Saturday, 17 March 2018
Start time: 14:30
Moderate 7 miles / 11.3 km
Travel: Take the 13:49 from Moorgate (Highbury & Islington 13:57, Finsbury Park 14:02) arrives Cuffley at 14:29. Return trains from Enfield Chase are at 5 and 35 minutes past the hour (slightly earlier times from Gordon Hill: 2 and 32 minutes past the hour). Oystercards are only valid as far as Crews Hill (one stop short of Cuffley). Buy a return to Cuffley.
We will head initially down the railway line before we head E and then SE on bridleways - we then head S crossing a footbridge over the M25 till we emerge from fields opposite the King and Tinker Pub where we will stop for a mid-afternoon drink. We then enter Whitewebbs Wood and take paths S and then W following the old course of the New River. We then head SW on a bridleway to enter Hilly Fields Park and head E following the pretty meanderings of the Turkey Brook. Leaving Hilly Fields we head S along side streets and alleyways till we reach the New River (a 400 year old aqueduct) which we will follow into Enfield and then into quaint Gentleman's Row and across Greens to station. Option of post-walk Pub refreshment
Terrain: Paths, tracks, woodland, side roads/alleyways, New River.
Dropout points: Gordon Hill Station after 6.2 miles
Cuffley Railway Station
Grid reference: TL306028
Nearest postcode: EN6 4LA
Start time: 14:30
Enfield Chase Railway Station
Grid reference: TQ321966
Nearest postcode: EN2 7AA
This is a linear walk
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