Saturday, 20 September 2014 9:55 (Group: Hampstead)
Moderate 17 miles / 27.4 km (Estimated finish time: 7:00)
17* mile linear to Shoreham-by-Sea Station over undulating terrain, initially following the South Downs Way with a detour to Washington for the lunch stop at the Frankland Arms pub. After passing Chanctonbury Ring, a late Bronze Age hillfort marked by a ring of beech trees, the route turns south to Cissbury Ring, the second largest hillfort in Britain built in the Iron Age on the site of Neolithic flint mines. It then heads SE past Lancing Ring, also marked by beech trees and within an AONB. Map: E121/122, L197/198
*18 miles if you do a circuit of the outer wall of Cissbury Ring.
Sunday, 21 September 2014 10:30 (Group: Hampstead)
Moderate 12 miles / 19.3 km
12 mile linear to Enfield Lock Station (National Rail, Zone 6) over level terrain following the Lea Valley Path. Possibility of no pub at lunch time so bring drink as well as food with you. Joint walk with North West London Group. Map: E 162/174, London A-Z.
Saturday, 27 September 2014 11:00 (Group: Hampstead)
Moderate 10 miles / 16.1 km
10 mile circular. A lovely walk along the Thames in the morning to Hambleden. The walk then goes through the Great Wood and onto Fawley (mentioned in the Doomsday Book). Walking is mainly flat. Lunch stop at Hambleden at the Stag & Huntsman pub for food / drinks or picnic. Map: E 171, L 175
Sunday, 28 September 2014 10:25 (Group: Hampstead)
Moderate 17 miles / 27.4 km
17 mile linear to Strood Station over undulating terrain with several level sections. Cliffe Fort (built in the 1860s and now a ruin) then along the Saxon Shore Way, which follows Kents ancient coastline, via the picturesque villages of Cliffe, Cooling (lunch stop at the Horseshoe & Castle pub but bring food with you), Fenn Street, Hoo St. Werburgh and Lower Upnor. Map: E 163, L 178.
Sunday, 5 October 2014 10:25 (Group: Hampstead)
12 mile linear to Hertford North Station over level terrain via Lea Valley Walk and Amwell Nature Reserve. Lunch stop at the Jolly Fisherman pub, Stanstead Abbotts (or bring own food). This is also a drop-out point to the nearby St Margarets Station. Map: E 174/194, L 166.
Sunday, 12 October 2014 10:25 (Group: Hampstead)
Moderate 13 miles / 20.9 km
13 mile linear to Shoeburyness Station via Hadleigh Castle, Leigh and Southend. Mainly flat (one small hill) on tarmac, coastal path and beach. Lunch in Leigh-on-sea where there is a variety of pubs and cafes. The walk follows the railway line so there are several drop-out points at stations along the way. Joint walk with North West London Group. Map: E 175/176, L 178.
Sunday, 19 October 2014 10:00 (Group: Hampstead)
Moderate 9 miles / 14.5 km
9 mile linear to Alexandra Palace Station (National Rail, Zone 3). Through Regent?s Park, Primrose Hill, Belsize Park and Kenwood Estate for lunch at Kenwood House (café or picnic). Then via Highgate, Parkland Walk and Muswell Hill to Alexandra Palace (afternoon tea in the Garden Centre). A fairly level walk with some undulation after lunch. Joint with North West London Group. Map: E 173, London A-Z.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:30 (Group: Hampstead)
Leisurely 6 miles / 9.7 km
6 mile linear to Totteridge & Whetstone Station (Northern Line, Zone 4) via Dollis Brook and Darlands Lake Nature Reserve. Undulating terrain. Lunch stop at the Orange Tree pub, Totteridge village. Map: E 173, London A-Z.
Sunday, 26 October 2014 9:45 (Group: Hampstead)
Moderate 14 miles / 22.5 km
14 mile Linear to Langley Station over fairly level terrain mainly following the Beeches Way via Littleworth Common, Burnham Beeches, Stoke Common, Fulmer, Black Park Country Park and Langley Country Park. Hopefully plenty of autumn colour. Lunch stop at the Beeches Café or Farnham Common pub. Map: E 172, L 175/176.