All posts by Dominique

Saturday 30 December 2017: Stanmore to Pinner (Linear)

Thirteen Poly Ramblers gathered at Stanmore on a mild and breezy Saturday morning to try to walk off the Christmas excess.   We headed up Stanmore Hill, passing some impressive properties, and then across Stanmore common, the Bentley Priory nature reserve where we saw deer in the enclosure, and on to Harrow Weald Common. We walked through the grounds of the Grimsdyke Hotel Continue reading Saturday 30 December 2017: Stanmore to Pinner (Linear)

Saturday 16 December 2017: St Albans Cathedral and Carols

The day started with sunshine and 19 Polyramblers. A few of us reminisced about the walk we did in St Albans in December 2010, led by Danny, when snow started falling when we went into the pub for lunch and, when we came out everything was white and magical.  A photo taken by Stuart that day ended up as one of the Club’s Christmas cards.  But, this year, the snow that had fallen the Continue reading Saturday 16 December 2017: St Albans Cathedral and Carols

Saturday 2 December 2017: East Finchley to the Woodberry Weltlands Centre

It was a grey but mild and dry morning when we set out from East Finchley tube station. We had a good turnout – there were 18 of us including late arrival Danny. Our gentle stroll started out through two pretty woods, Cherry Tree and Highgate woods and then proceeded along a disused railway line, the Parkland Walk Way, a very popular footpath with local families, dog walkers and joggers. The walkway Continue reading Saturday 2 December 2017: East Finchley to the Woodberry Weltlands Centre