GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Denham Country Park

4 miles (7 km)

Enjoy waterside walking in this delightful park in Uxbridge. The rivers Colne and Misbourne and the Grand Union Canal pass through the park. There is a variety of wildlife, including herons, kingfishers and dragonflies.
You will also find the useful Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre and cafe in the park.
The route below starts and ends at the parking facility in the park but Denham rail station is less than a mile away so makes for a good access point.
The excellent Colne Valley Trail also passes through the park so you could pick up this waymarked trail to extend your walking.


UB9 5PG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Walks near Denham

  • Grand Union Canal Walk - Follow the towpath of Britain's longest canal from London to Birmingham on this fabulous waterside walk
  • Colne Valley Trail - Follow the Colne Valley Trail from Uxbridge to Rickmansworth and enjoy riverside and canalside walking or cycling.
    The trails follows the Grand Union Canal and the River Colne while also passing a series of pretty Lakes including Lynsters, Stocker's and Batchworth Lake
  • Rickmansworth - The town of Rickmansworth is ideally situated for some lovely waterside walking
  • Black Park Country Park - With over 10 miles of well signed cycling and walking tracks, Black Park is the ideal place for a great day out in the country
  • Langley Park Country Park - Langley Park has a variety of beautiful trails suitable for cycling and walking
  • Bayhurst Wood Country Park and Ruislip Woods - Bayhurst Wood Country Park and Ruislip Woods are located in the London Borough of Hillingdon and contain numerous walking and cycling trails


In Denham village there's the Swan Inn for post walk refreshments. The pub serves good quality food and has a nice heated garden room. You can find them at postcode UB9 5BH. The village is a fine place for a stroll too with the 16th century Southlands Manor, a 14th century bakery and a church with Norman features to see.
Uxbridge has an interesting history as the site of the attempted negotiations between KingCharles Iand theParliamentary Armyduring theEnglish Civil War. Thepublic houseat the centre of those events, since renamed the Crown & Treaty, still stands and is worthy of some investigation.The pub is Grade II* listed, and dates from 1576. There is even an album named after the pub by mercury prize nominated band Sweet Billy Pilgrim. The pub does very good food and also has a fine outdoor bar for the summer months. You can find the historic inn on Oxford Road at postcode UB8 1LU for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The trails in the park are great for dog walking so you'll probably see other owners on a fine day.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The excellent Colne Valley Trail also passes through the park so you could pick up this waymarked trail to extend your walking. If you follow the trail north it will take you along a series of lakes towards Rickmansworth and Batchworth.
Head south west and you will find two other fine parks in the shape of Black Park Country Park and Langley Park Country Park. There's miles of good cycling and walking trails through the woodland in these parks.
The Celandine Route runs just to the east of the park. It will take you along the River Pinn from Pinner to Cowley.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Buckinghamshire Walks and London Walks pages.


Heron sculpture, Denham Country Park - - 663787

Heron sculpture, Denham Country Park. In the grounds of the Colne Valley Visitor Centre in Denham Country Park. The heron is the symbol of the Colne Valley Regional Park. The sculpture, unveiled in 2005, is six metres high.

Woodland in Denham Country Park - - 20114

Woodland in Denham Country Park. Small patches of woodland in this area are the remnants of a forest which extended down to Windsor

River Misbourne in Denham Country Park - - 854924

River Misbourne in Denham Country Park. The Misbourne is a chalk stream that rises northwest of Great Missenden inSP8902and runs for about 23 kilometres, as the crow flies, before ending where it joins the River Colne inTQ0585. Here, only about 1 kilometre upstream of the confluence with the Colne, it is still very shallow. This view was taken from the Denham Court Drive bridge.

Awkward bridge over River Colne Denham Country Park - - 29037

Awkward bridge over River Colne Denham Country Park. I wonder if this has been retained as an item of heritage.

The Swan, Village Road, Denham - - 3340427

The Swan, Village Road, Denham

Denham village - - 3474322

Denham village to the west of the park. Denham Film Studioswere near the village and where famous films, includingBrief EncounterandIn Which We Servewere produced. The buildings were demolished in 1980 and the site re-landscaped as a business park and later as a site for luxury homes

Seating area, Denham Country Park - - 4315695

Sheltered Seating area

Path, Denham Country Park - - 4321204

Footpath in the summer.


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