A lovely day for a walk. This one was part of Walk London, an offering of guided walks by Transport For London ... the idea being that people use public transport to get to and from the walks.
...and along a stretch of the Grand Union Canal -
|White beaks=coots, red beaks=moorh|
Horsenden Hill -
|Note the Capital Ring signpost - we were walking part of Section 9|
- only 70-some miles to go to complete the ring!
|View to the west, with Windsor Castle somewhere near the horizon|
|View to the northeast - that's the next hill we'll be climbing|
|Deciduous forests with very little undergrowth|
|London Road becomes Sudbury Hill|
St May's Church, the highest building in Middlesex. It dates back to 1087, but little of the original building remains.
|Victorian stained glass|
he sat dreaming by "his favourite tombstone" (the "Peachy Tomb"), as recorded in "Lines Written beneath an Elm in the Churchyard of Harrow", which is reproduced on a memorial in front of the Peachy Tomb, erected by the son of one of Byron's school friends in 1905. The Elm burnt down sometime prior to 1935. Byron's daughter, Allegra Byron (by Clair Clairmont), is buried in an unmarked grave outside, very near to the south porch."