Category Archives: Walks

These are posts about particular walks we did.

Sunday 5th Jan 2020 Dorking to Leatherhead

On a grey winter’s day seven of us gathered to walk on the Surrey Downs from Dorking. The walk went via the chapel at Westhumble, and through Norbury Park where we passed a great pile of timber at Norbury Park … Continue reading

Posted in Walks | Leave a comment

Sunday 29th December 2019 'The Line' River Lea

¬†Eleven of us met on a beautiful winter day for a short, urban walk along the banks of the River Lea. We passed The Mill House, the earliest example of a tidal mill where we spied cormorants and Egyptian geese. … Continue reading

Posted in Walks | Leave a comment

Sunday 15th Dec 2019 Mince Pie Walk

This year’s Mince Pie walk was about 4 miles down the Centenary Way south from Chingford. A large group walked from Chingford station down some very wet and muddy tracks before coming to an impassable stream, so we back tracked … Continue reading

Posted in Walks | Leave a comment

24th November 2019 Wendover Circular

Eleven of us enjoyed a lovely autumn walk through misty woodland. The route through Wendover Woods saw atmospheric mists with autumnal colours swirling into view. The going underfoot was rather muddy causing a couple of slips, the most comical of … Continue reading

Posted in Walks | Leave a comment

3rd Nov 2019 Berkhamsted circular walk

After arriving at Berkhamsted station we walked past the remains of the motte and bailey castle and up onto the Common. We went through the glorious woods of Ashridge, National Trust land, with the oak trees and bracken turning a … Continue reading

Posted in Walks | Leave a comment

Sunday 27th October 2019 Petts Wood to Bexley

The walk this Sunday (27th) was Petts Wood to Bexley along the London Loop (about 6 miles). From Petts Wood, the station, we walked though Petts Wood and then Scadbury Park. Once across the A20, we avoided the middle of … Continue reading

Posted in Walks | Leave a comment

20th October 2019 Wivelsfield Circular

A very muddy, autumnal 6-mile circular walk from Wivelsfield station passing close to the grade I listed sixteenth-century Ote Hall. We went through beautiful quiet countryside over muddy fields and paths, one of which was so flooded we all got … Continue reading

Posted in Walks | Leave a comment