Gadebridge parkrun

Gadebridge parkrun

  A Hertfordshire-based parkrun in Hemel Hempstead. There is a large, free car park at Gadebridge Park which is very easy to find, just off the A4146 Leighton Buzzard Road. We used ‘Gadebridge Park’ in our SatNav as the provided postcode (HP1 3AQ) wanted to take us to the High Street. There are plenty of…

Pymmes parkrun

Pymmes parkrun

A north London-based parkrun taking in three anticlockwise laps of Pymmes Park. The postcode provided (N18 2UG) takes you directly to Victoria Road alongside the park and that’s the side where the course starts and end. Parking was free on Victoria Road and we didn’t struggle to find a space. Although there are toilet facilities…

Valentines parkrun

Valentines parkrun

This romantically-named parkrun is based in Valentines Park in Ilford, East London. There are two paid car parks and the closest one to the start line is in the Cranbook Road entrance to the park. The postcode provided (IG1 4UA) took us straight there and you have to actually drive into the park to access…

Gunpowder parkrun

Gunpowder parkrun

A very flat course around Gunpowder Park, on the Essex/Middlesex border, just inside the M25. The postcode provided (EN9 3GP) takes you directly to the car park and it is very easy to find. The car park holds about 100 cars, which seemed plenty for parkrun, and is free for up to one hour but…

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…