Redbridge Ramblers

Walks Programme

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Last update: 19/11/2019

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November 2019



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

*** 19/11/2019 Updated meet time *** Meet 09.15 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.


December 2019



Sunday
1st of December
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Boats, Trains, Planes

Miles: 9, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Custom House DLR station. A mudless winter walk to North Greenwich UG station (Jubilee line). Pub stop.


Tuesday
3rd of December
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Waltham Abbey and return

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 at Bury Road car park, Chingford (postcode E4 7AZ), a short walk from Chingford Station. Circular walk through the Forest and farmland to Waltham Abbey, returning via Rammey Marsh, the Lea Valley and Gilwell.


Wednesday
4th of December
Time: 10:30

LONDON - A walk along the Regent's Canal

Miles: 8, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Mile End UG station. A linear walk along the Regent's Canal finishing at Warwick Avenue UG station. Lunch stop at King's Cross.


Saturday
7th of December
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 7.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Canada Water UG Station. Linear walk to Greenwich through East Rotherhithe and Deptford with commentary. Please bring food for 30 minute lunch break. Drop out points available. Joint with West Essex.


Sunday
8th of December
Time: 10:15

KENT - Otford

Miles: 10, 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). Late pub stop at Shoreham.


Tuesday
10th of December
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 9.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Mountnessing windmill (postcode CM15 0UG). Pub lunch in Blackmore.


Saturday
14th of December
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Wanstead Park, Flats and Forest

Miles: 6, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet at 10.00 at Leytonstone UG station (Church Lane exit). Circular walk through Wanstead Park, Flats and Forest with pub stop at end.


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15th of December
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Tuesday
17th of December
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Fields and Park

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 at Galleywood Common (postcode CM2 8QE). Pub stop at Mill Green. Muddy!


Saturday
21st of December
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Christmas walk

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Easy

Meet 10.30 at Tower Hill UG station (Trinity Place exit) for a walk to Leicester Square UG Station visiting some of London's famous landmarks at this magical time of year. Coffee break at Southwark Cathedral, lunch at St Martin's church crypt near end of walk. Drop out opportunities.


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22nd of December
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24th of December
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Christmas Eve - no walk


Saturday
28th of December
Time: 10:15

LONDON - The Literary City

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.15 at Old Street UG Station (exit 2 - City Road). A linear walk ending at Tower Hill. Pub/cafe stop.


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29th of December
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January 2020



Wednesday
1st of January
Time: 11:30

ESSEX

Miles: 5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 11.30 at Chingford Station. Circular walk with pub stop.


Saturday
4th of January
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 6.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Mile End UG station. Circular walk along Regents Canal, Union Canal, River Lee, passing Three Mills and Limehouse.


Sunday
5th of January
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Hainault Forest

Miles: 5.5, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at the first car park in the main entrance to Hainault Forest (postcode IG7 4QL). Walk to Lambourne Church and return. Cafe at end of walk.


Tuesday
7th of January
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - The Chelmer Valley

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Great Waltham (postcode CM3 1DE). Park near Village Hall (local road). Pub stop at Lilley Green.


Saturday
11th of January
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 7.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Oval station. Linear walk to Liverpool Street through Lambeth, Kennington and London Bridge, with commentary, focussing on hospitals and caring for others. Please bring food for a 30 minute lunch stop.


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12th of January
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Tuesday
14th of January
Time: 10:00

HERTFORDSHIRE - Forster country

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 at Holy Trinity, Weston car park at the end of Church Lane, off Maiden Lane, Weston (postcode SG4 7DJ). Circular walk via Gravely, with pub lunch stop at Great Wymondley.


Saturday
18th of January
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 6.5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Tower Hill UG Station (Trinity Place exit) for a walk including Wapping, a stretch of the Thames Path, Isle of Dogs, Mudchute Park and Farm, and Canary Wharf. Cafe lunch stop. Finish at West India Quay DLR.


