The Bowyers Orchid Meadow is a short detour from the route - turn left at the junction and the entrance to the Orchid Meadow boardwalk is on the left)
  • Continue north, along the pathway, passing through Thistly Marsh.
  • Proceed over the metal bridge to the right, crossing the Small River Lee and continue.
  • Turn left onto the pathway, retracing your steps north, turning right along the path, back to the car park.


Points of interest: Bowyers Orchid Meadow is a short detour from the route (best seen early May to mid June).

Terrain: All surfaced pathways with several bridges. Particularly suitable for pushcahirs and disabled

Toilets: Pindar car park

Refreshments: Lee Valley Youth Hostel, Cheshunt - 2 minutes from route.

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Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Routes

  • Length of route (miles) - 2

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Road Directions

Pindar Car Park

Public Transport Directions

Cheshunt Railway Station

Grasshopper Walk

Type:Walking Route

Lee Valley Regional Park, Pindar car park, Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9AJ
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