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Hampstead Group

Our group offers walks which are accessible by public transport and take place throughout the South East of England plus a summer holiday and a New Year break

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

A linear walk to Rickmansworth Station led by Jane R (Mobile No: 07906 987503) over fairly level terrain via Ruislip Woods Nature Reserve and Ruislip Common to the Ruislip Lido facilities. We then follow the Hillingdon Trail via Mad Bess Wood, North Riding Wood, Bayhurst Wood Country Park and Breakespear House to Harefield for our lunch stop at ‘The Harefield’ or ‘The Kings Arms’ pubs or Harefield Village Café (or picnic on the village green). We continue along the Hillingdon Trail to Coppermill Lock then pick up the Colne Valley Trail to pass Stocker’s Lake Nature Reserve and Rickmansworth Aquadrome into Rickmansworth. No convenient drop-out points. Joint walk with Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Group. Map: E172, L176.

Saturday, 23 December 2023
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
17.7km / 11.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

Use Oyster/contactless/Freedom Pass.

Features

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

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 10321 90236
Nearest postcode:
HA6 1PH
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Start time:
10:00 am

Northwood Hills Station (Metropolitan line, Zone 6)

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 05721 94591
Nearest postcode:
WD3 1QY
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Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm

Rickmansworth Station (Metropolitan line and Chiltern Railways, Zone 7)

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