Redbridge Ramblers

Walks Programme

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Last update: 20/07/2019

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July 2019



Sunday
21st of July
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Thames Footpath, Woolwich to Greenwich

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

*** Update 25/06/2019 *** Shorter route. Meet 10.30 at Woolwich Arsenal DLR/National Rail Station. Linear South East London walk along the Thames Footpath finishing at Cutty Sark DLR Station. Plenty of cafes at end stop.


Tuesday
23rd of July
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Matching Green

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Matching Green (postcode CM17 0PZ). Part of Forest Way. Pub stop.


Saturday
27th of July
Time: 10:15

KENT

Miles: 13.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet at Stratford International Station Ticket Office for 09.04 train to Faversham, or 10.15 at Faversham train station ticket office (postcode ME13 8EB). Flat walk along the estuary to Conyer for a lunchtime stop. Then back to Faversham. Return train departs Faversham at 17.58, arriving Stratford 18.58.


Sunday
28th of July
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Circle the Motorways

Miles: 8, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Theydon Bois UG station (postcode CM16 7EP). Cross country walk with pub stop at Theydon Oak if required.


Tuesday
30th of July
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Erith to Foots Cray on London Loop

Miles: 11, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Erith Station. Linear walk along the London Loop ending at Foots Cray Station. Pub stop.


August 2019



Saturday
3rd of August
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Lea Valley countryside and canal walk

Miles: 6, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Lee Valley White Water Centre (postcode EN9 1AB). Meet at first car park on left through the main entrance.. Cafe stop.


Saturday
3rd of August
Time: 10:30

LONDON - South

Miles: 9, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Wimbledon Park UG Station (District Line). A linear walk to Putney Bridge UG Station (District Line) incorporating London Loop and Beverley Brook. Late pub stop at Barnes.


Sunday
4th of August
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 outside Epping Station. Circular walk to Epping Green. Pub stop but bring picnic if possible as pub will be too busy for food.


Tuesday
6th of August
Time: 10:30

SUFFOLK - Hills and Valleys

Miles: 12.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Bures Village Hall (postcode CO8 5BX). If car park full, park on lane. Pub stop at Assington.


Wednesday
7th of August
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Countryside and River Stort

Miles: 6.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Dobbs Weir car park (postcode EN11 0AY). Free car park with WC opposite Fish and Eels pub. Cafe stop. Pub at end.


Saturday
10th of August
Time: 09.30

LONDON

Miles: 5.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

*** Update 20th July *** Meet 9.30 outside Stratford Station by the old steam engine (Robert). Moderate walk via Queen Elizabeth Park and Victoria Park to Mile End Station.


Sunday
11th of August
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 9.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Epping Station. Circular walk via Abridge where there are pubs and cafes.


Tuesday
13th of August
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 10, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 outside Stratford Station by the old steam engine (Robert). Linear walk through the Olympic Park, Victoria Park, down the canals to Limehouse and on to Covent Garden. Lunch stop at St Katherine's Dock.


Saturday
17th of August
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Abridge village hall car park (postcode RM4 1UD). Please park at far end of car park, and leave a note on dashboard saying Redbridge Ramblers.


Sunday
18th of August
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Lambourne End

Miles: 9, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Fullwell Cross car park, Barkingside (with leader), or 10.30 in car park opposite Chigwell Row church. (postcode IG7 6EG). Pub stop.


Tuesday
20th of August
Time: 10:30

LONDON - London Loop Section 17

Miles: 10, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Cockfosters UG Station (Piccadilly line). A linear rural walk along Section 17 of the London Loop to Enfield Lock Station (West Anglia line), through Trent Park, Enfield Chase, and Forty Hall Estate. Pub stop at Clay Hill.


Saturday
24th of August
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Easy

Meet 10.30 at Bethnal Green UG Station, past the ticket barrier for a walk through the East End markets to Liverpool Street Station with commentary. Lunch stop in Brick Lane. Drop out opportunities.


Sunday
25th of August
Time: 10:00

HERTS - South of Wheathampstead

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 at Wheathampstead (postcode AL4 8BB). Park at the free car park behind 'The Bull' in East Lane. Lunch stop at Sandridge with choice of three pubs.


Tuesday
27th of August
Time: 10:30

HERTS / ESSEX

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Little Hadham church (postcode SG11 2DX). Park in church car park. Pub stop.


