Gerald Colton Way #7 : Stanmore to Northwood Hills

Gerald Colton Way #7 : Stanmore to Northwood Hills
Completed : 5/14 June 2023
Distance : 8.25 miles/13.3 km
Time : 4 to 4.5 hours
Start : Stanmore Station, Jubilee Line
End : Northwood Hills Station, Metropolitan Line
Walk north along Kerry Avenue to reach Stanmore Country Park
Follow woodland path northwest and exit at Dennis Lane
Turn left at Wood Lane and follow to reach the London Loop
Follow the Loop until Grims Dyke Golf Club and then follow the
right-of -way through the golf course
Turn on Royston Park Road and follow, take the steps over the rail
bridge and continue to Shaftesbury Playing Fields
Continue to follow the Loop until reaching Pinner Wood
Cross the wood, exit at Pinner Hill Road and follow south
Turn at Hillside Road and follow to station
Toilets at both stations
Suitable for any reasonably fit walker
A variety of paths, woodland, residential, park, rocky and some are likely to be muddy and possibly wet farm tracks
A few sets of steps and a couple of styles
Some walking on pavement alongside roads
Some undulation, nothing long, with a total of 900 feet incline
Comfortable waterproof shoes or boots essential