Saturday, 20 September 2014 10:05 (Group: Blackheath)
Moderate 17 miles / 27.4 km (approx. 7 hours )
Meet GOMSHALL station, Surrey, 10.03 (Waterloo 9.00 change Guildford 9.48). A linear walk of about 17 miles to Boxhill & Westhumble station via Albury church, East Clandon for lunch, Polesdon Lacey for tea and Boxhill. Buy a return ticket to Gomshall.
Sunday, 21 September 2014 10:30 (Group: Blackheath)
Easy 3.5 miles / 5.6 km (approx. 1 hour 30 minutes)
Thread along the spine of Victorian sewer and through fine stretches of new and old parkland in this astonishingly green and quiet stretch of the Jubilee Greenway. 2½ hours. Meet West Ham station E15 3BN (Underground/National Rail/DLR) 1030hrs, ends Beckton Park station (DLR).
Saturday, 27 September 2014 9:45 (Group: Blackheath)
Moderate 16 miles / 25.7 km (approx. 6 hours 30 minutes)
Meet HASSOCKS station, West Sussex, 9.41 (Victoria 8.51, East Croydon 9.09). A linear walk of about 16 miles to Lewes, repeating last years' walk, with an extended lunch break of at least 1½ hours at the Half Moon Inn, Plumpton.
Saturday, 4 October 2014 10:05 (Group: Blackheath)
17 miles / 27.4 km (approx. 7 hours )
Meet HENLEY-ON-THAMES station, Oxford, 10.02 (Paddington 8.36, Twyford 9.50 or Paddington 8.52 or 9.00, change Reading and Twyford are quicker but with tighter connections). A brisk circular walk of 16 - 17 miles in the Chilterns north of Henley. Via Pishill, Ibstone (lunch at The Fox), Fingest, Hambledon and finally along the Thames from Hambledon Lock back to Henley.
Sunday, 5 October 2014 10:00 (Group: Blackheath)
Easy 5 miles / 8 km (approx. 2 hours )
A walk tracing the River Wandle's varied industrial heritage, featuring a working water wheel, a National Trust property, a city farm, and a break at an arts and crafts village. 3 hours. Meet Morden station (Underground) SM4 5AZ 1030hrs, ends Wimbledon Park (both Underground).
Saturday, 11 October 2014 10:00 (Group: Blackheath)
Moderate 14 miles / 22.5 km (approx. 5 hours 45 minutes)
Meet HAYWARDS HEATH station, West Sussex, 9.30+ (Victoria 8.47, East Croydon 9.03, +probably change to a Rail Replacement bus at Three Bridges 9.30 for a 10.00 start). A linear walk of about 14 miles to Balcombe with a late lunch in Ardingly. Covering the next section of the High Weald Landscape Trail, then through Wakehurst Place to Balcombe. Buy a return ticket to Haywards Heath.
Saturday, 18 October 2014 10:00 (Group: Blackheath)
Moderate 12 miles / 19.3 km (approx. 5 hours )
Meet CHILWORTH station, Surrey, 9.57 (Waterloo 9.00, change at Guildford 9.48). A linear walk of about 12 miles at a steady pace to Guildford via Blackheath Forest, Farley Hill to Shere for lunch. Returning via the North Downs Way and the Wey South Path to Guildford. Buy a return ticket to Chilworth.
Saturday, 25 October 2014 9:45 (Group: Blackheath)
12 miles / 19.3 km (approx. 5 hours )
Meet MERSTHAM station, Surrey, 9.45 (or closest train, 'phone leader if in doubt). A circular walk of about 17½ miles at a brisk pace, via Quarry Hangers, Godstone Green (lunch), Tilburstow Hill, Bletchingley and Nutfield Marsh.
Saturday, 1 November 2014 10:00 (Group: Blackheath)
Moderate 15 miles / 24.1 km (approx. 6 hours 15 minutes)
Meet AMBERLEY station West Sussex 9.57 (Victoria 8.32, East Croydon 8.48). A linear walk of about 14½ miles at a brisk pace to Arundel, through Arundel Park and along the River Arun with lunch at the Black Rabbit Pub., Offham. Buy a return ticket to Arundel.
Sunday, 2 November 2014 10:30 (Group: Blackheath)
Easy 4 miles / 6.4 km (approx. 1 hour 45 minutes)
Green Chain Walk : Meet FOREST HILL station, SE23 3HB, 10.30. A linear walk of about 4 miles (2½ hours) at an easy pace to Crystal Palace (both stations National Rail / Overground). Explore the “Southwark extension” of South East London's walking treasure the Green Chain Walk, on an old railway track through ancient woodland and past the airy site of Crystal Palace, overlooking a sumptuous park with its famous dinosaur sculptures.