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Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Group

We are the Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

** Pre-registration preferred.

Joint with Hampstead Group. 

Moderate to brisk 9.4 mile/15.1km walk with negligible ascent. About 3.5 to 4 hours of walking.

Sunset is at 16.34 hours, so light for walking until 17.10.

Route: A3002 SE then south through Boston Manor past lake and through wood to River Brent/Grand Union Canal; river path downstream towards Brentford under M4 then across footbridge and walking upstream along Brent, following Capital Ring to Osterley then left along Grand Union Canal past the famous Hanwell Flight of Locks and  Three Bridges site (Brunel): route through canalside park and north across a freight line/Great Western Mainline to A4020. Through West Middlesex Golf Club back to River Brent and Brent Lodge Park; downstream through meadows and under the picturesque Wharncliffe Viaduct back to Boston Manor Station (dropout option here) and on through Elthorne Park Nature Reserve, across Blondin Park to Northfields Station.

Lunch: no scheduled stop - plenty of cafés and pubs en route (or bring snack) ‐ leader will adjust to suit the group's wishes.

Meet at Boston Manor Station (exit hall) at 10.45.  Toilets should be open!

Finish: Northfields Station.

Travel: Boston Manor (Zone 4) and Northfields (Zone 3) - Piccadily Line.

Leader: Thomas G (07775 676 092).

** Please register to let us know you plan to come - and to be notified of last minute cancellation/transport changes etc.

Registration - via Eventbrite only - opens Thurs 18 Jan at 09.00 and closes Tues 23 Jan at 18.30.

Eventbrite registration  - use web link below

Wednesday, 24 January 2024
Start time:
10:45 am
Estimated finish time:
4:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
15.1km / 9.4mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Accessible by public transport
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 16356 78718
Nearest postcode:
TW8 9LQ
what3words:
insist.doll.shaped
Start time:
10:45 am

Boston Manor Underground Station (Zone 4 - Piccadilly line)

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 17195 79205
Nearest postcode:
W5 4TT
what3words:
drama.miss.juices
Estimated finish time:
4:30 pm

Northfields Underground Station (Zone 3 - Piccadilly line)

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking