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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

Barnet Healthy Heritage Walks Barnet Council, Public Health

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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

    Golders Green and Hampstead Garden Suburb Walk

    Golders Green and Hampstead Garden Suburb Walk

    Barnet Council presents this walk, in association with British Guild of Tourist Guides. 

    This walk takes you on a tour of the rich heritage of Golders Green and Hampstead Garden Suburb. The route has 20 points of heritage to note, starting and ending at Golders Green Tube Station. Please note that this is mainly an urban trail, however there are some grassy slopes and steps so may not be suitable for pushchairs or other wheeled vehicles. The walk is approximately 5.5km or 3.4m.

    Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World

    • 57 min
    East Finchley to Finchley Church End Walk

    East Finchley to Finchley Church End Walk

    Barnet Council presents this walk, in association with British Guild of Tourist Guides. This linear walk is from East Finchley and ends at St. Mary’s-at-Finchley Church, in Finchley Church End. Can you find the key stone? See if you can spot Spike Milligan sitting on a bench! Please note that this is mainly a paved, urban trail. The walk is approximately 5km or 3.12m.

    Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World

    • 25 min
    Mill Hill Walk

    Mill Hill Walk

    Barnet Council presents this walk, in association with British Guild of Tourist Guides. This walk takes you through interesting sites of Mill Hill and includes the original Mill Hill Village along The Ridgeway, where some notable large houses and quaint cottages survive. Please note that this is mainly an urban trail, however there are some grassy slopes and steps so may not be suitable for pushchairs or other wheeled vehicles. The walk is approximately 7km or 4.35m.

    Music: Canada by Pictures of the Floating World

    • 22 min
    East Finchley to New Southgate walk

    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 min
    Barnet and Hadley walk

    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 min
    Supplementary audio for the Totteridge walk

    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.

    • 3 min

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