Sunday, 19 August 2018 (Group: Capital Walkers)
Start time 10:55
11 miles / 17.7 km
Take the 10.21 from Victoria (Clapham Junction 10.28, East Croydon 10.39), arrives Woldingham at 10.55. Buy a return to Oxted.
There is a gradual ascent at the start followed by several up and down stretches on the North Downs Way. We stop at the attractive village of Godstone for lunch where there are three pubs, a tea shop and a green. Please bring a packed lunch. After lunch we follow parts of the Greensand Way through the village of Tandridge, greens and ponds. Pub at the end next to Oxted Station.
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 (Group: Capital Walkers)
Start time 18:30
4 miles / 6.4 km
Travel: DLR and buses
Features Thames Path, Mudchute and Millwall Park. Pub at end
Terrain: Unsurfaced footpaths and pavements
Dropout points: Various
Saturday, 25 August 2018 (Group: Capital Walkers)
Start time 11:10
12 miles / 19.3 km
Travel: Take the 10:07 from Paddington, arrives Kintbury at 11:06
A beautiful walk in the Berkshire Downs south of the River Kennet, featuring spectacular views from the top of Inkpen Hill (weather permitting!). Please bring a packed lunch, we will also stop at a pub after lunch. Canalside pub near station at end of walk.
Terrain: Hills, woods, fields
Dropout points: None
Sunday, 26 August 2018 (Group: Capital Walkers)
Start time 11:00
Take the 09.51 from Victoria changing at Oxted arriving 10.33 departing 10.38 (adjacent platform) arriving Ashurst 10.59. No toilets at Ashurst.
Gently undulating walk with attractive views in the low hills and valleys of the High Weald. Early lunch stop after about 4 miles in the village of Speldhurst. There is a pub but please bring a packed lunch. The route continues past Groombridge Place, a Jacobean manor house surrounded by a moat, then follows the course of the Spa Valley steam railway. We might see climbers practising their skills on an impressive outcrop of sandstone, Harrison's Rocks. Trains back from Eridge are hourly but there is a pub adjacent to the station.
Terrain: Gently undulating paths across fields.
Dropout points: Infrequent steam train service from Groombridge to Eridge, cutting off the last few miles
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 (Group: Capital Walkers)
Start time 19:00
3 miles / 4.8 km
Travel: DLR, trains and buses
The final stage of the London Parkway. Starts half an hour later than previous stages. Pub at end