21 – Lee Valley & New River, Rye House to Great Amwell 7 miles – 22nd June

In short: a really lovely walk along first a canal towpath and then a riverbank. Public toilets at start; garden centre cafe with decent coffee and smart facilities at halfway point. 2 hrs 15 mins walking + 30 mins pitstop. For the first time since starting this blog more than 4 months ago I found […]

20 – Mill Hill loop via Totteridge 5.1 miles – 13th June

In short: an absolutely gorgeous and extremely wet walk – the photos definitely don’t do it justice. No public toilets en route although we have used those at Belmont Children’s Farm before (at the start of this walk); lovely pub lunch with decent coffee and toilets at the end; plentiful free on street parking. 2 […]

19 – Lee Valley from Waltham Abbey, a variation 6 miles – 7th June

In short: simple, flat and relatively undemanding walk on a sultry morning – very rewarding in terms of views and wildlife spotting. Lovely halfway cafe; plentiful public toilets and easy parking. 2 hrs 20 mins walking + 30 min pitstop. This is such a beautiful and easy walk that a return visit to walk number […]