Saturday, 5 December 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 10:00
9 miles / 14.5 km
Meet behind Southwark Cathedral by the river (near London Bridge Station), 10.00. A bracing, linear morning walk of about 9 miles to Catford. Across 1,000 years of history and past spectacular Londonscape, following St. Alfege's Trail to the Hawksmoor Church at Greenwich and then on to the Catford Constitutional Club for our Christmas lunch. See the Newsletter for details, and place your menu choices without delay to guarantee a place!
Sunday, 6 December 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:10
13 miles / 20.9 km
Meet MERSTHAM station, Surrey, 9.10 (London Bridge 8.34). A linear walk of about 13 miles at a brisk pace to Hurst Green with a Pub. or Picnic lunch at Godstone.
Start time 10:30
4 miles / 6.4 km
Meet FOREST HILL station, SE23 3HB, 10.30 (both stations Overground / National Rail). A linear walk of about 4 miles (2½ hours) to Crystal Palace station. From beautiful Horniman Gardens on an old railway track through ancient woodland and past the airy site of Crystal Palace.
Wednesday, 9 December 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 10:35
7 miles / 11.3 km
Meet KINGS LANGLEY station, Herts., 10.31 (Euston 10.04). A morning linear walk of about 7 miles to St Albans, arriving by about 1.30pm, with opportunities for lunch and/or Christmas shopping. Wednesday is market day and there are approximately 160 stalls. Buy a return ticket to Kings Langley and a single from St Albans will also be needed, or there is a good bus service back to Watford Junction from where your train ticket will be valid
Saturday, 12 December 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
12 miles / 19.3 km
Meet ASHURST station, Kent, 9.59 (London Bridge 9.08, East Croydon 9.23). A linear walk of about 12 miles to Crowborough with lunch at Eridge Green. Buy a return ticket to Crowborough.
Sunday, 13 December 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
8 miles / 12.9 km
Meet BEXLEY station 9.58 (Charing Cross 9.22, Lewisham 9,36). A linear walk of about 8 miles to Jubilee Park (Petts Wood). Travelcard zones 5 and 6.
Saturday, 19 December 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:45
16 miles / 25.7 km
Meet HOCKLEY station, Essex, 9.41 (Liverpool Street 8.55, Stratford 9.02). A fantastic, festive linear walk of roughly 16 miles to Rochford along lovely riverbanks and some gorgeous woodland. Not forgetting the "big skies", truly a walk not to be missed. We take in much of the Rivers Crouch and Roach with lunch at a 500 year old pub. in Paglesham (The Punchbowl). To the Essex cynics, you will not be disappointed. Buy a return ticket to Rochford.
Sunday, 27 December 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Meet CUTTY SARK DLR station (NOT the ship!) SE10 9SW, 10.30. A circular walk of about 4 miles (2½ hours) combining the beauties of the World Heritage Site with the hidden secrets of its less well-known neighbour including riversides, historic greens and magnificent churches.
Sunday, 3 January 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
5 miles / 8 km
Meet BLACKHEATH station SE3 9LE (National Rail), 10.30. A linear walk of about 5 miles (3 hours) to North Greenwich (Underground). Start the new year with some of London’s greatest walking: across airy Blackheath, through Greenwich Park with fine views, and all along the sweep of the River Thames behind the O2.
Saturday, 9 January 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Meet WOLDINGHAM station, Surrey, 9.56 (Victoria 9.23, East Croydon 9.41). A circular walk of about 12 miles via Godstone with lunch at The Bell, Old Oxted.