Richmond Ramblers

We walk in London and the South East.

DateStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Wednesday, 23rd January
11am at Moorgate station, Moorfields exit (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & city, Northern Lines)
TQ326816 / EC2Y 9AG
Leisurely but circuitous, linear interest walk through the back streets of the City of London via London Wall, St Mary-le-Bow, St Paul's Churchyard, Inner and Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Chancery Lane Station.Optional pub lunch at end of walk in the Cittie of Yorke.3mi / 4.8km
Leisurely
Leader
Andrew M
Saturday, 26th January
11:15am at Goodge Street underground station (Northern Line)
TQ295818 / W1T 2HE
Interest walk.Picnic/cafe lunch after end of walk3mi / 4.8km
Easy
Leader
Maureen H
Sunday, 27th January
11am at Richmond station (District line, London Overground, SW Railway)
TQ181751 / TW9 1EZ
Linear walk via Richmond Hill, Richmond Park, Barnes and Thames riverside.Cafe/picnic lunch at Roehampton Gate.7mi / 11.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Susan E
Wednesday, 30th January
10:50am at Abbey Wood station (Charing Cross 10:12, Waterloo East 10.15 (Dartford service))
TQ473790 / SE2 9PY
Moderate walk starting at the ruins of the 12th century Lesnes Abbey. Following the Green Chain as it climbs through ancient woods and parkland to the top of Shooters Hill.Several opt out pointsPicnic/Cafe lunch at Shooters Hill. Cafe can be very busy.10mi / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Alan M
Email contact via ramblers.org.uk
Saturday, 2nd February
11am at Angel underground station (Northern Line)
TQ314831 / EC1V 7JL
Linear walk linking green spaces within boroughs of Islington and Hackney. Architectural and historic interests.Pub/ picnic lunch. Opt out: Canonbury Overground station5mi / 8km
Leisurely
Leader
Gwyneth H
Sunday, 3rd February
10:30am at Richmond station (SW Railways, London Overground, District Line)
TQ181751 / TW9 1EZ
Linear walk along the south bank of the Thames Path that David Sharp did so much to create.Pub/picnic lunch at Mortlake.Opt out points at 3.5, 5 and 7 miles.9mi / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Vic L
020 89798458
Wednesday, 13th February
10:45am at Hampton Wick (Clapham Junction 10:21 or Richmond 10.28). Also 281, 285 bus routes
TQ174697 / KT1 4HG
Linear walk following the Hogsmill River using book Rural Walks Around Richmond No. 20.Cafe/picnic lunch.8.5mi / 13.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Alan M
Email contact via ramblers.org.uk
Saturday, 16th February
11am at Paddington Basin towpath next to Paddington Station Platform 12. (District Line from Richmond, change at Earl's Court for Paddington: 40 minutes journey time)
TQ266813 / W2 1HA
Easy-paced linear walk from Paddington Basin to Little Venice, eastwards along the Regent's Canal via Myddleton Square to a picnic/pub lunch at Angel.Then north along the course of the New River to Canonbury Station (Overground back to Richmond).7mi / 11.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Andrew M
Sunday, 17th February
11am at Hammersmith Station - outside Tesco (District, Hammersmith & City, Piccadilly Lines)
TQ233786 / W6 7AB
Gentle linear walk via the Thames Path.Pub/picnic lunch at Kew Green.6.5mi / 10.5km
Leisurely
Leader
Joan S
Wednesday, 20th February
11:15am at Blackfriars underground station (District, Circle Lines)
TQ316808 / EC4V 4DY
Linear walk via Wapping.Picnic/pub lunch at Hays Galleria6.5mi / 10.5km
Leisurely
Leader
Maureen H
Saturday, 23rd February
10:35am at Hurst Green station (Victoria 9:51, Clapham Junction 9:58, [East Grinstead service]) Buy return to Hurst Green
TQ399513 / RH8 0LL
Linear walk via Pains Hill, Tenchley Manor, Limpfield Chart and the Greensand Way.Pub or picnic lunch. Maps: OS Explorer 146 and 1476.5mi / 10.5km
Moderate
Leader
David L
020 89401479
07903 513863
Sunday, 24th February
10:30am at Richmond Station (SW Railway, District Line, London Overground)
TQ181751 / TW9 1EZ
Linear walk including part of the Capital Ring.Start along riverside and go up to Richmond Park. Cross the park to Robin Hood gate and into Wimbledon Common.Cafe/picnic lunch at Windmill Tearooms.Then to Cannizaro Park, leaving the Common and finishing in Wimbledon.Can be muddy. Some hills.8mi / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Vic L
020 89798458
Wednesday, 27th February
11am at Euston station, Information Point (Victoria, Northern Lines)
TQ295826 / NW1 2FD
A walk around places connected with Charles Dickens's life and characters.Pub/Cafe/picnic lunch at/near the Museum of London.5mi / 8km
Leisurely
Leader
Johann M
Saturday, 2nd March
10:25am at Clandon Station (Clapham Junction 9:42, Wimbledon 9:49)
