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Long-Distance Walks with Mark Moxon

Capital Ring: Day 10: South Kenton to Hendon Park

The pond on top of Barn Hill
The pond on top of Barn Hill

I got lost twice on this short, 5.9 mile walk, which probably says more about my concentration levels than anything else: in this part of the world the signs for the Capital Ring are plentiful and always point in the right direction (unlike on day 1), and the maps in the Capital Ring guide are beyond reproach, but I still managed to daydream my way past two turnings, and I didn't notice until I'd overshot by a considerable margin. I've therefore seen quite a bit more of suburban London than I wanted to, which is a pity, because the rural parts of this walk are by far the most interesting bits.

St Andrew's Church
St Andrew's Church
The northern arm of Brent Reservoir
The northern arm of Brent Reservoir