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Calendar

Mar
28
Sat
Walk: Royal Parks: CANCELLED
Mar 28 all-day

Due to the developing coronavirus epidemic, this walk has now been cancelled. The Society is looking at a possible alternative walk outside of central London.

Apr
2
Thu
Walk: Architecture, Statues and River Thames: CANCELLED
Apr 2 all-day

This walk is now cancelled.

Meet 11.00 Stamford Brook Station (District Line: 20 mins from Victoria).

4 mile linear walk, initially via one of London’s least known but perhaps prettiest garden squares. With a coffee stop, then a riverside walk with interesting architecture from the last two centuries, ending at Fulham Palace (free admission). Nearby are lunch facilities and return travel options from Putney Bridge (District Line) or Putney (mainline) Stations. Details: 07973 747 454. Leader: Nigel King

Apr
12
Sun
Two Walks in Enfield’s Countryside: CANCELLED
Apr 12 all-day

This walk has now been cancelled.

Easter Sunday.

Meet 10.30 Oakwood Station (Piccadilly Line or 121 and 307 buses) for about 5½ mile linear walk via Trent Park, Merryhills Way, London Loop and Jubilee Path to then re-enter Trent Park for lunch stop at Trent Park café and option to finish. Bring picnic or use café.

For the afternoon’s 4 mile linear walk be at Trent Park café by 13.30. Route goes via Monken Hadley Common to end at High Barnet for either return by 307 bus to Enfield or Northern Line. Note: some sections of both walks may be muddy after prolonged rain. Joint walk with Hampstead Ramblers. Contact: 07590 604 391. Leader: Hadi Samsami

Apr
18
Sat
Walk: London Loop: CANCELLED
Apr 18 all-day

This walk has now been cancelled.

Meet 10.38 Hayes (Kent) Station (10.01 Southeastern Hayes train from London Bridge mainline station—usually from platforms 1-5).

About 9 mile linear walk to Hamsey Green via an attractive mix of woodland, heathland, farmland and pastures with long distance views across London. Several shorter options using buses or trams to travel to East Croydon or other mainline stations. Bring lunch in case pub food not readily available. Contact: 020 8882 3602 or 07534 433 578. Leader: Martin Langer

Apr
22
Wed
Walk: New River: CANCELLED
Apr 22 all-day

This walk has now been cancelled.

Meet 10.03 Hornsey Station (09.48 train from Enfield Chase or short ride by 41 bus from Turnpike Lane Station).

8 mile linear walk following the New River with an intriguing mix of urban and semi-rural scenes via Woodberry Wetlands, Clissold Park and Canonbury to end at New River Head (Rosebery Avenue) for buses/tube. Shorter options. Potentially some muddy sections in morning. Bring lunch or food available. Contact: 07904 193 098. Leader: John West

Apr
26
Sun
Wartime Enfield Walk: CANCELLED
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm

This walk has now been cancelled.

Join local history speaker Joe Studman on a tour of Enfield Town discovering War Memorials, bomb sites, ARP posts and other locations relating to Enfield’s participation in the 1939–1945 conflict. The walk will last between 90
and 120 minutes at a steady walking pace. Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing suitable for all weathers and walking. Tickets: £5.

Meet inside the foyer of the Dugdale Centre.

Apr
30
Thu
Walk: Hidden London: CANCELLED
Apr 30 all-day

This walk has now been cancelled.

Meet 10.45 Blackfriars Underground Station (Circle and District Lines or by Thameslink services at 09.52 or 10.08 from Finsbury Park mainline station). 5 to 6 mile circular walk including famous landmarks and some lesser known areas in the western part of the City of London. Many shorter options. Bring lunch or food available. Leader: Ian Reynolds

May
7
Thu
Walk: Mimram Valley
May 7 all-day

Meet 10.30 Welwyn North Station ticket office (10.00 Thameslink Cambridge train from Finsbury Park mainline station or at 10.13 from Potters Bar Station). About 7 mile circular walk with attractive views, bluebell woods, village greens and river valley scenes. Hilly in places. No shorter option. Lunch stop at Tewin. Bring lunch or pub food/community shop tea room. Leader: Mick Spinks

May
13
Wed
Discovery Walk: Inns of Court and Fleet Street
May 13 all-day

Depart 10.30 Temple Station (Circle and District Lines). About 2½ hour linear walk exploring this fascinating area which still remains an integral part of the legal profession but no longer a centre for newspapers. Shorter options. Route ends near St Paul’s Cathedral with many lunch facilities nearby. Leader: Sara James

May
16
Sat
Walk: Stort Valley
May 16 all-day

Meet 10.08 Sawbridgeworth Station (09.40 Greater Anglia Cambridge train from Tottenham Hale or at 09.48 from Cheshunt—for latter connection use 09.14 London Overground train from Southbury Station). Note: buy off-peak day return to Bishop’s Stortford.

In morning about 5 mile linear walk via riverside path, nature reserves and attractive countryside near Little Hallingbury and Wallbury hillfort. Lunch stop and option to end in Bishop’s Stortford town centre. Bring lunch or food available. Then a 3 mile circular walk discovering the town’s historic buildings and parks. Contact: 07904 193 098. Leader: John West

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