Sunday, 21 October 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:45
10 miles / 16.1 km
Walk at a brisk pace. Terrain - some very steep hills (especially after lunch), woods, fields and a bit of forest lane walking. Can be muddy after heavy rain. Route - Coxgrove Wood-Dunsmore-Little Hampden-Lower Cadsden-Grangelands nature reserve-Pulpit Hill-Beacon Hill-Ellesborough Church for tea/cake if time permitting-Coombe Hill & Balcombe Hill. Attractions: Calorie burning, fungi spotting, autumn wild flowers and autumn colours. Joint walk with Hammersmith & Wandsworth Group.Lunch: Picnic/Pub at Lower Cadsden (The Plough)
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:35
9 miles / 14.5 km
Moderate walk via Limpsfield Common and the High Chart, partly on the Greensand and Vanguard Ways. Varied countryside with some lovely views. Woods, fields, some ups and downs and a few stiles.
Lunch: Picnic/Pub Carpenters Arms Limpsfield Chart.
Friday, 26 October 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:10
11.5 miles / 18.5 km
Superb views overlooking Farthing Downs. Woodlands, farmland and ancient villages with an opportunity to stop at the Church of St Peter & St Paul, Chaldon village to see the mural.
Lunch: Pub lunch at Harrow Inn, Coulsdon Common. Picnic area close to pub.
Saturday, 27 October 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:30
8 miles / 12.9 km
Flat walk at moderate pace with extensive views across the landscape of the Blackwater Valley. Medieval churches, beautiful old buildings including the opportunity to visit during an extended lunch break in Coggeshall, a monastic barn and Paycocke's Tudor House and garden, occupied by a wealthy merchant. (National Trust £7.50 entrance)
Lunch: Pubs/cafes/picnic Coggeshall
7 miles / 11.3 km
Walk rescheduled for Saturday 29 December.Meet outside ticket barrier.A gentle walk mainly on surfaced paths through Osterley Park, Norwood Green, the Grand Union Canal and Hanwell. We finish in Osterley Park in time for a late lunch. There is a National Trust café and shop but plenty of picnic space available in the park.Visits to the House and Garden are free for National Trust and Art Fund members. Either £11.40 or £9.05 to non-members (depends on whether winter rates have started).Lunch: In Osterley Park, either in the cafe or bring a picnic.
Sunday, 28 October 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:40
A moderate pace walk. We will walk West with one gentle climb through Denbies Vineyard, then along the North Downs Way. great views to Leith Hill and the Greensand ridge. Return to Dorking from the South.
Lunch: Picnic/pub in Westcott.
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:00
Through Cannizaro Park, across Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park to the Thames. Largely flat.
Lunch: Picnic or cafe at Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park.
Friday, 2 November 2018 (Group: South Bank)
8 miles / 12.9 km
Meet at 'Meeting Point' near information desk.A walk through some of London’s lesser known parks, squares, terraces and back streets ending at Bethnal Green Underground Station.
Lunch: Cafe/picnic - St Peter De Beauvoir Town Church
Saturday, 3 November 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 9:55
12 miles / 19.3 km
At a brisk pace, going through woods, fields, valleys and nature reserves on the London/Surrey border.
Lunch: Picnic/pub lunch after 11 kms (7 mls) at the Harrow Inn on Great Farleigh Green.
Sunday, 4 November 2018 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:25
An early stop at Walthamstow Wetlands Nature Reserve, then through the Lea Valley to the Olympic Park for lunch. After lunch we cross over to Victoria Park and follow Hertford Union and Regent's Canals down to Mile End. You may want to bring binoculars for the wetlands.
Lunch: Cafe or picnic in Olympic Park.