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Thursday, 12 July 2018

Evening Walk - Frieze Sculpture Park, Regent's Park and Primrose Hill

Length: 5.0 km (3.1 mi)
Net Walking Time: 1 ½ hrs      

Meet: Regent’s Park Station  at 18.30 hours.
Regent’s Park is on the Bakerloo line in Zone 1.
Finish is at Chalk Farm station, which is on the Northern line in Zone 2.

Stroll through Regent's Park, including a check on this year’s offerings of Frieze Art Fair’s Sculpture Park and along the Grand Union Canal, to then climb Primrose Hill for fine views over London.

Eat/Drink: The Engineer, 65 Gloucester Avenue.
For walk directions, map, photos, and gpx/kml files click here. T=short.6

1 comment:

Thomas G said...

Only 4 walkers met at Regent's Park station, but two others had already walked on from the noisy Marylebone Road site to the entrance of the park and waited there, and with one other being a little delayed, a respectable n=7 was the turnout on a w=warm-and-pleasant night. We spent quite a while in the area of the Sculpture Park, the 25 sculptures in most people's opinion being a little more interesting than last year's display.
On through the park only to find our route blocked by high fencing, manned by mounted Met Police and some serious looking Secret Service stooges: The Donald would be staying at the US Ambassador's residence for the night, and that is just off route! [It also neatly explained why a couple of Chinook's were flying across the park earlier.]
We looked for and found an alternative route out of the park and onto the canalside path some few hundred metres away and - at the top of Primrose Hill - were met by the cycling hubbie of one walker.
Having decided to this year find the recommended pub stop, The Engineer, we did just that, and all but one stayed for drinks and/or a meal. 3 then had a nightcap at The Pembroke Castle, en route to Chalk Farm tube.