KilburnCamden Town

Kilcam two
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Distance

4km/3mi

Ascent

42 m

Descent

35 m

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Description

This is a Slow Ways route connecting Kilburn and Camden Town.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Kilburn and Camden Town.

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This route has been reviewed by 4 people.

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Reviews - 4

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (4)

There are currently no problems reported with this route.

Downloads - 3

Surveys

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Grade 1: Entirely smooth and compacted surfaces.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
Grading is based on average scores by surveyors. This slow way has 1 surveys.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Present at time of survey Public toilet (1)
Present at time of survey Wheelchair accessible toilet (1)
Present at time of survey Supermarket (1)
Present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Maybe present Vegan restaurant (1)
Maybe present Accommodation (1)
Maybe present Accommodation < £50 (1)
Not present at time of survey Campsite (1)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (1)
Not present at time of survey Free wifi (1)
Present at time of survey Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Present at time of survey Train station (1)
Present at time of survey Bench (1)
Not present at time of survey Picnic table (1)
Present at time of survey Bus stop (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (1)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (1)
Not present at time of survey Wading (1)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (1)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (1)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (1)
Not present at time of survey Very slippery (1)
Not present at time of survey Very muddy (1)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (1)
Not present at time of survey Likely to flood (1)
Not present at time of survey Long grass sections (1)
Not present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Not present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Not present at time of survey Stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (1)
Not present at time of survey Flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Kissing gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Cycle barriers (1)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle grids (1)
Not present at time of survey Fords (1)
Not present at time of survey Narrow bridges (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (1)
Not present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Horses possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (1)
Not present at time of survey Potential falls (1)
Not present at time of survey Exposed to elements (1)
Not present at time of survey Remove area (1)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (1)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (1)
Not present at time of survey No visible path (1)
Not present at time of survey Seasonal nesting birds (1)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Present at time of survey Free of stiles (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (1)
Present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

The narrowest part of the path is 120.0cm (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking East 7.0% (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking West 7.0% (1)

The steepest camber gradient across the path 2.0% (1)

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Unsigned (1)

Successfully completed

We asked route surveyors "Have you successfully completed this route with any of the following? If so, would you recommend it to someone with the same requirements?". Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Recommended by an expert

We asked route surveyors "Are you a trained access professional, officer or expert? If so, is this route suitable for someone travelling with any of the following?" Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Terrain

We asked route surveyors to estimate how much of the route goes through different kinds of terrain.

95.0% of the route is on roads (1)

95.0% of the route is lit at night (1)

100.0% of the route is paved (1)

There is no data on muddiness

There is no data on rough ground

There is no data on long grass

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1 surveys

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1X January 2022 by Strider
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Geography information system (GIS) data

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Maximum elevation

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Start and end points

Kilburn
Grid Ref TQ2546483583
Lat / Lon 51.53722° / -0.19237°
Easting / Northing 525,464E / 183,583N
What3Words bottom.breed.expand
Camden Town
Grid Ref TQ2890783888
Lat / Lon 51.53918° / -0.14265°
Easting / Northing 528,907E / 183,888N
What3Words curiosity.hook.human

Kilcam Two's land is

Green urban 10.8%
Urban 89.2%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

reviews


Derick Rethans

19 Feb 2022

I walk parts of this route quite often, but not in quite this way. It is a nice walk, although there are some cobbles to navigate on the Kilburn side. If I had to pick my own route, I would have walked along the canal from the Outer Ring to Chalk Farm Road, but I don't think it is important enough to make a new route for this.


Strider

28 Jan 2022

I walked from Camden to Kilburn.
A good urban walk with a park in the middle. Generally wide streets and suitable for wheel chairs zig-zagging through the quieter streets. A lovely walk with a lot of distractions, Jazz Café, shops, pubs, London Zoo, Primrose Hill, Abbey Road. Even Lords Cricket Ground is close. You may want to wander off the path to take in these sights.


Mtormey

23 Jan 2022

I walked this route from Kilburn to Camden and found it a really good urban Slow Ways route. The navigation is straightforward (even if the zig-zags are a bit annoying because you have to stick closer to a map!) and I loved taking the little diversion to head up Primrose Hill for a view of the city. A great walk.


Ian Metcalfe

15 Sep 2021

This was a really easy route to walk through residential streets and with the advantage of two points of interest only a short detour away - 1. Abbey Road studios and 2. Primrose Hill where you can reach a fabulous viewing point over London. Camden is also a great place to finish up.


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