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Austin
Austin

Aug-19 • Malachi Continuous on Flickr

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Alexandra Palace to Tottenham Hale

Alexandra Palace, the Parkland Walk (a former railway line) and two restored Wetlands in north London.

Islington to Limehouse
Islington to Limehouse

Apr-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Angel to Limehouse

The Regents canal, Victoria and Mile End Parks

Beckenham Place Mansion, Driveside SWC Short Walk 46 - Beckenham Place Park (Ravensbourne to Beckenham Hill)
Beckenham Place Mansion, Driveside

SWC Short Walk 46 - Beckenham Place Park (Ravensbourne to Beckenham Hill)

Apr-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Beckenham Place Park

Attractive park in SE London by the Ravensbourne River, famous for its bluebells, wet woodland, wild swimming lake, ornamental gardens and Palladian mansion

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Old Royal Naval College

Mar-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Blackheath to Canary Wharf

Greenwich Park with its world-famous Museums and a foot tunnel under the Thames to Canary Wharf.

Boston Manor to Northfields

Boston Manor, the Grand Union Canal, Three Bridges, Brent Lodge Park, Wharncliffe Viaduct, Elthorne Park Nature Reserve and Blondin Park

Barges on River Brent/Grand Union Canal SWC Short Walk 22 - Boston Manor to Osterley
Barges on River Brent/Grand Union Canal

SWC Short Walk 22 - Boston Manor to Osterley

Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Boston Manor to Osterley

Grand Union Canal and Osterley Park (NT)

Brockwell Hall Cafe SWC Short Walk 39 - Brockwell Park (Herne Hill Circular or to Brixton)
Brockwell Hall Cafe

SWC Short Walk 39 - Brockwell Park (Herne Hill Circular or to Brixton)

Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Brockwell Park

Short amble through a small but well-kept urban park in South East London on raised ground

Victorian Hearse
Victorian Hearse

Jul-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Brompton Cemetery

A Victorian “Magnificent 7” parkland cemetery in Chelsea

Bridge to Nowhere, Burgess Park SWC Short Walk 59 - Burgess Park (Elephant & Castle)
Bridge to Nowhere, Burgess Park

SWC Short Walk 59 - Burgess Park (Elephant & Castle)

15-Feb-24 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Burgess Park

The Grand Surrey Canal and a succession of parks and open spaces in gritty inner southeast London

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Embankment

May-17 • ultronspice on Flickr

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Chelsea and Battersea Park

Chelsea with the King's Road, two Thames Bridges and Battersea Park, optional: Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms

Horton Country Park
Horton Country Park

Jan-21 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Chessington Circular

Horton Park, Epsom and Ashtead Commons, Winey Hill, all inside the M25

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Woodland path in Nonsuch Park2

Oct-19 • Daisy-Roots on Flickr

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Chessington to Cheam

Horton Country Park, Hogsmill Riverside Nature Reserve, Nonsuch Park and Cheam Heritage Trail

London Skyline from Yates' Meadow SWC Short Walk 58 - Chingford Circular
London Skyline from Yates' Meadow

SWC Short Walk 58 - Chingford Circular

11-Jan-24 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Chingford Circular

Varied undulating route through commons, ancient woods and wildflower meadows, with fantastic views of London Skyline and Lea Valley.

Colliers Wood to Putney Bridge
Colliers Wood to Putney Bridge

Sep-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Colliers Wood to Putney Bridge

River Wandle Trail and the Thames Path

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Iguanodon, Crystal Palace Park

Jan-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Crystal Palace to Forest Hill

Short surburban London walk with plenty of interesting and unusual features.

Pond by Wantz Stream, Beam Parklands SWC Short Walk 33 - Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds
Pond by Wantz Stream, Beam Parklands

SWC Short Walk 33 - Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds

Feb-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds

Exploration of several linked green areas in an otherwise densely populated suburb: a large variety of landscapes in Country Parks and Nature Reserves

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Tyred tiles

Well, semi-engineering bricks really

Feb-18 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Ealing Broadway Circular

The green spaces of West London, including The Grand Union Canal, Boston Manor, Syon House, The Thames towpath, Kew Gardens, and Gunnersbury Park.

