Hayes & Harlington to Uxbridge

Route information

  • Section start: Hayes & Harlington            
  • Nearest public transport to the start: Hayes & Harlington (Rail)
  • Section finish: Uxbridge
  • Nearest public transport to the finish: Uxbridge (Tube)
  • Section distance: 7.5 miles (12 km)


  • The Grand Union Canal
  • Little Britain Lake
  • A traditional, cast-iron milepost
  • Stockley Park
  • Horton Bridge
  • Views across Cone Valley

Terrain and surface       

Mostly level on canal and riverside paths, this section has a few gentle slopes in Stockley Park and along canal ramps. The canal towpaths are generally firm, but much of the route lies on rough and possibly muddy paths, or on grass. There are no stiles along this route.

Refreshments and toilets

Pubs and cafes: Hayes, West Drayton, Yiewsley, Uxbridge, Little Britain and Cowley Café.

Public toilets: There are no public toilets on this section.

Walk guidance with maps

A PDF of walk guidance for London LOOP section 11 - including maps - is on the Ramblers 'Walking the London LOOP' web page.