Walks Prog

Sat 18th Aug 2018
Group Walk - 20ml. 09.00 Meet Tottenham Hale station (Victoria Line tube or 0842 from Liverpool Street), finish Broxbourne station. Start GR TQ344895, Finish GR TQ374072. Following the River Lea and the Pymmes Brook Trail to pick up the New River through Enfield and into Hertfordshire. Lunch stop in Enfield. C:…
Group Walk - 15ml. 10.33 Marks Tey Station (Liverpool Street 09.38) Finish: Bures Station (Hourly Service to Liverpool Street, Change at Marks Tey). (GR TL916239). A linear walk loosely following the route of this Essex / Suffolk branch line which miraculously survived the Beeching cuts. Refreshments at 6 miles…
Sun 26th Aug 2018
Group Walk - 21ml. 09.33 Meet Hayes & Harlington Railway Station (Paddington 09.15, Ealing Broadway 09.23). Finish Rickmansworth Railway Station. Start GR TQ097794, Finish GR TQ057946. A linear walk including most of the Hillingdon trail Path. Refreshment at end (Wetherspoons near Rickmansworth station). C:…
Wed 29th Aug 2018
Group Walk - 7ml. 18:30 Liverpool Street to Mile End via the Thames. Meet opposite platform 10, Liverpool St station. An urban ramble through Aldgate, Wapping, Shadwell and Limehouse with a grave finale. There's a Wetherspoons 1/2 mile west of Mile End station. C: Gordon Parker Telephone number in Strider
Sun 2nd Sep 2018
Group Walk - 21.5ml. 10.00 Sturry railway station. Circular route passing 3 zoos. (GR TR177604). 8:10 from Charing X or 8:37 from St. Pancras. Pub lunch. C: Peter Jull Telephone number in Strider. E: peterjull@yahoo.com
Sat 8th Sep 2018
Group Walk - 20ml. 09:16 Balcombe (London Bridge 08.34). Start GR TQ307302, Finish GR TQ305155. Linear walk from Balcombe to Hassocks. Lunch in Wivelsfield (pub/picnic/shop). Buy returns to Hassocks, 20 miles through the Weald and to edge of south downs. C: Jerome Ripp Telephone number in Strider
Group Walk - 24ml. 09.35 Start at Penge West station (09.10 London Bridge or Overground); finish at Alexandra Park station or Wood Green for Wetherspoons. Start GR TQ349705, Finish GR TQ310903. The whole spectrum of London life as we cross the capital from South to North passing through: serene Sydenham,…
Group Walk - 17ml. 09.30 Charing Cross station forecourt. Start GR TQ302804, Finish GR TQ324655. Continuing onto the Thames Path to Wandsworth and the Wandle Trail to Croydon (finish at George Street Tram). Lunch at cafés or picnic in Morden Hall Park, Wetherspoons near finish. Colin Saunders led the original…
Group Walk - 6ml. 18.30 Hammersmith Tube Station. (GR TQ233786). This is a circular walk. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for more details. C: Neil Cook Telephone number in Strider
Group Walk - 15 or 8ml. Start time TBC. There will be 2 distances in the Guildford area, with options to extend. Pub lunch planned. Please Check the LDWA London website closer to the time for further details. C: Godfrey O’Callaghan Telephone number in Strider
Sat 29th Sep 2018
Group Walk - 16ml. Start TBC. The walks follow the routes of the 16 and 27 mile Founders Challenge hikes which can be found on the website. These walks are aimed primarily at marshals and other helpers of the Founders walk, but are also open to other members who have never taken part in a challenge walk before…
Sat 29th Sep 2018
Group Walk - 27ml. Start TBC. The walks follow the routes of the 16 and 27 mile Founders Challenge hikes which can be found on the website. These walks are aimed primarily at marshals and other helpers of the Founders walk, but are also open to other members who have never taken part in a challenge walk before…
Sat 6th Oct 2018
Group Walk - 20ml. 09.08 Hassocks (London Bridge 08:18) Buy returns to Brighton. Start GR TQ305155, Finish GR TQ311050. Linear walk from Hassocks to Brighton. 20 miles on the final stretch to the seaside up the downs, through some bottoms and an urban walk (swim?) at the end. C: Jerome Ripp Telephone number in…
Sat 13th Oct 2018

