Redbridge Ramblers

Walks Programme

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March 2019



Sunday
17th of March
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - Roach Estuary in Winter

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Mill Lane, Rochford (postcode SS4 2AB). Pub stop at Paglesham Churchend if reopened, otherwise at Royal Oak, Canewdon.


Tuesday
19th of March
Time: 10:30

HERTS - Rib Valley

Miles: 11.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at High Cross Church. Park in cul-de-sac about 250 yards past church on right hand side of road (postcode SG11 1AW). Lunch stop in Standon.


Saturday
23rd of March
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Easy

Meet 10.30 at Chingford Station. Parking nearby in Bury Road (postcode E4 6ED). Circular walk through Epping Forest via Yates Meadow. Refreshment stop at Royal Forest or Butlers Retreat at end.


Sunday
24th of March
Time: 10:00

ESSEX

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.00 at Danbury Common car park off Bicknacre Road (postcode CM3 4JJ). Pub stop Ivory Pig.


Tuesday
26th of March
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - River Blackwater

Miles: 11.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 (NOTE EARLIER TIME) at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at car park on Woodrolfe Road, Tollesbury (postcode CM9 8RY). Pub stop.


Saturday
30th of March
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Lambeth to Bermondsey

Miles: 7.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Waterloo Station opposite platform 17/18 near Foyles Bookshop. Linear walk to Bermondsey via Lambeth and London Bridge with commentary. Bring lunch for 30 minute lunch break. Joint with West Essex.


Sunday
31st of March
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Common areas South of Thames

Miles: 9, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Stockwell UG station for a linear walk round Clapham & Wandsworth commons, and Battersea Park, finishing at Vauxhall UG Station. Pub/cafe stop.


April 2019



Tuesday
2nd of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Loughton

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Loughton Station. Beginning of Forest Way. Pub stop.


Wednesday
3rd of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Countryside and Forest Fringes

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Chingford station. Pub stop at end.


Saturday
6th of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Newbury Park station for a linear walk finishing at Fairlop station via Aldborough Hatch. Some commentary. Cafe and bar at Fairlop Waters near the end, or bring own food.


Saturday
6th of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Shenfield

Miles: 11, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Shenfield Station (postcode CM15 8PA). Linear walk to Harold Wood Station. Pub stop at Horseman Side.


Sunday
7th of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Countryside and Thorndon Country Park

Miles: 8.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.45 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at the Green Man, Herongate, Brentwood (postcode CM13 3PZ). Pub stop at end.


Tuesday
9th of April
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 the public car park in Hatfield Heath (postcode CM22 7FA). Pub lunch at Sheering.


Saturday
13th of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - a walk down the Roding Valley

Miles: 6.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Debden UG station (Central Line) for a walk through the Nature Reserve, finishing at Redbridge UG Station (Central Line). Cafe stop.


Sunday
14th of April
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 10.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Tower Hill UG station (Trinity Place exit). Walk on Thames path to Greenwich. Lunch at Greenwich - plenty of pubs, restaurants, cafes. Walk through Greenwich foot tunnel to southbank and return to Tower Hill by Thames path.


Tuesday
16th of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Country

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Mountnessing Mill car park (postcode CM15 0UG). Pub stop at Ingatestone.


Saturday
20th of April
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Wanstead

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Wanstead UG station (Central Line). A moderate walk through Wanstead Park with a little commentary concerning the tragedy of the Angel and the Cad. Pub stop at end (The George).


Sunday
21st of April
Time: 10:30

LONDON - East

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 outside Stratford Station by the red steam engine (Robert). Moderate walk through the Olympic Park and Victoria Park, along the canals to Limehouse, returning via Three Mills. Plenty of dropout points. Packed lunch recommended.


Tuesday
23rd of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at High Ongar Road, Chipping Ongar (postcode CM5 9LZ). Circular walk via Willingale, passing WW2 American Airforce base. Pub stop in Fyfield.


Saturday
27th of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - around Copped Hall

Miles: 6, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Theydon Bois UG station. Linear walk to Epping. Pubs and cafes in Epping at end of walk.


Sunday
28th of April
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Admiral McHardy Way

Miles: 9, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Little Baddow (postcode CM3 4FL). Park on Church Road, north of bridge over river Chelmer. Pub stop.


