Barnet Healthy Heritage Walks

Barnet Healthy Heritage Walks

By Barnet Council, Public Health
Barnet Council presents a suite of audio guided heritage walks with support from the British Guild of Tourist Guides.

These walks are designed to provide a gentle stroll of about 5 to 10 kilometres or 3 to 6 miles, approximately 5000 to 10,000 steps, taking in a few buildings and sites of interest, and where possible using green spaces and footpaths.

To give us your feedback on the walks, please contact us at publichealth@barnet.gov.uk
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East Finchley to New Southgate walk
Barnet Council Presents this walk in association with the British Guild of Tourist Guides. This walk starts in East Finchley and finishes New Southgate, passing through St Pancras and Islington Cemetery, Coppetts Wood, and eventually arriving in Friern Park and the building which was previously Colney Hatch Asylum. This is not a circular walk. The route is unsuitable for people with buggies or wheelchair users from point five onwards.​​​​​​ Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World
19:14
October 4, 2019
Barnet and Hadley walk
Barnet Council presents this walk in association with the British Guild of Tourist Guides. This walk through High Barnet and Hadley is filled with history; it has over 10 heritage points to note. From how "Chipping Barnet" got its name, to the Battle of Barnet in Hadley Green, this walk really gives a sense of the boroughs past. It is mainly an urban trail. Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World
29:10
October 4, 2019
Supplementary audio for the Totteridge walk
Barnet Council presents this walk in association with British Guild of Tourist Guides.   This is an additional loop in the Totteridge Walk, around Darland's Lake Nature Reserve. Please note that the walk goes through areas that can become muddy when wet and may not be suitable for pushchairs or other wheeled vehicles. Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World.
03:30
July 18, 2019
Totteridge walk
Barnet Council Presents this walk in association with British Guild of Tourist Guides. This walk is a circuit through the fields that straddle the boundary between Mill Hill and Totteridge, and has four stops. The walk takes in part of Totteridge Valley, one of the most rural areas within the borough of Barnet and is approximately 7 kilometres, 4.35 miles. Please note that the walk goes through areas that can become muddy when wet and may not be suitable for pushchairs or other wheeled vehicles. Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World
17:09
July 18, 2019
Supplementary audio for the Hendon to Mill Hill walk
Barnet Council presents this walk in association with British Guild of Tourist Guides.   This is a supplement to the Hendon to Mill Hill Walk, providing a brief history of Hendon and the surrounding area.    Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World
03:37
July 18, 2019
Hendon to Mill Hill walk
Barnet Council presents this walk in association with British Guild of Tourist Guides.   This walk is from The Burroughs in Hendon to the site of the old Middlesex Regimental Barracks in Mill Hill East, and has six stops. The walk is approximately 6 kilometres or 3.7 miles.    Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World.
25:00
July 18, 2019