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Hornet's Hide 1 - Chess Valley (Herts)

A cache by The Hornet, Maintained by Belplasca Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/07/2002
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Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

On the edge of Mount wood in the Chess Valley near Sarratt, Hertfordshire.

This was The Hornet's first cache and he thought it would be good to place it on one of his favourite walks in South Hertfordshire. Although it can be reached by a short walk if you park at 51°40.740'N, 0°31.084'W I would suggest parking at 51°40.216'N, 0°30.125'W and following the 2.5 mile circular footpath. This will offer some splendid views over the Chess Valley.

It would make a lot of sense to combine this one with Hornet's Hide 3 which is only pleasant half mile stroll away and is on the way if you park at 51°40.216'N, 0°30.125'W.

If you choose to park close the cache drive into the village of Chenies and take the small road marked "Unsuitable for motors" from just off the village green. Don't worry, it will take cars without any trouble although it is narrow. One word of warning, don't try and drive through the ford as the road on the other side is private. From the parking spot look for the footpath signposted Chenies Green.

The cache is the usual 2L tupperware box and is hidden just off a popular footpath so look out for other walkers.

The cache contained when placed:
  • A 60's CD
  • A Free Software CD
  • A Bottle opener keyring
  • A pack of cards
  • A pencil sharpener
  • Tic Tacs
  • Jelly Tots
  • A tape of the Goons
  • Some headphones
  • A thimble
  • A camera to record your visit

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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