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New Year's Day Guided Walk

New Year's Day Walk 2019

The New Year's Day walk has become a popular annual event, it has also been called "three woods and two hills". It starts at the Woodland Centre by the Beach at Ruislip Lido and will be led by Mark Morgan who will point out areas of Natural History along the way. A tour of the Ruislip Local Nature Reserve will be included in the walk. The walk takes about 2 1/2 hours and there will be a stop in one of the Woods for hot minced pies and mulled wine or soft drinks, courtesy of Marysia Swanson. After the refreshments the walk will continue to the car park at Ruislip Lido where it will end.

There is a small charge for this walk of 2 for adults and 1 for children to cover the cost of refreshments.

Conditions are usually very wet, so you will need stout walking shoes. Well behaved dogs are welcome on this walk, providing they are kept on a lead.

It is particularly important that non-members wishing to join this walk should first contact  secretary@ruislipwoodstrust.org.uk  to ensure we provide sufficient refreshments.

Click here to download a New Year's Day Walk Poster

Guided Walks Organised by Ruislip Woods Trust

The Trust organises a number of guided walks throughout the year. Our newsletter contains details of these guided walks; for details of how to receive this please see Join the Friends. Any non-members who want to join a guided walk should first contact secretary@ruislipwoodstrust.org.uk to ensure we are aware of numbers in advance.

Woodland Centre

the Woodland Centre photographed by Greg Townsend


No Ruislip Woods Festival This Year

It is with regret that we have to announce that there will not be a Festival in 2020. Following the last-minute cancellation last year due to the site being water logged, we fear we cannot take the chance of this happening again without a feasible contingency. This is compounded by the possibility of road closures for HS2 works, over which we will have no control, which might make travel to the site even more difficult.

We continue to work with the London Borough of Hillingdon to find solutions to these problems so that this popular event can go ahead in future years.

Ruislip Woods Festival 2017
The last Ruislip Woods Festival was held in 2017, to see an account, click here.

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