Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Ramblers

Walks Programme as table

 

 

 

DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Saturday, 19th January
10:20am at Knockholt Station, Kent (Zone 6)
TQ484629 / TN14 7HR
Moderate pace; undulating; expected muddy in places.Knockholt Station, Halstead, Shoreham Lullingstone, Eynsford Station.Pub lunch at the Kings Arms - or picnic - in Shoreham.About 4 hours walking; drop-out point at Shoreham after 4 miles/6.85 km.Meet at Knockholt Station (Zone 6) at 10.20 (Charing Cross 09.35/Waterloo East 09.39/London Bridge 09.44 - Sevenoaks train - arr 10.19).Finish at Eynsford Station. Buy Day Return to Eynsford (or single Eynsford to Zone 6 for Freedom Pass/Zones 1-6 card holders).8mi / 12.9km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
John Sudding
07970 423 830
Tuesday, 22nd January
10:45am at Hammersmith (Zone 2 - District/Piccadilly line) Station - Broadway Exit
TQ234784 / W6 9PE
Slow to moderate pace on predominantly flat paved surfaces.Thames Path, Chiswick House Gardens, Grove Park and Kew Green.Café or picnic lunch in Chiswick House Gardens.About 2.5 miles walking; opportunity to leave walk at Chiswick Station after 3.25 miles/5.2km and Kew Bridge Station after 4.25 miles/6.85 km.Meet at Hammersmith Station (Zone 2 - District/Piccadilly lines) - Broadway Exit - at 10.45.Finish at Kew Gardens Station (Zones 2/3 - District line/Overground).5mi / 8.1km
Leisurely
Slow to moderate
Leader
Fred Davis
07765 562 267
Saturday, 26th January
10:20am at
SU823637 / RG45 6GY
Linear from Crowthorne Station to Blackwater Station. This walk starts outside the grounds of Wellington College. It then goes west through pretty woodlands, heaths and pastures, including N.T. Finchampstead Ridges. In the afternoon our direction will be south to the River Blackwater and two nature reserves. Some undulation. Lunch stop: Pub in Finchampstead, but bring your own food. Map: E159, L175.11.5mi / 18.5km
Moderate
Leader
Raquel P
07466 089 506
Tuesday, 29th January
10:40am at Charlton Station (Zone 3)
TQ412783 / SE7 8DT
Moderate pace; flat and mostly firm surfaces.Charlton to the Thames Barrier, then following Thames Path along to Greenwich.Choice of pubs, cafés or a sandwich/picnic lunch in Greenwich at end of walk.About 2.5/3 hours walking - including optional diversions for points of interest (depending on group wishes); many drop-out points.Meet at Charlton Station (Zone 3) at 10.40 (Charing Cross 10.12/Waterloo East 10.15/London Bridge 10.21 - Dartford train - arr 10.38; or St Pancras 10.02/Farringdon10.07/Blackfriars 10.11/London Bridge 10.18 - Rainham train - arr 10.34).Finish at Greenwich - Cutty Sark DLR (Zone 2/3).5.5mi / 8.8km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Cherry Winchester
07855 202 015
Saturday, 2nd February
11am at Richmond Station (Zone 4 - District line/Overground/Rail)
TQ181751 / TW9 1EZ
Slow to moderate pace; two climbs; expected muddy in places.Richmond Station to Old Palace Yard to join Thames Path, then across Petersham Meadows and an uphill path to Pembroke Lodge; from Richmond Park to Ham Woods and Ham House, returning to Thames Path and Richmond.Picnic or lunch at Pembroke Lodge.About 3.5 hours walking; many drop-out points.Meet at Richmond Station (Zone 4 - District line/Overground/Rail) at 11.00.6.5mi / 10.5km
Leisurely
Slow to moderate
Leader
Marion Winwood
020 7625 6209
(walk day only) 07791 071 789
Thursday, 7th February
10am at Camden Town Station (Zone 2 - Northern line)
TQ288839 / NW1 8QL