Off the broad paths SWC Walk 259 - Epping Forest Centenary Walk: Manor Park to Epping
Off the broad paths

SWC Walk 259 - Epping Forest Centenary Walk: Manor Park to Epping

Jul-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Manor Park to Epping

A walk along the length of an ancient royal forest in East London - Wanstead and Leyton Flats, Walthamstow Forest, Highams Park and Epping Forest. Can be done over two legs.

Up the hill
Up the hill

May-17 • ultronspice on Flickr

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Fryent Country Park

Rolling fields and small woods

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Sleeping swan

Mar-17 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Greenford to Osterley

A walk through attractive open spaces in West London, visiting parks, a viaduct, a series of locks and a NT stately home.

Greenwich Park: View from Viewpoint by Observatory SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park: View from Viewpoint by Observatory

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Greenwich Park

Naval Heritage, the Meridian, and a royal park with a great viewpoint

Hampstead Heath
Hampstead Heath

Apr-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Hampstead Heath

Wooded heathland, swimming points, and Parliament Hill

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The Long Water, Home Park

Feb-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Hampton Court Circular

Two royal parks and Britain's finest surviving Tudor building.

Park Entrance
Park Entrance

May-17 • ultronspice on Flickr

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Hampton Court and Bushy Park

2 deer parks and a royal palace

View along High Street SWC Short Walk 40 - Harrow-on-the-Hill (South Kenton or Northwick Park to Harrow-on-the-Hill)
View along High Street

SWC Short Walk 40 - Harrow-on-the-Hill (South Kenton or Northwick Park to Harrow-on-the-Hill)

Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Harrow on the Hill

The playing fields of Harrow School and the historic buildings of Harrow village on its ridge

Bluebells in Highgate Wood SWC Short Walk 49 - Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood
Bluebells in Highgate Wood

SWC Short Walk 49 - Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood

Apr-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood

Meandering route through two adjacent ancient woods with very different character. Undulating.

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The Pergola

Jul-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Highgate to Hampstead

A varied walk through the green spaces of London's ‘Northern Heights’, with some panoramic views of the city.

Horsenden Hill walk
Horsenden Hill walk

May-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Horsenden Hill

Hill in NW London, site of an ancient hill fort

Illuminated River

A Central London evening stroll all about 14 lit Thames Bridges

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photo from walk

Oct-16 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Central London Circular

Urban walk through Central London - passes many famous tourist sites

Kenley to Caterham

Short but hilly walk on the slopes of the North Downs.

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IMG 3947

Jul-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Kensal Green Cemetery

Ivy covered Greek, Classic, Egyptian and Gothic Mausoleums in a Victorian “Magnificent 7” parkland cemetery

Lesnes Abbey Ruins SWC Short Walk 43 - Lesnes Abbey Woods with Bostall Woods (Abbey Wood Circular)
Lesnes Abbey Ruins

SWC Short Walk 43 - Lesnes Abbey Woods with Bostall Woods (Abbey Wood Circular)

Feb-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lesnes Abbey Woods with Bostall Woods

Ornamental Gardens, Ancient Woodlands, Ponds and Heathland, centred on the enchanting ruins of Lesnes Abbey. Undulating.

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Epping Forest pond bullrushes

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Jan-16 • lindsay_randle on Flickr

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Leytonstone to Loughton

Epping Forest

London Skyline
London Skyline

Jul-23 • Malachi Continuous on Flickr

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Lloyd Park to Coombe Lane

The Shirley Hills, taking in Addington Hill, Croham Hurst and Coombe Wood.

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Rainham Marshes

Feb-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Rainham to Purfleet via RSPB Rainham Marshes

An easy birdwatching walk in Outer East London along an atmospheric section of the London LOOP via the RSPB reserve at Rainham marshes.

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Loughton Camp, Epping Forest

Jul-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Loughton to Epping

The ancient woodland of Epping Forest within Zone 6

Mile End and Victoria Parks

Mile End Park, a green bridge, Regents Canal and a Victorian city park

Mitcham Common
Mitcham Common

Sep-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Mitcham Common

Large wooded common popular with bird watchers

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#swcwalk273

Jan-20 • qaugzzih9 on Flickr

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Mitcham Junction to Colliers Wood

Nature Reserves and the Wandle Trail through south London.

