Saturday, 11 November 2017
Start time: 11:30
Moderate 9 miles / 14.5 km
Travel: Take the 10:57 from Marylebone to Rickmansworth (Oyster Zone 7), arrives 11:19. Alternatively take the Metropolitan Line to Rickmansworth to arrive for an 11:30 start. Note no Metropolitan line service between Aldgate and Wembley Park. Return is via the Metropolitan Line from Northwood (Oyster Zone 6)
Walk starts with a short section of tarmac path alongside the River Colne, and then continues passing 2 lakes to meet the Grand Union Canal. We follow the towpath before turning E and follow the Hillingdon Trail across undulating and varied countryside and woods as far as Ruislip Lido (there is a short section along a path beside a busy road). Last section crosses Ruislip Common and Northwood golf course. There is a pub near the end of the walk. We will stop for a short lunch break around 1.00 pm. Please bring a packed lunch.
Terrain: Parks, towpath, undulating countryside, woods, golf course, short section footpath along busy road. Dropout points: Buses from Harefield and Ruislip Lido.
Rickmansworth Station, Hertfordshire
Grid reference: TQ057945
Start time: 11:30
Northwood Underground Station
Grid reference: TQ092913
Nearest postcode: HA6 2XN
This is a linear walk
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