Hammersmith, Fulham and Wandsworth Ramblers

Walking in London and South East England

Walks Programme as table

 

DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Saturday, 2nd February
10am at Start at Liphook station
SU841309 / GU30 7DN
Easy to moderate pace, undulating terrain. Mostly through forestry, and can be muddy in places. Route: Shulbrede Priory (the remains of a 12C priory) – Fenhurst village – Walk 22 routeFood: 45 minute break at Fenhurst. Picnic / pub. Please note outside tables / benches at The Red Lion are for customers only. Benches on nearby green.Drop-out points: Fenhurst after approx. 4 miles. Buses to Haslemere 10 mins past the hour. £3.70 single (as of 2017)Travel: 09.00 Waterloo, 08.57 Clapham Junction (change at Woking)CHECK TRAIN TIMEStart: 10.00 LiphookFinish: HaslemereTicket: CDR to Liphook9.3mile / 15km
Moderate
Leader
Adrian White
020 7350 2164
Thursday, 7th February
11:15am at Start at Welling station
TQ461760 / DA16 3AU
Flat with slight inclines on a mixture of tarmac and footpaths. Likely to be muddy in places. (Please note we have to cross a high and exposed bridge over Rochester Way at one point.) A walk that includes one of London’s lesser known rivers. Route: Welling station – Danson Park – the River Shuttle walk – BexleyFood: Short stop only in Marlborough Park so please bring a picnicDrop-out points: Sidcup stationTravel: 10.36 Victoria, arriving at Welling station at 11.11; or 10.35 London Bridge, arriving at Welling at 11.00CHECK TRAIN TIMEStart: 11.15 Welling stationFinish: Bexley station (There are places for refreshments)Ticket: Oyster / Freedom Pass6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
Leader
Rose Harley
020 8673 0036
Saturday, 9th February
10am at Start at Blackhorse Road station
TQ357893 / E17 6JJ
Flat terrain, always by waterRoute: South Wetlands – Heritage Centre (coffee break) – North Wetlands – River Lee – William Girling Reservoir – King George Reservoir – Waltham Abbey (possible tea break)Food: Picnic onlyDrop-out points: Not far from National Rail all the way with trains back to Tottenham Hale and Liverpool StreetStart: 10.00 Blackhorse Road (Victoria Line) for a 10-minute walk to WetlandsFinish: Waltham Cross rail station (Greater Anglia, Zone 7)Ticket: Oyster / Freedom Pass8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Celia Cooper and Joanna Smuts
020 8555 2294
020 7223 1043
Thursday, 21st February
10:40am at Start & finish at Great Missenden station
SP892013 / HP16 9AY
Joint walk with Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster groupEasy pace, undulating, expected to be muddyRoute: Great Missenden – Angling Spring Wood – Atkins Wood – Peterley Wood – Heat End – Little Kingshill – Great MissendenFood: Pub lunch at the Full Moon, Little KingshillDrop-out points: NoneTravel: 09.57 MaryleboneCHECK TRAIN TIMEStart: 10.38 Great MissendenFinish: Great MissendenTicket: CDR Great Missenden6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Sue Chinn
020 8742 2355
Thursday, 21st February
10:40am at Great Missenden Station, Buckinghamshire
SP892013 / HP16 9AY
Slow to moderate pace; undulating; expected muddy.Angling Spring Wood, Atkins Wood, Peterley Wood, Heath End, Little Kingshill.Pub lunch at the Full Moon in Little Kingshill.About 3.5 hours walking.Meet at Great Missenden Station at 10.40 (Marylebone 09.57 - Aylesbury Vale Parkway train arr 10.38). Finish at Great Missenden Station.Joint with Hammersmith, Fulham & Wandsworth Group6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Slow to moderate
Leader
Sue C
020 8742 2355
(walk day only) 07785 966 895
Saturday, 23rd February
10:20am at Start at Baldock station
TL245342 / SG7 5DA
Hilly terrainRoute: Baldock – Icknield Way – Weston – Chesfield Park – GraveleyFood: The Cricketers pub in WestonDrop-out points: NoneTravel: 09.35 Kings CrossCHECK TRAIN TIMEStart: 10.18 BaldockFinish: Graveley for a bus service to Stevenage (Route 55)Ticket: Baldock CDR8.5mile / 13.7km
Moderate
Leader
Elizabeth Parsons
01442 768890
Sunday, 24th February
10:35am at Start at Hollingbourne station
TQ834550 / ME17 1FZ
Joint walk with Hampstead groupBrisk pace, undulating terrainRoute: Hollingbourne – Smokes Wood – Ringlestone – Stadehill Wood – Warren Street – Stailsfield Green – CharingFood: Pub lunch at The Ringlestone Inn or The Harrow Hill Hotel, Warren Street, or picnic nearbyDrop-out points: Lane south to Harrietsham station after 6 milesTravel: 09.25 VictoriaCHECK TRAIN TIMEStart: 10.35 HollingbourneFinish: CharingTicket: CDR to CharingNote: If the train timetable is altered, will use the last train arriving at Hollingbourne at or before 10.30. If there are engineering works that involve a replacement bus, check website / phone for details of the substitute walk.15mile / 24.1km
Moderate
Leader
David Cooke
07747 187 036

 

 

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019