Category: Features

Parchmarks on Bernards Heath

Telltale signs In very dry weather the grass of Verulamium Park shows clear signs of the Roman buildings below the surface. Bernards Heath, not to be outdone, has its own version, but indicating more recent history. The marks in the

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Guided Walk around the Heath 2017

Unfortunately, 10th September’s Guided Walk has been cancelled because of illness. You can read a guide here and see some pictures of the route here.

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Bernards Heath guided walk

The walk on the 8th May was very successful with 30 people joining on what was a sunny warm afternoon. Local historian Peter Burley led the walk, with an impressive depth of knowledge about the area. 

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A guided walk on Bernards Heath
in pictures

Yes, you will need boots to walk around the Heath in January, but when we walked it on a warm October day (remember them?) following our guide, any footwear would have done. Here’s a taster of what to see walking

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St Albans Green Ring – Our statement

The section of the Green Ring that passes through Bernards Heath has been completed. The part that crosses the Upper Field was already tarmac and this has been widened to 2.5 metres. FoBH resisted the installation of a similar path

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