Sunday
19th of January
Time: 14:00

ESSEX - Chigwell

Miles: 4, circular

Grade: Easy

Meet 14.00 at Grange Hill UG Station (Central Line). Short circular afternoon walk.


Tuesday
21st of January
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 10, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Snaresbrook UG Station. Linear walk to Loughton via Chingford, Pole Hill and Yates Meadow. Pub stop at Chingford.


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25th of January
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Annual Festive Lunch - No Walk


Sunday
26th of January
Time: 10:00

ESSEX

Miles: 9, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Lambourne End in car park opposite Miller and Carter pub (postcode RM4 1NB). Figure of eight walk.


Tuesday
28th of January
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - Green to Heath

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Matching Green (postcode CM17 0QE). Park on east side of Green. Pub stop at Hatfield Heath.


February 2020



Saturday
1st of February
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 12, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Chingford Station. Circular walk via Waltham Abbey. Late pub stop.


Saturday
1st of February
Time: 10:30

NORTH LONDON - Parks, woods and views

Miles: 6, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Wood Green UG Station (Piccadilly line). Break at Highgate Wood cafe, pubs in Wood Green at end of walk.


Sunday
2nd of February
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. Lunch break at Brick Lane. Drop out opportunities. Joint with West Essex.


Tuesday
4th of February
Time: 10:30

HERTFORDSIRE - Panshanger Park

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Panshanger Park free car park (postcode SG14 2WN). From A414 roundabout, turn north into Thieves Lane and find narrow entrance into car park on left after about 50 yards. Pub lunch at Tewin. Circular walk via Bramfield and newly restored Panshanger Park.


Wednesday
5th of February
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Rotherhithe

Miles: 6, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.15 at Stratford Station Jubilee Line concourse or 10.30 at Rotherhithe Overground Station. A linear walk to Canada Water (Jubilee Line) through parks, by docks, and Thames Path.


Saturday
8th of February
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Literary walk

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Pimlico UG station. Linear walk via Westminster and Fleet Street, finishing at Blackfriars UG station.


Sunday
9th of February
Time: 10:30

LONDON - SW

Miles: 10, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 outside Kew Gardens Station (District or Overground). Morning walk along Thames via Richmond to Teddington Lock (pub stop); afternoon to Hampton Court Station (SW trains). Drop-out possible at Kingston (8 miles).


Tuesday
11th of February
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 Hatfield Broad Oak (postcode CM22 7HD). Park near church. Pub stop plus possible good Essex MUD.


Saturday
15th of February
Time: 10:30

LONDON - River Lee

Miles: 8, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Tottenham Hale UG station (Victoria Line). Linear walk along the River Lee to Waltham Abbey. Drop out points at 4 and 6 miles. Optional pub stop in The Crown at Waltham Abbey. Buses to Epping, Loughton and Walthamstow available at end.


Sunday
16th of February
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Copped Hall Estate

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at the road bridge by Epping Station (postcode CM16 4HL). Circular walk around Copped Hall Estate with lunch stop at High Beach. Joint with West Essex.


Tuesday
18th of February
Time: 10:00

ESSEX

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 outside Red Lion pub in Great Sampford (postcode CB10 2RN). Park considerately in road opposite. Lunch available at the Vine pub in Great Bardfield, but can eat sandwiches at bottom of rear garden if buying a drink.


Saturday
22nd of February
Time: 10:30

LONDON - a walk along the River Lea

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Pudding Mill Lane DLR station. A linear walk along the River Lea finishing at Tottenham Hale UG station.


Sunday
23rd of February
Time: 10:15

HERTFORDSHIRE

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leaders) or 10.15 at junction of Beggars Lane and Station Road, Tring (postcode HP23 5QU). A beautiful walk in Hertfordshire which includes canal, ridgeway and forest. Lunch at cafe in Ivinghoe and a pub stop in Aldbury towards end of walk.


Tuesday
25th of February
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Epping UG station (Central line). Circular walk via two Iron Age hill forts. Lunch stop at High Beach.


