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Please remember, the walk posters are unpaid volunteers. They do their best to arrange with each other a wide mix of walks. Most of them like feedback, suggestions, and to be appreciated (= buy them a drink once in a while).

If you'd like a particular walk posted, you could reach out to you favourite walk poster, or ask for a "Blogger" invite so you can post it yourself (say, if you want to post a regular early-and-long or short-and-late walk).

Or, leave your request in a comment below.

130 comments:

MoonBrain said...

Hello,
If possible, I'd like to request a Seven Sisters walk for either Sun 26 July or Sun 2 Aug.
Many thanks.

Anonymous said...

Something not too far from London for next Sunday, if walks for that date are not yet decided. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Another request to make the most of the longer Summer days (why not)? So, along with the Cotswolds, some other ideas are Isle of Wight day walk, Salisbury to Stonehenge, New Forest and Bournemouth area. Also, perhaps the possibility of overnight stays? Sylvia

sylvia said...

We've had some great overnight trips in the past to places in Devon and Dorset in the summer months. How about doing another one in mid August to somewhere on the coast again, eg around Dartmouth, or around Weymouth as a new area to explore? We could always go back to Swanage, or Lulworth! Sylvia C (I'm in agreement with other Sylvia who posted the previous post!)

Walker said...

Overnight trips are always fun, but you don't have to wait for walk posters to organise them for you. Anyone can plan such a weekend, email details to saturdaywalkers@yahoo.co.uk and someone will post them on the site for you.

One problem can be finding places which have lots of free single rooms on Friday or Saturday nights in August. It is peak holiday time and Friday or Saturday is the night most likely to be booked up. B&Bs and the like often want a commitment to more than one night's stay.

Anonymous said...

Would quite like to do Sole Street.

Anonymous said...

As Summer has finally started with a predicted heatwave this week and next P L E A S E PLEASE can we have some swimming / seaside walks ? Deal, Folkestone, Sandling and anywhere else that's good for a cooling swim basically ? it's time to make the most of the sun..
Thanks

Anonymous said...

ditto the last suggestion

Anonymous said...

Pulborough to Petworth one Saturday. S oon but not 25 July. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

apparently there's going to be a second heatwave at the end of July / beginning of August. Can someone please post some seaside/swimming walks then ? with a late start if possible ?
thanks

David Colver said...

Two or three years ago, I was doing on of the scheduled walks near Eastbourne. There came by the one remaining Vulcan bomber. I'd heard of this plane, but never seen one before. It's an amazing spectacle, and makes a sound worth travelling a long way to hear.

There's a charity dedicated to raising the £4m pa needed to keep it flying. It reports that the technicians with the skills to keep it in the air are in many cases retired, and it's all getting too difficult, for which reason this is the last year one can see the Vulcan other than as a static display. I've booked myself into the Bournemouth air festival to catch one of the last opportunities to see it. Others are listed at http://www.vulcantothesky.org/appearances.html, the Eastbourne and Shoreham items in August being potential opportunities for combining with a walk.

David Colver said...

Some video of the Vulcan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_ARSE8jEHQ

Anonymous said...

I'd like to request Guildford to Gomshall walk 2-13 on a Saturday. It has shorter and longer options.

Poppy said...

A swimming walk would be good this saturday (August 1st). The long man of Wilmington walk ending in Eastbourne would be a good one, if it hasn't been done recently. There is a great ice cream parlour and Spanish restaurant I can recommend in Ebourne.

Anonymous said...

I'd like to request the one that goes to Hildenborough and Tonbridge for mid-to-late September.

Sean said...

I've put up a draft post of Walk #238 (Tunbridge Wells-Hildenborough or Tonbridge) for my next 'Third Walk' slot on Sep 5th. If that's too soon I could put it back to Oct 3rd, or perhaps one of the other posters would oblige by offering a later date in September.

Anonymous said...

Have now done Pulborough to Petworth so you can ignore request (or should that be continue to ignore request).

Mike Powell said...

For information, there are some footpath closures which affect Walk 96, section 2 (Ash Vale Circular). If you intend to schedule this walk please let me know and I'll produce some alternative directions. The order is in place until Jan 2016.

Meanwhile the footpath closure near Ockham Mill which affects Horsley to West Byfleet has been extended to August 2016. How long does it take to replace a foot bridge? 2 1/2 years apparently!

Mike Powell

Liz Floodgate said...

Hello - is anyone doing TOCW1 walk 44 - Whitley to haslemere this Saturday.
Travel instructions recommend buying a day return to haslemere nearest to 10.10 - so assume the train leaving at 10.15 from Waterloo is the best one.

Thanks
Liz

Bridie said...

