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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

Joint with Hampstead Group.

Moderately paced 11 mile walk over fairly level terrain. No convenient drop-out points.

Route: Linear walk to Rickmansworth Station 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. 

Lunch Stop: Harefield for pubs, café or picnic.

Meet at Northwood Hills Station (Zone 6 - Metropolitan line) at 10.00.

Ticket/Fare: Oyster/Contactless/Freedom Pass.

Finish: Rickmansworth Station (Zone 7 - Metropolitan line/Chiltern Railways).

Leader: Jane R - 07906 987 503.

 

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

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
what3words:
test.turned.pulse
Start time:
10:00 am

Northwood Hills Station (Zone 6 - Metropolitan line)

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 05717 94595
Nearest postcode:
WD3 1QY
what3words:
slope.stacks.feed
Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm

Rickmansworth Station (Zone 7 - Metropolitan line/Chiltern Railways

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