The Capital Ring Walk is a circular route around London that is divided into 15 easy-to-walk sections between Woolwich and Becton District Park. Overall, the Capital Ring covers 78 miles of open space, nature reserves and more.
This winter we will be walking the first five sections as part of our WI Winter Walks. Members, family and friends can join us for all the stages or drop in on individual walks as they prefer.
Stage 12 of the Capital Ring Walk takes us from Highgate to Stoke Newington. Along the way we will see Parkland Walk, Finsbury Park, Stoke Newington Reservoirs, Clissold Park and House and Abney Park Cemetery.
Stage 13 of the Capital Ring Walk takes us from Stoke Newington to Hackney Wick. Along the way we will see the River Lea, Springfield Park, Walthamstow Marsh and Hackney Marshes.
Distance: 5 miles (stage 12) + 4 miles (stage 13)
Start time: 10.00am*
Meeting point: Priory Gardens, Highgate
Finishing point: Hackney Wick Station
Duration: Approx. 6 hours
* People can do one or both stages of the walk. If you want to join us for just stage 5, please contact Kay G and she will advise you where and when to meet up.