Hills of the North

Tue 8th Sep 2015

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
8+ml.
Start Time
18.00
Route
Meet Great Portland Street Stn (Marylebone Rd. exit)

Takes in Regents Park, Primrose Hill, Haverstock Hill, Parliament Hill, West Hill Highgate, Queen's Wood, Alexandra Palace. Finishes at Wood Green Stn (near Wetherspoons)

General Notes
This walk starts off from where the "City at work" walk, which immediately precedes it, finishes. Mainly on tarmac paths through parks and suburban roads. Varied pace but "Beware the Plodder's Revenge!"
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Walk Report

Hills of the North, Tuesday 8th September 2015
10 walkers, 9 miles - leader Ron Williamson
Start 18:05 Finish 21:05
6 stalwarts from the afternoon walk were revitalised when 4 fresh pairs of legs joined us at the start.
A classic walk linking many favourite sites with wonderfully clear views over the city by both day and night.
Unfortunately the sun failed to appear at the right time, so no sunset from Parliament Hill.
The 'Plodders Revenge' was complete when our faster walkers failed to rise to the challenge and were conspicuous by their absence.
Photographs by Ron Williamson

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