NorburyCroydon

Norcro one
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By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

7km/5mi

Ascent

13m

Descent

40m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Norbury and Croydon.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Norbury and Croydon.

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Reviews - 3

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (3)

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Norbury
Grid Ref TQ3063669784
Lat / Lon 51.41204° / -0.12294°
Easting / Northing 530,636E / 169,784N
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Croydon
Grid Ref TQ3284665704
Lat / Lon 51.37486° / -0.09271°
Easting / Northing 532,846E / 165,704N
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Norcro One's land is

Urban 100.0%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

reviews


Scott Johnson

23 Jul 2023 Summer

Lovely walk in lovely weather

Only point on the 80% mark that didn’t make sense as you could of cut that bit off

Other than that a nice walk.


Intrepid Rabbit

17 Nov 2022 Autumn

Enjoyable walk along mainly quiet back streets and green spaces. The route does need a couple of minor tweaks as mentioned in the other review - when you enter Queen's Road Cemetery rather than turning right and walking through the cemetery to a gate that is now permanently locked, head straight on across the cemetery and then bear slightly left to exit at another gate. This will bring you out further along Pawsons Road. Turn right and keep walking until you reach the locked gate where you can pick up the route again. Also, when walking along Dunbar Avenue, turn right onto Ederline Avenue and then right into Norbury Hall park.


LondonIn360

05 Jul 2022 Summer

Being a walk into the of North of London’s Borough of Croydon I wasn’t expecting an incredible amount of greenspace. This route is mostly through residential areas but it does have a couple of pleasant surprises.

The north exit from Queen’s Road Cemetery seems to be permanently locked.
However there is an exit on Pawsons Road almost directly opposite the Princes Road entrance.

The entrance to Norbury Hall Park is actually on Ederline Road. The park itself is delightful surprise and the highlight of the whole route.


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