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Hillingdon Group

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Overview

Get away from Christmas TV and mince pies with this Boxing Day walk in the woods!

This is a circular walk from Mad Bess Wood, through Bayhurst Wood and on to St Mary's Church Harefield. Here we will have a short break and a chance to explore the WW1 Anzac cemetery before our return.

 

Tuesday, 26 December 2023
Meeting time:
10:10 am
Start time:
10:30 am
Estimated finish time:
1:30 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
8.9km / 5.5mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

The woodland paths can be very muddy so walking boots or wellies are advised.

Bring a snack and a drink. 

Features

  • Car parking available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
TQ 09096 87700
Nearest postcode:
HA4 7AR
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Meeting time:
10:10 am

I will be at St Martins Approach Car park in Ruislip at 10:10. If you need a lift to the start point please contact me. I have space for 3 people. St Martins Approach car park is about half a mile from Ruislip Underground Station and H13 bus stops near here. If you are driving you can go directly to the start point.

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 08003 89598
Nearest postcode:
HA6 2SS
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Start time:
10:30 am

Woodland car park in Mad Bess Wood off Ducks Hill Road.

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