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 10:00
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.
Saturday, 5 November 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:50
14.5 miles / 23.3 km
Circular over undulating terrain via Jugg's Track, South Downs Way, Southease (drop-out / joining point and lunch stop at YHA Courtyard cafe), Beddingham Hill and Glynde. Those staying on for the Bonfire Night Celebrations should bring warm, waterproof clothes and sandwiches to eat during the evening. There will be 30+ processions taking different routes, starting around 5:00 pm and finishing about 1:00 am. At around 9:00 pm, five of the Lewes Bonfire Societies will join up in a Grand Procession through the town and then follow their own procession routes to their individual fire sites. Map: E122, L198.
Sunday, 6 November 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:25
10 miles / 16.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:45)
Circular over flat, open countryside. Across the Cliffe marshes to Cliffe fort and to Cliffe (lunch stop (pub or picnic) and drop-out point by bus to Higham at 1:30 pm). Should finish 3:30 to 4:00 pm. Map: E163, L178.
Thursday, 10 November 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
10 miles / 16.1 km
Linear to Erith Station (National Rail, Zone 6) along the south bank of the Thames. Stop at Woolwich Arsenal. Although there is a cafe bring food as, if the weather is nice, we may have a picnic later on. Map: E162, London A-Z.
Saturday, 12 November 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 9:45
Circular. Hilly through woods and farmland. Lunch stop at Lacey green at 'The Whip Inn' but bring food with you. Map: E181/172, L165.
Sunday, 13 November 2016 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:20
12 miles / 19.3 km
Circular over undulating terrain, passing some interesting root formations from large trees on rocks. Nice autumn colour. Via Balcombe village, passing under the lovely and interesting early Victorian viaduct, which is still a working viaduct carrying the main London to Brighton railway, to Ardingley village: lunch stop at 'The Oak' pub but bring food with you to eat on the village green. The return to Balcombe Station will be via Wakehurst Place, managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens. Map: E135, L187.
Saturday, 19 November 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Start time 10:40
6.5 miles / 10.5 km
Linear to Braintree Freeport Station. North from White Notley up the river Brain valley with a loop westwards before reaching Freeport Braintree. This is a designer outlet with 85 units including North Face, Regatta / Craghoppers and Mountain warehouse, all selling at discounted prices. Lunch at the centre, which has several food outlets and its own railway station. Map: E183/195, L167.
Sunday, 20 November 2016 (Group: Hampstead)
Linear to Harpenden Station over gently undulating terrain. Along Alban Way and past Oakland College to the lunch stop at Coleman Green at the 'John Bunyan' pub or bring own food. Then through Wheathampstead to Harpenden. Map: E182, L166.