Richmond Ramblers

We walk in London and the South East.

Wednesday, 27th June
10:35am at Twickenham Station (Waterloo 10:03, Clapham Junction 10:13, Richmond 10:29)
TQ160736 / TW1 1BD
Linear walk via Twickenham and Richmond riversides and Richmond Park (Isabella Plantation) to Norbition Station. Picnic/cafe lunch at Pembroke Lodge6mile / 9.7km
Liz D
Saturday, 30th June
10:35am at Leigh Station 10:37 (Victoria 09:39, Clapham Jct 09:45, E Croydon 09:56 [Tonbridge Service]) Check beforehand in case of engineering works!
TQ545461 / TN11 8RU
Moderate, circular walk in the Garden of England, passing many oasts, a castle and Penshurst Place.Pub/cafe/picnic lunch.Gentle undulations and 6 stiles. OS Map Exp 147.11mile / 17.7km
Mavis W
020 8941 2053
07895 813534
Wednesday, 4th July
11:15am at Blackheath Station (Trains from Charing Cross to Blackheath)
TQ396760 / SE3 9LE
Exploring Greenwich Park, passing the Old Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum & Royal Naval College buildings.Spectacular sweeping views of River Thames with St Paul's Cathedral, Canary Wharf and O2 (the Millennium Dome) on the skyline.Picnic/pub lunch in Greenwich.Route also includes a walk under the Greenwich Foot Tunnel to Island Gardens on the Isle of Dogs.7mile / 11.3km
Carolyn B
Sunday, 8th July
10:30am at Baker Street Station, Boots entrance (Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Jubilee Lines)
TQ279820 / NW1 5LA
Circular, interest walk from Baker Street.Cafe/picnic lunch5mile / 8km
Heather G
Wednesday, 11th July
11am at Blackfriars station (north bank).
TQ317808 / EC4V 4DY
Emphasis is on London interest. See the smallest statue in London. Lunch at Monument (packed if preferred).Discover the medieval palmprint of the city. See the house of Thomas Becket and hear of his quarrel with the King.Finish at one of the city's loveliest squares3.5mile / 5.6km
Maurice H
Saturday, 14th July
11am at Otford station. (Victoria 10:22, Otford 10:56.) Get OPDR ticket to Otford.
TQ532593 / TN14 5QY
Fairly strenuous walk. May be muddy depending on weather.Churches, Castles and a Roman villa.Pub/picnic lunch at Shoreham. OS Explorer map 147.8mile / 12.9km
David L
020 89401479
07903 513863
Sunday, 15th July
11:05am at Hampton Court Station (Waterloo 10:27, Clapham Junction 10:35, Surbiton 10:55) - Buses - 411 from Kingston, R68 from Richmond. Buses to Kingston, Richmond at end of walk
TQ153683 / KT8 9AE
Linear (dog-leg) walk via Barge Walk to Hampton Wick for cafe/picnic/pub lunch.Then through Bushy Park, Woodland Gardens, Water Garden. Possible tea stop at end of walk at Hampton Pool.Opt out points at Hampton Wick and Diana Fountain.7.5mile / 12.1km
John M
Wednesday, 18th July
11:15am at Hampstead Underground Station (Northern Line, Edgware Branch)
TQ263857 / NW3 1DL
Hilly, linear walk from Hampstead to Belsize Park Station via Parliament Hill.Picnic/cafe lunch southern end area of Heath5mile / 8km
Maureen H
Saturday, 21st July
10:55am at Whitchurch station (Waterloo 9:50, Clapham Junction 9:57, Woking 10:16)
SU463489 / RG28 7FD
Circular interest walk through the historic town and along the River Test via several water-powered mills and the picturesque village of Freefolk.Easy walking. Pub/picnic lunch.7mile / 11.3km
Gwyneth H
Wednesday, 25th July
11:15am at Tower Hill Station (District, Circle Lines)
TQ335807 / EC3N 4DR
Interest walk via St. Katharine Docks & Thames Path, Wapping, Shadwell Basin.Lunch: picnic or pub (Prospect of Whitby)4mile / 6.4km
Maureen H
Saturday, 28th July
10:15am at Teddington Station, Platform 2 (Waterloo 9:33, Clapham Junction 9:43, Richmond 9:59)
TQ160708 / TW11 9AA
Moderate linear walk via Bushy Park, Rivers Mole & Ember, West End Common, Esher Woods and Oxshott Heath to Oxshott.Lunch at West End Common - pub (busy), farm-shop cafe or picnic.10mile / 16.1km
Fiona G
020 87442725
07889 705 721 on day only
Monday, June 25, 2018