Stoke Newington


Abney Park Cemetery

  Castellated Pumping Station

The walk is linear from Highbury & Islington Station (National Rail, Overground or Victoria line) to Stoke Newington.
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The New River is neither new nor a river it and doesn't even exist in this part of London any longer! However you can follow its course and see evidence of this artifical waterway. Stoke Newington has some historic buildings and Abney Park Cemetery contains monuments of interest in an attractive nature reserve setting.

There are places for refreshments in Stoke Newington Church St/High St and a cafe in Clissold Park.

The walk is up to 5miles on paths & pavements. This walk follows the route of the New River from Highbury to Stoke Newington with some attractive stretches of landscaped park. It includes Clissold Park plus other buildings of interest such as old Canonbury Tower and the pumping station. There is some overlap with the New River walk. [Route & what to see]

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