The group has to stay together, so give some thought to your level of fitness and the walk description before choosing your walk. Look for distance, hills and pace of the walk. West London country walks tend to have a reasonable pace.
Wednesday September 3 Lea Valley Walk. A 7 mile linear walk from Tottenham Hale to
Bromley-by -Bow. A pleasant flat walk along the Lea Valley, enjoying attractive river views by Walthamstow Marshes and the Olympic village. Lunch around the Lea Bridge area (pub, café or picnic). Meet at the ticket office at Tottenham Hale (Victoria Line) at 10.45. Mobile on the day only (07751957380).
Map A-Z Travelcard Leader: David Slater
Saturday September 6 East Grinstead circular. 10 miles. Lunch at Forest Row. Depart Victoria 9.53, Clapham Junction 9.59, arrive East Grinstead 10.47.
Mobile on day only: 07847 605 832.
Map Explorer 135 Return to East Grinstead Leader: Bob Sands
Sunday September 7 Chipstead to Kingswood linear. 10 miles. Lunch at The Railway, Merstham. Depart Victoria 9.10, change East Croydon for the 9.43, arrive Chipstead 10.20.
Map Explorer 146 Travelcard Leader: Dennis West
Saturday September 13 Linear Clandon to Farncombe. About 12 miles, with some hills. Via Clandon Downs and Newlands Corner to Blackheath (pub lunch at The Villagers, or bring sandwiches), continuing via Chinthurst Hill and Gosden Common to Farncombe Lock (tea). Depart Waterloo 9.03, Clapham Junction 9.12, arrive Clandon 9.53.
Map: Explorer 145 Return to Farncombe Leader: Howard Densley
Saturday September 20 Ockley to Warnham, 10½ miles. Nothing too strenuous, but we will aim for a brisk pace. Lunch stop is the Scarlett Arms, Walliswood, a delightful walker friendly pub. Depart London Victoria 9.31, arrive Ockley 10.36 (Horsham train). Note that the last practical train from Warnham is 18.08. Mobile on the day 07913 613002.
Map Landranger 187 CDR to Warnham Leader: Pete Grist
Sunday September 21 Teddington circular. 9 miles. Lunch at Hampton Court, returning via Home Park and Bushey Park. Depart Waterloo 9.18, arrive Teddington 9.56.
Map A-Z Travelcard Leader: Heather McCauley
Saturday September 27 Sawbridgeworth walk - seven miles of gentle countryside and parkland in the Stour Valley. Depart Liverpool Street 10.58, Harlow Town 11.29 change for the 11.43 to Sawbridgeworth, arrive 11.49.
Map: Explorer 194 Return to Sawbridgeworth