Barges on River Brent/Grand Union Canal

SWC Short Walk 22 - Boston Manor to Osterley

08-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Boston Manor to Osterley

11-Aug-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Hanwell Lock on Barges on River Brent/Grand Union Canal

SWC Short Walk 22 - Boston Manor to Osterley

08-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Boardwalk in Long Wood Local Nature Reserve

SWC Short Walk 22 - Boston Manor to Osterley

08-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Under the Heathrow flightpath (Korean Air?)

SWC Short Walk 22 - Boston Manor to Osterley

08-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Boston Manor to Osterley

11-Aug-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Boston Manor to Osterley

11-Aug-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Boston Manor to Osterley walk

History

This is a list of previous times this walk has been done by the club (since Jan 2010). For more recent events (since April 2015), full details are shown.

Updated: Thu, 15-Apr-21

Date # Post
Thu, 08-Aug-19 10

Evening Walk - River Brent, Grand Union Canal and Osterley Park: Boston Manor to Osterley

Length: 6.2 km (3.8 mi)
Net Walking Time: 1 ½ hrs
Meet: Boston Manor Station at 19.00 hours. Boston Manor is on the Piccadilly line in Zone 4. Travel Time from Earl’s Court is 20 mins, from Leicester Square it’s 34 mins.
Finish: Osterley station, which is on the Piccadilly line in Zone 4, one stop further to the west.
This walk takes you along the River Brent and the Grand Union Canal and through Osterley Park. The grounds to Osterley Park & House will be closed for the day.

Eat/Drink: The Hare and Hounds.
For walk directions, map and gpx/kml files click here. T=short.22
Intend going
8 on time, 1 other delayed, 1 other more delayed (both due to an earlier Jubilee Line suspension), i.e. 10 in warm and sticky weather.
Nice walking along the River Brent/Grand Union Canal (they are the same waterbody on this stretch) and across a lock, then there is a 3 minute stretch of rather claustrophobic path parallel to an indistrial single track railway line and a bit of M4 noise, and then some actually quite interesting semi wilderness. The pub (Fuller's) is quite good, about half of people ordered a meal, eaten outside under the Heathrow flight path. 4 moved on after a drink to beat the darkness, the rest kind of achieved that as well.
Oh, we saw a large herd of albino cows...
Were they British Whites?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British White cattle
Tue, 04-Sep-18 5

Evening walk - Boston Manor to Osterley

Boston Manor to Osterley
Distance: 6km

Meet 18:45 prompt outside the entrance hall of Boston Manor underground station.

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Aggressive marketing.
Intend going.
5 or 6 on this walk. 3 of those were on today's outing of this very walk, and they could name 2 others who had been as well, but couldn't agree on a 6th...
Wed, 29-Jun-16 4

Evening walk

Boston Manor to Osterley
Distance: 6km
Meet 19:15 outside the entrance hall of Boston Manor underground station. This is a self-led walk.
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Intend going.
Hope to go on this. For future reference, doing the walk in reverse and having The Fox Hanwell as the pub would be better.
To encourage more people to go on these evening jaunts, could we get a brief report, perhaps,and numbers? Thanks.
No one turned up then?

4 walkers.
Mild weather, light breeze.

mild with light breeze 4