Boardwalk through Wetlands and Viewing Platform, Morden Hall Park SWC Walk Short 13 - Morden Hall Park and Merton Abbey Mills
Boardwalk through Wetlands and Viewing Platform, Morden Hall Park

SWC Walk Short 13 - Morden Hall Park and Merton Abbey Mills

Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Morden Hall Park and Abbey Mills

NT parkland, streams, watermills, and Abbey Mills heritage site

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Chiswick House

May-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Norbiton to Hammersmith or Putney

A deer park, ‘the village on the river’ and one of the first English landscape gardens.

Anglican Chapel (Nunhead Cemetery) SWC Short Walk 41 - Nunhead, Honor Oak and Peckham Rye
Anglican Chapel (Nunhead Cemetery)

SWC Short Walk 41 - Nunhead, Honor Oak and Peckham Rye

Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Nunhead, Honor Oak, and Peckham Rye

Nunhead's Victorian Cemetery, assorted green spaces, One Tree Hill with its viewpoint, Peckham Rye Park and Common, and its culturally mixed centre.

Olympic Rings on hillock SWC Short Walk 27 - The Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island
Olympic Rings on hillock

SWC Short Walk 27 - The Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island

Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island

The Olympic Park, waterways, wetlands, and former industrial areas

Large Area of Bluebells, off Public Bridleway, NE corner of Middle Lake SWC Short Walk 50 - Osterley Park (Osterley to Hanwell or Circular)
Large Area of Bluebells, off Public Bridleway, NE corner of Middle Lake

SWC Short Walk 50 - Osterley Park (Osterley to Hanwell or Circular)

May-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Osterley Park

Osterley Park, Tentelow Woodland, Grand Junction Canal, Hanwell Flight of Locks, River Brent, a riverside meadow and the stunning Wharncliffe Viaduct.

Severndroog Castle SWC Short Walk 44 - Oxleas Wood and Shooters Hill (Falconwood Circular)
Severndroog Castle

SWC Short Walk 44 - Oxleas Wood and Shooters Hill (Falconwood Circular)

Apr-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Oxleas Wood and Shooter’s Hill

Through ancient woodlands up to Shooter's Hill with far views across the south east, on to Severndroog Castle Folly

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photo from walk

May-21 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Petts Wood Circular

Easy and pleasant walk through woodlands nestled in the middle of London's South-Eastern suburbs

Rainham to Grays

Dracula, outdoor art, concrete barges, an ace nature reserve, industrial sculpture, history and heritage, accompanied by the mighty Thames.

View from Primrose Hill: Shard to Canary Wharf SWC Short Walk 6 - Regent's Park and Primrose Hill
View from Primrose Hill: Shard to Canary Wharf

SWC Short Walk 6 - Regent's Park and Primrose Hill

Jul-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Regents Park and Primrose Hill

A royal park and citiscape viewpoint

Red deer male and harem Richmond Park, London
Red deer male and harem

Richmond Park, London

Oct-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Richmond Circular

Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Richmond Park and the River Thames.

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Aug-17 • ultronspice on Flickr

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Richmond Park

London's largest deer park

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river-crane-park

Feb-21 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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River Crane

River walk through west London parks, woods, and nature reserves.

View across Greenland Dock to Canary Wharf SWC Short Walk 54 - Rotherhithe (away from the river)
View across Greenland Dock to Canary Wharf

SWC Short Walk 54 - Rotherhithe (away from the river)

Jun-22 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Rotherhithe

Parks and waterways on the Rotherhithe peninsula

Birds All Lined Up, The Long Water SWC Short Walk 19 - Royal Parks
Birds All Lined Up, The Long Water

SWC Short Walk 19 - Royal Parks

Aug-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Royal Parks

Hyde Park, Green Park, St James Park, The Mall and Trafalgar Square

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photo from walk

May-16 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Ruislip Woods and Lido

Woods and a swimming lake

Leadenhall Market SWC Walk Short 24 - Sculpture in the City
Leadenhall Market

SWC Walk Short 24 - Sculpture in the City

Aug-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sculpture in the City

Walk around an annual summer exhibition of contemporary sculpture in the confines of the City of London (financial district).

