Saturday, 16 May 2015

The London Loop

Moor Park → Elstree

oak.jpg Distance: 13.32 miles
Ascent: 283 metres
Duration: 4 hours 45 minutes

Hillingdon, Harrow
« Not walked | Not walked »

The rhythm of the LOOP is familiar now: woodland, meadow and country lane punctuated by housing estates that have encroached on the land of the occasional old manor.

In the woods by Grimsdyke House we lost track of the route, but no single piece of land this close to London is sufficiently large that it presents a real navigational problem: keep going in one direction and you'll always hit a road within five minutes.

(One surprise encounter: as we turned a corner in Oxhey Woods, a man ahead of us quickly stopped taking photographs and passed a long cloak to an otherwise underdressed woman. As we passed they didn't return our "hello"s.)

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