Hi Liz
I am not sure why you have posted your comment above as the walk is posted on
http://www.walkingclub.org.uk/this_week.shtml
as
Saturday First Walk Book 1 44 Witley to Haslemere
14.2km (8.8 miles)
2 out of 10
Explorer 133 or Landranger 186
Map here http://www.walkingclub.org.uk/book_1/walk_44/map.shtml

Take the 10.15am from London Waterloo ( Clapham Junction 10.22 ) to Witley arriving 11.09 .
There are four trains an hour back from Haslemere.
Journey time 50-60 minutes. Buy a day return to Haslemere.
There are likely to be between 10 and 20 walkers on this going by recent numbers
Regards
Bridie

Anonymous said...

This week's Pewsey posting made me think that a Saturday and a Sunday walk in the Pewsey/Avebury area would be nice sometime, not necessarily now. I would book an overnight stay and make a weekend of it.

Natalie (DSQ) said...

Hello!

I just moved to London from Edinburgh and would love to do the Boston Manor to Osterley walk on perhaps the 11th of October?

I'd also love to do an online piece publicising these city walks, however that's just a perhaps at this point. If I did end up doing this video though I just thought I'd point this out in advance as I'd need to get anyone who comes along's permission.

At this point though I'd just love to do this walk regardless!

Sean said...

Hi Natalie,

These short London walks are only posted as SWC group walks on summer evenings, although you can of course simply follow the map and/or instructions and do the walk with some friends. If you check out our 'This Week's Walks' page, you'll see that the weekend walks are all likely to be full day walks, at least twice as long.

Natalie (DSQ) said...

Ah okay! Thanks for clearing that up.

I would still love to do a walk around the 11th and do a little thing for the internet. Another walk I thought would be cool was the one to Box Hill (and that's not because I heard of it in Emma... :) ) or would that also be to short?

Sean said...

Hi Natalie,

The volunteers who choose the walks each walk should be monitoring this page so you might get your wish. But bear in mind that they might have a particular walk they want to do themselves, requests from fellow walkers to take into consideration, etc. Why not simply check out the walks on offer when they're posted this weekend? It would be surprising if there wasn't at least one which you'd like to try...

Natalie (DSQ) said...

That's what I'll do Sean. I guess I'll have to turn up with my camera and see what happens! ;)

Barbara Dobos said...

Hi, I'm just wondering if there's any second walk for Sunday. Many thanks Barbara

Anonymous said...

If it fits in with daylight hours, I'd like to do Tonbridge circular via Hadlow on a Saturday soon. I'd like to see the 13th century murals and Chagall stained glass windows in the churches.

Anonymous said...

Dear Mr Dent,

Sadly, I won't be able to make it to the Lewes Circular walk on Thurs 5th Nov as I will be working. I had arranged my diary to be free on Wed so am wondering whether you could post the Holmwood to Gomshall walk for Wed 4th Nov. Guess I could do the walk by myself, but I do enjoy the company of Wednesday regular walkers.

Many thanks.

Arthur Dent said...

Holmwood to Gomshall walk for Wed 4th Nov posted as requested - enjoy!

DGA said...

Boxing Day request: Totteridge Circular via 3 Hammers pub Mill Hill. It's inside the Zone and I can recommend the pub. Spacious with varied menu and good choice of drinks. Bus stop right outside with a view of Wembley stadium to boot!

Anonymous said...

Dear Mr Dent,

I and 6 others plus Max (the dog) had a wonderful day out on the Holmwood to Gomshall walk.

Many, many thanks.

Anonymous said...

how about a seaside walk ?

Peter C said...

Boxing Day Totteridge walk can be posted, but would someone like to check if the PUB is open for lunch? It may be you have to book. If there was no pub, would it put walkers off?

Anonymous said...

We can bring sarnies to Totteridge

Walker said...

Fair enough. Totteridge Circular has been reserved as a Boxing Day walk

Anonymous said...

Can we have some later starting walks this coming weekend please? Admittedly there was a 10.24 one last Saturday but it was a local area one.
At the back end of the year it appears to be a bit harder for some of us older codgers to get up early!!
many thanks

Anonymous said...

PeterC is the boxing day walk the 3 Hammers pub Mill Hill ? will phone and ask them this week..if a cold day then best to have a pub en route..?

Walker said...

Scuse me. Who is PeterC? I am Walker. You are getting us mixed up....

But yes, the answer is yes. The Three Hammers

Anonymous said...

Hello "Walker" that pub is open boxing day

Walker said...

Good to hear. The Totteridge Walk is all set for Boxing Day then. Thanks for checking.

Anonymous said...

Dear walk posters thank you for all your hard work during the year. Much appreciated. Could we please have country walks for 27 and 28 December.

Walker said...

Be assured a full programme of walks will be put on between Christmas and New Year

Marc Ricketts said...

I am just wondering. Is there any good walks along Jaywick, Jaywick Sands and Camber Sands?

