Wednesday, 21 February 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:30
10 miles / 16.1 km
A brisk walk along part of the Thames Path past Strand-on-the-Green, Syon House, Eel Pie Island and finishing at Radnor Gardens for Strawberry Hill station. Mostly by the river but some pavement walking.
Lunch: Cafe at Syon Park or nearby pub.
Saturday, 24 February 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:25
11 miles / 17.7 km
Moderate paced walk through the Surrey hills to Shere for an early lunch. Then following the Pilgrim's Way over St Martha's Hill to Guildford. Some hills.
Lunch: Pub/Cafe/Picnic at Shere
Monday, 26 February 2018 (Group: South Bank)
8 miles / 12.9 km
A perfect winters walk. Although the scenery has some industrial units dotted about, the route to the reserve is evocative and atmospheric with fine views across the marshes and the Thames. This walk allows time at the RSPB Rainham Marshes which hosts a wide diversity of bird life
Lunch: Picnic/Basic Cafe at RSPB. Picnic allowed on outside tables.
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 (Group: South Bank)
7.5 miles / 12.1 km
Through Harrow on the Hill and its famous school (alma mater of Byron and Trollope) via the byways of Sudbury to a Hindu Temple.Mainly surfaced paths with some hills.
Lunch: Cafe/Picnic at Vale Farm
Friday, 2 March 2018 (Group: South Bank)
7 miles / 11.3 km
The Inner North Downs, Banstead Woods, Shabden Park, Kingswood Church and Walton Heath. Joint walk with Sutton Group.
Lunch: Pub lunch at the Wellhouse Inn or picnic opposite
Saturday, 3 March 2018 (Group: South Bank)
A charming walk in the Medway Valley. We start out on the Medway Valley path, cross an ancient bridge, climb valley slopes below West Farleigh and descend into picturesque Yalding for lunch. Return to Wateringbury station via a short afternoon walk along the river.
Lunch: Pub (The George) at Yalding or picnic in churchyard.
Sunday, 4 March 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:40
3.5 miles / 5.6 km
A morning walk looking at the older parts of Enfield Town. Some paths may be muddy.
Lunch: At the end of the walk - choice of pubs, cafes and picnic spots
Tuesday, 6 March 2018 (Group: South Bank)
9.5 miles / 15.3 km
A walk through the heart of tourist London - Leicester Square (bars and cinema) - Trafalgar Square - St James Royal Park - Westminster Abbey - Parliament - South Bank of the Thames past London Eye, National Theatre, Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast - Tower Bridge - St Katharine Dock - Tower of London - The City (Financial District) - Bank of England - St Paul's Cathedral - Lincoln's Inn Fields (Legal District) - Covent Garden (Opera House, and shops/bars in an old food market)
Lunch: Picnic by river or food stalls at Borough Market
Wednesday, 7 March 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:00
10.5 miles / 16.9 km
Open spaces and woods of Riddlesdown and Happy Valley before the roads of Coulsdon then through Woodcote estate and park to Banstead.
Lunch: pub or picnic in Coulsdon
Saturday, 10 March 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:35
14.5 miles / 23.3 km
Brisk walk. North along the Thames and then west into the hills. Lunch stop at Aldworth, where the church has nine stone giant statues from the 1300s. Passing Ashampstead Green, and stopping again at a church with what are reputed to be the finest medieval wall paintings in the country. Joint walk with Blackheath Group. Their programme states explicitly that this walk will be a bit slower than their usual pace.
Lunch: Early, (6.5 miles), picnic or pub.