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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.

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Overview

We will start at Norbiton Station, walk across to the Kingston Gate of Richmond Park and then walk up the East side of the Park to Roehampton Gate. Leaving the Park we will walk down to Putney Embankment via Palewell Park and Putney Common and then cross the bridge for a lunch stop at Fulham Palace. After lunch we follow the North bank of the River Thames to reach Barnes Railway Bridge where we cross the river and follow the back alleys of Barnes to finish at Barnes Station.

Thursday, 14 December 2023
Start time:
10:30 am
Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
17.7km / 11.0mi
Ascent:
80m / 262ft
Type:
linear

Packed lunch is recommended however snacks and hot drinks are available at the lunch stop.

Lavatory facilities are available an hour into the walk in Richmond Park and at the lunch stop

Drop out points are available at Barnes and Putney Bridge Stations in the morning and at Hammersmith Station in the afternoon.

No booking required

Walking shoes should be fine.

Distance and finishing time are by nature approximate .

Travelling arrangements set out below might be affected by industrial action or other incidents that are unknown at the time of route posting.

Train:

09.57 from London Waterloo, 10.00 at Vauxhall, 10.05 at Clapham Junction and 10.13 at Wimbledon arrives at Norbiton at 10.22.

Features

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

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 19322 69549
Nearest postcode:
KT1 3QS
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Start time:
10:30 am

Meet under the station building canopy on the North side of the station in the forecourt facing Coombe Road.

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 22211 75702
Nearest postcode:
SW13 0HT
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Estimated finish time:
3:30 pm

Trains to stations on the lines to London Waterloo, Richmond or Hounslow.

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