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Sunday, 17 February 2019

Sunday walk: Green spaces in west London

Ealing Broadway Circular
Length: 17.8km (11 miles) Toughness: 1/10

10:41 Didcot Parkway train from Paddington arriving at Ealing Broadway at 10:49. Or use the Central or District tube lines to arrive there at the same time. Return services by tube or mainline trains are very frequent. Ealing Broadway is in Zone 3.

In contrast to today’s other walk, this one has a late start, a minimal journey time and is almost guaranteed to be mud-free. It explores many of the green spaces and places of interest in west London, including the Grand Union Canal, Boston Manor, Syon House, the Thames towpath, Kew Gardens and Gunnersbury Park. There are a few helpful tips on the walk’s Comments page.


Recommended lunch stops are the Syon House Refectory or a riverside pub, The London Apprentice (020 8560 1915).

There are plenty of opportunities to shorten the walk by catching a bus or train from various points along the route. A London A-Z is the only map you may find useful.

The walk directions can be found here.

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

14 walkers.

6 had delicious tea and cakes at:
Sowa Patisserie, 32-33 High Street,
Ealing Broadway,
W5 5DB

Sunny and warm all day.

Anonymous said...

There were around 12 of us on this walk, on a lovely sunny day - sunglasses weather ! The river was quite high so there were lots of swans and other feathery critters to watch from the lunch stop at The London Apprentice. We lost one walker here; we think he'd made the 'lunch-and-go' manoeuvre. The group spread out after lunch and by Kew Bridge I was one of the 2 'leading from the back'. The written instructions for Gunnersbury Park need re-writing from points 58 - 61 as a new sports complex is being built.

Anonymous said...

n=14 walkers

6 had delicious tea and cakes at:
Sowa Patisserie, 32-33 High Street,
Ealing Broadway,
W5 5DB

w=sunny-and-warm-all-day