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Take a walk in unknown Trent Park

Published Friday, 05 November 2010

If you think you knew beautiful Trent Park then why not join former Park Ranger Andy Jones and Parks Outreach Officer Alan Mitellas on a special walk this Saturday, and be prepared to think again!

Trent Park Visitor Centre

Date - Saturday 6th November 2010
Time and venue - Meet 11.00am outside Trent Park Café, the main car park, near Cockfosters Road entrance (EN4). (Approx 1.00pm finish)

This ancient park was once Royal hunting grounds, and also the site of many celebrity parties whilst under the ownership of politician and art collector Philip Sassoon.

The park itself is also a site of mystery and legend. Consider Camlet Moat. The site is said to have been the seat of Geoffrey de Mandeville during the reign of William the Conqueror. During excavations in the 1920s the remains of what appears to have been a drawbridge were found. Legend also has it that a deep well is on site. Daggers and Roman mosaics have also been discovered.

Alan Mitellas, Parks Outreach Officer said "Trent Park is a magical place. With the spirit of Philip Sassoon and his parties still remaining, to the magic and mystery of Camlet Moat that many people still travel for miles to see today, there are many other exciting sights to see.

"During our walk on Saturday Andy will take visitors to some of the unknown sites of Trent Park, to the places you do not usually see. So come along and see how much of unknown Trent Park you will discover!"

To find out more about this walk or the many other Guided Walks throughout the year contact Alan on 020 8441 8272 or e-mail alan.mitellas@enfield.gov.uk

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