Monthly Archives: March 2016

29th March 2016: Dover to Walmer

As some of the Vanguard Way regulars were unavailable on Tuesday after Easter, it was decided to take a seaside break and walk the cliffs from Dover towards Deal. After walking through the town we ascended the cliffs above the … Continue reading

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27th March 2016: Guildford to St Martha’s Chapel

Annie, Jonathan, Miriam, Pam and possible new member Jean.  Sadly Hugh mistook the train time so missed us. The weather was kinder than predicted – only a few showers and lots of sun, with dramatic skies – and this was … Continue reading

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20th March 2016: Tilbury Town to Tilbury East

A small group of four, led by Miriam, enjoyed this slightly bleak but interesting walk, mainly along the sea wall, taking in 2 forts – Tilbury Fort and Coalhouse Fort. Passing the Cruise Terminal, which is where the Empire Windrush … Continue reading

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15th March 2016: Vanguard Way, Forest Row to Poundgate

The latest stretch of the Vanguard Way through the Ashdown Forest proved challenging navigationally, being short on waymarks and without our usual satnav (Humphrey). However Don and others with maps guided us through. After what seemed a long time circuiting … Continue reading

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13th March 2016: Garrick’s Manor House

Starting from Brent Cross tube, we made our way to Church End and its seventeenth-century Church Farm House, Hendon’s oldest dwelling house.  One of the founders of ‘Punch’ magazine once lived there. Next to it is the Greyhound Inn where … Continue reading

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10th March 2016: London Loop, West Ewell to Kingston

More mud! This section was almost all along the Hogsmill River, some of it through a nature reserve which will be very attractive when the Spring advances a bit but at the moment is extremely muddy. Steve was away this … Continue reading

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6th March 2016: Chesham to Great Missenden

Mud mud mud mud mud mud mud mud mud sunny day but mud mud mud mud mud pub closed mud mud mud mud mud mud Fran

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