8 – High Barnet to Cockfosters 8 miles – 21st March

In short: surprisingly beautiful views on a lovely sunny morning, muddy in places but not impassable. Decent public toilets and lovely cafe at Trent Park, the half way point. 3 hrs 5 mins walking + 30 min pitstop. Forced by various domestic duties to walk on a Monday for a change, we found ourselves setting off on […]

7 – Mill Hill to Sunnyhill Park 7.9 miles – 16th March

In short: town and country route with bridle paths and pavements; an amazing new cafe find! Public toilets in the parks. 2 hrs 40 mins walking + 45 min pitstop. Three of us set off on Wednesday morning to do something different – joining together various spots in North London that we know and exploring a […]

6 – Shenley Park 4.7 miles – 8th March

In short: promising walk that unfortunately went wrong, extremely muddy, nonetheless delicious lunch (as before) and accessible clean toilets. 1 hr 50 mins walking + 40 min pitstop. Due to a number of other (not very exciting) commitments my trusty companion and I ended up squeezing a walk in on Tuesday – thereby neatly missing […]

5 – Heath Extension to Kenwood via Golders Hill Park 6.6 miles – 2nd March

In short: muddy but not impassable, interesting and surprising, public toilets aplenty and a pleasant cafe at Kenwood. 2 hrs 10 mins walking + 30 min pitstop. Undaunted by the miserable grey weather and the forecast rain this morning we set off on an interesting walk containing some of North London’s most amazing hidden treasures! […]