Anonymous said...

A walk which will finish before sunset and with Clapham Junction as a calling station on Sunday 27th Dec please.

Anonymous said...

Thanks re-Christmas and New Year walks. However, those of us are still working need to decide which days to take off over the Christmas and New Year weeks. Could we know, in advance, which days walks will be posted. Very many thanks much appreciated.

branchline said...

Thank you to the walk posters for all the hard work and thought behind all the walks. Greatly appreciated.
Will there be a walk on Mon 28th Dec?
A very Happy Christmas to all.

SLR said...

Please could more weekend walks be posted from Books 1 and 2? As a newish member I haven't done most of these yet and find it a bit frustrating to have to print out walk instructions while my shiny new books remain unused. Thank you

Walker said...

The first Saturday walk is usually from book one or two, and book walks are often chosen on Sundays too.

I have sympathy with you for wanting to use your shiny new books, but I have to say that the online versions of the same walks are often better, since they incorporate updates since the books were last revised in 2011. Five years is a long time in the countryside!

Walker said...

Hint for walk posters: did SWC 56 Maidenhead to Marlow on Tuesday. Lovely walk, firm underfoot, MINIMAL MUD.

Anonymous said...

Please would you post a coastal walk for Saturday 27th February - possible Ramsgate to Margate? "I must go down to the sea again"..... Thanks in anticipation, Debra

Anonymous said...

2-13 Guilford to Gomshall via Colekitchen Farm

Anonymous said...

Ockley to Warnham on a Saturday in the next couple of months please.

Anonymous said...

Re Ockley to Warnham, I've just seen the comment on the walk web page about it being really muddy at the moment so this walk might be better done in drier times.

Fi said...

Any plans for a walk on good Friday?

Josefine said...

Hello Andrew and everyone organising this site,
Just to say you do a brilliant and completely professional job with this website and I love it!
I am sure many, many people love and appreciate what you and your team do.
It adds a wonderful quality to people's lives. That is what the walks meant to me when I went on them every week or almost every week, especially after Nicholas died.
But I got out of the routine. There are so many things to do and I still work some weekends.

I just looked at the website and am so impressed! It is fantastic!
I am sorry I have not come on walks for years. I am no longer directly involved with the Natural Death Centre, but I do fundraising for them, hold Natural Death Salons at my house and have organised the annual Poetry Challenge. I am a Patron of the NDC now, it is an honorary position. I am so glad the NDC gets much needed support from the walkers! A big thank you for that!

I have been talking with a couple of friends and former Saturday Walkers who walked with Nicholas and me in the '90s to come on a walk. I want do a Haslemere Round walk in May. I will definitely buy you a drink if you or other organisers are on that walk. It should be part of the routine on Saturday Walks, don't you think so?

My best wishes to you, and to all the walkers who remember Nicholas and me.
Hats off to you for a brilliant job to keep this going! Nicholas would be so very proud of what you are doing! I am very proud and very happy about it! THANK YOU!

The Natural Death Centre will be 25 years old on 14 April this year. I am holding a small fundraising event with Rosie of the NDC as a speaker and others to talk about the massive movement and changes that have occurred with help of the NDC since we started. This is a Natural Death Salon NW2 at my house on Sunday 19 June.
If anyone were interested in coming to this or other Natural Death Salons I hold, they are most welcome to contact me. I also host Death Cafes at La Brioche in West Hampstead. There is one on Monday 21 March.

The Saturday Walkers Club must have a 20th anniversary coming up in a couple of years! I hope it continues for a very long time!

All good wishes,

Josefine

www.facebook.com/naturaldeathsalon

www.facebook.com/deathcafehampstead

Anonymous said...

Milford - Haslemere. It has sandy heathlands. Saturday preferably but Sunday would also do.

Anonymous said...

can we have SWC Walk 80 Staplehurst to Headcorn in about 3 weeks time on a Saturday or Sunday with a post 10am start please ?

Mike said...

Walk 96 is still affected by a short path closure so I have put an alternative on the website. It has both more concrete and more mud but it's the best I can do!

Any plans to schedule 160 (Farnham/Blackwater) this year? The short version has been walked several times but the full walk I believe was only walked once in June 14 when I was on holiday. There were some issues with people going astray but the feedback I got wasn't much use. I'm quite happy to look after people if we can agree a date!

Mike Powell

Anonymous said...

Sunday 1 May (Bank Hol Weekend) 4 SWC walkers plan to walk the Seven Sisters. It would be great if this could be posted as an official walk, so that many more Comrades can join us.

Sean said...

Sun 1 May, Seaford to Eastbourne it is. Engineering works at Victoria so will be 0945 train from London Bridge.

Anonymous said...

Please could we have some nice, classic walks for the weekends of 21st/22nd and 28th/29th for those of us that are not going on the Scotland trip?

