Wednesday, 24 May 2017 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:45
6 miles / 9.7 km
Linear to Westminster Station (District, Circle and Jubilee lines, Zone 1) over level terrain. Lunch stop at 'The Founders Arms' pub near Blackfriars Bridge (or picnic). Drop-out points at London Bridge, Blackfriars and Waterloo. Map: E173, London A-Z.
Saturday, 27 May 2017 (Group: Hampstead)
8.5 miles / 13.7 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:45)
Circular over gently undulating terrain via Icknield Way and Hertfordshire Way, passing Kelshall and Therfield (lunch stop at 'Fox & Duck' pub or bring own food: pub adjoins village green). Should finish 15:30/16:00 (allows time to visit old town centre and medieval Royston cave). Map: E194/209, L165/153/154.
Sunday, 28 May 2017 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:45
14 miles / 22.5 km
Circular through rolling woodland and farmland. We take the Chiltern Link in the direction of Lee Common and then continue onto 'The Full Moon' in Cholesbury for lunch (or bring own food). On the return leg we skirt the Iron Age fort near the common, walk through Drayton Wood, and then onto Grim's Ditch where we pick up the Ridgeway. Map: E181, L165.
Monday, 29 May 2017 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:05
18 miles / 29 km
Circular over undulating terrain via Waddesdon village, Quainton (the windmill is the tallest in Bucks at 75ft 8in), Quainton Hill (610ft - spectacular views on a clear day), North Marston (lunch stop at 'The Pilgrim' pub or picnic), Oving, Hardwick and Weedon (more good views). Map: E181/192, L165.
Saturday, 3 June 2017 (Group: Hampstead / Hammersmith & Wandsworth)
Start time 10:20
12 miles / 19.3 km
Linear to Rye Station via Hastings Country Park, Fairlight Cove, Pett Level and Winchelsea. Lunch stop at Pett level at 'The Smuggler Inn' but bring food with you. Drop-out point at Winchelsea (hourly bus to Hastings). Joint walk with Hammersmith, Fulham & Wandsworth Group. Map: E124/125, L199/189.
Sunday, 4 June 2017 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:10
15 miles / 24.1 km
Circular over fairly flat and open terrain. Following the River Stort towards Sawbridgeworth for the lunch stop at 'The Bull' pub (or picnic) on the outskirts of this town. Then through Eassex countryside, mainly arable farms, back to Harlow. Map: E194, L167.
Sunday, 11 June 2017 (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 AA Milne's 'Winnie the Pooh' books, including the famous Pooh Bridge and Five Hundred Acre wood. Picnic lunch en route. Map; E135, L199.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:15
Linear to Chalfont & Latrimer Station (Metropolitan line & Chiltern Railways, Zone 8) over varied and undulating terrain via Flaunden, Chipperfield (lunch stop near pub but bring food with you) and Chenies. Map: E181/172, L165/176.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 18:30
4 miles / 6.4 km
Linear to Hampstead Station (Northern line, Zone 2/3) over the undulating terrain of Hampstead Heath. Optional food and drink at end of walk in 'The Flask' pub. Map: E173, London A-Z.
Sunday, 25 June 2017 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:50
Linear to Bramley Station along footpaths and country lanes on the Berkshire/Hampshire border. Part of the route follows the outer wall of the abandoned Roman town of Calleva. If time permits we will take a short break at the Roman Amphitheatre and then continue to 'The Calleva Arms' in Silchester for lunch (or bring own food). Map: E159/144, L175.