Monthly Archives: May 2016

26th May 2016: London Loop, Harefield to Hatch End

From Uxbridge Station we took a bus to West Harefield to continue our circuit. This time we moved away from the canal to cross fields and woodland, still surprisingly rural and pretty. After passing the Rose and Crown too early … Continue reading

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22nd May 2016: Balcombe Circular

Another sunny day saw us walking through woodland and fields in West Sussex to Wakehurst Place, which is described as “Kew in the Countryside”. We were able to walk through to the tearoom,  keeping to the footpath. This was a … Continue reading

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12th May 2016: London Loop, West Drayton to Harefield West

This was a very pretty stage of the London Loop, mainly alongside tranquil canals, rivers and lakes. The may and horse chestnut blossoms and the wild flowers, including wild garlic, were at their best on this sunny day. A canalside … Continue reading

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8th May 2016: Sole Street circular

Even more members than last week turned out for the walk in this pretty stretch of countryside between Gravesend and Rochester on a hot sunny day. We began along part of the Wealdway through fields to Luddesdown, where we paused … Continue reading

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1st May 2016: International Labour Day walk

There was a good turnout for Steve’s East London walk to commemorate International Labour Day. We met at the Carmelite Cafe in Bow Road, next door to the former timber yard owned by George Lansbury’s father-in-law. Across Bow Road was … Continue reading

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