Saturday, 1 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:15
13 miles / 20.9 km
Circular over hilly terrain via Little Hampden, Great Hampden, Kingsfield Wood and Warren Wood. Brief stop for drinks only at the 'Hampden Arms' pub, Great Hampden: bring provisions. Map: E181, L165.
Sunday, 2 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:55
A hilly walk on the South Downs via Mount Caburn (the best preserved and most important Bronze Age hill fort in Sussex), Glynde, Firle, South Downs Way, Southease, Rodmell and Iford. Lunch stop at Firle at 'The Ram Inn' (or bring own food). Map: E122/123, L198.
Saturday, 8 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:15
15 miles / 24.1 km
Circular over gently undulating terrain. Northwest from Winchfield via West Green and Hazeley Heath then along the Three Castles Way to the lunch stop at the 'White Hart' pub at Eversley (but bring own food). Then west along the River Blackwater before returning south via Bramshill Plantation, Warren Heath and Hartley Wintney. Should be good for autumn colour. Map: E144/159, L186/175.
Sunday, 9 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 11:10
11 miles / 17.7 km
Linear to Walton-on-the-Naze Station. A very pleasant 7 mile walk along the sea wall to Walton-on-the-Naze for the lunch stop (choice of pubs and cafes. This is also a drop-out point.) In the afternoon there will be a 4 mile circular walk taking in the 'Naze' (nose), a wild headland containing a nature reserve and marshes, with good sea views. Map: E184, L169.
Saturday, 15 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:45
10.5 miles / 16.9 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:00)
Circular via Wendover woods, Swan Bottom, Lee Clump and Chiltern Link. Mainly level/gently undulating through woodland and fields, but two ascents in morning. Several stiles. No convenient drop-outs. Lunch at Swan Bottom at 'The Old Swan' pub (or bring picnic). Should finish 3:45 - 4:00 pm. Map: E181, L165.
Sunday, 16 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:25
11.5 miles / 18.5 km
A nice walk with some good views through gently undulating countryside, with the fine Bodiam Castle. Lunch stop at Bodiam Castle with tea room, if open, and pub but bring food with you. Map: E136, L199.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 11:00
5 miles / 8.1 km
Circular over undulating terrain via Hampstead Garden Suburb, Sandy Heath, Ken Wood and Golders Hill Park. Should be plenty of autumn colour. Lunch in Golders Hill Park - cafeteria or sandwiches. 'The Bull and Bush' pub is nearby. Map: E173, London A-Z.
Sunday, 23 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 11:05
11.3 miles / 18.2 km
Linear to Amersham Station (Metropolitan Line, Zone 9) over gently undulating terrain via Coleshill Common, Winchmore Hill, Penn Street, Little Missenden and Amersham Old Town. Through beech woods, some good views and attractive villages. Lunch stop at 'The Squirrel' pub or bring picnic. Map: E172, L165/175.
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:30
5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Linear to Rotherhithe Station (London Overground, Zone2). An urban walk through two parks but mainly on pavements. Map: L173, London A-Z.
Sunday, 30 October 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 9:45
15 miles / 24.1 km
Linear to Epping Station (Central Line, Zone 6) along the full length of the Epping Forest Centenary Walk, which was established in 1978 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Epping Forest Act. Through the lovely Wanstead Flats Park then on through Leyton Flats and Higham's Park to the lunch stop at Chingford at 'The Butler's Retreat' near Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge. Then past Epping Forest Conservation Centre, through Great Monk Wood and past Ambresbury Banks Fort and Bell Common to the finish at Epping. Should be good for autumn colour. Map: E174, London A-Z.