Monthly Archives: February 2017

23rd February 2017: Lost River Effra walk

This lost river is well documented but various authors offer alternative courses for the Effra.  Never mind the lost river, we were lost several times looking for the start line between Crystal Palace Station and Westow Park; fortunately Joanna knows … Continue reading

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19th February 2017: Six parks and a canal path. St James’s Park to Regent’s Park

Don led this green London ramble. The planned route was St James Park (via Admiralty Arch); Green Park; Hyde Park; Kensington Gardens; Holland Park (probable first lunch stop); then via Notting Hill and Portobello Road market to Grand Union Canal with … Continue reading

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5th February 2017: Chelsfield Circular

After a few minor train hiccups, we all met up at Chelsfield Station for a circular walk led by Jessie. The walk took us through parks, woodland and fields in a green area within the London travel zones. Near the … Continue reading

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2nd February 2017: River Peck and the Earl’s Sluice

The starting point of this south London trail was known to several of us. The Honor Oak had long been a key point in Camberwell; there Queen Elizabeth I joined in may dancing in 1602. In the 19th century thousands … Continue reading

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30th January 2017: Hampstead Circular walk

Ten turned out for this despite the rain forecast. On the way to the heath we passed Burgh House and John Constable’s house in Well Walk before joining the cheerful family strollers brought out, rain or shine, by Sundays. Through … Continue reading

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