Gerald Colton Way #4 : Woodside Park to High Barnet

Gerald Colton Way #4 : Woodside Park to High Barnet
Completed 1 & 6 February 2023
Distance: 8 miles/12.8 km
Time: 3.5 to 4 hours excluding refreshments
Start: Woodside Park Underground Station
End: Barnet Underground Station
Exit station, turn left on Westbury Road, then right to walk along Woodside Park
Follow path and turn left at path through woods, past Burtonhole Farm
Follow Folly Brook to Darlands Lake and circle before returning to path
Go up incline to reach Totteridge Common
Turn right at road and then left at path and follow field to reach Dollis Brook
Follow path to Barnet Lane and follow to reach Barnet Underground Station
Toilets at both stations
Suitable for any reasonably fit walker
Walking on various types of paths through woods, fields and alongside Dollis Brook
Some of the path is likely to be muddy and parts could be quite muddy, and total ascent of 571 feet
Several gates to go through and one short stile
Some road crossing and a bit of residential walking
Comfortable waterproof shoes or boots essential, sticks highly recommended