28th October 2020

A walk in the countryside is a great way to keep young children entertained, give them some fresh air, vitamin c, and stimulate their minds by brining them close to nature. Let’s face it young children always sleep better after some fresh air and exercise outside, so it is well worth building a few walks into your family routine and we hope to help with our below list of favourite walks in the Colne Valley Park…

And don’t forget a great walk will help to lift your mood and give you some great exercise for your mind and body.

So come with the Colne Valley Park on an exciting journey, exploring a variety of wonderful country walks with the “countryside on your doorstep”. Which one will you choose first….

Aquadrome Rickmansworth

The Aquadrome has easily accessible paths around the reserve which will make it easy for families with buggies or children on bikes. The reserve also has a large car park, café and a playground. Rickmansworth Aquadrome has something for everyone. 

Langley Park

Langley Park is a great place to go out with the family.Most main paths throughout the park are hard stony paths with occasional loose stones. A large car park (pay and display) is on side, playground and a Tea Room with toilet facilities.

Black Park Country Park

Black Park

Black Park covers over 500 acres of woodland, heathland and open space and great paths which are suitable for buggies. The park offers beautiful woodland tracks and opportunities for wildlife spotting. Large car park (pay and display), playground, café and toilet facilities can also be found on side. 

Harmondsworth Moor


Denham Country Park


Lammas Park – Staines


We hope you enjoy your exploration of the Colne Valley Park and if we’ve inspired you then please pass the inspiration on and share your walk with us via social media – we love to see your posts.

Don’t forget to take some layers to keep warm, drinks to keep hydrated and any energy boosts needed. And why not collect some of nature’s gifts along the way and get creative when you get home? You could do a scavenger hunt – https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/01/nature-scavenger-hunts/ or create some wonderful art with what you find https://www.colnevalleypark.org.uk/nature-explorer-activities/. You may need to plan for facilities and parking in advance and don’t forget to help us keep The Colne Valley Park beautiful by following the countryside code here https://www.colnevalleypark.org.uk/keeping-the-colne-valley-park-beautiful/ Enjoy taking some wonderful photography on your discoveries too.

Happy walking and creating memories!

IF you have enjoyed your time recently in the Colne Valley Park, please consider supporting us with our endeavours and getting to know us a bit more by becoming a “Friend” of the Park. Find out more here https://www.colnevalleypark.org.uk/become-a-champion/trust-friends/