Tuesday
30th of April
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Loughton Station or 10.15 at Nursery Road car park (postcode IG10 4BW). Circular walk in Epping Forest with pub stop at High Beach.


May 2019



Wednesday
1st of May
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Woodford

Miles: 5.5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.00 at Redbridge Lakes (postcode IG8 8LY). Park in grounds or in Roding Lane North. Circular walk around Redbridge Lakes, River Roding and Claybury Park.


Saturday
4th of May
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Ingrebourne Valley

Miles: 5.5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.00 at Upminster Bridge UG station (District Line) for a leisurely Spring bird song walk down the Ingrebourne Valley with cafe stop at Essex Wildlife Trust cafe and returning to Upminster Bridge.


Saturday
4th of May
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 10, 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 stop at Widdington.


Sunday
5th of May
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Epping

Miles: 5.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at the road bridge near Epping UG Station (postcode CM16 4HL). A circular walk via Garnon Bushes.


Tuesday
7th of May
Time: 10:30

HERTS - Ivinghoe Beacon Walk

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Aldbury car park, Stocks Road (postcode HP23 5RU). Pub stop.


Saturday
11th of May
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Capital Ring

Miles: 5.5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Richmond Station. A leisurely walk on Section 7 of the Capital Ring along the Thames from Richmond to Osterley Lock. Finish point is Boston Manor UG Station (Piccadilly line).


Sunday
12th of May
Time: 10:15

HERTS - canal, ridgeway and forest

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.15 at junction of Beggars Lane and Station Road, Tring (postcode HP23 5QU). Lunch at cafe in Ivinghoe, pub stop in Aldbury towards end of walk.


Tuesday
14th of May
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - Woods and fields

Miles: 13, linear

Grade: Strenuous

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Galleywood Common (postcode CM2 8JU). Linear walk - bus to Billericay and walk back. Pub stop.


Saturday
18th of May
Time: 10:30

EAST LONDON

Miles: 6.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Leyton UG Station for linear walk to Hackney Museum (free) and Hackney Central Station via Waterworks Nature Reserve, Middlesex Filter Beds, and historical buildings. Café stop.


Sunday
19th of May
Time: 10:30

KENT - Higham and The Marshes

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Higham train station (postcode ME3 7JQ). Park in station car park - free on Sundays. Pub stop.


Tuesday
21st of May
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Roger Young Memorial Walk

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 by the railway arches, Newport (postcode CB11 3TJ). Walking part of Harcamlow Way and Saffron Trail. Pub stop Saffron Walden.


Saturday
25th of May
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 5.5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.15 at Epping UG Station. Circular walk round Epping and Epping Forest with pub stop at end in Epping.


Sunday
26th of May
Time: 10:15

KENT - Otford

Miles: 8.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.15 in the free car park opposite the Bull pub in High Street, Otford (postcode TN14 5PG). Pub stop at Romney Street.


Tuesday
28th of May
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Cressing

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Cressing Station Car Park (postcode CM77 8NT). Note: Charge payable. Pub stop.


June 2019



Saturday
1st of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Field, Common and Forest

Miles: 6, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Theydon Bois UG Station. Circular walk with pub stop at end.


Saturday
1st of June
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Canvey Island

Miles: 14, circular

Grade: Strenuous

Meet 10.00 at Benfleet Railway Station. Charge payable for car park adjacent to Benfleet Station (postcode SS71NF). Transport preference is by rail. Parking on road is limited. Pub stop.


Sunday
2nd of June
Time: 10:15

KENT

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.15 at Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne (Junction 8 of M20 ). Park in Athelstan Green off Musket Lane (postcode ME17 1UX). Lunch at pub in Hucking and possible pub stop in Hollingbourne towards end of walk.


Tuesday
4th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Upshire

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Crown Hill (postcode EN9 3SZ). Part of Forest Way. Late pub stop at Epping.


Wednesday
5th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX -Epping Forest

Miles: 8, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Leytonstone UG Station (Church Lane exit). Linear walk to Loughton with pub stop at Chingford.


Saturday
8th of June
Time: 10:45

LONDON

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.00 at Stratford Station, Platform 17 (DLR). Walk from Oxleas Wood, Shooters Hill to George V DLR station via Green Chain and Thames Paths.


Sunday
9th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Paglesham

Miles: 13.5, circular

Grade: Strenuous

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Great Stambridge (postcode SS4 2AX). Park near Royal Oak pub. Pub stop.