Saturday
31st of August
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Grange Hill UG Station for a walk to Gants Hill UG Station via Fairlop Waters and Valentine's Park. Cafe stop.


September 2019



Sunday
1st of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Loughton Station. Pub stop at Upshire.


Tuesday
3rd of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Fields and Forest

Miles: 11.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Hatfield Broad Oak (postcode CM22 7HD). If car park full, park in village. Lunch stop at licensed visitor centre.


Wednesday
4th of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 7, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Chingford Station. Coffee stop at High Beach.


Saturday
7th of September
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 4.5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Liverpool Street Station, near statue of refugee children. Circular walk around Spitalfields and Whitechapel, with possible visit to Whitechapel Art Gallery if open.


Saturday
7th of September
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Sunday
8th of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 10.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at free car park at Epping Forest Conservation Centre, High Beach (postcode IG10 4AF). Circular walk via Claypit Hill, Upshire, Copped Hall, Ladderstile Farm, Ambresbury Banks and Verderers' Ride. Lunch at 'Forest Gate', Ivy Chimneys.


Tuesday
10th of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - a walk from Abberton Reservoir

Miles: 9.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Essex Wildlife Trust car park, Abberton Reservoir (postcode CO2 0EU). Figure of eight walk with pub stop at Hare and Hounds, Birch..


Saturday
14th of September
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 5.5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at St John's Wood UG Station (Jubilee Line) for a linear walk through Regent's Park, Marylebone, Mayfair, Belgravia and Chelsea, with an unusual tea break stop, finishing at Sloane Square Station.


Sunday
15th of September
Time: 09:00

EPPING - Epping Forest Centenary Walk

Miles: 15, linear

Grade: Moderate

Walk starts at junction of Forest Drive and Capel Road, near Manor Park Station at 09.00 The walk can be joined or left at any point along the route. For timings along route, contact leader. Pub stop. Should reach Bell Common, Epping at about 16.30


Tuesday
17th of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Forest Way Leg 4

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Matching Green (postcode CM17 0QE). Forest Way from Matching Tye to Corringales. Pub stop at Hatfield Broad Oak.


Saturday
21st of September
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Highams Park to Wood Street

Miles: 4.5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Highams Park Station (street parking possible in nearby streets, postcode E4 9LB). Linear walk to Wood Street station via Walthamstow Forest, Water works, Gilbert's Slade, Eagle Pond, Hollow Ponds, and Canada Plain.


Sunday
22nd of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Chingford

Miles: 6.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Chingford Station. Park in side streets or free car park on Bury Road (postcode E4 4AZ). Pub stop.


Tuesday
24th of September
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - South Woodham Ferrers

Miles: 11.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at the car park in Compass Gardens, South Woodham Ferrers (postcode CM3 5GU). Pub stop.


Saturday
28th of September
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Richmond

Miles: 6, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 outside Richmond Station. A linear walk finishing at Twickenham, with pub stop at end.


Sunday
29th of September
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Hatfield Broad Oak

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.00 north of junction between Feathers Hill and Cage End, postcode CM22 7HD. Pub stop.


October 2019



Tuesday
1st of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 11.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Roxwell Village Hall (postcode CM1 4PA). Pub stop at Pleshey.


Wednesday
2nd of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Barking and Redbridge

Miles: 5.5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Barking Station near the ticket office. Linear walk through three parks to Gants Hill UG Station, with some commentary. Cafe and pub stop near end, or bring a packed lunch.


Saturday
5th of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Roydon

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Roydon Church (postcode CM19 5LW). Figure of eight walk. Pub stop.


Saturday
5th of October
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Regent's Park and Paddington

Miles: 6, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Baker Street UG Station. Linear walk via Regent's Park and Paddington finishing at Warwick Avenue UG station. Cafe stop.


Sunday
6th of October
Time: 10:30

LONDON - South

Miles: 7, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Lewisham DLR Station for a walk to Woolwich Arsenal DLR station. Cafe stop. Pub stop at end.


Tuesday
8th of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Forest Way Leg 5

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Hatfield Heath (postcode CM22 7FA). Walk to Flitch Way (end of Forest Way). Pub stop at Takeley.


Saturday
12th of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Thorndon Country Park

Miles: 6.5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Brentwood station (postcode CM14 4EW). Break at Countryside Centre - light refreshments available.


