Monthly Archives: July 2013

21 July 2013: Downe, Cudham and Green Street Green

A train and a bus got us from London Bridge to Farnborough (the one in Kent), from where Don led us south through fields and woods. After a mile or so we came across this “dene-hole”. The esteemed Kent Underground … Continue reading

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19 July 2013: Picnic in St James’s Park

Nine of us got together on Friday evening for an al fresco social. My birthday a few days before provided a slender excuse. Humphrey

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14 July 2013: Berwick to Exceat via Alfriston

Despite all the gloomy predictions about our train journey Victoria to Brighton, Annie’s insistence that we get on the train early and grab our seats paid off.  We were sitting there smugly when the lemmings arrived en masse 5 minutes … Continue reading

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7 July 2013: Balcombe and Wakehurst Place

A perfect day – the weather, the walk and the company.  We walked from Balcombe across meadows, through shady woods, across streams, into Wakehurst  Gardens for tea and cake (and a little light shopping/browsing for some of us in the … Continue reading

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30 June 2013: Chenies and Latimer

Miriam, Steve and I had a very pleasant walk also along the Chess Valley (a different section from the previous week). None of us had cameras with us but the walk is above the river with lovely views, especially in … Continue reading

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23 June 2013: Chess Valley Walk

No walk being scheduled, Miriam and I went on an impromptu walk from Chalfont & Latimer (much faster by Chiltern Railways than the Underground and the same fare) along the Chess Valley Walk. It’s pleasant, a little muddy but flat … Continue reading

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16 June 2013: Leatherhead to Dorking

David Pope led this fairly gently six mile walk, along the River Mole valley, through farmland and then Denbies’ Vineyard, where they stopped for tea.

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