Saturday
29th of February
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Southwark and beyond

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at London Bridge station (the exit for the Shard on St Thomas Street). Historic linear walk with some commentary through parts of Southwark, including Borough Market, continuing to Tate Modern, St Pauls, Guildhall and finishing at Bank Station.


March 2020



Sunday
1st of March
Time: 10:15

ESSEX - canal and countryside

Miles: 10.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.15 at Sawbridgeworth town car park, Bell Street (free on Sundays). Postcode CM21 9AQ. Pub stop.


Tuesday
3rd of March
Time: 10:15

ESSEX

Miles: 9.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.15 at Daisy Meadows car park (postcode CM9 4RP). Pub stop at Chequers, Goldhanger.


Wednesday
4th of March
Time: 10:00

ESSEX

Miles: 8, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.00 at Nathans Lane, Edney Common (postcode CM1 3PX). Walk to Viper for pub lunch, short afternoon return.


Saturday
7th of March
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Uphill in North London

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.30 at Chalk Farm UG Station. A linear walk to Hampstead Heath with good views on the way, and going through some interesting bits of North London. Cafes etc in Hampstead at end of walk.


Sunday
8th of March
Time: 10:30

HERTS - Countryside and canal

Miles: 8.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.45 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Fishers Green farm car park (free at present), Stubbins Hall Lane (postcode EN9 2ED). Farm car park is first turning on the right after entering Stubbins Hall Lane. Pub and cafe stop.


Tuesday
10th of March
Time: 10:30

ESSEX

Miles: 10.6, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Rickling Green. Park in the approach road to 'The Cricketers' or in the nearby road (postcode CB11 3YG). Pub lunch in Newport.


Saturday
14th of March
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 7, linear

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Old Street UG Station, exit 2 (Old Street East - South Side). Linear walk to Mile End through Brick Lane, Wapping and Limehouse with commentary. Please bring food for 30 minute lunch break.


Sunday
15th of March
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Epping Forest

Miles: 9.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 10.00 at Epping UG station (Central line). Circular walk via Upshire. Pub stop at Upshire


Tuesday
17th of March
Time: 10:30

CAMBRIDGE

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.15 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Balsham. Park near church (postcode CB21 4DS). Pub stop on Irish Day.


Saturday
21st of March
Time: 10:30

LONDON

Miles: 5, linear

Grade: Easy

Meet 10.30 at Whitechapel UG Station for a walk to London Bridge UG station visiting markets on both sides of the river. Coffee break halfway. Cafes and bars at Borough market near end. Drop out opportunities.


Sunday
22nd of March
Time: 10:15

KENT - Otford

Miles: 10, 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). Late pub stop at Shoreham.


Tuesday
24th of March
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Three Church and Watchtower view

Miles: 11.5, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (without leader) or 10.30 at Galleywood Common (postcode CM2 8QE). Pub stop.


Saturday
28th of March
Time: 10:30

LONDON - Jubilee Walkway

Miles: 6, circular

Grade: Leisurely

Meet 10.30 at Leicester Square UG Station, Exit 1. Circular walk on the Jubilee Greenway, opened in 1977 for the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth 2nd. Pub stop at the Founders Arms.


Sunday
29th of March
Time: 10:00

ESSEX - Great Dunmow

Miles: 11, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.00 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leaders) or 10.00 at the Co-op car park, White Street, Great Dunmow (postcode CM6 1BD). A scenic walk in Great Dunmow, Essex with beautiful views. Pub stop towards end of walk.


Tuesday
31st of March
Time: 10:30

ESSEX - Matching Tye

Miles: 10, circular

Grade: Moderate

Meet 09.30 at Grove Park junction with The Avenue, Wanstead (with leader) or 10.30 at Matching Tye Village Hall (postcode CM17 0QS). Small donation appreciated for use of car park at village hall. Pub stop at Hatfield Heath.