Saturday, 17 February 2018
Start time: 10:20
Moderate 10.4 miles / 16.7 km
Moderate pace, undulating; may be muddy in places.
The walk passes through areas that historically were common grazing land and are now preserved as part of the London Greenbelt - including Riddlesdown, Kenley, and Coulsdon Commons; then, after passing Chaldon Church, we emerge at the end of the walk into Happy Valley.
Early lunch/picnic at the Fox pub. Advisable to bring some food for additional short picnic break later in the walk.
About 4.5 hours walking, drop-out point at Fox pub (4 miles/6.4km) for buses to East Croydon Station.
Meet at Riddlesdown Station (Zone 6) at 10.20
(Victoria 9.52/Clapham Junction 9.59/ East Croydon 10.10 - East Grinstead train arr 10.18).
Finish at Coulsdon South Station (Zone 6).
Contact Linda McRoberts, 020 8767 8144, for information before walk day.
Joint with Hammersmith, Fulham & Wandsworth Group
Riddlesdown Railway Station, Surrey (Zone 6)
Grid reference: TQ324609
Nearest postcode: CR8 1XL
Start time: 10:20
Coulsdon South Railway Station (Zone 6)
Grid reference: TQ298590
Nearest postcode: CR5 1DS
This is a linear walk
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