View from The London Viewpoint, Wood Farm, Stanmore: Shard, BT Tower and Nine Elms SWC Short Walk 56 - Stanmore Circular
View from The London Viewpoint, Wood Farm, Stanmore: Shard, BT Tower and Nine Elms

SWC Short Walk 56 - Stanmore Circular

Jul-23 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Stanmore Circular

Undulating route through various parks, commons and nature reserves in leafy North London, including the London Viewpoint

City of London and the Shard, from Horniman Park SWC Short Walk 9 - Sydenham Hill to Dulwich Village
City of London and the Shard, from Horniman Park

SWC Short Walk 9 - Sydenham Hill to Dulwich Village

Jul-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sydenham Hill to Dulwich Village

Dulwich Wood, Sydenham Hill Wood, Horniman Gardens, Dulwich Park and village, Belair Park

View towards Mickleham, Juniper Top SWC Walk 139 Tadworth Circular via Headley Heath and Box Hill
View towards Mickleham, Juniper Top

SWC Walk 139 Tadworth Circular via Headley Heath and Box Hill

Feb-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Tadworth via Headley Heath and Box Hill Circular

Mixed open and wooded chalk downland with several viewpoints close to London

Angerstein Wharf, jetty out to shipping lane SWC Short Walk 42 - Thames Path: Greenwich to Woolwich
Angerstein Wharf, jetty out to shipping lane

SWC Short Walk 42 - Thames Path: Greenwich to Woolwich

Feb-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Thames Path : Greenwich to Woolwich

A Fascinating Stretch of The Thames: Maritime Greenwich, Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton, Thames Barrier, Royal Woolwich Arsenal

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Kew Bridge

Nov-21 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Putney to Richmond

Tree lined Thames Path past Hammersmith and Kew with many riverside pubs.

Thames Path: Richmond and Teddington Circular

A lovely section of the Thames: Ham House, Marble Hill House, New Orleans Gallery, a sculpture garden, riverside pubs

Reflected bridge Westminster to Putney
Reflected bridge

Westminster to Putney

Jan-22 • moontiger on Flickr

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Tower Hill to Putney

The Thames Path through the centre of London, passing the City, Westminster, Chelsea, Battersea and Putney via 18 bridges

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May-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Westminster to Greenwich via the south bank

The Thames path through central London, past Tower Bridge and the regenerating East End, to historic Greenwich.

Thameside Historical Walk

The Thames Path (north bank) past the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and Wapping to Docklands via 3 historic riverside pubs

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre and Ingrebourne Marshes SSSI SWC Short Walk 34 - The Ingrebourne Valley (Hornchurch to Upminster)
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre and Ingrebourne Marshes SSSI

SWC Short Walk 34 - The Ingrebourne Valley (Hornchurch to Upminster)

Mar-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Ingrebourne Valley : Hornchurch to Upminster

Open water, grassland, woodland, marshland, fenland via a series of linked green spaces along the Ingrebourne River

Emirates Air Line at dusk SWC Short Walk 21 - The Line Modern Art Walk (Stratford to North Greenwich)
Emirates Air Line at dusk

SWC Short Walk 21 - The Line Modern Art Walk (Stratford to North Greenwich)

Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Line Modern Art Walk

A modern and contemporary art walk via foot, light rail and cable car

Kings Cross facade Kings Cross to Liverpool Street walk
Kings Cross facade

Kings Cross to Liverpool Street walk

Feb-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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The London Stations

All London’s railway terminals, the three royal parks, the River Thames and the City

Salters’ Garden with large piece of the Wall SWC Short Walk 47 - The London Wall
Salters’ Garden with large piece of the Wall

SWC Short Walk 47 - The London Wall

Aug-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The London Wall

What have the Romans ever done for us? Through the City of London past all publicly accessible pieces of the Roman Wall and its city gates

Looking back down the hill (para 28) Totteridge Circular walk
Looking back down the hill (para 28)

Totteridge Circular walk

Dec-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Totteridge Circular

Meadows, woods and villages on the Northern Heights

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photo from walk

Mar-21 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Trent Country Park and Enfield Chase

Parkland of a former country estate

Twickenham Circular via 3 rivers

The Thames towpath, the River Crane and the Duke of Northumberland's river

The Grotto SWC Walk Short 11 - Wanstead Park
The Grotto

SWC Walk Short 11 - Wanstead Park

Aug-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wanstead Park

Parkland of a former country estate

Waterlink Way Waymarker Disc SWC Short Walk 36 - Waterlink Way (Lower Sydenham to Greenwich)
Waterlink Way Waymarker Disc

SWC Short Walk 36 - Waterlink Way (Lower Sydenham to Greenwich)

Feb-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Waterlink Way : Lower Sydenham to Greenwich

Follows the Pool and Ravensbourne rivers through south east London via landscaped linear parks and green spaces

Esher Common SWC Short Walk 17 - Oxshott Heath, Esher and West End Commons
Esher Common

SWC Short Walk 17 - Oxshott Heath, Esher and West End Commons

Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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West End and Esher Commons

Wooded commons and a pretty village

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photo from walk

Feb-18 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Wimbledon Circular

Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Wimbledon Common.

