Monthly Archives: May 2015

24th May 2015: Hemel Hempstead and Bovingdon

It was an all female walk from Hemel Hempstead station following part of the Chiltern Way through lovely rolling hills and fields full of buttercups to Bovingdon where we stopped at the Bell Inn for refreshment. We then started our … Continue reading

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21st May 2015: The Capital Ring from Ravensbourne to Crystal Palace

Steve Butters has been leading a group of “Thursday Walkers” around the Capital Ring, a circuit eight or ten miles out from the middle of London. We postponed our 14 May excursion by a week and sunny weather warranted our … Continue reading

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Pauline Appleton

Our long time member and friend Pauline Appleton sadly died in March this year. Pauline loved being and walking in nature; she said it made her heart sing. She was a talented herbalist, and shared her appreciation and knowledge of … Continue reading

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17th May 2015: Tring and Ivinghoe Beacon

Claire and Nicola led this eight mile walk in the Chilterns, partly following the Icknield Way. We had lunch on Ivinghoe Beacon, with a view to the chalk lion on the far hillside advertising Whipsnade Zoo, and whole squadrons of … Continue reading

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10th May 2015: Otford circular

We had unexpectedly lovely weather and sunshine last Sunday, which caught us out as most of us had boots and unnecessary warm clothes.  The bluebells were out in force all through the woods on the North Downs Way and beyond … Continue reading

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3rd May 2015: Liphook Circular.

Helen Yuill led this nine mile walk.

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1st to 4th May 2015: East Anglia Red Rope trip to Clapham, Yorkshire

Two London members, Polly and myself, went on this large Mayday Bank Holiday trip – sixteen people — travelling up separately by train. We were staying at the Yorkshire Ramblers’ Lowstern Hut, and the trip was arranged partly to coincide … Continue reading

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