Rural Rides: Daytime Crawl of Kensal Green, Maida Hill, Maida Vale and St John's Wood

Saturday 11 February 2017.

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 Terry Casey's map of the area is here: Map of Area

Public transport will be required at times.

1. The Masons Arms

Arrive: 12.00 Noon.

Address: The Masons Arms, 665 Harrow Road, Kensal Green, NW10 5NU.

Real ales: Greene King IPA and other Greene King ales are usually served here.

Read about The Masons Arms

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.

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn right and walk down Harrow Road to the pelican crossings. Cross over all the crossings, turn right and continue down Harrow Road to the bus stop called Kensal Green Station. Catch a number 18 bus to the stop called Chippenham Road. Alight from the bus, turn right and continue along Harrow Road to the junction with Chippenham Road. Turn left and walk down Chippenham Road to.

2. The Squirrel

Arrive: 1.00 PM.

Address: The Squirrel, 46 Chippenham Rd, Maida Hill, W9 2AF.

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

Read about The Squirrel

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, go to the pelican crossing on the corner and cross Elgin Avenue. Then turn left and walk to bus stop MP (called Elgin Avenue). Catch a 31, 36, 228 or 328 bus to the stop called Chippenham Road/Shirland Road. Alight from the bus, turn right and cross over Chippenham Road and Shirland Road via the pelican crossings. Turn right and walk to the bus stop called Chippenham Road. Catch a 6, 187 or 414 bus to the stop called Warwick Avenue. Alight from the bus, turn left and walk to the junction with Warrington Crescent. Cross over Warrington Crescent via the zebra crossing, turn right and cross over the continuation of Warrington Crescent to Castellain Road. Turn left, walk up Castellain Road to the junction with Formosa Street and walk into

3. The Prince Alfred

Arrive: 2.45 PM.

Address: The Prince Alfred, 5a Formosa St, Maida Vale, W9 1EE.

Real ales: Youngs Bitter, Special and a seasonal ale are usually available here.

Read about The Prince Alfred

Directions to next pub: Leave the pub via the Formosa Street entrance, turn right and walk up Formosa Street to the junction with Warrington Crescent. Turn left and cross over Formosa Street then cross over Warrington Crescent via the traffic refuge. Turn left and walk up Warrington Crescent to

4. The Warrington Hotel

Arrive: 3.30 PM.

Address: The Warrington Hotel, 93 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, W9 1EH.

Real ales: Adnams Ghost Ship, Greene King Old Golden Hen; and Sambrooks Pumphouse Pale Ale and Wandle are usually available here.

Read about The Warrington Hotel

Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and continue along Warrington Crescent to the junction with Randolph Avenue. Cross over Randolph Avenue via the traffic refuge and continue to the junction with Maida Vale. Turn right and cross over Maida Vale via the pelican crossing. Turn right and walk along Maida Vale to the bus stop called Sutherland Avenue. Catch a 16, 98 or 332 bus to the bus stop called Orchardson Street. Alight from the bus, turn left and walk along Edgware Road to the junction with Orchardson Street. Turn right, walk along Orchardson Street and cross over to

5. The Richmond Arms

Arrive: 4.30 PM.

Address: The Richmond Arms, 1 Orchardson St, St John's Wood, NW8 8NG.

Real ales: No real ale is served here.

Read about The Richmond Arms

Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and walk along Lyons Place to the junction with Aberdeen Place. Turn right into Aberdeen Place, walk along Aberdeen Place and cross over to.

6. The Crocker's Folly

Arrive: 5.15 PM.

Address: The Crocker's Folly, 24 Aberdeen Place, St John's Wood, NW8 8JR.

Real ales: No real ale is served here.

Read about The Crocker's Folly