Walking week-end in Barnet area - April 2023
Friday April 21 10am - our group of 11 (from Chaville, Sèvres and Viroflay) arrives at London St Pancras where our English hosts are eagerly awaiting us
After meeting our hosts, we separated in two groups. One had a cup of tea or coffee before heading to South Bank for a nice walk in the city centre
The famous double deck buses
Everyone knows this river's name
Meanwhile, the other group continued to Barnet and began to discover the surroundings:
Hadley Wood with its green and open spaces
The Hadley Beacon
Saturday, April 22
Can you believe it? a 1km long market
Our meeting point at WALTHAMSTOW station before walking around the markets, streets and terrasses
Front doors of a terrasse
or a very narrow one
Lunch in a pretty corner of greenery: Lloyd Park followed by a very interesting visit to the William Morris Gallery where we were able to admire many designs and other creations by this British artist from the Arts and Crafts movement, who was both a textile designer , architect, poet - famous for his literary work and his political commitment.
Diner at the Green Dragon, yummy!!
Sunday, April 23
A beautiful walk in Childwickbury - hamlet in Hertfordshire, north of St Albans. stop in St Mary's church.
we passed along Childwickbury Manor that was home to Stanley Kubrick
St Albans Cathedral
Here, Ducks are kings
Monday, April 24
Along Regent's Canal
Tate Modern Gallery
Not the entrance to the station, go next door !
Each group had its program: Wallace Collection in London or the Charity shops in Barnet then stroll and have lunch along Regent's Canal behind St Pancras before taking the train back.