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Pace: Moderate

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Intensity: Medium

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Explorer WALX

Price: £20.00

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Sue Livock

Walk Description:

The Parkland Walk follows the route of a former railway line running from Finsbury Park to Highgate.  We then continue through Queens Wood and Highgate Wood before crossing the Muswell Hill viaduct where we will see some spectacular views over London.

Our longer Explorer WALX are open to all, exploring beautiful areas in and around London. Routes are planned with breaks and the opportunity for refreshments but this isn't just a ramble; we'll encourage the good posture and motivation to push yourself as we do in all our WALX.

If you'd like to benefit from using Nordic walking poles, we advise you attend a Learn to Nordic WALX workshop. Walkers without poles or with trekking poles are very welcome.

Monthly Payment clients £10; Pre-paid Credit clients £16 - price adjusted at payment.


Time: Meet at the entrance to Finsbury Park Underground Station, ready to start at 10.30 am

Approximate finish 1.00 pm


Travel by train: Finsbury Park is on the London Overground and the Victoria Line, and is also on the 210 bus route.

Return - Trains run from Alexandra Palace back to Finsbury Park


Distance: 6 miles approximately, walking on a mixture of firm paths and woodland tracks. 


Finsbury Park Queens Wood Highgate Wood Muswell Hill viaduct Alexandra Palace


We will have a coffee break at one of the cafes in Highgate Woods.  There are also refreshments available in cafes at the end of the walk.


Toilets in Finsbury Park, Highgate and Alexandra Park