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Wimbledon Common Golf Course

Nov-08 • Andrew Murphy

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Wimbledon to Kingston

Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park, and the Thames Path.

Wimbledon to Putney

Through Cannizaro Park, Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park and Barnes Common to the Thames.

Reed Beds and New Builds, Woodberry Wetlands SWC Short Walk 26 - Woodberry Wetlands (Stoke Newington Reservoirs)
Reed Beds and New Builds, Woodberry Wetlands

SWC Short Walk 26 - Woodberry Wetlands (Stoke Newington Reservoirs)

Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Woodberry Wetlands

Finsbury and Clissold Parks, Woodberry Wetlands (two reservoirs), The New River (a canal supplying water to London) and Abney Park (a Magnificent 7 Cemetery)

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Mayfield Lavender Farm - the lavender fields in full bloom, with many sightseers, on a sunny Saturday afternoon in July

Jun-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Woodmansterne Lavender Fields

Banstead Commons, Oaks Park and spectacular Lavender fields during July and August

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
London 321 Alexandra Palace to Tottenham Hale 15.8 3 125 Alexandra Palace, the Parkland Walk (a former railway line) and two restored Wetlands in north London. KX M
London 29 Angel to Limehouse 11.5 1 0 The Regents canal, Victoria and Mile End Parks
London 46 Beckenham Place Park 4.9 1 75 Attractive park in SE London by the Ravensbourne River, famous for its bluebells, wet woodland, wild swimming lake, ornamental gardens and Palladian mansion TL StP
London 215 Blackheath to Canary Wharf 12.0 1 50 Greenwich Park with its world-famous Museums and a foot tunnel under the Thames to Canary Wharf. CX CS V
London 418 Boston Manor to Northfields 14.0 2 50 Boston Manor, the Grand Union Canal, Three Bridges, Brent Lodge Park, Wharncliffe Viaduct, Elthorne Park Nature Reserve and Blondin Park
London 22 Boston Manor to Osterley 6.0 1 150 Grand Union Canal and Osterley Park (NT)
London 39 Brockwell Park 3.9 1 50 Short amble through a small but well-kept urban park in South East London on raised ground TL StP V
London 20 Brompton Cemetery 2.0 1 0 A Victorian “Magnificent 7” parkland cemetery in Chelsea
London 59 Burgess Park 7.1 1 25 The Grand Surrey Canal and a succession of parks and open spaces in gritty inner southeast London
London 1 Chelsea and Battersea Park 5.9 1 25 Chelsea with the King's Road, two Thames Bridges and Battersea Park, optional: Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms
London 48 Chessington Circular 8.4 1 100 Horton Park, Epsom and Ashtead Commons, Winey Hill, all inside the M25 CJ V W
London 352 Chessington to Cheam 14.3 2 75 Horton Country Park, Hogsmill Riverside Nature Reserve, Nonsuch Park and Cheam Heritage Trail CJ V W
London 58 Chingford Circular 7.6 1 175 Varied undulating route through commons, ancient woods and wildflower meadows, with fantastic views of London Skyline and Lea Valley. LS
London 25 Colliers Wood to Putney Bridge 8.8 1 0 River Wandle Trail and the Thames Path
London 137 Crystal Palace to Forest Hill 13.8 3 175 Short surburban London walk with plenty of interesting and unusual features. CJ LB V
London 33 Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds 10.1 1 25 Exploration of several linked green areas in an otherwise densely populated suburb: a large variety of landscapes in Country Parks and Nature Reserves
London 104 Ealing Broadway Circular 17.8 1 50 The green spaces of West London, including The Grand Union Canal, Boston Manor, Syon House, The Thames towpath, Kew Gardens, and Gunnersbury Park.
London 259 Manor Park to Epping 24.2 5 350 A walk along the length of an ancient royal forest in East London - Wanstead and Leyton Flats, Walthamstow Forest, Highams Park and Epping Forest. Can be done over two legs. LS
London 2 Fryent Country Park 5.5 1 75 Rolling fields and small woods
