Rides for Explorers – 5th June – Along the Grand Union.

Meet Richmond Little Green –  by Theatre – 10.10am.

We head through Isleworth to Osterley Park to get onto the towpath of the Grand Union Canal. Near Southall we turn into the Paddington Branch which we follow into town. Lunch in a canalside pub. Home from Paddington via Kensington Gardens and Hammersmith Bridge. Lots of traffic-free riding – a bit bumpy around Southall but generally a reasonably smooth surface.

Well just 3 of us met up. All went smoothly apart from getting to the intended lunch stop too early so we ended up having lunch in a pub opposite Kensington Gardens. A scenic ride with lots of swans, cygnets, ducklings, coots and a grey wagtail. Light rain started as we came through Barnes.

Contact : Paul Luton