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19th February 2017: Six parks and a canal path. St James’s Park to Regent’s Park

Don led this green London ramble. The planned route was St James Park (via Admiralty Arch); Green Park; Hyde Park; Kensington Gardens; Holland Park (probable first lunch stop); then via Notting Hill and Portobello Road market to Grand Union Canal with … Continue reading

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29th November 2015: Watford to King’s Langley

We were very lucky with this walk as the forecast had been for wet weather all day but although it was very cloudy we actually had a dry day. From Watford tube station we walked through part of Cassiobury Park … Continue reading

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13th August 2015: Capital Ring, Richmond to Hanwell

This part of the route took us along the Thames to Isleworth and Syon Park, where the garden centre cafe provided a welcome coffee stop. From Brentford it was a pleasant walk along the Grand Union canal. The plan had … Continue reading

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9th August 2015: King’s Langley

On a warm, sunny day Jean led 13 of us on this circular walk from King’s Langley through fields, along tracks and a section of the Grand Union Canal, where a heron and a kingfisher were spotted. A couple of … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 20th April 2014: Tring

Jean, Noirin and Claire had a quiet green walk along the Grand Union Canal at Tring to the Bluebell Cafe which was amazingly uncrowded for Easter Day. Then we worked out a slightly different route from the one planned and … Continue reading

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9 February 2014: Acton Town to Richmond

Seven of us set off from Pam’s house through Gunnersbury Park, with its mansions formerly belonging to the Rothschild family, and on to the Thames Path beside Kew Bridge. From there it was a pleasant walk past the Thames houseboats … Continue reading

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26 May 2013: Hemel Hempstead, the Grand Union Canal and Bovingdon

Jonathan led this walk — a gentle and scenic six miles starting from Hemel Hempstead. In fine weather we walked west along the Grand Union Canal, before turning south to follow the Hertfordshire Way. Mark was burdened down with guide … Continue reading

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