Eden Project parkrun

Eden Project parkrun

Eden Project parkrun   A spectacular run around the Eden Project parkrun in Cornwall. There are only two UK mainland-based parkruns that are farther south-west than this (as of Nov 2017), so it’s probably quite a mission for most people in the UK, but it’s so unusual that it’s definitely worth it. Using the postcode…

ellenbrook fields parkrun

Ellenbrook Fields parkrun

  A very flat run around the fields next to the University of Hertfordshire. Our SatNav took us to the wrong campus with the provided postcode (AL10 9AB), so we typed in “Mosquito Way” and then followed the road signs for De Havilland Campus. The campus car park is pay and display, however it is…

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Stevenage parkrun

Stevenage parkrun   A Hertfordshire parkrun taking in almost two laps of Fairlands Valley Park, with scenic views of the main lake. There is a cafe with toilets that are open before the run and a children’s play park (which you will run past twice, as part of the course). The cafe isn’t open at…

Normanby Hall parkrun

Normanby Hall parkrun

Normanby Hall parkrun A totally flat course around the grounds of Normanby Hall, near Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire. The postcode provided (DN15 9HU) took us directly into the car park. There is also a large overflow car park but it is on grass, so on rainy days your car will get muddy if you have…

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Bushy parkrun

Bushy parkrun Bushy Park is a scenic Royal Park and the course meanders around the Easternmost half of the park taking in cricket grounds, lakes, lots of trees and a deer or two. The course was originally an anticlockwise loop which was reversed in later years. More recently the course has changed again and is…