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TOWIE

The London Loop Part 7: Chigwell to Upminster Bridge The Only Way is Essex ? Well yesterday walking this section it was and it was another long one at 16 miles! The first section climbing up from Chigwell into the havering forrest is the poorest maintained and signposted section so far.. this signpost early on […]

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Is it Lea or Lee ?

The London Loop Part 6: Cockfosters to Chigwell The longest section so far at just over 18 miles, with quite some contrast with arable agriculture replaced within a few minutes with industrial estates ! The first two thirds are really quite rural walking through woodlands around Trent Park and then climbing across agricultural land onto […]

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Muddy mate ?

The London Loop Part 5: Elstree to Cockfosters October of course it’s muddy! Good job my trusty walking boots were on my feet, despite the urban feel to the western section of the route and the dry conditions in September this is proper country walking requiring the appropriate footwear ! A full afternoons walking covered […]

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Despite the clouds..

The London Loop Part 4: Northwood to Elstree It did not rain ! I had planned to spend the weekend in the West Country, but this time bad weather rather than COVID-19 changed my plans, so despite some at times ominous looking clouds I walked another section of the loop. This section heading East from […]

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Heading East..

The London Loop Part 3: Uxbridge to Northwood A short section this, as expected getting to and from the start and end points on public transport took almost as much time as walking the route. The first section from Uxbridge continued North along the banks of the Grand Central Canal although this is a beautiful […]