Monthly Archives: October 2017

22 October 2017: Tring circular via Ivinghoe Beacon

The group had an exhilarating walk along the Chiltern escarpment to the top of Ivinghoe Beacon in breezy conditions by following part of the Ridgeway long distance path. We soon dropped down into the ancient Chiltern beechwoods of the Ashridge … Continue reading

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19th October 2017: Thames Path Walk Stage 1, Hampton Court to Richmond (8 mls)

Seven met at Hampton Court Station, and after taking a peek at the palace set off along the gravel path just outside the estate walls and railings. On this grey day the river, not yet tidal here, seemed subdued. Autumn … Continue reading

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8 October 2017: Along the Chess Valley

A killjoy suggested this would be the last sunshine we would have on a walk until the spring, but at least this was a lovely sunny day, and even though we got there on the “underground”, to Chorleywood, the Chess … Continue reading

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29 September-2nd October 2017: Red Rope National AGM Weekend, Mankinholes, Yorkshire

This year’s AGM venue was again Mankinholes Youth Hostel, near Todmorden in the Calder valley. Seven London members attended, mostly travelling up by train. Hugh and I came up to Todmorden via Leeds on Friday evening, had just enough time … Continue reading

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