Exploring the Outer Edge of London

8th April: Elstree to Carpenders Park

If you’re curious about the country that lies just on the edge of the TFL train network, yet still within the M25 motorway, join us as we start our descent past the aerodromes of west London, beginning with the Elstree Airstrip.

flyelstree.co.uk-Webcamimage from the Elstree Aerodrome webcam 18 March 2018 18:10

great oak on the trail to butterfly lane

muddy spiral path oxhey

Meet at: Elstree and Borehamwood station (train from St Pancras)
When: Sunday 8 April 2018, 1pm
Distance: 6 miles
Walk to: Carpenders Park (train to Euston)
Cost: free

radlett park elstreePath through Radlett Park Elstree

winter oak by aldenham reservoirWinter oak by Aldenham Reservoir

caldecote farm trackCaldecote farm track, right by the M1 (map). I was too far from the pheasant.

st margarets school busheyOne building at St Margaret’s school, Bushey

ponies busheyPonies, near Bushey

crows perch oxheyCommunications tower and Crows on bare tree

pond by airfieldPond by Elstree Aerodrome

merry hill road boundary treeMerry Hill, flowers, Bushey, and how it looks in autumn (google street view):

merry hill road boundary tree

carpenders park closed on sundaysCarpenders Park square, closed on a wet Sunday

 

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