The Footpaths Group arranges a regular programme of walks throughout the year, in a variety of town and country locations, on weekdays and weekends, and with a selection lengths to suit all abilities. Details of the current programme are published in each quarterly newsletter and can be viewed on our calendar page.
Our next walks
Meet 10.35 Angel Station (Northern Line) for about 6 mile linear walk that links buildings, squares, gardens and outstanding examples of urban architecture with sections of the New River, green spaces and parks. Bring lunch or food available. Full route ends at Stoke Newington Station (London Overground line to Enfield Town) but many shorter options. Leader: Ian Reynolds.
Our heritage walks are an opportunity to explore parts of our Borough’s heritage on foot.
A walk along the conservation area of Church Street Edmonton with visits to All Saints Church and Lamb’s Cottage. The vicar of All Saints will provide a guided tour and there will be an opportunity to visit the inside of Lamb’s Cottage.
Free to members of The Enfield Society. Apply for tickets by sending your name and address, together with a stamped addressed envelope, to Heritage Walks, Enfield Society, Jubilee Hall, 2 Parsonage Lane, Enfield EN2 0AJ. Alternatively, apply for tickets by e-mail to email@example.com. As spaces are limited for this walk, there is a maximum of 4 tickets per applicant.
Meet 10.50 Limehouse DLR Station. Either by London Overground from Highbury & Islington, changing onto DLR for one stop at Shadwell, or by DLR from Bank Station.
About 6 mile linear walk that includes various waterways and parks north of Limehouse Basin and then sections of the River Lea and Lee Navigation across Hackney Marshes to end at a station for return travel. Shorter options. Lunch stop near historic Victoria Park. Bring lunch or food available. Contact on day of walk only: 07506 334 019. Leader: Peter Mackey
Meet 10.38 Watford Metropolitan Line Station (Met Line train at 09.58 from Baker Street—note: all Watford trains start from Baker Street at weekends).
About 7½ mile circular walk in the attractive area where the Rivers Gade, Chess and Colne merge and through which the Grand Union Canal runs. The route includes historic Cassiobury Park (recently voted one of the UK’s top 10 parks). Option to end at lunch stop in Rickmansworth. Bring lunch or food available. Details: 07973 747 454. Leader: Nigel King.
For tea/coffee and a chat before the start, meet 10.00 onwards in Morrisons supermarket café in Alderman’s Hill, Palmers Green (opposite station). If not, be at Palmers Green Station for 11.00 start. About 2 mile walk in Broomfield Park with commentary on the geology, landscape and history of the park, the trees and the newly commenced wetlands feature. Please respect Norman’s gentle pace. Contact on day of walk only: 07984 813 636. Leader: Norman Coles.