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5th March 2017:London Loop, Hayes and Harlington to Uxbridge

Three of us did this west London stretch of the Loop, ranging from the light industry of H & H, past some of the “highest of hi-tech corporations” (according to the TfL guide) to the outskirts of rural Buckinghamshire. It … Continue reading

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14th July 2016:London Loop 12, Cockfosters to Enfield Lock

Four of us did this nearly-ten-miles semi-rural walk through northern Enfield, on a day more and more like mid-summer as the hours passed. With a few navigational debates, but no disasters, we traversed the western side of Trent Park, once … Continue reading

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9th June 2016: London Loop, Hatch End to Elstree

On a distinctly warm day six Red Loopers traversed the Herts/ GLA border south of Watford. We walked through fields and woods with some spectacular views; open pastures ablaze with buttercups; other farmland ceded to the “good walk spoiled” golfing … Continue reading

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26th May 2016: London Loop, Harefield to Hatch End

From Uxbridge Station we took a bus to West Harefield to continue our circuit. This time we moved away from the canal to cross fields and woodland, still surprisingly rural and pretty. After passing the Rose and Crown too early … Continue reading

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12th May 2016: London Loop, West Drayton to Harefield West

This was a very pretty stage of the London Loop, mainly alongside tranquil canals, rivers and lakes. The may and horse chestnut blossoms and the wild flowers, including wild garlic, were at their best on this sunny day. A canalside … Continue reading

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14th January 2016: London Loop 3, Petts Wood to Keston

We had an intrepid adventure on Stage Three through thick woods and rolling hills, crossing two great estates, all in the LB Bromley.  The rain held off, temp was coolish, views fine; and there was a certain amount of mud … Continue reading

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22nd November: Elstree to Cockfosters

This walk is section 16 of the London Loop. Seven of us got the bus from Elstree station and were excited to pass the famous Elstree studios. No Hollywood glamour though, a very drab road of warehouses! We walked, or … Continue reading

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