THE NEW RIVER PATH
A booklet with maps & information on this long distance footpath (28 miles) linking Hertford with Islington produced by Thames Water. Tel 0845 9200 800. Online version in 6 sections: sections six (3 miles), five (4 miles) and four (6 miles) are within the M25. http://www.ifootpath.com/news/100-ifootpath/110-a-fascinating-journey-along-the-new-river
MILLENNIUM HERITAGE TRAILS
Chingford, Leystonstone, Walthamstow and Lea Valley. Available from Vestry House Museum in Walthamstow. Tel: 020 8509 1917.
ROYAL SMALL ARMS FACTORY
Two trails around the Machine Shop (15 mins) and RSAF site (45 mins) at Enfield on the River Lea/Lee Navigation. E-mail [email protected]
Circular walk of 45 minutes with 20 minute extension on all-weather paths. Accessible from Enfield Lock Station. Tel 01992 762128
LEA VALLEY WALK
A 50 mile trail from Bow to Luton along the River Lee Navigation towpath. Tel: 01992 702200.
LEE VALLEY PARK CIRCULAR WALKS
Walks within the Park (some outside the Travelcard area). Tel: 01992 702200.
LEA BRIDGE ROAD
Trail around three nature reserves with industrial remnants: Waterworks, Middlesex Filter Beds and Walthamstow Marshes. Tel: 01992 702200.
A 1½ hour circular walk from Three Mills along canals around the Bow Back Rivers. Illustrated leaflet with map produced by the Lower Lea Project. Tel 020 8981 0040.
A circular walk from Three Mills along canals and the Lee Navigation. Illustrated leaflet with map produced by the Lower Lea Project. Tel 020 8981 0040.
STRATFORD'S HIDDEN HERITAGE
A riverside walk of about 2 hours from Three Mills. Charge for illustratred booklet. Tel: 01992 713838.
A path along the top of the Victorian Northern Outfall Sewer.
Also published by the Hackney Society.
HACKNEY'S PARKS & OPEN
A series of 6 walks produced by Hackney Environment Forum: River Lea to Stoke Newington (1), South Hackney (2), Canals & southern borders (3), Northern parks & nature reserves (4), Mare Street to Lea Valley (5), Hackney Marshes (6). Mainly flat and easy walking. The leaflets can be downloaded from the website (click on Parks & Open Spaces).
ABNEY PARK (CEMETERY)
A two part walk devised by the Tree Musketeers: Arboretum & Trees and Habitats & Wildlife. The leaflets can be downloaded from the website.
A WALK IN SOUTHGATE/WINCHMORE
Two historical tours centred on conservation areas. Each takes about 1½ hours. Published by Southgate Civic Trust.
BENTLEY PRIORY WALK
A 4.3 mile waymarked circular route through Harrow's Green Belt with views over London. There is an option of shorter routes from Stanmore Common car park (1.7 miles) or Old Redding car park (3.2 miles). Leaflet with map from borough libraries.
Two waymarked routes; History, management and wildlife (1 mile) and the Great Spotted Woodpecker (½ hour).Tel: 020 8444 6129.
HAMPSTEAD TOWN TRAIL
A 2 hour circular walk from Hampstead tube station. Leaflet £1 from local bookshops or Burgh House.
10 walk leaflets totalling 24 miles around Hampstead and Highgate. Available to purchase online.
The Ealing tourism team have produced a number of heritage walks in the borough. Tel: 020 8280 1227.
This 20 mile waymarked trail (in 6 sections) runs between Cranford and Harefield. It includes the Yealding Valley, Crane & Colne Rivers and the Grand Union Canal. Printed version on sale at local libraries or available by post. Tel: 01895 250916.
DOG ROSE RAMBLE
This 8 mile circular waymarked walk includes sections along the Yealding Brook and Grand Union Canal.
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