Category Archives: Grand Union Canal

Grand Union Canal: Watford to Berkhamsted

Sunday 3rd August 2014 11.5 miles Toilets: Watford Metropolitan Line Station (men’s on the platform, ladies’ outside the ticket gates); Kings Head pub, Hunton Bridge; various pubs in Kings Langley; Paper Mill pub and various restaurants at Apsley Marina; public … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal: Harefield to Watford

Saturday 14th December 2013 5 miles approx Toilets: Public toilets in Harefield; Kings Arms, Harefield; Old Orchard, Harefield; Coy Carp, Coppermill Lane; Bury Lake; Batchworth Lock Canal Centre; Watford Station (Metropolitan Line). Last week we only managed to walk five … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal and London Loop: Uxbridge to Harefield

Sunday 8th December 2013 5 miles approx Toilets: Shopping centre and various pubs in Uxbridge; Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre (1/3 mile off route); Horse & Barge pub, Moorhall Road; Old Orchard pub, Harefield; Kings Arms pub, Harefield; public toilets, … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal and London Loop: Hanwell to Uxbridge via Stockley Park

Sunday 19th May 2013 10 miles approx Toilets: No public toilets, but various pubs along the way including the Fox, Old Oak Tree Inn, Grand Junction Arms, the White House in Stockley Park, the Toll House, the Malt Shovel, and … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal: Greenford to Bulls Bridge and Hayes

Saturday 16th February 2013 5 miles, 113 coconuts, 1 lemon, 2 dead foxes, 1 dead dog, 3 dead birds Toilets: Black Horse pub, Greenford; pubs and cafes in Hayes; platform at Hayes & Harlington Station. Last time we walked along … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal: Paddington to Greenford

Saturday 5th January 2013 9 miles, 33 coconuts, 3 dead foxes, 1 dead squirrel, and approx 5,000,000,000 tonnes of rubbish Toilets: Cafes in Paddington; Sainsbury’s, Ladbroke Grove/Kensal Green; Grand Junction Arms pub, Harlesden (opens at midday); Pleasure Boat pub, Alperton; … Continue reading

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Capital Ring and Grand Union Canal: Richmond to Osterley Lock to Greenford

Saturday 8th December 2012 9.6 miles including station links Toilets: Cafes and pubs in Richmond; Garden Centre at Syon Park; The Fox pub, Hanwell; Animal Centre at Brent Lodge Park; Westway Cross Shopping Park, Greenford; Pub near Greenford Station; Greenford … Continue reading

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