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The Parkland Walk
The Parkland Walk

Sun, 12 Nov



The Parkland Walk

Join us for a scenic stroll along London’s longest nature reserve, Parkland Walk. This traces the old Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace railway line, teeming with wildlife and adorned with local street art.

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Time & Location

12 Nov 2023, 13:00 – 16:00

London, Finsbury Park Station, Station Pl, Finsbury Park, London N4 2DH, UK

About the Event

PLEASE NOTE, this walk is NOT CIRCULAR. It will start at Finsbury Park station and end at Wood Green tube station (also passing by Alexandra Palace Station)

Join us for a wander along London’s longest linear nature reserve.

We’ll follow the old Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace railway line—now an unexpected green corridor passing through the heart of North London.

The Parkland Walk is shrouded by beautiful trees and has become a home to foxes, bats and even muntjac deer. The railway’s old tunnels and brickworks also serve as a canvas for local street art.

We’ll stop to explore Highgate Wood in its full autumnal glory and to take in panoramic views of the city from Ally Pally.

As ever, this is a chance to meet new people and to discuss how you stay Wildish in this wonderful, frenetic city of ours.

There’ll be opportunities for bathroom breaks and to purchase refreshments on route.

Any questions, just give us a shout!

MEETING POINT: Finsbury Park Station (///bright.tribune.faded)

END POINT: Wood Green Station (///mute.cubs.epic) (you can also leave via Alexandra Palace station if you’d prefer)


Drink, maybe a snack, clothes to keep you warm/dry.


Mostly flat, with a bit of a hill near the end at Alexandra Palace.

If you have any accessibility needs please let us know in advance.


Around 9.5km and 130m total incline.

You’re welcome to join us just for a part of the walk and to leave at any point, if you’d prefer!

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