London 42 Greenford to Osterley 12.0 1 50 A walk through attractive open spaces in West London, visiting parks, a viaduct, a series of locks and a NT stately home.
London 12 Greenwich Park 6.0 1 75 Naval Heritage, the Meridian, and a royal park with a great viewpoint
London 15 Hampstead Heath 7.5 2 200 Wooded heathland, swimming points, and Parliament Hill
London 240 Hampton Court Circular 12.0 1 25 Two royal parks and Britain's finest surviving Tudor building. CJ W
London 3 Hampton Court and Bushy Park 7.0 1 25 2 deer parks and a royal palace CJ W
London 40 Harrow on the Hill 5.0 1 125 The playing fields of Harrow School and the historic buildings of Harrow village on its ridge
London 49 Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood 5.5 1 150 Meandering route through two adjacent ancient woods with very different character. Undulating.
London 257 Highgate to Hampstead 15.2 4 250 A varied walk through the green spaces of London's ‘Northern Heights’, with some panoramic views of the city.
London 4 Horsenden Hill 4.5 1 100 Hill in NW London, site of an ancient hill fort
London 57 Illuminated River 9.3 1 75 A Central London evening stroll all about 14 lit Thames Bridges
London 122 Central London Circular 15.2 1 25 Urban walk through Central London - passes many famous tourist sites
London 406 Kenley to Caterham 14.2 5 350 Short but hilly walk on the slopes of the North Downs. CX LB V W
London 16 Kensal Green Cemetery 3.0 1 0 Ivy covered Greek, Classic, Egyptian and Gothic Mausoleums in a Victorian “Magnificent 7” parkland cemetery
London 43 Lesnes Abbey Woods with Bostall Woods 5.2 1 150 Ornamental Gardens, Ancient Woodlands, Ponds and Heathland, centred on the enchanting ruins of Lesnes Abbey. Undulating. LB V
London 241 Leytonstone to Loughton 13.5 1 200 Epping Forest
London 411 Lloyd Park to Coombe Lane 13.5 4 275 The Shirley Hills, taking in Addington Hill, Croham Hurst and Coombe Wood.
London 172 Rainham to Purfleet via RSPB Rainham Marshes 12.7 0 50 An easy birdwatching walk in Outer East London along an atmospheric section of the London LOOP via the RSPB reserve at Rainham marshes. FS
London 197 Loughton to Epping 13.8 3 225 The ancient woodland of Epping Forest within Zone 6
London 5 Mile End and Victoria Parks 6.0 1 25 Mile End Park, a green bridge, Regents Canal and a Victorian city park
London 18 Mitcham Common 4.3 1 0 Large wooded common popular with bird watchers TL CJ LB StP V W
London 273 Mitcham Junction to Colliers Wood 15.5 1 25 Nature Reserves and the Wandle Trail through south London. TL CJ LB StP V W
London 13 Morden Hall Park and Abbey Mills 4.6 1 0 NT parkland, streams, watermills, and Abbey Mills heritage site
London 261 Norbiton to Hammersmith or Putney 16.8 2 75 A deer park, ‘the village on the river’ and one of the first English landscape gardens. CJ W
London 41 Nunhead, Honor Oak, and Peckham Rye 8.0 1 100 Nunhead's Victorian Cemetery, assorted green spaces, One Tree Hill with its viewpoint, Peckham Rye Park and Common, and its culturally mixed centre. V
London 27 Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island 8.5 1 100 The Olympic Park, waterways, wetlands, and former industrial areas
London 50 Osterley Park 10.4 1 50 Osterley Park, Tentelow Woodland, Grand Junction Canal, Hanwell Flight of Locks, River Brent, a riverside meadow and the stunning Wharncliffe Viaduct.
London 44 Oxleas Wood and Shooter’s Hill 6.3 1 125 Through ancient woodlands up to Shooter's Hill with far views across the south east, on to Severndroog Castle Folly LB V
London 309 Petts Wood Circular 12.0 1 250 Easy and pleasant walk through woodlands nestled in the middle of London's South-Eastern suburbs CX CS V
London 203 Rainham to Grays 16.2 2 0 Dracula, outdoor art, concrete barges, an ace nature reserve, industrial sculpture, history and heritage, accompanied by the mighty Thames. FS
London 6 Regents Park and Primrose Hill 5.9 1 50 A royal park and citiscape viewpoint
London 188 Richmond Circular 12.0 1 150 Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Richmond Park and the River Thames.
