BOROUGH GREEN to SEVENOAKS
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)
BENTLEY and ISINGTON MILL
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.
FIGURE of EIGHT around TOOTING BEC and WANDSWORTH COMMONS
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).
- Scottish Borders Walking Festival
EFFINGHAM, GREAT RIDINGS and LITTLE BOOKHAM
Easy circular walk along woodland trail through 2 historic villages.
Pub/picnic lunch Effingham Village.
Could be muddy in places.
ASCOT to VIRGINIA WATER
Moderate, linear walk via Sunninghill Park, Windsor Great Park and along Virginia Water.
Please bring picnic lunch as pub will be drinks only.
TWICKENHAM to RICHMOND via RICHMOND PARK
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.
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.
LITTLE CHALFONT to LATIMER, CHURCH END & CHENIES
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.
- No car needed
Circular interest walk including old Chelsea, Chelsea Harbour and Imperial Wharf.
ARCHWAY to HAMPSTEAD HEATH
Via Waterlow Park and Heath.
Cafe/picnic lunch around Kenwood House (time to visit).
WITLEY to GODALMING
Moderate walk across common land & pasture to Hambledon, continuing to Hydon Heath via Hydon's Ball and through Busbridge Woods to Winkworth Arboretum (NT) for cafe/picnic lunch.
After lunch following footpath through Arboretum, then on to Godalming via Catteshall and the Wey Navigation.
Few stiles. OS Maps 145 & OL33
General interest and history walk around London's second largest park.
Hear about some of the characters associated with Bushy Park - the cobbler and the earl, the actress and the duke, the bomb designer, the water nymph and several monarchs.
Picnic/Café lunch at the Welcome Centre
NORTH GREENWICH to BLACKHEATH
North Greenwich Pier, Thames Barrier, Maryon Park, Charlton Park, Hornfair Park, Woolwich Common, Shooters Hill Rd, Kidbrooke Grove, Blackheath.
Finish at Blackheath Station.
Mainly flat with a few short climbs. Picnic or pub lunch in Charlton Village.
PRINCESS CHARLOTTE 200
Circular from Claygate via Esher old church (memorial to Princess Charlotte, died at Claremont Nov 1817), Claremont estate to West End (lunch stop).
Tthen West End, Esher and Arbrook Commons.
Via Thames Path and Chiswick House grounds for cafe/picnic lunch.
Return on south side of river.