22nd Founders' Challenge - Event Details Updated

Challenge Event - 27 or 16ml. all finish by 18.30. From Peaslake Memorial Hall (GR TQ085447). Circular routes of 27ml, 3600ft ascent for walkers & runners; 16ml, 2100ft ascent walkers only. Start: Walkers from 08.30, Runners 10.00. The 22nd occasion on which we remember the founders of the LDWA by visiting the…
Sat 20th Oct 2018
Group Walk - 22ml. 08.51 Guildford station (08.15 from Waterloo). (GR SU992496). Lunch at The Donkey, Charles Hill and back via the North Downs Way. C: Lonica Vanclay Telephone number in Strider
Sat 27th Oct 2018
Group Walk - 21ml. 09.35 Meet Thorpe Bay Station (08.32 departure Fenchurch St.). Finish: Southend Central station. Start GR TQ916856, Finish GR TQ881855. An anti clockwise perambulation around the boundary of the well known Londoners playground. Light refreshments on route; packed lunch recommended. Stay…
Sat 3rd Nov 2018
Group Walk - 20ml. 08.56 Start: Horsham Station (Train: London Victoria 08:06; Clapham Junction 08 :12) Finish: Pulborough Station. Start GR TQ179309, Finish GR TQ043186. A walk from Horsham to Pulborough, mostly along the West Sussex Literary Trail, with lunch possibly at the Queens Head, Barns Green. C: Peter…
Sat 10th Nov 2018
Group Walk - 20ml. 08.42 Potters Bar (Kings Cross 08.21). Start GR TL250014, Finish GR TL247153. Linear walk from Potters Bar to Welwyn North. Lunch TBA. 20 miles on the Hertfordshire Way and Chain walk around Welwyn Garden City. C: Jerome Ripp
Sat 17th Nov 2018
Group Walk - 16ml. 09.30 Hatton Cross to Harefield West. (GR TQ096753). Lunch in Hayes and Harlington. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details. C: Neil Cook Telephone number in Strider
Sat 24th Nov 2018
Group Walk - 19ml. 09.00 Meet Roydon station (0828 from Liverpool Street). (GR TL406105). Exploring two Hertfordshire rivers and the land between them. Lunch at the Prince of Wales pub in Green Tye. Assistance dogs only. C: Peter Aylmer Telephone number in Strider
Group Walk - 18ml. 09.30 Meet at Walthamstow Central Station. Start GR TQ372889, Finish GR TQ239750. An 18 mile stroll crossing Walthamstow Marshes & then taking in the delights of East London & onto Liverpool Street. We then follow the Wetherspoons trail passing no less than 16! with lunch TBA. After lunch we…
Sat 8th Dec 2018
Group Walk - 17ml. 09.28 Petersfield Station (08.00 from Waterloo). (GR SU743325). Circular walk from Petersfield Station via Mellstock Farm, Cold Hill, Ventom’s Farm, Borden House to East Meon (pub) then Butser Hill and Hangar’s Way back to Petersfield. . C: Nigel Heys Telephone number in Strider
Sat 15th Dec 2018
Group Walk - 16ml. 09.00 St Pancras Station (Beneath statue of snogging couple). Start GR TQ300830, Finish GR TQ332817. Finish Liverpool Street Station (anywhere but Wetherspoons!). A quirky walk visiting rivers, canals, parks and loads of stations. Anoraks most welcome. Moderate pace. . C: Susanne Waldschmidt
Group Walk - 19ml. 09.30 Petts Wood Station. (GR TQ444675). We then follow the London Loop and head to Downe for lunch (options of pubs). Then back to Loop, finishing at Sovereign of Seas for a celebratory drink. C: Neil Cook Telephone number in Strider
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Tue 1st Jan 2019
Group Walk - 12ml. TBC ***Walk details to be confirmed nearer the date***. This walk is our traditional New Year's Day "hangover buster" - usually around 12 miles in central London. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details. C: Susanne Waldschmidt
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Sat 12th Jan 2019
Group Walk - 19ml. 09.05 Circular from Amersham station (8.27 from Marylebone) north via Chesham and Ley Hill. (GR SU964983). Pub or picnic lunch at Ashley Green. Some woodland tracks could be very muddy. C: Jerome Ripp
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Group Walk - 17ml. 09.00 Meet Greenwich Observatory. Finish Dartford rail station. Start GR TQ388773, Finish GR TQ543743. This is the first of five walks which, in total, cover a 97ml route between the Timeballs at Greenwich & Deal, going over 9 hills on which the relay stations of the predecessor mechanical…
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Group Walk - 19ml. 09.00 Meet Dartford rail station. Finish Rochester rail station. Start GR TQ543743, Finish GR TQ745685. This is the second of five walks which, in total, cover a 97ml route between the Timeballs at Greenwich & Deal, going over 9 hills on which the relay stations of the predecessor…
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Group Walk - 21ml. 09.10 Meet Rochester rail station. Finish Teynham rail station. Start GR TQ745685, Finish GR TQ957630. This is the third of five walks which, in total, cover a 97ml route between the Timeballs at Greenwich & Deal, going over 9 hills on which the relay stations of the predecessor mechanical…
Group Walk - 28ml. 08:30 Meet BFI South Bank (under Waterloo Bridge) at the Riverside entrance. Start GR TQ308803, Finish GR TQ379836. Follows the route of the Capital Challenge event being held on the 6th April. Lunch will be at a cafe but please bring sandwiches to save time; it’s a long walk and we will…
Group Walk - 19ml. 09.35 Meet Teynham rail station. Finish Chilham rail station. Start GR TQ957630, Finish GR TR078536. This is the fourth of five walks which, in total, cover a 97ml route between the Timeballs at Greenwich & Deal, going over 9 hills on which the relay stations of the predecessor mechanical…
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Sat 6th Apr 2019
Group Walk - 20ml. 09.44 Billingshurst railway station (dep London Victoria 8.36). (GR TQ088251). Lunch TBC. C: Lonica Vanclay Telephone number in Strider
Sat 6th Apr 2019
Challenge Event - 28ml. This is the third year of the Capital Challenge, a 28 mile linear hike taking in London’s finest parks and architecture Start GR TQ308803, Finish GR TQ379837. It starts from 08.00 on the Southbank, under Waterloo Bridge, and finishes near the Olympic Park in Stratford. 08:00. You can read…
Group Walk - 27ml. 09.35 Meet Chilham rail station. Finish near Deal rail station. Start GR TR078536, Finish GR TR378524. This is the fifth of five walks which, in total, cover a 97ml route between the Timeballs at Greenwich & Deal, going over 9 hills on which the relay stations of the predecessor mechanical…
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Group Walk - *** Please email london.walks@ldwa.org.uk if you would be interested in leading on this date ***. Note - this walk could be on the Saturday or Sunday. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details