Monthly Archives: November 2015

22nd November: Elstree to Cockfosters

This walk is section 16 of the London Loop. Seven of us got the bus from Elstree station and were excited to pass the famous Elstree studios. No Hollywood glamour though, a very drab road of warehouses! We walked, or … Continue reading

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Inaugural walk on the London Loop, Thurs 19 November 2015, Erith to Bexley

Thursday mid-week walkers completed the Capital Ring at the end of October. We resolved that our next project would be to complete the 150-mile London Loop mostly during 2016. We walked the first stage, from Erith to Bexley, on 19th … Continue reading

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17th November 2015: Swale to Teynham

This was a wet and windy walk along the Saxon Shore Way. The first part was rather industrial, but there was plenty of birdlife on the waterside with the sound of curlews (lapwings?) calling. After taking the shortcut across the … Continue reading

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15th November 2015: East Tilbury circular

Jo led this walk which started from East Tilbury Rail Station, headed east along the outskirts of the town, then across the marshes before heading south along the riverside to the Coalhouse Fort. From there it went west over farmland, … Continue reading

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10th November 2015 : Thames and Medway waterside walk

The latest stage of this continuous walk took us from Ham Green to Swale, mainly along the water’s edge with an inland section in the middle. There was a slightly nervous moment passing some static caravans with a number of … Continue reading

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8th November 2015: Chesham circular walk

A lovely circular walk in the rolling Chilterns starting from Chesham,  going through beautiful beech woods with all yellows and golds just about still on some trees. Muddy farm yards and prime beef cattle in the fields, underneath soaring red … Continue reading

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1st November 2015: Great Missenden to Wendover

A group of 6 walkers ignored the early fog and caught the train to Great Missenden for an 8 mile walk through the beech woods and fields of the Chilterns. By the time we began the walk the sun had … Continue reading

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