Richmond Ramblers

We walk in London and the South East.

Wednesday, 25th October
11:05am at Borough Green & Wrotham Station (Victoria 10:22, (Ashford International)) CDR to Borough Green
TQ608574 / TN15 8AJ
This linear walk goes through the village of Plaxtol with its Cromwellian church then to Igtham Mote. Then through Knole Park to Knole Palace.Lunch at Igtham Mote (cafe is open to the public)9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Alan M
Saturday, 28th October
10:05am at Bentley Station (Waterloo 08:53, Clapham Junction 09:00, Surbiton 09:11 - Alton service)
SU791430 / GU10 5LB
Circular walk with some inclines, but mainly easy walking through sections of woodland at first, then across open fields via Isington Mill (last home of "Monty" (Viscount Montgomery of Alamein) to Lower Froyle for pub/picnic lunch.Return to Bentley via Pax Hill (home of Robert Baden-Powell)12 stiles. OS Map 144.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Mavis W
Sunday, 29th October
11:15am at Balham Station (Waterloo 10:37, change at Clapham Junction for 11:02 (platform 15))
TQ285731 / SW12 9SJ
Flat route, some road walking, an art deco property, an old asylum and a glimpse of a prison.Pub/cafe/picnic lunch at Balham (very few picnic spots).6.3mile / 10.1kmLeisurely
Johann M
Wednesday, 1st November
11:15am at Effingham Junction station (Waterloo 10:33, Clapham Junction 10:42)
TQ102558 / KT24 5HJ
Easy circular walk along woodland trail through 2 historic villages.Pub/picnic lunch Effingham Village.Could be muddy in places.6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Gwyneth H
Saturday, 4th November
10:45am at Ascot Station (Waterloo 09.50, Clapham Junction 09.58, Richmond 10.06, Twickenham 10.10 - Reading service). Leave station by subway / exit by platform 3 - follow sign to South Ascot.
SU921682 / SL5 9EG
Moderate, linear walk via Sunninghill Park, Windsor Great Park and along Virginia Water.Please bring picnic lunch as pub will be drinks only.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Fiona G
Sunday, 5th November
10:30am at Twickenham Station (Waterloo 09:56, Clapham Junction 10:10 Richmond 10:20)
TQ160736 / TW1 1AA
Linear walk along the riverside to Richmond, through Terrace Gardens and up hill to Pembroke Lodge.Picnic/cafe lunch. Then around some of the Park before descending to Richmond Station.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Liz D
Wednesday, 8th November
10:40am at Oxshott Station (Waterloo 10:03 Clapham Junction 10:12) Outside oyster.
TQ141609 / KT22 0TA
A great walk over Esher common, Oxshott Heath and West End Common to stretch the legs.Mainly pine and deciduous forest and open heath with several ponds. There is little tarmac apart from road crossings.Lunch at Garsons garden centre.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Alan M
Saturday, 11th November
10:30am at Chalfont and Latimer Underground Station (Metropolitan Line)
SU996975 / HP7 9PR
Circular walk in the River Chess valley, via riverside, meadows, villages and an ancient church.Picnic/pub lunch at Church End. OS Explorer map 172.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
David L
Sunday, 12th November
10:30am at Sloane Square Station (District, Circle Lines)
TQ280786 / SW1W 8NS
Circular interest walk including old Chelsea, Chelsea Harbour and Imperial Wharf.Pub/picnic lunch.6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Heather G
Wednesday, 15th November
11:15am at Archway Underground Station (Northern Line, High Barnet Branch)
TQ293868 / N19 5RG
Via Waterlow Park and Heath.Cafe/picnic lunch around Kenwood House (time to visit).5mile / 8kmModerate
Maureen H

Tuesday, October 24, 2017