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21st December 2014: From Brighton to Hove, then back for mince pies

This was probably not the longest day walk in the history of London Red Rope … A large party from London was met at Brighton station by Sussex Red Rope, a.k.a. Angela Devas and Chris Smith, making a party of … Continue reading

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14th December 2014: Richmond, Richmond Park and Petersham

The first of the 2014 “mince pies” walks was a short-ish circular walk led by Sarah  through Richmond Park. We had lunch by Pen Ponds and admired the carefully preserved view of St Pauls through a gap in the trees … Continue reading

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15 December 2013: Hampstead Heath, Highgate Ponds and Kenwood House

Sixteen Red Ropers walked through hilly woody Hampstead Heath past Highgate Ponds (mixed bathing, men only, women only) , up Parliament Hill where the famous view of London had disappeared in the drizzle, to the cafe courtyard next to Kenwood … Continue reading

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16 December 2012: Wanstead Park, Wanstead Flats, Hollow Ponds and mince pies

A group of 16 or 17 met at Wanstead Station for the annual “mince pie walk” which took us through Wanstead Park, past the lakes of the former landscaped grounds of Wanstead House, said to have been one of the finest houses in … Continue reading

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