Saturday, 1 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:30
20 miles / 32.2 km
Meet SANDY station, Bedfordshire, 9:33 (Kings Cross, 8:35). A linear walk of about 20 miles at a brisk pace to Millbrook, covering stages 3 and 4 of the engaging Greensand Ridge Walk, with lunch at Haynes. Stations are on different lines so two singles are required (returning to Euston).
Sunday, 2 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath / London Strollers)
Start time 10:30
5 miles / 8 km
Meet NEW ADDINGTON Tramlink stop, CR0 0DE, 10.30 (20 minutes from East Croydon). A linear walk of about 5 miles (3 hours) with some hills, but at an easy pace, to Woldingham station (National Rail). Our occasional walk series finally leaves London via Chelsham, through woodlands and fields.
Saturday, 8 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:55
Meet PULBOROUGH station, West Sussex, 9.51 (Victoria 8.32, Clapham Junction 8.37, East Croydon 8.48, Haslemere). A linear walk of about 20 strenuous miles to Haselmere via Noahs Ark Inn, Lurgashall and Black Down, a small part of the Serpent Trail. A mix of paths, tracks and lanes through some great countryside on the Sussex / Surrey border. Due to the distance we will not get to Lurgashall until AFTER they stop serving food, so it is essential to bring food and water to sustain you.
Sunday, 9 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 10:00
8 miles / 12.9 km
Meet LEWISHAM station 9.56 (Charing Cross 9.39, Canon Street 9.40, London Bridge 9.44). A linear riverside walk of 7 - 8 miles to London Bridge, incorporating the St. Alfege Trail from St. Alfege's in Greenwich to Southwark Cathedral. Encounter royals, adventurers and socialist heroes across 1000 years of history.
Saturday, 15 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:35
18 miles / 29 km
Meet PETERSFIELD station, Hampshire, 9.31 (Waterloo 8.30). A linear walk of about 18 miles at a brisk pace to Liss, following the Hangers Way to Selborne (pub. lunch at The Selborne Arms), then via Empshott Green to Liss. Buy a return ticket to Petersfield
Sunday, 16 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
14 miles / 22.5 km
Meet SEVENOAKS station, Kent 9.33 (Cannon Street 8.57, London Bridge 9.02, Orpington 9.23). A linear walk of about 13 - 14 miles at a brisk pace to Hurst Green with an early pub./picnic lunch at Brasted.. Buy a return ticket to Hurst Green.
Saturday, 22 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 10:20
16 miles / 25.7 km
Meet EAST GRINSTEAD station, West Sussex, 10.18 (Victoria 9.23, East Croydon 9.41). A linear walk of about 16 miles to Ashurst with lunch in Hartfield. Outward and return lines branch from Hurst Green.
Saturday, 29 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 10:10
15 miles / 24.1 km
Meet NEWHAVEN TOWN station, East Sussex, 10.06 (Victoria 8.46, change at Lewes 9.58). A linear walk of about 15 miles at a brisk pace to Lewes. Along cliffs and undercliffs west to Rottingdean for a latish lunch (choice of pubs., an unusual café or beautiful garden for a picnic). Then up via the South Downs on a roundabout route that eventually descends via Kingston to Lewes. Buy return ticket to Newhaven Town. A Joint walk with the Southbank Group.
Sunday, 30 August 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
20 miles / 32.2 km
Meet MERSTHAM station, Surrey, 10.07 (or closest train, 'phone leader if in doubt). A circular walk of about 19½ miles at a fairly brisk pace via Nutfield, Earlswood (lunch), Reigate Heath and Colley Hill
Saturday, 5 September 2015 (Group: Blackheath)
19 miles / 30.6 km
Meet HOLMWOOD Station, Surrey, 9.32 (Victoria 8.31, Clapham Junction 8.37). A strenuous linear walk of about 19 miles to Godalming, mainly along the Greensand Way. Via Leith , Holmbury and Pitch Hills (pub. lunch at The Windmill), then Reynards Hill, Winterfold Hill, Shamley Green and Thorncombe Street. The leader needs to reserve a table three weeks in advance, so please indicate participation by mid-August. Stations are on different lines but a return ticket to Godalming should suffice.