I woke to hear rain last night, so I wondered if I was making a wise decision to go bike riding in Epping Forest again today. But the forecast claimed the rain had passed, and I figured the likelihood of muddy conditions isn’t going to diminish in the next few weeks, so I decided to seize the opportunity.
Continue reading Loughton to Buckhurst Hill via Epping Forest
When we began the River Brent walk last Saturday, we passed a signboard pointing to another river walk in the opposite direction, which looked interesting. These two walks are both part of the London Loop. Unfortunately today we made the mistake of returning to Richmond and crossing the bridge to find the sign again, instead of starting at Twickenham station as the trail notes suggested.
Continue reading River Crane
According to ‘Time Out’, the best farmer’s market in London is held on Sundays at Alexandra Park, so we decided to check it out.
Continue reading Alexandra Palace and Highgate Wood
We started today’s walk later than usual, because we wanted to visit a farmer’s market just up the road that starts at 10 AM. Farmers in West Hampstead obviously enjoy an easy life.
Continue reading River Brent
The London Loop walk is a 245 Km trail around the outskirts of the city. We have walked along parts of it on previous expeditions, and today we walked the final two sections, totalling 16.5 Km.
Continue reading Upminster to Purfleet
Today I finally got to ride some decent singletrack on my bike. It was a bit of a mission getting there but well worth the effort.
Continue reading Epping Forest
We spent today walking through the Chiltern Hills, following the 16km Chess Valley Walk.
Continue reading Chess Valley Walk