Saturday, 15 December 2018 (Group: Blackheath)
Start time 9:35
10 miles / 16.1 km
Meet REDHILL Station, Surrey, 9.32 (London Bridge 9.00, East Croydon 9.16.
A brisk 10-mile walk to Old Oxted for Christmas lunch at the Old Bell pub at 1.00pm.
Menu options (see Christmas Menu on pub’s website) are needed two weeks in advance; please email these to firstname.lastname@example.org
Buy a return ticket to Redhill and a single from Oxted to East Croydon.
Saturday, 15 December 2018 (Group: Metropolitan Walkers)
Start time 10:00
13 miles / 20.9 km
Walk will explore the surrounding woodland and fields on the outskirts of Epping Forest. Pub stop at the Mole Trap for drinks only. Bring a packed lunch. Finishing at the Queen Vic in Theydon Bois.
Terrain: Gentle undulating woods and fields
Travel: Use TfL Journey Planner to get to the start on time.
Start time 10:10
14 miles / 22.5 km
Route starts with a walk though Farthing Downs and Happy Valley, and then follows a section of the North Downs Way. We then descend from the North Downs into Godstone, and pass through fields and woodland into Oxted. Pub stop at end. Bring a packed lunch.
Terrain: Hills, fields and woods
Travel: Take 9:39 from London Victoria (9:46 Clapham Junction, 9:57 East Croydon), arr. Coulsdon South 10:08. Buy return to Coulsdon South, may need extra single Oxted to East Croydon for return.
Saturday, 15 December 2018 (Group: Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster)
Start time 10:15
7 miles / 11.3 km
Slow to moderate pace; flat, firm surface - but may be wet in places after rain.
Lea Valley Path via Cheshunt and Waltham Abbey.
Picnic, or pub lunch at The Crown in Waltham Abbey. See leader on train or at start to order lunch - probably limited bap/jacket potato menu.
About 3.5 hours walking; drop-out at Cheshunt (3 miles/4.8km) for TfL Overground.
Meet at Broxbourne Station at 10.15 (Liverpool Street 09.42 - Hertford East train).
Finish at Enfield Lock Station (Zone 6).
Saturday, 15 December 2018 (Group: West London)
Start time 10:20
6.3 miles / 10.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 0:00)
Walking by the Thames with Ray Mill Island loop to Cookham (4.5 mls) for lunch at 12.30 at the King's Arms in the High Street. After lunch, short walk (1.8 mls) to Bourne End station. For those who want to go straight to the pub, Cookham station is just over half a mile away, and the pub has a large ar park.
Lunch must be prebooked so please select from the Festive Menu on their web-site www.thekingsarmscookham.co.uk/content/pcdg/south-east/thekingsarmscookham/festive-menu. People who only want two courses should select from the same menu but will pay individual prices as shown on the web-site. Please note that the pub has a 10% service charge which will be added to each person's final bill. Please email email@example.com for details of how to book.
Train: Paddington 9.42, Ealing Broadway 9.50, arrive Taplow 10.18 (check nearer the time). Return to Bourne End.
Map: Explorer 172.
Saturday, 15 December 2018 (Group: London Strollers)
Start time 11:00
5 miles / 8.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:45)
Terrain: Park footpaths, which may or may not be muddy. A nice autumn walk, so let's hope the weather plays its part. There will be a tea stop along the way.
Saturday, 15 December 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 11:15
3 miles / 4.8 km
Meet at upper concourse by Kindertransport Memorial, in front of McDonald's, Liverpool St Station.A stroll to see some 'World-class contemporary sculpture' set in the streets of the City and hopefully some classy Christmas Trees along the way.. Finishing at Leadenhall Market, near Bank in time for lunch. SWC Short 24.
Sunday, 16 December 2018 (Group: Metropolitan Walkers)
Start time 9:50
15 miles / 24.1 km
Hilly Fitness Walk: Bring packed lunch, afternoon cafe stop for tea & cake.
Terrain: Chalk downs & woodland paths, hills 900m total ascent!
Travel: Take 9:02 London Waterloo (9:06 VXH, 9:11 CLJ), arrive Box Hill & Westhumble 9:50. Buy return to Dorking.
Sunday, 16 December 2018 (Group: Blackheath)
7 miles / 11.3 km
Meet by Platform 1 at CHARING CROSS Station (National Rail, Zone 1), WC2N 6RQ, 10.00. (Embankment Underground Station is also nearby.)
A pacy walk of about 7 miles along the Thames to Greenwich DLR
Sunday, 16 December 2018 (Group: Capital Walkers)
Travel: Meet at Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station (Zones 2 and 3) District and Hammersmith and City lines. Finish at Ponders End Station (Zone 5)
Walk along the Lea Valley by the River Lea. Places of interest include the Three Mills (one of London's oldest extant industrial centres), the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Middlesex Filter Bed Nature Reserve, Walthamstow Marsh Nature Reserve and Tottenham Marshes. We will stop close to a pub at lunchtime but due to time constraints please bring a packed lunch. Walsingham is a village in North Norfolk famous as a place of religious pilgrimage since Medieval times.
Terrain: Urban parkland and nature reserves
Dropout points: Many