Sunday, 31 July 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:30
12 miles / 19.3 km
Linear to Kingston Station via Grand Union Canal, Cranford Park, River Crane, Hounslow Heath and Bushy Park. Lunch at Hanwell at the 'Duke of York' pub but bring food with you. Map: E173/161, London A-Z.
Sunday, 7 August 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:05
16 miles / 25.8 km
Circular over gently undulating and varied Surrey countryside via Basingstoke Canal, St John's, Brookwood, Bisley, West End (site of the school founded in 1885 as a National Memorial to General Gordon of Khartoum), Chobham and Horsell Common. Map: E145/160, L186.
Saturday, 13 August 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:35
13.5 miles / 21.7 km
Meet at Chichester Station for bus to East Wittering. Walk back to Chichester Station via East Head, West Wittering, West Itchenor, Birdham Pool and The Chichester Canal. Flat, may be wet under foot. Bring picnic but possible pub or cafe at West Itchenor. Joint walk with Hammersmith, Fulham & Wandsworth Group. Map: E120, L197.
Sunday, 14 August 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:00
9 miles / 14.5 km
This walk starts with a City Centre tour of the University Colleges before we head out along the River Cam to Grantchester for lunch either at the famous Orchard tearooms, the 'Green Man' pub or a picnic on the green. Return to Cambridge via Byron's Pool and Trumpington. A level, easy-paced, stile-free walk on paved, gravel and grass paths. Drop out at 7 miles by frequent bus service from Trumpington. Map: E209, L154
Sunday, 21 August 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
13 miles / 20.9 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:30)
Circular over hilly terrain via Box Hill, Headley Heath, Mickleham, Norbury Park and Ranmore. Lunch stop at Mickleham at 'The King William IV' pub but bring food with you. Map: E146, L187.
Sunday, 28 August 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 9:40
13 miles / 20.9 km
A hilly walk in the Chilterns to the west of Great Missenden, much of it on the South Bucks Way and the Icknield Way, passing through the Hampdens and Prestwood. (Enjoy it while you can: if HS2 is built this walk will no longer be possible.) Picnic lunch near pub at Great Hampden. Map: E172/181, L165.
Monday, 29 August 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
17.5 miles / 28.2 km
17-18 mile linear to Goring & Streatley Station mainly following the Chiltern Way Southern Extension. In the morning we traverse Crowsley Park with its fine Jacobean Manor House and continue across the plateau to Chazey Heath and our lunch stop at 'The Pack Saddle at Mapledurham' pub (but bring own food). We then descend through woodland to the picturesque, Thames-side village of Mapledurham, climb out of the Thames Valley with fine views and continue across upland interspersed with woodland before more fine views herald another descent into the Thames Valley at Goring. Map: E171, L175.
Saturday, 3 September 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:10
15 miles / 24.1 km
Linear to Marden Station. A flattish walk to the south of the stations on both paths and minor roads. Lunchtime refreshment at 'The Peacock' pub in Iden Green (a mile and a half east of Goudhurst on the A262). We pass a low security prison in the morning and peculiarly-shaped fruit trees in the afternoon. Joint walk with South Bank Group. Map: E136, L188.
Sunday, 4 September 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:50
Linear to Chelmsford Station over varied countryside with something for everyone. Along the River Chelmer and through woods and sandy commons to the hilltop town of Danbury, built on the site of a Neolithic or Early Iron Age fort noted for its oval shape. After a lunch stop at the 'Cricketer's Arms' pub (or bring picnic), we walk through the Humphrey Repton-landscaped grounds of Riffhams and down Graces Walk, before following the winding river into the pleasant town of Chelmsford. Map: E183, L167.
Tuesday, 6 September 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Linear to South Kenton Station (Zone 4, Bakerloo Line and London Overground). Section of Capital Ring along Grand Union Canal towpath, followed by steep climbs up Horsenden Hill and Harrow-on-the-Hill, then school buildings of Harrow School. Break points at Sudbury Hill and Sudbury Hill Harrow Stations, as well as buses. Map: L173, London A-Z.