Metroland: Daytime Crawl of West Middlesex

Saturday 15 October 2016.

All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.

A Word version of the crawl notes is here: Word Crawl Notes, and a PDF version is here: PDF Crawl Notes. On this occasion there are two versions of Terry Casey's map of the area. The first version, which fits on a single page and should be printed in landscape is here: Map of Area, and the second version which covers two pages, and should be printed in portrait, is here: Map of Area

Public transport will be required at times.

1. The Queens Head

Arrive: 12.00 Noon.

Address: The Queens Head, 31 High Street, Pinner, HA5 5PJ.

Real ales: Greene King Abbot, IPA, IPA Gold, Olde Trip, Old Golden Hen, Old Speckled Hen and Pinner IPA (house beer, ie Greene King IPA); and Marlow Rebellion Mutiny are usually served here.

Although the next pub on the crawl is the official lunch stop you may wish to eat here as they serve reasonably priced meals and there is more room.

Read about The Queens Head

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn right and walk down the High Street to the end. Turn right and walk to the bus stop called Pinner Station (Stop C). Catch a H13 bus (2, 22 and 42 minutes past the hour until 1pm then 04, 25 and 45 minutes past the hour until 6pm) to the stop called High Road Eastcote (Stop W). Alight from the bus, turn left and walk to the zebra crossing. Cross over the road, turn right and walk to the road junction. Turn left and walk along the road to the next junction. Cross over the junction to keep going in the same direction and keep going along the road to the junction with Southill Lane. Cross over Southill Lane to

2. The Case is Altered

Arrive: 1.15 PM.

Address: The Case is Altered, High Road Eastcote, Pinner, HA5 2EW.

Real ales: Six handpumps dispense real ales from regional breweries here.

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Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch a H13 bus (12, 33 and 52 minutes past the hour) to the stop called Breakspear Road. Alight from the bus, turn right and walk to the junction with Breakspear Road. Turn left and walk along Breakspear Road to

3. The Woodman

Arrive: 3.15 PM.

Address: The Woodman, Breakspear Road, Ruislip, HA4 7SE.

Real ales: Four handpumps dispense real ales from regional breweries here.

Read about The Woodman

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn left and walk to the bus stop called Howletts Lane. Catch a 331 bus (12, 32 and 51 minutes past the hour) to the stop called Ruislip Station. Alight from the bus, cross over the bus yard to bus stop A and catch a 114 or 398 bus to the stop called South Harrow Station (Stop F). Alight from the bus, cross the road to stop G and catch a 487 bus to the stop called Keble Close. Alight from the bus and walk into

4. The Greenwood Hotel

Arrive: 4.45 PM.

Address: The Greenwood, 674 Whitton Avenue West,Wood End, Northolt, UB5 4LA.

Real ales: 18 handpumps dispense 15 real ales and 3 real ciders here.

Read about The Greenwood Hotel

Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch a 487 bus to the stop called Greenford Road (Stop A). Alight from the bus, turn right and walk up the road to the junction with Greenford Road. Turn left and walk up Greenford Road to the stop called Gainsborough Gardens (Stop C). Catch a H17 bus to the stop called Harrow School. Alight from the bus, turn left and walk down the High Street, crossing Church Hill and continuing until the road forks. Take the right fork and walk down West Street until you reach Yew Walk. Cross West Street and continue to

5. The Castle

Arrive: 5.45 PM.

Address: The Castle, 30 West Street, Harrow, HA1 3EF.

Real ales: Fullers ESB, London Pride, Olivers Island and Yeastie Boys; and Gales HSB and Seafarers are normally served here.

Read about The Castle

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk along Crown Street to the junction with Waldron Road (noting the former Benskins pub on the way). Turn left and walk along Waldron Road to the junction with the High Street. Turn right and walk down the High Street, (which becomes London Road) continuing until you reach the bus stop called Harrow Park (Stop RJ). Catch a 258 or H17 bus to Harrow Bus Station. Alight from the bus and catch a 223 bus to the stop called South Kenton Station (Stop W). Alight from the bus, cross the road and walk into

6. The Windermere

Arrive: 7.00 PM.

Address: The Windermere, Windermere Avenue,Wembley, HA9 8QT.

Real ales: Courage Best; and Youngs Special are normally served here.

Read about The Windermere