Major exhibition by the Museum of Enfield highlighting the Home Front in Enfield during the Second World War. Free admission.
Talk by Joe Studman. From Ice Age to Saxons; a look at what evidence we have for our area. £3 per person.
Since the publication of this walk in our Summer newsletter, we have had to revise the travel details. Meeting time is now 10.36, not 10.30.
Due to engineering works, NO Thameslink service to Abbey Wood and NO
practical service from London Bridge Station. Use Southeastern Dartford train from platform 5 Victoria mainline station, changing at Lewisham Station for the 10.17 Southeastern Dartford train (via Woolwich) departing from platform 4.
7 to 7½ mile linear walk in South-East London via an attractive semi-rural mix of woods, commons, heaths and open spaces with long distance views. Shorter options. Bring lunch or café food available. Details: 020 8882 3602 or 07534 433 578. Leader: Martin Langer.
Our heritage walks are an opportunity to explore parts of our Borough’s heritage on foot.
Joe Studman will lead this walk as our industrial heritage is revealed in the eastern extremities of the Borough. Hear about the Crape Works, Wright’s Flour Mill, Shell factory, Ediswan and Market Gardens. [Sorry, we cannot visit the inside of Wright’s Mill.]
Free to members of The Enfield Society. Apply for tickets by sending your name and address, together with a stamped addressed envelope, to Heritage Walks, Enfield Society, Jubilee Hall, 2 Parsonage Lane, Enfield EN2 0AJ. Alternatively, request tickets by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. As spaces are limited for this walk, there is a maximum of 4 tickets per applicant.
Meet 10.30 Otford Station (09.55 Southeastern Ashford International train from Victoria mainline station – usually platform 5). Note: buy Super Off-Peak Day Return from Swanley to Otford, as Freedom Pass boundary is not at usual Zone 6 but at Swanley (Zone 8).
8 mile linear walk through outstanding scenery and historic villages. Hilly in places. Lunch stop in Shoreham with option to end at nearby Shoreham Station. Bring lunch or cafe/pub food available. Details: 07904 193 098. Leader: John West.
Meet 10.50 Wood Street Station. Either 09.52 train from Enfield Town, changing at Hackney Downs for 10.25 train towards Chingford, or, by 313 bus to Chingford for 10.40 train to Wood Street.
About 5½ to 6 mile linear walk via attractive but lesser known areas of the Forest and River Ching Valley. Shorter options including from lunch stop near Woodford Green. Bring lunch or food available. Contact on day of walk only: 07425 136 628. Leader: Margaret Redman.
Depart 10.30 Epping Station (09.45 Central Line train from Liverpool Street or at 09.53 from Stratford—arrives Epping at 10.20).
A prompt start for a 9 mile linear walk following the Essex Way and part of the Epping to Ongar heritage railway via woodland, undulating open countryside and the Saxon Greensted log church. Lunch stop at North Weald. Bring lunch or pub food available and option to finish with return to start by bus. Full route ends in Ongar with bus return to start. Details: 07904 193 098. Leader: John West.
Note: this is a change to the walk printed in Newsletter 214 (Summer 2019). The change has been made necessary due to closure of Great Northern lines out of Kings Cross/Moorgate. Replacement walk is: Chilterns. Meet 10.25 Chorleywood Station. Either 09.26 Metropolitan Line train from King’s Cross St Pancras, or 09.57 Chiltern Railways Aylesbury train from London Marylebone Station.
About 7½ mile linear walk in attractive Chess Valley scenery ending at Rickmansworth Station. Hilly in places. Lunch stop in Sarratt Village. Bring lunch or pub food probably available. Contact on day of walk only: 07490 480 251 (no voicemails). Leader: Stuart Mills