Sunday, 1 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:30
14 miles / 22.5 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:30)
Circular through Darenth Valley, via Otford, Shoreham, Lullingstone Castle and Roman Villa. Lunch stop at Otford at 'The Crown' pub, but bring own food. Hilly terrain. Map; E 147, L 177.
Monday, 2 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:20
11 miles / 17.7 km
Linear to Chorleywood Station (Metropolitan Line or Chiltern Railways, Zone 7) over gently undulating terrain via Chiltern Way, Chess Valley and Chorleywood Common. Lunch stop at 'The Cock Inn', Church End (or bring own food). Map: E 173/182, L 166.
Saturday, 7 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:50
10.5 miles / 16.9 km
Linear to Berwick Station. Up Seaford Head with spectacular views of the Seven Sisters, Cuckmere Haven and along the Cuckmere river before going over High and Over with great views. Litlington for lunch at the 'Plough and Harrow' pub (or bring picnic), then following the Vanguard Way to Alfriston and Berwick. A couple of steep climbs otherwise fairly level going. Map: E OL25 (formerly 123), L 199.
Sunday, 8 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:30
11 miles / 17.7 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:30)
Circular via Ridgeway path along the Chilterns escarpment and the ancient Chiltern woodland, Ashridge Estate and the village of Aldbury. Terrain undulating and quite steep at the beginning. Lunch stopnear pub at Little Gaddesden but bring own food. Map: E 181, L 165.
Saturday, 14 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:05
17 miles / 27.4 km
Circular to the north of the station. In the morning we cross a freight-only rail line before ambling up Quainton Hill. Then we head for Granborough and our lunch stop at the 'The Crown' pub (grid ref: 767253) or bring picnic. In the afternoon some of the morning's route is repeated in order to prevent a lot of road walking. Map: E 181/192, L 165. Joint walk with South Bank Group.
Sunday, 15 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:25
13 miles / 20.9 km
Circular over hilly terrain via Marden Park, Old Oxted, Tandridge and Godstone. Lunch stop in either Old Oxted or Tandridge near a pub but bring food with you. Map: E 146, L 187.
Saturday, 21 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
16 miles / 25.8 km
Linear to Eridge Station over undulating terrain through Ashdown Forest (a designated AONB with plenty of archaeological interest) via places mentioned in A A Milne's Winnie the Pooh books, including the famous Pooh Bridge and Five Hundred Acre Wood. Picnic lunch en route: bring food and drink with you. Map: E 135, L 199.
Sunday, 22 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:40
10 miles / 16.1 km
Linear to Upper Beeding (for short bus ride to Shoreham-by-Sea). Hilly walk, passing some fine views, amazing panorama from Devil's Dyke including Wolstonbury Hill and Edburton. Lunch stop at Devil's Dyke pub (exceptionally busy) so bring food with you. Map: E 121, L 198.
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 18:30
4 miles / 6.4 km
Circular. An evening walk over Stanmore Country Park and Stanmore Common. Optional visit to the Wetherspoon pub in Stanmore Broadway for a drink and meal near the end of the walk. Map: E 173, London A-Z.
Sunday, 29 May 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:45
14 miles / 22.5 km
Circular over undulating terrain (a few long hills) with lots of woods, passing through Cockshoots Wood, Great Missenden (optional visit to unusual memorial to Roald Dahl) and The Lee (see remarkable and enormous effigy of Admiral Lord Howe of "Glorious First of June" fame). Picnic lunch on picnic tables at Great Missenden near 'Cross Keys' pub. This is also a drop-out point. Map: E 181, L 166.