Sunday
13th of October
Time: 10:30

CROYDON - Part of Vanguard Way

Miles: 12.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Lloyds Park Tram stop (Addington Line). Trains run from London Bridge every 10 minutes from Platform 5 to East Croydon (approx 12 - 15 minutes journey). Then take the Addington tram from just outside the station to Lloyds Park (5 - 7 minutes). There are public facilities and cafe at Lloyds Park. Late pub stop. Walk will finish at Addington Tram stop to return home.


Tuesday
15th of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Rickling Green (postcode CB11 3YG). Street parking near to The Cricketers. Pub lunch in Newport.


Saturday
19th of October
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Forty Hall and Whitewebbs Wood

Miles: 6, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Gordon Hill station (postcode EN2 0QU). Coffee break at Forty Hall.


Sunday
20th of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - London Blind Ramblers walk

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Chingford Station. Circular walk with lunch stop at High Beach. Volunteers needed to help with either blind or poor sighted people.


Tuesday
22nd of October
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - part of Saffron Trail

Miles: 13, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 9.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Newport Railway Arches off B1383 (postcode CB11 3TH). Circular walk on part of Saffron Trail. Pub stop at Henham.


Saturday
26th of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Hainault Forest Walk

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Chigwell Row Church (postcode IG7 6EG). Cafe stop.


Sunday
27th of October
Time: 10:00

LONDON

Miles: 11, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Richmond Station to enjoy autumn colours in Richmond Park, Isabella Plantation and Bushey Park. Lunch stop at Teddington Lock. Drop-out possible after 7 miles at Teddington Station. Finish at Hampton Court Station.


Tuesday
29th of October
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - In Search of David Livingstone

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at St Margaret's Church, Stanford Rivers (postcode CM5 9QG). Park near St Margaret's Church off Mutton Row. Pub stop in Chipping Ongar.


November 2019



Saturday
2nd of November
Time: 10:30

LONDON - East

Miles: 4.5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at West Ham station (Memorial Avenue). Linear walk to Royal Albert DLR Station via Greenway and Becton.


Saturday
2nd of November
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Festival Walk

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Canewdon Church (postcode SS4 3PY). River Crouch and Roach Valley walk with pub stop.


Sunday
3rd of November
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Littlebury Green (postcode CB11 4XB). Pub stop.


Tuesday
5th of November
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - part of Saffron Trail

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Tilty Church (postcode CM6 2EG). Pub stop at Henham.


Wednesday
6th of November
Time: 10:00

LONDON - Secrets of East London

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.00 at Liverpool Street Station opposite platform 4. Pub/cafe stop.


Saturday
9th of November
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Fleet of Foot

Miles: 6, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Hampstead UG Station (Northern line). A linear walk from London's high ground to the heart of the city along the route of one of London's lesser known rivers (river Fleet), finishing at Camden Lock.


Sunday
10th of November
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 8, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Mountnessing Mill car park (postcode CM15 0UG). Lunch stop in Blackmore.


Tuesday
12th of November
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Forest and Paths

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Thames Chase Forest Centre car park (postcode RM14 3NS). Small charge at car park. Pub stop.


Saturday
16th of November
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Crystal Palace

Miles: 6, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 outside Crystal Palace station. A linear walk along part of the Green Chain finishing at North Dulwich station. Pub stop at end.


Sunday
17th of November
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 7, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Theydon Bois Station (postcode CM16 7HS). Car park at station £3.


Tuesday
19th of November
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Stambridge (postcode SS4 2AR). Park in lay-by by village sign. Pub lunch at Canewdon.


Saturday
23rd of November
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 5.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Grange Hill UG Station (Central Line). Moderate walk through Chigwell Row and Hainault Forest with short cafe stop.


Sunday
24th of November
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at St Pancras International station (Midland Road exit) for a great tree walk through central London. Bring sandwiches for lunch stop in Hyde Park.


Tuesday
26th of November
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - Danbury Woods

Miles: 11.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Danbury Common (postcode CM3 4EP). Pub stop at Little Baddow.


Saturday
30th of November
Time: 13:30

LONDON - Walk to AGM

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 13.30 at Snaresbrook UG Station for AFTERNOON walk to AGM, through Leyton Flats, Bush Wood and Wanstead Park, with possible stop at Tea Hut, finishing at Wanstead Library for AGM at 16.30.