Walks Prog

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…
Sat 23rd Feb 2019
Group Walk - 18ml. 9:05 Meet Harlington stn Bedfordshire (Train - 8.05 from London bridge) General info:- Pub stop @ Lilley Arms, Lilley or bring your own packed lunch. Please bring your head torch. Circular hike via Chiltern AONB - Sharpenhoe Clappers, Streatley, Sundon Hill. Pub stop @ Lilley Arms,…
Group Walk - 18ml. 09.19 Pulborough. Train from Waterloo at 07:54 or Clapham Junction 08:13. Start GR TQ042186, Finish GR TQ026118. A linear walk, mostly along the South West Sussex Literary Trail ending at Amberley with lunch at Cootham near Storrington. C: Peter Buchwald
Fri 8th Mar 2019
Group Walk - 15ml. 10:30 Waterloo Station (main concourse by Pret) Finish at Kilburn Station (Jubilee Line). An opportunity to explore the start of the Capital Challenge Route at a leisurely pace. Light refreshment stops on route suitable for bring your own. C: Ron Williamson Telephone number in Strider
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…
Tue 19th Mar 2019
Group Walk - 17ml. 10:45 Golders Green Station. Finish: Stratford Station (end approx 17:00). An opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of the final 15 miles of the Capital Challenge route at an unhurried pace. Refreshment stops on route. Suitable for bring your own. C: Ron Williamson Telephone number…
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…
Sat 30th Mar 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

