Our walks until 28th October 2017                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                   

                       

Saturday 23 September                                                                           Dover to Deal

St Pancras 9.34, Stratford International 9.40 arrive Dover Priory 10.41. Buy return to Deal. Via some steep ascents and descents along the Saxon Shore Way over the white cliffs where we might see bluebirds. Ice creams by South Foreland lighthouse. Lunch at St. Margaret-at-Cliffe; Pines Garden Tea Room, The Coastguard Pub or bring a picnic. Then follow the coastal path to Deal

About 10 miles. Maps E138/150 L179                                                                                                                                       Led by Stephen R

                         

Saturday 30 September                                                                   Sanderstead to Hayes

Victoria 9.53 (East Grinstead service) arrive Sanderstead 10.15. Take bus 403 short distance to Hamsey Green. A section of the London Loop walk via a varied mix of countryside, woods and country parks with a fine viewpoint over London, ending at Hayes Station. Drop outs possible. Lunch at The Sandrock pub, Shirley or bring a picnic. All travel within London Freedom Pass zones.

About 10 miles E146/161 L176/187                                                                                                                                            Led by Dave C

 

Thursday 5 October                                                                      Roddy's Music Trail

Meet at 10.45 Southgate Station (Piccadilly Line, Zone 4).  A walk in the Borough of Enfield linking places where Roddy plays music or has had premieres of his compositions.  First stop Southgate (The Bourne) Methodist Church for morning coffee and cakes. Then, suitably revived across Grovelands Park to visit Saint Paul's Church and Friends' Meeting House garden in Winchmore Hill. Take the train to Enfield Chase and visit Saint Mary Magdalene Church to see the wall paintings in the chancel. Walk into Trent Park for a late lunch at the café or bring a picnic. The walk will finish at Oakwood Station around 3.00. There may be time for some musical intervals en-route.
About 4 miles London A-Z                                                                                                                                                                  Led by Roddy E


Saturday 7 October                                                                    Sevenoaks to Borough Green

Please note the change to the outgoing journey 

Cannon Street at 9.43 (destination Dover Priory), arriving at Sevenoaks  10.13 ( not stopping at London Bridge). Coming back, trains go at 24 and 51 past the hour to Victoria. Buy return to Borough Green & Wrotham. Visiting Knole Park, we stop for lunch at Ightham Mote (National Trust), free entrance to café or picnic, then across an orchard in the afternoon and reach Borough Green via Basted Mill. An easy-paced undulating walk.

About 9 miles E147/8 L188                                                                                                                                                       Led by David B

                           

Saturday 14 October                                                                                   Laindon Circular

Liverpool Street 9.05 (Shoeburyness service), Stratford 9.12, Barking 9.22 arrive Laindon 9.41. A steady-paced woodland and open country walk above the Thames estuary with some modest ascents and descents.Lunch at Horndon-on-the-Hill; The Bell Inn or bring a picnic.

About 12½ miles E163/175 L177/8                                                                                                                                            Led by Ken C

 

Saturday 21 October                                                                         Wimbledon to Richmond

Meet 11.00 Wimbledon Park Station (District line, Zone 3). An easy-going fairly gently undulating walk via woods and commons. Coffee stop at the Windmill. Bus drop out possible at four miles. Bring a picnic for lunch Time for tea at Richmond.

About 8 miles London A-Z, E177 L176                                                                                                                                              Led by Alan J

 

 

Saturday 28 October                                                                             Amersham circular

Marylebone 9.57 (Aylesbury Vale Parkway service), Harrow-on-the-Hill 10.09 arrive Amersham 10.32. A walk in the Chilterns via the Misbourne valley through farmland and woodland offering distant scenic views. A hilly average-paced walk. Lunch in the Coleshill area at the Harte and Magpies pub or picnic in the woods.

About 8 miles E172/181 L165/175                                                                                                                                                          Led by Les W

 

November 2017 – January 2018 Programme If you are interested in leading a ramble or a mid-week interest visit on the next programme , please contact the Programme Organiser, Stephen Ross, by 14 December 2017

















             

 

 

 
 
 
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