Walking in London – The Pergola and Hill Gardens

Walking in London – The Pergola and Hill Gardens

Earlier today I saw a post from the lovely Suzie Speaks blog about inexpensive things to see or do in London. So I thought I should add information about the beautiful Pergola and Hill Gardens. These gardens are my favourite free thing to visit in London. They are also probably one of North London’s best kept secrets! I assume the lucky locals would like to keep this as a secret treasure, but it is too lovely not to share! Anyway the…

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Capital Ring – Section 11: Hendon to Highgate

Capital Ring – Section 11: Hendon to Highgate

I feel a little bad about posting this walk, as I still can’t find most of my photos. The ones I have are from a very grey day, so the walk looks far less lovely than it actually is! This walk goes through a very wealthy and pretty area of London so please ignore the grimness in my piccies! The walk takes you from Hendon, in a great arch close to the North Circular Road, then through lots of residential…

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The North Downs Way – Section 9: Lenham to Wye

The North Downs Way – Section 9: Lenham to Wye

This is another pleasant section along the North Downs Way from Lenham to Wye. We walked along here on the same day as Section 8 (from Detling to Lenham) so we were glad to find that this was the easiest walk so far. The route is around 18km, but it is is pretty flat the whole way so you can manage it even if you are feeling a little tired. Although you don’t get to climb to the top of…

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The North Downs Way – Section 8: Detling to Lenham

The North Downs Way – Section 8: Detling to Lenham

We decided to finish our Easter holidays with an uber-walk! Most of the routes I have blogged about are between 18-25km. However this time, Marc and I decided to take on two walks at once and cover around 40km in one day. We only decided this on the train on the way to Bearsted! I’ll split the walk into two posts, in case some of you plan to follow the official sections of the route. The first half of our…

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