Previous Next
West Essex - Home Updates Walks Programme Coach Programme Single Day Walks Long Distance Paths Holidays About Us How to Join Social Events External Links Help
Top of Page

Shakespeare's Way - Leg 4 - 12 miles

  West Drayton to Farnham Common   

Walked by West Essex Ramblers on Sunday, 19th June 2011

West Drayton Station

West Drayton Station

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Grand Union Bridge 192

High Street Bridge (No.192) on the Grand Union Canal

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Grand Union Bridge 191

Bridge (No.191). Here we left the canal and turned left down Trout Road

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Frays River

Fray's river to the left

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Frays River

Fray's river to the right

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Trout Lane

Walking along Trout Lane which is a sandy path. Have just passed a large lake on left

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Fallen Tree

Crossing Fallen Tree

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Slough Arm

Trout Lane continues across the Slough arm of the Grand Union Canal. We turned left, before the bridge, and then along the arm as viewed in the photo’

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Coal Tax Post

At the base of the bridge is a Coal Tax Post

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Anglers

And on the other side under the bridge are anglers

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

River Colne

The canal passes over river Colne

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Ducks on River Colne

Through the bridge railing ducks can be seen

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Slough Arm and Group

Looking back down the arm - The group and the footbridge

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Slough Arm and Boat

Looking back down the arm - Water Lilies in bud and a boat

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Back Down Slough Arm

Looking back - From the footbridge at the end of Court Lane to Trout Lane footbridge

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Sewage Works

Sewage Works

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

M25 and Foot Bridge

M25 and Foot Bridge

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Horse and Trao

2 Photos:- Iver Town House, horse keeps guard over trap - And then he's away down the street

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

St Peters - Iver

St Peters Church - Iver

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Old School - Iver

Iver Boarding School of 1887

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Mare and Foal

Mare and Foal

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Laventera and Horse

Lavatera and Horse

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Cherry Orchard

2 Photos:- PYO, Copas Farm, Calves Lane Farm, Bellswood Lane, cherry orchard; and cherry ripe

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Giant Redwoods

Now in Langley Park - Giant Redwoods (Sequoiadendron giganteum) to the Left

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Giant Redwoods

Giant Redwoods straight on. These trees can grow to 100 metres, live to 3,000 years and weigh 2,000 tons

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Barry and Giant Redwoods

2 Photos:- And I thought Barry was quite tall; however Giant Redwoods are really tall

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Windsor Castle

2 Photos:- At the end of the runway is . . . Windsor Castle (I reckon about 4 miles away)

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Black Park

I think this is now Black Park Country Park

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Blackpark Lake from SE

Arriving on SE side of Blackpark Lake looking over to the NW

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Blackpark Lake from SW

View from the SW side

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Blackpark Lake from NW

2 Photos:- It's lunch time. View from the NW side to roughly where we joined the lake ; and zoomed in

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Model Makers and Tug

Model maker on NW side and probably a remote controlled tug in the Water

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Model Maker and Rowing Boat

Model maker operates a model boat which has oars that give an authentic rowing motion and even a working musical box

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Model Rowing Boat

Model rowing boat only - Looks very realistic - Has pot of  flowers, Champagne in ice bucket, etc

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Fulmer Rise Estate and Rhododendrons

2 Photos:- Now in Fulmer Rise, a very nice private estate - unfortunately missed all the Rhododendrons in bloom

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Foxgloves in Field

Foxgloves in Field

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

St James' Fulmer

St James' Church Fulmer, Bucks

Photographer: Harry Hawkins


Black Horse Pub - Fulmer

3 Photos:- Black Horse pub from the front; side (St James' in background) and garden

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

House with a Motto

A house, opposite the pub, with the motto "Kynd Kynn Knawne Keppe" which means "keep your own kin kind". I think a number of people have used it.

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Stoke Common PLain

Open plain on Stoke Common

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Stoke Common Woods

Woods on Stoke Common

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Horse

Horse seen near Duffield Lane

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Woods

2 Photos:- Approximately where Brockhurst Wood and Old Orchard Wood meet

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Bridge over Stream

Bridge over stream - maybe the junction of the last two woods and Ingram's Copse!

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

St John the Evangelist - Farnham Common

St John the Evangelist Church - Farnham Common

Photographer: Harry Hawkins

Farnham Common

A335, Beaconsfield Road, Farnham Common - The finish, waiting for coach

Photographer: Harry Hawkins