Saturday, 7 May 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:30
17 miles / 27.4 km
Meet TUNBRIDGE WELLS station, Kent, 9.27 (London Bridge 8.37). A circular walk of 17 miles at a moderately brisk pace, covering parts of the northern section of the High Weald walk, with lunch probably at Tudeley.
Sunday, 8 May 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 10:30
5 miles / 8 km
(Estimated finish time: 13:30)
Meet WIMBLEDON station (Underground/ Tram/National Rail), SW19 7NL, 10.30. Go wombling free on this circular wander (5 miles/3 hours) through Wimbledon Village, across the common and through Grade II*-listed Cannizaro Park in full bloom.
Saturday, 14 May 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
16 miles / 25.7 km
Meet ETCHINGHAM, East Sussex, 10.30 (Waterloo East 9.18, Orpington 9.39). Circular walk of around 16 miles via Burgh Hill and Bewl Water to lunch at Three Leg Cross, then back to Etchingham via Ticehurst and Pond Bay.
Saturday, 21 May 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:40
19 miles / 30.6 km
Meet HADDENHAM & THAME PARKWAY station, Bucks, 9.40 (Marylebone 9.05). A 19-mile linear walk to Bicester, with lunch at The Pointer, Brill. Buy a return ticket to Bicester.
Saturday, 28 May 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:50
Meet EASTBOURNE station, East Sussex, 9.46 (Victoria 8.17, East Croydon 8.33). A strenuous linear walk of about 19 miles to Southease, along the Seven Sisters, then northwards to Litlington (lunch at Plough & Harrow pub) and Alfriston; thereafter, continuing along the South Downs Way eastwards as far as Southease. (For those who are interested, the option exists of walking a further 3.5 miles into Lewes.) Buy a return ticket to Eastbourne.
Saturday, 4 June 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:35
Meet SANDY station, Bedfordshire, 9.33 (Kings Cross, 8.35). A linear walk of 16.5 miles at a brisk pace to St. Neots. Taking in the final stage of the Greensand Ridge Walk and part of the Roman Road, with lunch at Abbotsley. Buy a return ticket to St. Neots.
Sunday, 5 June 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Meet WOOLWICH ARSENAL station (National Rail/DLR), SE18 6EU, 10.30. An amazingly varied circular walk of 5 miles (3 hours), with highlights including the Royal Artillery Barracks, Maryon-Wilson Park, the Thames Barrier and the Royal Arsenal.
Saturday, 11 June 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Meet HOLLINGBOURNE station, Kent, 9.28 (Victoria 8.22, Bromley South 8.38). A linear walk of 17 miles at a brisk pace to Yalding, via Langley and Sutton Valance to Linton for lunch; then Greensand Way and Medway Valley Way to Yalding via Wateringbury. A return ticket to Maidstone stations should suffice.
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 10:25
10 miles / 16.1 km
Meet BALCOMBE station, West Sussex, 10.22 (London Bridge 9.42, East Croydon 9.56). A circular a walk of 10 miles around Ardingly Reservoir, with lunch at Ardingly.
Saturday, 18 June 2016 (Group: Blackheath)
18 miles / 29 km
Meet PETERSFIELD station, Hants, 9.31 (Waterloo 8.30). A circular walk of 18 miles at a brisk pace to East Meon (pub lunch at the Izaak Walton) via Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Butser Hill and the South Downs Way. Then returning to Petersfield via Langrish and Ridge Hanger.