Monthly Archives: December 2013

22 December 2013: An urban ramble from the Angel to Euston

On Sunday 22nd December six of us met at Angel tube station for an interesting urban ramble, first through Chapel Market then along the canal to Kings Cross passing some interesting community gardens and many narrow boats. We came up … Continue reading

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15 December 2013: Hampstead Heath, Highgate Ponds and Kenwood House

Sixteen Red Ropers walked through hilly woody Hampstead Heath past Highgate Ponds (mixed bathing, men only, women only) , up Parliament Hill where the famous view of London had disappeared in the drizzle, to the cafe courtyard next to Kenwood … Continue reading

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8 December 2013: Watford to St Albans along the Colne and Ver

Just three regulars for this eight mile walk from one Hertfordshire station to another.  Starting from Watford Junction we passed the Victorian orphanage, now luxury flats, and walked briskly on to the River Colne trail towards Bricketts Wood.  Across mixed … Continue reading

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6 December 2013: Meal in Drummond Street

Eleven of us met up at Ravi Shankar’s restaurant in Drummond Street, by Euston station, for a South Indian meal, as organised by Dot. Humphrey

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1 December 2013: Knockholt to Otford

Don led this eight mile walk on the North Downs. In the morning we did the surprisingly long walk from Knockholt station to the main village at Knockholt Pound, where we had lunch and a pub stop. After lunch we … Continue reading

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