Tuesday
11th of June
Time: 10:30

HERTS

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Whitwell recreational ground car park on Bradway (postcode SG4 8AZ). Pub lunch at Titmore Green.


Saturday
15th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Thames Chase and Cranham Marsh

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at corner of St Mary's Lane and Argyle Gardens, Upminster. Car parking in local streets (postcode RM14 3HL) or 15 minutes walk from Upminster Station. Buses 346, 347 also run from station to Argyle Gardens.


Sunday
16th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Blake's Wood & the floodplain of the Chelmer (Danbury)

Miles: 8.5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at small free car park in Blake's Wood off Graces Lane (postcode CM3 4AU). Pub stop at The Rodney, Little Baddow.


Tuesday
18th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Wickham St Paul village hall (postcode CO9 2PR). Pub stop at Castle Hedingham.


Saturday
22nd of June
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 8.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 pm at Warwick Avenue UG Station for a linear walk to Kings Cross via Paddington, Marylebone, and Regent's Park. Bring food for 30 minute lunch break. Drop out points available. Joint with West Essex.


Sunday
23rd of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - High Summer in Epping Forest

Miles: 8, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Nursery Road Car Park, Loughton (postcode IG10 4BW). A wander around some of the less well know parts of the forest. Lunch stop at High Beach, which has pub, toilets and tea bars.


Tuesday
25th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - a walk from Takeley

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Takeley Church, Church Lane, Takeley (postcode CM22 6QL). Pub stop at Hatfield Broad Oak.


Saturday
29th of June
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Chigwell

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Grange Hill UG Station for a circular walk around Chigwell. Afterwards, follow Ron for drinks and cakes at leader's house.


Sunday
30th of June
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Clayhall and The Roding

Miles: 8, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Grange Hill UG Station for a walk to Buckhurst Hill UG Station via Clayhall and the River Roding. Cafe stop.


July 2019



Tuesday
2nd of July
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - Fields and Villages

Miles: 13, circular

Grade: Strenuous

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at High Ongar Bridge (postcode CM5 9LZ). Pub stop at Fyfield.


Wednesday
3rd of July
Time: 10:30

LONDON - The Line

Miles: 5.5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Robert the engine, outside Stratford Station. The walk roughly follows the Meridian line via some pieces of modern sculpture. Will use the DLR from Star Lane to Custom House and the Emirates air line (£3.50 with Freedom Pass so bring it if you have one). Lunch at O2. Finish at North Woolwich station.


Saturday
6th of July
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Abridge village hall car park (postcode RM4 1UD). Please display either your Ramblers membership card or a note saying Redbridge Ramblers on your dashboard to identify your car from unauthorised parkers.


Saturday
6th of July
Time: 10:15

KENT

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 8.45 at Victoria station or 10.15 at Ashurst Station (postcode TN3 9TF). Off peak day return ticket from Victoria approx £10.00. Pub stop.


Sunday
7th of July
Time: 10:00

HERTS - A walk from Tewin

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 at Tewin Village Green (postcode AL6 0LA). Park considerately around the Green. Pub stop at The Horns, Hatfield.


Tuesday
9th of July
Time: 10:30

HERTS - Rivers Mimram and Beane

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Hartham Car Park, Hertford (postcode SG14 1QG). Allow £5 for car park. Pub stop.


Saturday
13th of July
Time: 10:30

LONDON - London Loop Enfield Lock to Chingford

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Turkey Street overground station (on line to Cheshunt). Linear walk along Section 18 of the London Loop finishing at Chingford o/g station.


Sunday
14th of July
Time: 10:00

HERTS - A walk from Whitwell

Miles: 9, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 at car park at entrance to recreation ground off Broadway above Whitwell (postcode SG4 8AP). Pub stop at 'The Rusty Gun'.


Tuesday
16th of July
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Old Hall Marshes Nature Reserve

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Queens Head car park, Tolleshunt D'Arcy (postcode CM9 8TF). Pub stop at end of walk.


Saturday
20th of July
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Sunday
21st of July
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Green Chain Walk

Miles: 7.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Woolwich Arsenal DLR/National Rail Station. Linear South East London Green Chain walk finishing at Falconwood Station. May be extended to Grove Park Station (additional 4 miles). Cafe 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
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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.