Walks Prog

Wed 24th Oct 2018
Group Walk - 16ml. 10.30 North Fambridge Station (9.34 from Liverpool Street change at Wickford) Finish: Althorne Station. Another route to this ancient town via sea walls and a dismantled railway. Lunch at Maldon, all facilities including Wetherspoons. This route has not been recceed so be prepared for the…
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…
Wed 31st Oct 2018
Group Walk - 13ml. 10.30 Fenchurch Street Station. Meet at the main entrance ground floor. A stroll around the city through as many alleys and lanes as possible. Refreshments stop on route and at the finish. This route has not been recceed so be prepared for the unexpected. C: Ron Williamson Telephone number…
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 - 18ml. 08.42 Potters Bar (Kings Cross 08.21). Start GR TL250014, Finish GR TL247153. Linear walk from Potters Bar to Welwyn Garden City. 18 miles on the Hertfordshire Way and Chain walk around Welwyn Garden City. Lunch will be at Little Berkhamstead with a choice of the 5 Horseshoes pub, a communal…
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, Ventomís Farm, Borden House to East Meon (pub) then Butser Hill and Hangarís 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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Group Walk - 13ml. 11:00 Start Kings Cross Mainline Station. Kings Boulevard Exit (adjacent to Platforms 9 and 10) Finish: Embankment Station. Linear. Easy Pace 13 miles. This will be a gentle introduction to the walking New Year. Note late start and shorter distance. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of…
Sat 5th Jan 2019
Group Walk - 13ml. 09.56 Pitsea Station (9:13 Liverpool St) Finish Southend Central Station. Our annual mid week jaunt now open to weekenders. A chance to top up your suntan as we follow the Thames as it nears its mouth in the North Sea. The invigorating breeze will quickly blow away the winter blues. Beware…
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
Sat 19th Jan 2019
Group Walk - 18ml. 09.30 Horsham Railway Station. A circular walk around the rural environs of Horsham. There will be an option for a pub lunch, or you can bring your own packed lunch. C: Ian Fairweather Telephone number in Strider
Sat 26th Jan 2019
Group Walk - 20ml. 08.49 Haslemere Station (08.00 from Waterloo). (GR SU898329). Using Sussex Border Path, New Lipchis Way and Serpent Trail, then Lurgashall and Northchapel. C: Nigel Heys
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…
Sat 9th Feb 2019
Group Walk - 18ml. 09.15 Great Missenden station (8.27 from Marylebone). (GR SP895014). Circular walk with lots of hills, woods, views; few buildings or people. Lunch at Lee; The Old Swan or picnic. C: Jerome Ripp
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 - 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
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; itís 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…
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 Londonís 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 - 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 cafť), 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 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