Water Vole Trail

Water Vole Trail

Distance 1 Mile
Terrain Grass pathways throughout the route which can become wet and muddy.
Starting Point Broxbourne Old Mill and Meadows car park, Off Station Road, Broxbourne EN10 6LX
Quick guide Two star walking routeOne star running routeNot suitable for cyclingNot suitable for wheelchair accessRefreshments availble on routeToilets availble on route
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  • From the Old Mill and Meadow car park, proceed under the railway bridge and turn right in a south direction down the towpath.
  • Turn right through the kissing gate onto Silvermeade, and continue along the grass path, parallel to the railway line.
  • Cross over the wide wooden bridge, proceeding through the field / kissing gate.
  • Turn immediately right, through the wooden gate and proceed across the narrow wooden bridge over the ditch.
  • Continue on the grass pathway, bearing to the left and proceed over the bridge and through a kissing gate.
  • Turn right, following the grass pathway, with the ditch on the right.
  • Proceed through the kissing gate, exiting Silvermeade and turn left onto the towpath.
  • Continue north, turning left under the railway bridge returning back to the car park.     


  • Old Mill and Meadows car park



  • Old Mill and Meadows car park (weekend and bank holidays only)



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