Time  5 hours 28 minutes

Coordinates 2822

Uploaded August 5, 2019

Recorded August 2019

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615 f
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10.07 mi

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near High Barnet, England (United Kingdom)

Starts outside Ye Olde Monken Holt Public House, 193 High St, Barnet EN5 5SU. Goes via Arkley Lane, Saffron Green, Dyrham Park, Dancers Hill, Wash Lane Common (picnic tables) and optional visit to Welcome Break Service Area South Mimms via the footpath entrance. Then via Bridgefoot Lane, Bentley Heath, Wrotham Park, Monken Hadley.

This is version 2 with photos and detailed directions
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WP01

Start outside Ye Olde Monken Holt pub. Go via Christchurch Lane, Sunset View then across St Albans Road and on public footpath leading to Calvert Road. Just before Calvert Road turn right on tarmac path crossing Byng Road then continue to Cavendish Road. At Cavendish Road turn left then right along Old Fold View. Although there is a path along the edge of the field, it is not a public right of way and it has a wet muddy section unless the weather is very dry. At the western end of Old Fold View turn right along Grimsdyke Crescent to the end of the road. Then turn left on a public footpath along the edge of the field to Galley Lane. Turn left along Galley Lane and then right along public restricted byway to Arkley Lane. Turn right along Arkley Lane and continue for approx. 1.75 km to WP02
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WP02

Turn right here towards Saffron Green
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WP03

Turn left along Galley Lane (caution, no footway) for 125 metres
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WP04

Turn right off Galley Lane onto footpath through Dyrham Park
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WP05

Yellow post shows footpath
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WP06

Keep to the right of the fence
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WP07

Take Footpath 72
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WP08

Turn left along the lane
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WP09

Wash Lane
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WP10

Turn left on public bridleway and National Cycle Network route 12 beside M25
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WP11

Go under the M25 using underpass by stream
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WP12

Wash Lane Common Nature Reserve and the back way in to nearby South Mimms Service Area
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WP13

Turn right off Wash Lane and look for footpath sign in the hedge. Bridleway continues straight ahead but is not recommended as it follows the stream
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WP14

Look for this footpath sign in the hedge
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WP15

Turn right following waymark arrows, solar farm in the distance
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WP16

Outside the school entrance turn left
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WP17

Footpath cuts off a corner through an area of woodland to Santers Lane
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WP18

Go straight on, across the road (Baker Street) and into the field
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WP19

A permissive path turns right and goes parallel to the road. This avoids a road walk along Baker Street. As this is a permissive path not a public right of way, it could be withdrawn in the future.
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WP20

At this point, turn left along the public footpath that comes in from the road then fork right and continue on the footpath up across the field
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WP21

Continue across the field
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WP22

Go over the footbridge over the M25
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WP23

After the M25 footbridge, go across the field
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WP24

Look for a gate onto the road
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WP25

The gate onto the road
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WP26

Bentley Heath
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WP27

Gate to Wrotham Park. Look for footpath sign to the left of the gate
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WP28

Take footpath to the left of the gates to Wrotham Park
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WP29

The path that crosses part of Wrotham Park
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WP30

A distant view of the house
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WP31

Path comes out onto road here. Cross road, turn right and walk along the pavement for 1.6 km then turn left along Dury Road
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WP32

Optional detour to Monken Hadley Church
Provisioning

WP33

Ye Olde Monken Holt pub, start and end of trail

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