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24th February. Hampstead Heath

On a sunny, chilly winter morning 4 of us went on a circular walk around Hampstead Heath. The weather was great for this time of the year. Blue sky with a few wisps of clouds, and gentle wind blowing. The air was cold, but comfortable to walk. We passed part of the village, then Hampstead Ponds, Parliament Hill, Highgate Ponds before we stopped for lunch at Kenwood House, and visited Continue reading 24th February. Hampstead Heath

Saturday August 5th, Hampstead circular

On a  sunny morning 9 of us started the Circular walk from Hampstead tube station. We walked through Hampstead Village, attractive woodlands, Heath Ponds ascending the summit of Parliament Hill. In spite of a gentle mist and drizzle on the hill, we still had a magnificent panorama view over Central London. We continued the leisurely walk along Highgate Ponds before reaching Kenwood House for lunch. At this point Hazel departed from the group. After lunch and visit to Art Collection in Kenwood House, we headed towards Barbara Hepworth’s and Henry Moore’s sculptures. Then onwards to the Wood Pond in the valley bottom, where Kenwood House emerges on the hill – magnificent view! Continue reading Saturday August 5th, Hampstead circular