Wednesday, 23 October 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:25
9 miles / 14.5 km
Heading out from Leatherhead along the Mole River then through undulating Surrey, via Tyrell's Wood along Stane Street Roman Road to Epsom Downs for a quick trot across the race course to lunch then on to Epsom.
Lunch: Picnic/Pub Rubbing House, Epsom Downs fairly close to end of the walk
Saturday, 26 October 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:30
10 miles / 16.1 km
An autumn walk through the rolling fields and beech woods above the market town of Royston. Inspiring views throughout especially to the distant Fens and Cambridgeshire from Therfield village that sits above flinty fields and woody lanes. This is a unique part of the extreme north eastern edge of the Chilterns Hills. Can be muddy and sticky after rain so poles and supports recommended but generally a gentle terrain on established tracks.
Lunch: Lunch at the Duck and Fox or a picnic near the pub and in the lovely local church grounds
Sunday, 27 October 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:10
8 miles / 12.9 km
The National Scheme opens private gardens for charity.Undulating circular walk through Kent farmland and woods for late lunch stop at Great Comp Garden, NGS entry £8.00, a 7 acre mature collection of trees and shrubs for Autumn interest. 2 mile return walk to Borough Green. No drop our points.
Lunch: Please bring a picnic, there is a tea room offering simple lunches and cakes, but they cannot handle large numbers.
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:20
An urban walk through Alexandra Park, Queens Wood and a short section of the Parkland Walk to Crouch End. Returning to Alexandra Palace via Crouch End Open Space, Priory Park and the Harringay Heartlands. Some road walking. Hilly in places and may be some mud.
Lunch: Pub/cafe/picnic at Crouch End
Saturday, 2 November 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 11:15
7 miles / 11.3 km
Meet at Colchester station (NOT Colchester Town).A walk around Colchester the Roman capital of Britain and after lunch a stroll along the River to Wivenhoe with an opportunity to explore this attractive small town on the River Colne.Mostly on flat paved surfaces but may be muddy along riverside.
Lunch: Lots of choice in Colchester.
Train: Liverpool St 10:18; Stratford 10:25; Arr 11:15 (Clacton train). Return from Wivenhoe. Buy return Wivenhoe.
Sunday, 3 November 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 9:30
We will follow the path of the river Tyburn, one of London's hidden rivers, starting at its source in Hampstead and finishing at the Thames, Vauxhall. Our route will take us via Regents Park, Green Park and Pimlico. Many drop out points. Mainly pavement walking and a few stops at points of interest.
Lunch: We will stop for a short lunch break in Green Park; there is a cafe but may be busy so please bring a picnic.
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:15
This walk starts at 10.15.At moderate pace through woods and fields to Polesden Lacey for lunch then descents and ascents via Ranmore Common to return from Box Hill & Westhumble station. Great views across fields and vineyards.
Lunch: Cafe/picnic at Polesden Lacey cafe (National Trust card not needed)
Train: Waterloo 9:33; Clapham Jct 9:42; Wimbledon 9:49; Arr 10:15 (Guilford train.) Returning from Box Hill into Victoria. Buy 2 singles.
Wednesday, 6 November 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 10:45
8.4 miles / 13.5 km
2 steep climbs and the view from Box Hill in the morning, and a gentle river valley after lunch.
Lunch: Picnic or pub
Friday, 8 November 2019 (Group: South Bank)
Start time 11:00
7.7 miles / 12.4 km
Meet near the Information Desk opposite Platform 2.A walk visiting war memorials around London, mostly, but not all, First World War. Starting at Paddington station and finishing at London Bridge station.Part 2 of the journey is on Fri 29th November, continuing from London Bridge station to Westminster Abbey.
Lunch: At Victoria. Pubs, cafes, restaurants, or picnic.
Saturday, 9 November 2019 (Group: South Bank)
7.5 miles / 12.1 km
An almost all green walk within zones 3 and 4. Crossing Wimbledon Park, Putney Heath, Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park. Park, heath and woods. Mainly earth paths and tracks with some steep gradients.
Lunch: Picnic/possible cafe. Plenty of pubs/cafes in Richmond at the end.