West London Ramblers

July 2014 Walks

Thursday 3 July             Linear Crystal Palace to Balham.  7 miles, easy pace, good views.  Via Norwood Park, the Rookery Gardens (café lunch), Streatham Common, Tooting Bec Common with an opportunity to swim at the Lido. Possible tea. Meet Crystal Palace station at 11.00.

Map A-Z                                       Travelcard                                                    Leader: Rose Harley


Saturday July 5              Sevenoaks circular.  A 10 mile undulating walk via Knole Park, based on one of Ken’s walks. Lunch at Stone Street, with choice of pubs or picnic. Passing Ightham Mote, wonderful views of the Kent countryside, tea and cakes at Knole House (NT) on the way back.  Depart Charing Cross 9.30, arrive Sevenoaks 10.05. Mobile on the day (07751 957 380).

Map Explorer 147                        CDR to Sevenoaks                                   Leader: David Slater


Sunday July 6                Eastbourne circular.  17 miles, hilly.  Via Beachy Head, lunch at Birling Gap, then Seven Sisters (actually eight) to tea at Exceat. Return through Friston Forest and East Dean (short break by church – water available).   Possible drop-out points for bus at Exceat or East Dean. Depart Victoria 8.47, arrive Eastbourne 10.12.  

Map Explorer 123                   CDR to Eastbourne.                                  Leader: Roger Wilson


Saturday July 12th       Chesham to Chorleywood.  8 to 10 miles with some hills. Lunch at Flaunden. Depart Baker Street 9.15, arrive Chesham 10.17                                                        

Map Explorer 172/181/182          Travelcard                                                   Leader: Martin Harris


Sunday July 13              Linear Borough Green to East Malling.  Nine and a half miles.  Lunch at The Angel, Addington.  Depart Victoria 9.45, arrive Borough Green 10.28.

Map Explorer 147                        Return to East Malling                                Leader: Dennis West


Saturday, July 19           Overton circular.  12.1 miles with long morning 6.2 miles. Lunch at The Vine, Hannington. Depart Waterloo 9.50 (or Clapham Junction 9.52, change at Woking 10.11 for the 10.16 on platform 4), arrive Overton 10.46.                 

Map Explorer 144                        Return to Overton                                         Leader: Tom Towler


Sunday July 20              Linear Clandon to West Humble.  About 14 miles, with some hills.  Via Clandon Downs to the North Downs Way, then through Shere to Sutton Abinger (pub lunch at “The Volunteer”, or bring own food).  Continuing by Deerleap Wood and Coombe Farm, and back on the North Downs Way to Ranmore Common (tea at the church).  Depart Waterloo 9.32, Clapham Junction 09.41, arrive Clandon 10.32.

Maps: Explorer 145 & 146           Return to Clandon                                Leader: Howard Densley


Saturday July 26            Marlow circular.  10½ miles, exploring higher ground and woods behind Marlow, using the Chiltern Way and Thames Path some of the route. Lunch at Medmenham. Pub or picnic by the church. Depart Paddington 8.57, Ealing Broadway 9.06, Maidenhead 9.34 - change for 9.38 from platform 5B, arrive Marlow 10.01.     

Map Explorer 172                        Return to Marlow                                        Leader: Sue Aldridge


Monday, July 23, 2018