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    North London Stage 2: The New River from Alexandra Palace to Islington

    So this is where my drinking water comes from? The New River has supplied fresh drinking water to the capital for over 400 years; today it also provides a beautiful ‘green corridor’ that you can follow right into the heart of the city. WALK DATA Distance: 13kms (8.1 miles) – you save 1km if you […]

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    North London Stage 1: Parkland Walk, Highgate & Alexandra Palace

    Green spaces here, green spaces there, green spaces everywhere… This walk will simply amaze you for its incredible number of green spaces. It is hard to believe you are close to the centre of the country’s capital, rambling through just about every type of green space imaginable. WALK DATA Distance: 11.5 km (7.2 miles) Height Change: […]

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    South-west London: Richmond Park & The Thames

      Historic houses, green expanses and a river running through it This walk has it all – watercourses big & small, one of Europe’s largest urban parks, a clutch of historic houses and the garden that began the landscape garden revolution BEST FOR ‘Green Spaces’  Parks, gardens, squares, cemeteries Chiswick Gardens, Dukes Meadows, Palewell Playing […]

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