WALKS IN COUNTRY SURROUNDINGS
from LONDON TUBE RAMBLES
Distances are approximate
Chalfont & Latimer A long woodland walk with a beautiful historic house in the unspoilt Chenies village. 4 miles
Chorleywood Explore the common and surrounding area. Great views and tucked-away cottages. 2½ miles circular.
Cockfosters Trent Park – a large (400 acres) country park with meadows, ancient woodland and two lakes.
Debden Ramble through the Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve. 3 miles
Kingsbury Fryent Country Park. An unusual opportunity to explore a preserved area of old farmland under a mile from the station.
Loughton Epping Forest
Morden Morden Hall Park – 125 acres including wetland on the flood plain of the River Wandle. Lots of interesting buildings and a waterwheel.
Perivale Canal walk. Can be extended to a climb up Horsenden Hill 2 miles
Totteridge and Whetstone Lovely summer walk by the Folly Brook through woods and meadows 3½miles
Watford Cassiobury Park. Shallow watercress streams, wild flower meadows, small weirs. Also excellent formal paddling pools and a miniature railway that winds through the woodland at weekends.
Morden Hall Park
Totteridge & Whetstone
View across Chess Valley (see Chalfont & Latimer)
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There are architectural gems, beautiful country views, historic places and quirky buildings even in the most unpromising areas covered by outer London Underground stations. Usually the discoveries are within a mile of the Tube - often only five minutes walk away. If you reached this as an individual page via a search engine, you might like to click on the link above and see the other destinations explored. You'll be amazed at what's out there!