HIKING TO THE OLDEST, BIGGEST, ANCIENT OAK TREE IN MIDDLESEX

Possibly from the era of Henry VIII, this ancient oak tree stands tall and very wide imposing over its surroundings. However before reaching “The Master”, this is what the tree has been called, I take you on an amazing nature trail hike followed by a tour of the Summerhouse Lake deep in the woods. Stanmore has more to offer than you might think!

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Inside look…

  • Many hiking trails for all abilities

  • Family cycling trail on tarmac

  • Perfect for a family day out

  • Picnic spots among meadows

  • Benches scattered around

  • Hunt for the The Master, ancient oak tree

  • Relax by the Summerhouse Lake

  • Nearest cafe/toilets in Stanmore

  • Nearest train station is Stanmore Station

  • Limited parking on Old Lodge Way.

Basic packing list…

  • Cash / Credit Card

  • Pen / Notebook (if you like to take notes)

  • Camera / Phone (great picture opportunities)

  • Binoculars (bird life is plenty)

  • Layered clothing (stay away from cotton in winter)

  • Warm waterproof jacket / trousers (check weather)

  • Woolly hat / Gloves / Spare pair of socks (in winter & in case they get wet!)

  • Sturdy hiking boots / Wellies

  • Sunglasses

  • Bottle of water (must keep hydrated)

  • Picnic / Food / Snacks

  • A day pack to carry everything

  • Bring the dog and the family too!

The hike I did in the video