On leaving the pub’s front door, cross the footbridge and go left along the river path.. Admire the pretty garden on the left but go past the first gated bridge and then cross back over at the second small bridge to go down a passage into Gentleman’s Row. Keep on the left side, following the houses, and as the way narrows you will see the17th century Clarendon Cottage where the essayist and humorist Charles Lamb (1775-
The path leads to a junction at the main road by the Stag Pub. Turn right to go past the front of Trinity Church. Cross safely at the crossing (bearing to the right on the second part of the crossing). Head right for 20 yards or so -
Go forward, through the shopping precinct to cross safely over Church Street into the Market Square. Head for the King’s Head pub in the left hand corner and go down the passage between the pub and St Andrew’s church. At the junction, go left into Holly Walk Stay on this path as it bends, ignoring all turnings until you get back to Gentleman’s Row. Go right, back to “New River”, cross the bridge and go right again, back to the Crown & Horseshoes pub.
Mens Ramble 06/09/2007 (Enfield Town Ramble)
Start Point: The Crown & Horseshoes Pub, Enfield
Distance: 1.5 miles
Time: 1 Hour
Difficulty: Very easy , flat with excellent pathways
Parking: There is no parking at or near the pub itself so, coming from Barnet, turn left into Chase Side, just before the Church as you get to Enfield town. Then take the first left and park in one of
the streets on your left after you go under the railway bridge. Then walk back down to the road, cross over and go down Horseshoes Lane to the pub.
Note: You can have a drink or food at the pub and it has a very large garden with tables at the back.