Category Archives: Walks

These are posts about particular walks we did.

10th December 2017: Blackheath to Isle of Dogs

Who said it doesn’t snow in London any more? Five of us decided to brave the snow on Blackheath and headed down through Greenwich Park. After a coffee stop in the park cafe, the snow having more or less stopped, … Continue reading

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3 December 2017: Darenth Valley

Dermot led us on this eight mile walk starting from Otford. We began with the usual steep climb up on to the North Downs, then over to Romney Street where the pub had sadly closed. We then dropped down back … Continue reading

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19 November 2017: Hatfield to Brookmans Park 8 miles

Nine of us, including two guests, set out on a bright day along the Old Hertford Road which runs frustratingly just beyond the boundary fence of the Marquess of Salisbury’s great estate. The first mile was briskly completed on somewhat … Continue reading

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16th November 2017: Thames Path Richmond to Putney

On this second stage of our monthly “Thames Path in London” project the weather treated us kindly. It was a mild day with almost no breeze and some sunny spells. We started at low tide and during the next three … Continue reading

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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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