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Parliament Hill and the ponds of Hampstead Heath
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Photo from the walk - Parliament Hill and the ponds of Hampstead Heath

County/Area - London

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Time - 1 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

This short walk near the centre of London offers some wide open spaces and a great view. The route explores the many ponds in the area which provides a good excuse for exercise and also offers some walking through wonderful woods.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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