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Walk Reports and Photos 2018 (Sept - Dec)

Meon and Butser, Saturday 8th Decenber 2018 14 walkers, 17 miles - leader Nigel Heys Fourteen people left Petersfield Station in sunshine and followed the Hangar's Way to Queen Elizabeth Country Park where the morning coffee stop was held with the opportunity of using the café. From there it was up…

Walk Reports and Photos 2018 (May - Aug)

Gordon's Mystery Walk, Wednesday 29th Augus 2018 Liverpool Street station to Mile End along the River Thames12 walkers, 7miles - Leader Gordon Parker On a pleasant evening following heavy rain this was an urban ramble through at least 800 years of history via Aldgate to a view of Tower Bridge (the…

Walk Reports and Photos 2018 (Jan - Apr)

    Guildford Circular, Saturday 28th April 2018   10 walkers, 23 miles - leader Andy Shoesmith   We had 10 walkers, who all made it round. Turned out to be about 23 miles. Grey day, but no rain, but plenty of mud in sections. Also lots of bluebells!   Report by Andy Shoesmith       …

Walk Reports and Photos 2017 (Sep- Dec)

Jingle all the way,  Hammersmith to Limehouse, Saturday 23rd December 2017 13 walkers, 17 miles - leader Chris Hedley  There were 13 of us on the 23rd December walking from Hammersmith to Limehouse via Putney, Wandsworth, Battersea, Victoria, Waterloo, Embankment, Blackfriars, Southwark, Tower, and…

Walk Reports and Photos 2017 (May - Aug)

Yet another way to get to the Kingston Wetherspoon's, Wednesday 30th August 2017 10 walkers, 8 miles - leader Keith Lane 9 hardy walkers joined me at Feltham station which considering the all-day rain we had was quite impressive.In the event hardiness was not needed because not only did the rain…

Walk Reports and Photos 2017 (Jan - Apr)

South Downs from Plumpton, Saturday 29th April 2017  24 walkers, 20 miles - Leader Andy Davies 24 people including three non-members one of whom will be doing the Oxfam Trailwalker challenge covering some of the same ground in July. The day started with near disaster courtesy of those exemplars of…

Walk Reports and Photos 2016 (Sep-Dec)

Slade Green, not Sleigh Green, Saturday 24th December 2016 9 walkers, 23 miles – Ldr Neil Cook (Report from Julie Welch via FaceBook) ...Enjoying a late Christmas Eve lunch at the Thames barrier...     Darent Valley Walk, Saturday 17th December 2016 22 walkers, 15 miles – Ldr Ian…

Walk Reports and Photos 2016 (May-Aug)

Woods & Commons, Wednesday 31st August 2016   8 walkers 6 miles - Ldr Marita Sanders Numbers were modest due to big problems at London Bridge Station when National Rail decided that trains would spoil the newly opened Concourse. Marita led a good walk along the Capital Ring and the London Loop via…

Walk Reports and Photos 2016 (Jan-Apr)

Chilworth circular: Kathy LoRaso memorial walk, Saturday 30 April 2016 25 people, approximately 9, 15 &18 miles - Ldr Don Newman A joint walk with CLOG (Central London Outdoor Group) to remember Kathy LoRaso, a member of both groups, who passed away in 2015.  There was a shorter circular version,…

An Astronomical Adventure for London LDWA

Curry and Comets Weekend Away Sat 19 - Sun 20 November 2016: Eastbourne, Herstmonceux and Bexhill   Gazing skywards... Introduction and background Nineteen LDWA members headed off to the wilds of Sussex to enjoy a "Curry and Comets" evening hosted by the Royal Greenwich Observatory, near…

Lake District Pop Up Trip 2016

Ron Williamson's Lake District “pop up'  Trip 2016 “Are you having a laugh”  I asked Ron Williamson when he told me about the week in a barn in the Lake District and how cheap it would be. Well, it turns out that Ron and Ken his brother have been going to Borrowdale near Keswick…

Derbyshire Sept 2016

Long weekend in the White Peaks, Derbyshire. - Report by Lonica Vanclay Walking from Matlock on Friday, 6 walkers and I covered 16 miles along the Limestone Way to Hartington passing through Winster and Gratton and Long Dales.  The clouds kept it cool and provided a dramatic backdrop.  The YHA in…

Walk Reports and Photos 2015 (Jul-Dec)

A Christmas walk inspired by a Victorian Clerk, Sat 19 December 2015  38 people 18mls - Ldr Keith Lane Keith's report of an epic day out follows: "I thought a buzz was building up about my walk.  I had a couple of texts from prospective walkers and when I got to Harrow on the Hill station at 08:45…

Walk Reports and Photos 2015 (Jan-Jun)

From the last stop in London, 30 June 2015 7 people 7mls - Ldr Peter Aylmer Seven of us made it through the chaos of last night's travel (Network Rail most likely suffering from the wrong type of heat). An excellent walk on a perfect warm summers evening.   The remains of last week's ill-gotten pub…

Lakes June 2016, 2015 and 2014

LDWA London Group and friends in the Lake District - June 2016 - Report and photos by Godfrey O'Callaghan and Paul Lawrence Five London group members spent the week (one person for four days) based in Hawkshead, a pretty village away from the crowds, clean, quiet and full of displays of begonias.…

Walk Reports and Photos 2014

Along the Thames from Waterloo, Sunday 28th December 2014 18mls-Ldr David Rossington 17 people Seventeen people joined the Group's the “Along the Thames from Waterloo” hike on Saturday, 28 December.  It was a beautiful sunny day and we enjoyed seeing a cross section of London from the…

Walk Reports and Photos 2013

Saturday 14th September - Surrey Summits revisited 25mls-Ldr Jerome Ripp 10people The prospect of heavy rain and a 25 mile walk across the Surrey hills was sufficient to deter all but the hardy 10 who showed up at Milford station. A short walk took us to Chichester Hall at Witley which was where I…

Walk Reports and Photos 2012

 Saturday 22nd December - Peter Saw's Christmas Walk 18mls-Ldr David Rossington In spite of the rain and unpromising forecast, 11 of us met for a walk from Norbiton Station to Richmond on 22 December.  The walk was conceived by Peter Saw, who sadly passed away this year, and  Hilary Saw was present…

Walk Reports and Photos 2011

This page only covers walks for which we have photos. For full itinerary and summaries for 2011 click here.   Abbey Wood to Westminster, Saturday 15th October 2011 London Parks, Thursday 1st September 2011 I first led this walk last year as a hastily arranged extra walk due to public demand.…

Walk Reports and Photos 2008 to 2011

  Download files including itinerary and summaries for older walks: Day Walks in 2011 Summer Evening Walks in 2011 Day Walks in 2010 Summer Evening Walks in 2010 Day Walks in 2009 Summer Evening Walks in 2009 Day Walks in 2008 Summer Evening Walks 2008   Photos on other websites: David Clewley…

Walks Archive

Our old web site used to have a page called Walks Archive which simply showed the itinerary of previous walks. We hope to have a similar page here soon but in the meantime it is possible to see all walks, past and future, by going to the walks database page. Just select London from the 'Local…