Lea Valley Walk – Part 1

Next walk with the London Appreciation Society (LAS) – Lea Valley. Again we are doing the walk in reverse… No we are not walking backwards, but starting at the end, then heading to the start. The reason for this, members of the LAS have done the walk before, many years ago, so want to do it differently. The same thing was done with the recently completed London LOOP walk.

The walk took us from Canning Town station, through the Bow Creek Ecological Park, along East India Dock Basin, to see the Victoria Quay monument, then back over to the London City Island, where there is London’s American Diner (Fatboy’s) and London’s only Lighthouse. Finally back to Il Bianco – City Island Grocer for lunch, and back to the Canning Town station.

London Appreciation Society – Royal London Parks Walk

Now that we’ve finished the London LOOP, it was decided that we’d walk the Royal London Parks Walk. This month, we covered Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and then headed to Paddington, and walked along the canal seeing Little Venice.


London LOOP – Gordon Hill to Cockfosters

Our final leg of the London LOOP walk. The path totals 154 miles. It has taken us 3 years to complete it, there are 18 sections, and we’ve been doing 1/2 a section each month. Now we can finally say that we’ve completed all of them. We have been doing the LOOP anticlockwise. Normally it is done clockwise, but the group we were with (London Apreciation Society) have did it 10 years ago the right way around, so this time they wanted to do it the other way for variety.

Below are some pictures of our final section, Gordon Hill to Cockfosters. There are some Infrared pictures, just because I like the difference it makes.