The first ever London National Park City Week starts this Saturday, did you know?
Check out their website at https://www.london.gov.uk/events/2018-07-21/london-national-park-city-week-events-2018 for full details.
Three free events in particular stand out due to their proximity to our orchard trail, but with over 280 events in total, there should be one for anyone and an ice cream!
Ealing to Richmond Walk, Saturday 21st July, 10am – 1pm
Meet outside Ealing Broadway Tube/rail station, W5 2NU, and join the Ramblers for a five-mile walk. Take in Ealing’s delightful smaller parks – Walpole, Lammas, Blondin, Boston Manor – and then enjoy the Grand Union Canal to Brentford Lock. Ends at Richmond tube/ National Rail Station. A free event, just turn up.
Gurnell to Greenford Greenway guided walk, Saturday 28 July 2018, 2pm – 4pm.
Meet at Gurnell Leisure centre car park W13 0AL for a 3.5 km guided walk alongside the River Brent and nearby meadows, the site of the proposed new Gurnell to Greenford Greenway project funded by the Mayor’s Green Capital grant fund. You can view plans and find out about the work that Thames 21 and Ealing Council are doing to improve rivers and the environment.
Osterley Park to Brent Lodge Park Walk, Saturday 28th July. 2pm – 4:30pm
Meet at Osterley Underground Station TW7 4PU, and join the Ramblers for a 4 mile stroll through some of West London’s most attractive green spaces including a Georgian country estate, canal Grade 1 listed railway viaduct, maze and zoo. Ends at Hanwell Railway Station.