2019 Capital Challenge - Event Details Updated

Challenge Event - 28ml. This is the third year of the Capital Challenge, a 28 mile linear hike, incorporating 1,100ft of ascent, taking in London’s finest parks and architecture Start GR TQ308803, Finish GR TQ379837. The walk sets off from the Southbank, under Waterloo Bridge, and finishes near the Olympic Park in…
Group Walk - Walk details will be confirmed nearer the date. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details. C: Ron Williamson
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…
Sat 20th Apr 2019
Group Walk - 22ml. 09.00 North Downs Way from Dunton Green to Chatham. Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details. C: Adam Pode
Sat 27th Apr 2019
Group Walk - 18ml. 09.15 Broxbourne station (0840 or 0843 from Liverpool Street). (GR TL374072). A circular walk, out via Hertfordshire's only National Nature Reserve, lunch in Hertford (Wetherspoons or local café), back by the New River. No dogs except registered assistance dogs. C: Peter Alymer Telephone…
Sat 4th May 2019
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 11th May 2019
Group Walk - 22ml. 9:30 Finchley Central Station. Finish: Stanmore Station. A route through some of North London’s finest countryside just inside the M25. Please bring adequate provisions as there are very few opportunities to purchase food on route. C: Ron Williamson Telephone number in Strider
Thu 16th May 2019
Group Walk - 9.5ml. 18:17 Richmond Station (Train: WAT 17:58; CLJ 18:08) End Point: Putney Bridge, Station Approach. Start GR TQ181752, Finish GR TQ244759. A walk along the river to Putney Bridge, ending at one of the pubs near the station. C: Peter Buchwald
Sat 18th May 2019
Group Walk - 20ml. 09.30 Folkestone Central Station (St Pancras Intl 08:37). Linear walk from Folkestone Deal via Capel, Dover & St Margarets. No dogs except assistance dogs. Buy return train tickets to Deal. C: Roderick Smith Telephone number in Strider
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 1st Jun 2019
Group Walk - 22ml. 09.10 Alton railway station (dep London Waterloo 08.00). (GR SU723397). Lunch in Selborne - choice of pub, cafe or shop. C: Lonica Vanclay Telephone number in Strider
Sat 8th Jun 2019
Group Walk - 22ml. 09:15 Ingatestone Station (08:48 Liverpool Street Station) Finish: Chelmsford Station. Experience the Essex countryside at its best as we explore the area north of the A12. Please bring adequate provisions as there are very few opportunities to purchase food on route. Wetherspoons near…
Group Walk - Walk details are to be confirmed. Please check LDWA London website closer to the time for details. C: Ian Fairweather
Mon 17th Jun 2019
Group Walk - 7ml. 18:00 Start: Highgate tube. Finish: Angel tube. Down the old railway line from Highgate to Finsbury Park, then following the final stages of the New River into Clerkenwell. Wetherspoons at finish . Assistance dogs only. C: Peter Aylmer Telephone number in Strider
Group Walk - 20ml. 9:05 Meet at Leagrave Station (buy return ticket to Harlington stn), Bedfordshire. Train - 8.05am from London bridge Station. Finish at Harlington Station. A linear hike, taking in the source of the River Lea, Warden Hill, Lilley Hoo, Telegraph Hill, Pegsdon & Barton Hills Nature Reserve. Pub…
Wed 26th Jun 2019
Group Walk - 8ml. 18:15 Swiss Cottage Tube to Charing Cross Station. A pacy swirl through 6 Central London Parks, when the roses in Regent's Park Inner Circle should be in full bloom. C: Aysen Bekir Telephone number in Strider. E: l_abekir@yahoo.co.uk
Sat 29th Jun 2019
Group Walk - 20ml. 09:00 Petersfield Station (8:00 from Waterloo). (GR SU743235). Circular walk via Selborne & East Meon. No Dogs. C: Rod Smith Telephone number in Strider
Sun 30th Jun 2019
Group Walk - 21ml. 09.15 Hildenborough railway station. (GR TQ556485). Flat walk circling Bough Beech across Low Weald. C: David Thornton Telephone number in Strider. E: david.thornton@uk.toyota-industries.eu
Wed 3rd Jul 2019
Group Walk - 7ml. 18:15 Battersea Park Station to Victoria. A pacy swirl through Battersea Park along the Thames and then across the river to savour the visual delights of Chelsea. 'We'll just call you Dave,we'll just call you Dave, Azpilicueta, we'll just call you Dave' A prize for anyone who knows the melody…
Sat 6th Jul 2019
Group Walk - 22ml. 09.40 Chichester station (depart London Victoria 08.06, East Croydon 08.23). (GR SU858043). A circular walk taking in the local hills of Kingley Vale and the Trundle. Lunch: TBC. C: Gavin Fuller Telephone number in Strider
Wed 10th Jul 2019
Group Walk - 8ml. 18:05 Start/Finish Twickenham Rail Station (meet ticket office). A sausage shaped walk with Richmond and Teddington at either end and the river in the middle. Views of several historic houses and their parks, an island and the lovely Twickenham Ladies. C: Gail and John Elrick Telephone number…
Sat 13th Jul 2019
Group Walk - 18ml. 9:30 Start at Egham Station (Dep. 8.50 Waterloo Arr. 9.27 Egham). Egham to Maidenhead via Windsor. A linear walk taking in such delights as Runnymede & the JFK Memorial. Maps LR 175, Exp. 160. For lunch there are many opportunities inc. 2 W'spoons! Frequent return trains from Maidenhead. C:…
Group Walk - 21ml. 09:57 Amberley (Train: VIC 08:36; CLJ 08:43; ECR 08:53) End Point: Chichester Station, Chichester PO19 8DL, UK. Start GR TQ027118, Finish GR SU859043. A walk, mostly along the trail from Amberley to Chichester with pub lunch possibly at Graffham. C: Peter Buchwald
Thu 25th Jul 2019
Group Walk - 7ml. 18:15 Meet outside Stratford station by Robert the Steam Engine. A 7 mile walk to Canary Wharf with optional visit to Ledger Building ( W'spoons ) at end. A different route from my July 2017 walk !. C: Dave Williams Telephone number in Strider
Sat 27th Jul 2019
Group Walk - 21ml. 08.56 Start Saunderton Station (08:13 from London Marylebone). Return trains from Saunderton at 50 minutes past each hour. The morning top half of the eight goes through a peaceful part of the rolling Chiltern Hills with one or two steep hills and many fine views out over the valley. The walk…
Sat 3rd Aug 2019
Group Walk - 21ml. 08.54 Circular from Chorleywood Station (8.27 from Marylebone). (GR TQ025961). Chenies, Amersham Old Town, Little Missenden (pub), Penn Wood, Chiltern Way. C: Nigel Heys Telephone number in Strider
Sat 10th Aug 2019
Group Walk - 22ml. 09.30 Purley Railway Station outside the entrance on platform 6. This is not the main entrance. The walk will include the whole length of the Riddlesdown Ridge from North to South, then skirting round Whyteleafe, Warlingham, Chelsham, to Tatsfiield then to Botley Hill, the highest point on…
Group Walk - 20ml. 9:05 East Farleigh railway station. (Victoria or St. Pancras to catch 8:35 from Strood). (GR TQ734536). Pub lunch. C: Peter Jull Telephone number in Strider. E: peterjull@yahoo.com
Thu 22nd Aug 2019
Group Walk - 8ml. 18:05 Start/Finish Putney Rail station (train from Waterloo). Chance to step out and visit Putney Heath, Richmond Park, and Wimbledon Common all in one evening!. C: Gail and John Elrick Telephone number in Strider. E: jandaelrick@btinternet.com
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 7th Sep 2019
Group Walk - 20ml. 9:40 Start: Sevenoaks Railway Station. Finish: Tonbridge Railway Station. Starting at Sevenoaks Railway Station before making our way through some wonderful parts on Sevenoaks Weald and onwards towards the historic village of Hever, lunch will be in the shadow of the historic Hever castle at…
Group Walk - 30ml. Guildford - Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Sat 5th Oct 2019
Group Walk - 30ml. Guildford - Check LDWA London website closer to the time for details
Challenge Event - 30 or 20ml. The Start and Finish will be at St Catherine’s Village Hall, Guildford. Checkpoints will be located at Peaslake Village Hall, Tanners Hatch Youth Hostel and Shere Village Hall (GR SU990484). This event provides a unique opportunity to visit places associated with the founders of the…
Sat 26th Oct 2019
Group Walk - 20ml. 09:35 Thorpe Bay Station (08:32 Fenchurch St) Finish: Southend Central Station (buy return to Thorpe Bay). A journey of discovery in the rarely visited Essex wilderness East of Southend. Please bring sufficient survival supplies but stay for fish & chips at the end. C: Ron Williamson …
Sat 16th Nov 2019
Group Walk - 18.5ml. 9:15 East Croydon station. (GR TQ328660). An undulating walk exploring the parks and open spaces between Croydon and Addington. Lunch: The White Bear, Fickleshole. C: Gavin Fuller Telephone number in Strider