Thursday, 26 April 2018 (Group: West Essex)
Start time 10:30
9 miles / 14.5 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:30)
Meet at free car park opposite Miller and Carter pub at Lambourne End. This is a rural walk including Hainault Forest, Lambourne woods and – hopefully – bluebells. Lunch stop at Abridge with choice of pubs and cafes.
Saturday, 28 April 2018 (Group: West Essex)
4 miles / 6.4 km
(Estimated finish time: 12:45)
Exploring another of the historic 37 hamlets between the City walls and the Lea. Meet outside Aldgate East Station, Whitechapel Art Gallery/Library entrance. Today we explore Spitalfields, with its rich history of immigrant migration. Huguenots, Jews, and most recently people from Bangladesh.
Sunday, 29 April 2018 (Group: West Essex)
Start time 10:00
10 miles / 16.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 10:00)
Meet at road bridge by Epping Station. Joint with Epping Society. This walk is for fit and lively walkers only. 20 mins drink stop at High Beach. Pubs and café available.
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 (Group: West Essex)
10 miles / 16.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:00)
Meet at Van Hage’s Garden Centre,Great Amwell. Please park in further end of car parkbeyond main buildings. Cafes and toilets available. Crossing the Lea Valley and returning along Ash Valley. Lunch at our old favourite, The Chequers at Waresid
Thursday, 3 May 2018 (Group: West Essex)
4.5 miles / 7.2 km
(Estimated finish time: 12:00)
Meet CanningTown Station – Bus Station Level. Walk via Bow Creek Ecology Park, East India Dock and Trinity Buoy Wharf with commentary and time to explore. Return from South Quay Station (DLR).Lunch local cafes.
Saturday, 5 May 2018 (Group: West Essex)
9.5 miles / 15.3 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:45)
Meet at Theydon Bois Station. Through fields to the most expensive cricket ground in the UK, into the estate of Copped Hall to Upshire and back through the Forest. Lunch at Upshire.
Sunday, 6 May 2018 (Group: West Essex)
6 miles / 9.7 km
(Estimated finish time: 13:45)
Meet at Snaresbrook Underground Station, High Street exit. A leisurely walk to Forest Gate Station tracing some remnants of the 18th Century Estate. Refreshment break at kiosk in Wanstead Park with time to visit the Temple. Some commentary.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 (Group: West Essex)
Meet outside Old Street Station (Northern Line). Subway 2 exit. Linear walk to Tower Hill Station via many gardens. Coffee break at Barbican.
Thursday, 10 May 2018 (Group: West Essex)
11.5 miles / 18.5 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:45)
Meet Bridge End (The Arches) Newport. To Saffron Walden and return to Newport using the Saffron Trail and Harcamlow Way. (The Saffron Trail runs from Saffron Walden to Southend and is a long distance path adopted by Redbridge Ramblers). Pub stop at Saffron Walden