Sunday, 2 September 2018 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:45
11.5 miles / 18.5 km
Circular. An undulating walk in the Chiltern Hills with one or two steep ascents. Lunch stop at Lower Cadsden at the 16th century former coaching inn, 'The Plough at Cadsden', but bring food with you. Map: E181, L165.
Sunday, 23 September 2018 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:15
13 miles / 20.9 km
Circular walk via Hadleigh Country Park and Visitors' Centre, with good views over the estuary, the picturesque resort of Leigh on Sea, a circuit of Two Tree Island, now a nature reserve with two bird hides, and returning to Benfleet along the estuary path. Hills in the morning, but otherwise flat. Lunch stop in Leigh-on-Sea with several pubs and cafes, but please bring own picnic, as these can get very crowded. This is also a possible drop-out point. Map: E175, L178.
Sunday, 21 October 2018 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 9:45
13 miles / 20.9 km
Circular along the Hitchin Outer Orbital Path (HOOP), which allows you to explore the history of Hitchin and surrounding villages, taking you through beautiful Hertfordshire countryside and a wide range of wildlife habitats. Morning coffee stop in the historic Old Market Square. Late lunch stop at Ickleford at about 1:45 pm at 'The Plume of Feathers' pub (to download menu and book your meal, Tel: 01462 432729, Email: email@example.com) - or bring a picnic. Map: E193, L166.
Sunday, 28 October 2018 (Group: Hampstead / North West London)
Start time 10:00
13.5 miles / 21.7 km
Linear to High Wycombe Station over undulating terrain. Northwest via Bovingdon Green, Copy Gree, Shillingridge Wood, Moor Wood and Widdenton Park Wood to Lane End for lunch at 'The Grouse & Ale' pub but bring own food. Then north across the M25 and through Great Wood and High Wood up to West Wycombe Hill, which is topped by the Sir Francis Dashwood-designed mausoleum and church with its 'golden ball' and affords good views (this is also a drop-out point by bus bus direct to High Wycombe Station). Continues northeast to Downley Common and southeast through Great Tinker's Wood. Map: E172, L175.