London 7 Richmond Park 7.6 1 75 London's largest deer park
London 376 River Crane 9.2 2 25 River walk through west London parks, woods, and nature reserves. W
London 54 Rotherhithe 7.3 1 50 Parks and waterways on the Rotherhithe peninsula
London 19 Royal Parks 6.0 1 25 Hyde Park, Green Park, St James Park, The Mall and Trafalgar Square
London 8 Ruislip Woods and Lido 6.0 1 50 Woods and a swimming lake
London 24 Sculpture in the City 2.8 1 75 Walk around an annual summer exhibition of contemporary sculpture in the confines of the City of London (financial district).
London 56 Stanmore Circular 8.7 1 200 Undulating route through various parks, commons and nature reserves in leafy North London, including the London Viewpoint
London 9 Sydenham Hill to Dulwich Village 6.6 1 75 Dulwich Wood, Sydenham Hill Wood, Horniman Gardens, Dulwich Park and village, Belair Park V
London 139 Tadworth via Headley Heath and Box Hill Circular 19.5 6 475 Mixed open and wooded chalk downland with several viewpoints close to London EC LB
London 42 Thames Path : Greenwich to Woolwich 11.0 1 100 A Fascinating Stretch of The Thames: Maritime Greenwich, Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton, Thames Barrier, Royal Woolwich Arsenal
London 390 Putney to Richmond 15.0 1 25 Tree lined Thames Path past Hammersmith and Kew with many riverside pubs.
London 52 Thames Path: Richmond and Teddington Circular 10.5 1 0 A lovely section of the Thames: Ham House, Marble Hill House, New Orleans Gallery, a sculpture garden, riverside pubs W
London 282 Tower Hill to Putney 18.2 1 0 The Thames Path through the centre of London, passing the City, Westminster, Chelsea, Battersea and Putney via 18 bridges
London 245 Westminster to Greenwich via the south bank 13.0 1 0 The Thames path through central London, past Tower Bridge and the regenerating East End, to historic Greenwich.
London 28 Thameside Historical Walk 7.0 1 75 The Thames Path (north bank) past the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and Wapping to Docklands via 3 historic riverside pubs
London 34 The Ingrebourne Valley : Hornchurch to Upminster 11.7 1 50 Open water, grassland, woodland, marshland, fenland via a series of linked green spaces along the Ingrebourne River
London 21 The Line Modern Art Walk 8.3 1 75 A modern and contemporary art walk via foot, light rail and cable car
London 374 The London Stations 21.3 1 225 All London’s railway terminals, the three royal parks, the River Thames and the City KX LB P V W
London 47 The London Wall 4.5 1 50 What have the Romans ever done for us? Through the City of London past all publicly accessible pieces of the Roman Wall and its city gates
London 228 Totteridge Circular 14.1 2 175 Meadows, woods and villages on the Northern Heights
London 10 Trent Country Park and Enfield Chase 8.0 1 75 Parkland of a former country estate
London 375 Twickenham Circular via 3 rivers 11.1 1 25 The Thames towpath, the River Crane and the Duke of Northumberland's river W
London 11 Wanstead Park 6.0 1 50 Parkland of a former country estate
London 36 Waterlink Way : Lower Sydenham to Greenwich 9.7 1 25 Follows the Pool and Ravensbourne rivers through south east London via landscaped linear parks and green spaces CX LB
London 17 West End and Esher Commons 10.0 1 125 Wooded commons and a pretty village CJ W
London 206 Wimbledon Circular 10.0 2 75 Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Wimbledon Common.
London 46 Wimbledon to Kingston 18.5 3 100 Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park, and the Thames Path.
London 391 Wimbledon to Putney 15.5 2 75 Through Cannizaro Park, Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park and Barnes Common to the Thames.
London 26 Woodberry Wetlands 6.9 1 25 Finsbury and Clissold Parks, Woodberry Wetlands (two reservoirs), The New River (a canal supplying water to London) and Abney Park (a Magnificent 7 Cemetery)
London 23 Woodmansterne Lavender Fields 8.0 1 100 Banstead Commons, Oaks Park and spectacular Lavender fields during July and August CJ V

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