TQ045527 / GU4 7TN
A few little hills but one steep climb down and a steep one up after lunch at Shere.Could be muddy.9mi / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Irene O
020 82416312
07979 212799
Sunday, 3rd March
11am at Embankment station (District, Circle, Bakerloo, Northern Lines)
TQ304803 / WC2N 6NS
Linear walk through St James' Park, Green Park and Hyde Park to Holland Park.Cafe/picnic lunch at the Serpentine.Many opt out points.6.5mi / 10.5km
Leisurely
Leader
Susan E
Wednesday, 6th March
10:50am at Riddlesdown station (Victoria 10:21, Clapham J'n 10:28, E Croydon 10:40. [East Grinstead])
TQ324609 / CR8 1XL
Linear walk via Riddlesdown, Farthing Downs, Kenley Common, and Coulsdon Commons8mi / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Alan M
Email contact via ramblers.org.uk
Saturday, 9th March
11:05am at Shepperton Station (Clapham Junction 10:21, Teddington 10:45 [Shepperton service]). OPDR required from Hampton (boundary zone 6) to Shepperton
TQ081675 / TW17 8AQ
Through old Shepperton village and past the lakes and along Thames towpath. May be muddy in places.Pub/picnic lunch at Shepperton Lock.6mi / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Gwyneth H
Sunday, 10th March
11am at Richmond station (SW Railway, District Line, London Overground))
TQ181751 / TW9 1EZ
Linear walk along the Thames Path to Ham House. Continue through Ham Village and Common to Richmond Park, and through the Isabella Plantation and via Pen Ponds, to Roehampton Gate for Cafe/picnic lunch.Opt out pointsContinue via Palewell Park to Barnes, past the Wetland Centre to the River Thames and over Hammersmith Bridge. Moderate pace.7.5mi / 12.1km
Moderate
Leader
Jane S
Saturday, 16th March
11:05am at Guildford Station (Clapham Junction 10:22, Woking 10:43)
SU992495 / GU1 4UT
Linear walk along River Wey and Wey Navigation.One hill before lunch to see the ruined St Catherine's Chapel, otherwise flat. Could be muddy.Pub/picnic lunch at Shalford (no shelter for picnickers).Buy OPDR to Godalming, unless you'd like to look round Godalming and get bus back to Guildford, in which case (with Freedom Pass) buy OPDR to Guildford.7mi / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
Johann M
Sunday, 17th March
10:30am at South Kensington station arcade (District, Circle, Piccadilly Lines)
TQ268788 / SW7 2NA
Circular walk, including Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and Holland Park.Cafe/picnic lunch.7mi / 11.3km
Leisurely
Leader
Heather G
Wednesday, 20th March
11:15am at Kentish Town underground (Northern Line, High Barnet Branch)
TQ291851 / NW5 2TU
Linear walk via Hampstead Heath, Parliament Hill.Picnic/Cafe lunch at Kenwood House (time for a visit)5.5mi / 8.9km
Leisurely
Leader
Maureen H
Saturday, 23rd March
10:35am at Berkhamsted Station (Richmond 9:27 [Overground] to Willesden Junction change for 09:51 [Overground] to Wembley Central change for 10:09 Southern [Milton Keynes service]). (Also Clapham Junction 9:40 [Milton Keynes service]). Buy return to Berkhamsted.
SP993081 / HP4 2AJ
Circular walk visiting the substantial remains of Berkhamsted Castle (11c & 13c).Then heading over the grassland and mixed woodland of Northchurch & Aldbury Commons, with some fine views, to the pretty village of Aldbury for a pub/picnic lunch.Then descending to Dudswell Lock for a relaxing stroll back to Berkhamsted along the Grand Union Canal.Some undulations and 2 stiles.8mi / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
David L
020 89401479
07903 513863
Sunday, 24th March
11:15am at Canary Wharf Pier at River Bus Pier exit (35 - 40 minutes by River Bus from the London Eye or Embankment.) Freedom pass/train ticket secures a price reduction. Return via Jubilee Line or DLR
TQ369803 / E14 8RR
Linear interest walk of some of the 20th century works of art on public display.Lunch: picnic. Cafe may be possible3.5mi / 5.6km
Leisurely
Leader
Christine D
Wednesday, 27th March
10:30am at Richmond Station (SW Railway, District Line, London Overground)
TQ181751 / TW9 1EZ
Green walk along the Thames, the Grand Union Canal and the River Brent, and through parks and open spaces.Moderate, mostly flat walking, but may be muddy.Lunch at the Fox Pub, Hanwell.Opt out points at Brentford, Boston Manor.10.5mi / 16.9km
Moderate
Leader
Liz D
Saturday, 30th March
11am at Victoria station, N W side for exit that way
TQ289790 / SW1V 1JU
Linear from Victoria to Chiswick via Belgravia, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Kensington Square (Thackeray lived there), Holland Park, Brook Green, Hammersmith and Chiswick Mall (Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley's finishing school in Vanity Fair)6.5mi / 10.5km
Leisurely
Leader
David F
020 8977 4181
Monday, January 21, 2019