About our walks

The Footpaths Group arranges a regular programme of walks throughout the year, in a variety of town and country locations, on weekdays and weekends, and with a selection lengths to suit all abilities. Details of the current programme are published in each quarterly newsletter and can be viewed on our calendar page.

Our next walks

Walk: Historic Southwark
Jan 25 all-day

Meet 10.30 St. Paul’s Station (Central Line)— toilets nearby in One New Change Shopping Centre, Cheapside. 6 to 7 mile linear walk exploring North Southwark with historic buildings, major landmarks and ancient alleyways in London’s former entertainment centre. Lunch stop near City Hall. Bring lunch or food available. Route ends at Westminster Station. Shorter options. Contact: 07904 193 098. Leader: John West

Walk: Lee Country Park
Feb 1 all-day

Meet 10.24 Cheshunt Station (10.14 London Overground train from Southbury Station or 09.55 Greater Anglia Hertford East train from Tottenham Hale). About 6 mile circular walk with a mix of waterways, lakes and meadows, including the permissive link into Rammey Marsh. Option to end from lunch stop in Waltham Abbey. Bring lunch or food available. Contact: 07900 286 254. Leader: Mike Cranstone

Discovery Walk: River Lea and Bow Waterways
Feb 5 all-day

Meet 10.30 Hackney Wick Station (about 15 minutes from Highbury & Islington on London Overground Stratford service).

About 3 hour, 4 mile, linear walk exploring the natural and man-made waterways in and around the Olympic Park that create contrasting scenes. Coffee/toilet stop en-route. Route ends near Bow Church (DLR) and Bow Road (District Line) stations. Contact on day of walk only: 07425 136 628. Leader: Margaret Redman

Walk: North Mymms Snowdrops
Feb 15 all-day

Meet 10.25 outside White Hart pub, South Mimms Village (10.13 84 bus from Potters Bar Station). Please do not park in the pub car park.

A morning walk in memory of Roy Nicholls’ last outing that, hopefully, will coincide with the extensive snowdrop display. Depending upon weather conditions, the walk will be between 4¼ and 5¼ miles in length and may be muddy in places. We hope to return and finish in South Mimms by 13.30. Contact on day of walk only: 07490 480 251 (no voicemails). Leader: Stuart Mills

Walk: Rural London
Feb 20 all-day

Depart 11.00 from outside café/toilets at Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane NW3. About 30 mins by 210 bus from Finsbury Park Station—Wells Terrace bus station.

A surprisingly green linear walk linking Hampstead Heath and Hampstead Garden Suburb with the Dollis Brook Trail towards Barnet. Maximum distance about 7 miles but shorter options by either bus or from Northern Line stations, including from Finchley Central lunch stop. Bring lunch or food available. Leader: Mick Spinks

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