October to December 2017 led by Pam
Tuesday 10th October Hampton Court Park and Bushey Park
Taking the train to Kingston we will walk beside the Thames to Hampton Court. Walking through the Palace gardens we enter Bushey Park by the Lion Gate. The Pheasantry in Bushey Park provides a lunch or picnic stop and then we follow the ponds towards Hampton Wick station for the return to Wimbledon.
About 5 miles, mostly flat but some parts may be muddy.
Tuesday 14th November – Putney to Barnes circular walk
Taking the 93 bus to Putney we will follow the path beside the Thames towards Barnes. After a refreshment stop in Barnes we return to Putney via Barnes Common.
About 5 miles, flat but some parts may be muddy
Tuesday 12th December – Crystal Palace to Streatham Common, Section 4 of the Capital Ring
We will travel by train to Clapham Junction and change platforms for the train to Crystal Palace. After a detour to visit the dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park, the route goes up and down hill providing splendid views North and South, crossing parks and woodland to reach Streatham Common and ending at the Rookery Café. Return by train from Streatham station.
About 4 miles but very hilly, mostly tarmac and pavements, with some woodland paths.