Maitland Walk # 3: Metford


  • Distance: 4.6 km/6572 steps
  • Time: 45 minutes
  • Suitability: Good walk for getting to know a “hidden suburb” in East Maitland. All
    on concrete paths or tarmac so should be fine for wheels

This walk starts at the car park by Metford railway station in McCubbin Close, Metford.

Start by walking on the pathway along the sporting fields, past the skate park and continue across the little bridge and then turn right, just before Metford Public school.  Follow the path through the reserve until it ends by Cedar close. Turn right and walk up to Melaleuca drive, keep right and continue up to Chelmsford drive.  Cross over the road by Maitland Christian School, keep right and walk past the parking lot and turn left onto the narrow concrete pathway going alongside the playing fields. Stay on this until it ends at Stonehaven drive.  Turn right and walk down the hill to the pathway going through the reserve. Keep right and it then ends at Dumaresq parade.  Continue along this street until you get to O’Donnell crescent, turn left, and then left again onto Ingall street.  This turns into Schank drive on the corner with Metford Community Hall.  Keep to the left along the wide pavement and follow this all the way back to the car park. Please see link for map of walk  Map for Metford walk