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Capital Walkers Group

Welcome to Capital Walkers, the friendly London Ramblers group for people aged 40+. We walk every weekend and usually at least once during the week.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

A South London trail through parks, fields and woods. We follow the Riverpool Walkway to Cator Park; then continue to Churchfields Recreation Ground; Maberley Playing Fields; South Norwood Country Park; Ashburton Playing Fields; Pinewoods; Heathfield; Addington Hills; Lloyd Park; Park Hill Recreation Ground before ending at East Croydon Railway Station. There is some road walking which is kept to a minimum and is mainly on quiet back roads. Some paths will be muddy. There are several drop out point along the way for trains, trams and buses.

Please bring a packed lunch.

No booking required.

No dogs.

Thursday, 21 December 2023
Start time:
10:35 am
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
120m / 394ft
Type:
linear

Travel - Take the 10:05 Train from London Charing Cross (London Bridge 10:15; Lewisham 10:24; Catford Bridge 10:29) arrives Lower Sydenham 10:32.

Use Oyster, Contactless, Freedom Pass.

The finishing time is an estimate only and will be dependent on a number of factors such as, weather, the speed at which the group walks and the number of breaks taken.

 

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Accessible by public transport
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 36813 71332
Nearest postcode:
SE26 5FN
what3words:
park.verbs.input
Start time:
10:35 am

Lower Sydenham Railway Station

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 32861 65720
Nearest postcode:
CR0 1LF
what3words:
pill.wool.hush
Estimated finish time:
4:00 pm

East Croydon Railway Station

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking