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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.

A varied and full program.

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