Moderate pace; flat, some road walking.Regent's Park, Little Venice, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Green Park, St James's Park.Picnic or café lunch in Kensington Gardens.About 3 hours walking; many drop-out points.Meet at Camden Town Station (Zone 2 - Northern line) at 10.00.Finish at Westminster Station (Zone 1 - District/Circle/Jubilee lines).7.5mi / 12.1km
Leisurely
Moderate
Leader
Eileen Terry
020 7828 6245
(walk day only) 07580 521 872
Saturday, 9th February
10:30am at Princes Risborough Station, Buckinghamshire
SP799027 / HP27 9DD
Moderate pace; undulating and steep in parts; expected muddy.Whiteleaf Hill, Grangelands Nature Reserve, Smikey Row, Coombe Hill. Pub lunch at the Swan, Smokey Row.About 4.5 hours walking.Meet at Princes Risborough Station at 10.30 (Marylebone 09.43 - Banbury train arr 10.27).Finish at Wendover Station.Buy Day Return to Aylesbury.9.5mi / 15.3km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Jacqui Lund
020 8748 7904
(walk day only) 07557 974 460
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 Group6mi / 9.7km
Leisurely
Slow to moderate
Leader
Sue C
020 8742 2355
(walk day only) 07785 966 895
Saturday, 23rd February
10:30am at Audley End Station, Essex
TL516363 / CB11 4LD
Moderate pace; fields, forests, a few hills, a little road walking; expected muddy.Wendens Ambo, Rickling Green, Ugley Green and Stansted Mountfichet.Pub lunch at the Beautiful Ugley Chequers, Cambridge Road, Ugley.About 4/4.5 hours walking.Meet at Audley End Station at 10.30 (Liverpool Street 09.28/Tottenham Hale 09.49 - Cambridge North train).Finish at Stansted Mountfichet Station.Buy Day Return to Audley End.10mi / 16.1km
Moderate
Moderate
Leader
Penny Thesen
07944 016 389
Wednesday, 27th February
10:45am at Watton-at-Stone Station, Hertfordshire
TL295192 / SG14 3HF
Moderate to brisk pace; mildly undulating; expected muddy.Chain Walk to Burn's Green, Hebing End, Graves Wood, Easington Common, Dane End, Cock's Wood, Sacombe, Bengeo Temple Farm, Tonwell, Stonyhills, Home Farm, Watton.Lunch may be possible at Whitehill Golf Course, Dane End - but bring food just in case.About 5 hours walking.Meet at Watton-at-Stone Station at 10.45 (Moorgate 09.40/Highbury & Islington 09.48/Finsbury Park 09.54 - Watton train arr 10.41).Finish at Watton-at-Stone Station. Joint with Hampstead & District Group13.5mi / 21.7km
Moderate
Moderate to brisk
Leader
Thomas Grabow
07775 676 092
Saturday, 6th April
10:20am at
TQ167518 / RH5 6BT
Linear from Box Hill & Westhumble Station to Dorking Station following the valley through Norbury Park before climbing up Mickleham Downs and across White Hill to reach Headley (lunch stop at 'The Cock Inn' or picnic). We will then cross Headley Heath and onto Box Hill before heading gently down to Dorking. Mostly level or gently undulating but two steep inclines and one long descent. Possible drop-out at lunch as there are 2-hourly bus services to either Dorking or Leatherhead. Map: E146, L187.11mi / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Joanne J
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07511 819 676
Saturday, 4th May
10:15am at
TQ102558 / KT24 5HJ
Linear to Dorking Station. A beautiful and varied walk over undulating terrain with some fine views and attractive woods. Mostly level or gently undulating but with a couple of steeper hills in the afternoon. Passing through the idyllic estate of Polesdon Lacey (National Trust), across Ranmore Common and Denbies Vineyard. Lunch stop at Polesdon Lacey at the Granary Cafe. Map: E146, L187.10.5mi / 16.9km
Moderate
Leader
Joanne J
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07511 819 676

 

 

 

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