Saturday, 27 May 2017 (Group: Metropolitan Walkers)
Start time 10:50
14 miles / 22.5 km
This walk crosses Adur District, from coastal Worthing and its neighbour Sompting, climbing gradually to leave it at the ridge line that marks its inland boundary. From there, the South Downs Way undulates westwards, taking in a stop at the Iron Age hill fort of Chanctonbury Ring, before descending to a pleasant finish by the River Arun. Please bring packed lunch, pub stop at end of walk.
Travel: Take 9:20 from London Victoria (9:26 Clapham Junction, 9:36 East Croydon), change at Brighton (arr. 10:16, dep. 10:23), arrive East Worthing 10:46. Buy return to Durrington-on-Sea (start and finish stations are on different lines but both are on permitted routes to Durrington).
Sunday, 28 May 2017 (Group: Metropolitan Walkers)
Start time 11:35
13 miles / 20.9 km
Feel privileged as being some of the first walkers using the brand new station in Cambridge. From here we follow the River Cam to Horningsea before heading east towards Anglesey Abbey for a chance to explore the grounds. After lunch we head south through the surrounding countryside before circling back through the outskirts of Cambridge and finish in Chesterton. Bring a packed lunch but refreshments possible at lunch and at the end. This is a joint walk with the Walk Cambridge group.
Travel: Take 9:57 from London Liverpool Street (10:10 Tottenham Hale), arr. Cambridge North 11:32. Alternatively take the 10:15 from London Kings Cross, change at Cambridge (arr. 11:01, dep. 11:27), arr. Cambridge North 11:32.
Terrain: River, field, fens
Monday, 29 May 2017 (Group: Metropolitan Walkers)
8 miles / 12.9 km
Bring packed lunch. Pub stop at end of walk.
Travel: Take London Overground 11:03 from Liverpool Street (11:18 Walthamstow Central) arriving 11:34. Return via Central Line.
Terrain: Epping Forest. Mostly flat.
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 (Group: Metropolitan Walkers)
Start time 19:00
3.5 miles / 5.6 km
A pleasant stroll towards Camden before heading back via the Regents canal.
Terrain: Pavement and canal