Lost railway lines of North London - Sunday 7th April 2013

Walking the lost railway lines of North London
Date: Sunday 7th April 2013
Times: Starting at 11:00am at
Finsbury Park Station
Length: 5 mile/ 8km circular walk

A popular walk through the woods and along the tree lined footpaths of the old hidden rail track beds of the lost railway lines of North London.
In its heyday the railway carried 60,000 passenger a day but was closed in 1954 and is now the Parkland Walk.

Total walking will be about 2.5 hours covering a leisurely paced 5 miles.  Leaving Finsbury Park Station we'll head north through Finsbury Park.   Our route will take us through Queen's and Highgate woods and onwards to Alexandra Park with fantastic views across London.

We will stop for lunch in a cafe/bar. We’ll place orders when we meet but if you prefer, bring a packed lunch. We'll return to Finsbury Park Station by bus.

Level of fitness:
General – easy.

You will need:

  • Walking boots. There will be some muddy areas.
  • Money for lunch/refreshments
  • Waterproof jacket
  • You may wish to bring a camera
  • Money or oyster card for public transport


Payment:
£3.00 We recommend payment in advance via paypal but if you are a regular walker with the group, please contact us about paying on the day in cash.

Getting there:
Tube
We will start the walk at 11:00am from Finsbury Park Station. There is no planned tube closures on the Victoria or Piccadilly lines on the date of the walk. We should be back at Finsbury Park Station for around 4:00pm

Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy:
A full refund is offered up to 3 days before the meetup.  By booking on to this Relaxing Walk MeetUp you are confirming your agreement to our Terms & Conditions which can be viewed in full by clicking this link .

We look forward to seeing you.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    brill!

    April 10, 2013

  • Karen

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    April 10, 2013

  • Hanna Charlotte S.

    It was lovely! Thank you. It was worth waiting for a lovely sunshine day x

    April 7, 2013

  • Jana

    i enjoyed the walk today. thanks for organizing it Jo and Jonty. looking forward to the next one :)

    April 7, 2013

  • Daphne T.

    Good to meet such a group of nice people!

    April 7, 2013

  • steve

    really enjoyed it - really well organized - having the food waiting for us at Alexandra Palace was fantastic

    April 7, 2013

  • Rose

    A relaxing way to get back into walking after a long break - interesting route and nice people.

    April 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fabulous walk, amazing walkers, gorgeous weather! Thank you for organizing, Jo and Jonty!

    April 7, 2013

  • Tiranth

    A lovely walk with some equally lovely people. Very well organised by Jonty and Jo.

    April 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    there's a strange yellow thing in the sky - perhaps it bodes ill for tomorrow!

    April 6, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      One of us tomorrow perhaps?

      April 6, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Will get burned at the end of the trip...

      April 6, 2013

  • Amar

    This is my first, Very much looking forward.

    April 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for organizing, looking forward to getting out with the group.

    April 3, 2013

  • Jana

    looking forward to it! :)

    March 17, 2013

  • Rose

    Looking forward to joining this walk and meeting new people.

    March 16, 2013

  • terence f.

    an interesting walk

    March 5, 2013

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