Anonymous said...

Hello. Can I please request Glynde to Seaford on Saturday 21st May, my birthday. At least three SWC regulars are planning to go and we would be happy for other walkers to join us.

Anonymous said...

Can we have another outing for the recently completed Wadhurst Circular via Bewl Water Book 3* Walk 5 online walk please ?

This walk sounds so nice it deserves to be done twice !

after 10am if possible please.

Arthur Dent said...

I try to post different walks for most mid-week walks, but yes, I'll probably post again (for a mid-week walk) September time.
In the mean time, I'm sure one of our Saturday/Sunday posters will pick up your request and may be able to schedule a repeat in the near future.

Anonymous said...

As no second walk has been posted for this Sunday would it be too late to post either Petersfield to Rowlands Castle, or Bures to Wakes Colne?

Anonymous said...

Henley is a splendid spot, but I wonder if it isn't outfoxing the algorithm that spreads the walks around the region.

14 May 16 Henley via Pangbourne
17 Apr 16 Henley via Stonor Circular, with Stonor short cut
16 Mar 16 Shiplake to Henley
20 Feb 16 Henley to Marlow
1 Jan 16 Henley Circular
19 Dec 15 Shiplake to Henley, with shorter start via High Wood
12 Dec 15 Henley to Marlow
24 Oct 15 Henley via Stonor Circular
11 Oct 15 Henley via Hambleden Circular

There's a better than 25% chance that one of a given weekend's walk slots will be occupied by a perambulation that starts or finishes in this particular town.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if it would be possible to assign a generic walk number (e.g 901) for walks in Ullapool so that the folks up there can post a few photos on Flickr as they perform daring do's?
Those sauth of Watford could then marvel at the scenery and escapades of those intrepid walkers enjoying the Highlands.

Andrew said...

how about
swcwalks ullapool

Anonymous said...

Sounds good!
Can/have the Webmasters set this up?

Anonymous said...

Has anyone noticed that it is summertime and daylight until 9 o'clock. Tring? Oxted? Stonegate? Really? Can we please have some summer walks further out of London in the deep and a glorious English countryside. It's looking at its best at the moment. What are we waiting for? Too zoned into zone 6 IMO. Thanks!

Fi said...

In the summer a walk taking in
the lavender fields on a Sunday please.

MoonBrain said...

I, too, would be interested in a Sunday summer walk in Lavender fields.

Thomas G said...

SWC Walk 233 : Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City ticks the lavender box, of course, with Cadwell Farm/Hitchin Lavender walked through near the end, and their barn Cafe passed...

Arthur Dent said...

I vaguely remember that there might be a new lavender plantation on the Sevenoaks circular (Walk 21).
I think this was on the stretch between Ightham Mote and the Padwell Arms.

MoonBrain said...

For those who are interested ( or wish to avoid ) such things, Oxted will be having a beer and music festival in July.

http://oxtedbeerfestival.com

Anonymous said...

Can we have Kingham to Charlebury please for the second Sunday walk on 26 June, with early train ie 9 something so we can have a leisurely walk and eat/book lunch at the Swan. Thanks!

Sean said...

Re the Kingham-Charlbury walk, there's a bus replacement service on 26 June because of engineering work between Reading and Oxford, with journey times around 2½ hours each way. Too long. If you're happy with an alternative date, please suggest it and perhaps one of the other Sunday volunteers will oblige. As it happens I've already written a walk post for an Amberley/Arundel walk on June 26 and I'll probably stick with that.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Sean. Well spotted.

Saturdsy posters: Can we please have Kingham to Charlbury on 23rd July. Specifying the 9.21 train, leisurely pace, and lunch at the Swan Inn. Many thanks

Anonymous said...

Hitchin circular please. Preferably on a Saturday.

Thomas G said...

Hitchin Circ was scheduled for 3 July, last time I checked the draft posts...

Anonymous said...

Saturday 17 September 2016 - SWC Walk 51 - Sandling to Folkestone please.

Anonymous said...

Whyteleafe to Hayes and the White Bear pub. Prefer a Saturday in July,

Anonymous said...

Can we please have repeat of the Christchurch to Henistbury Head walk on Sat 20th August as some of us couldn't make it on 23rd July and also to take advantage of the SW trains special offer?

Many thanks.

Walker said...

Is there a reason why you have asked for Sandling to Folkestone on 17 September, rather than any other day? Stargazer has already chosen Hastings to Rye for that day, and it would not make sense to have two swimming/seaside walks on the same day. But Sandling to Folkestone could be done earlier.

Marc Ricketts said...

I am just wondering. What dates are you doing the walk from Walton on Naze to Clacton?

Anonymous said...

one vote for doing Sandling to Folkestone earlier please plus any other seaside walks - Dover to Deal, Folkestone circular, any lovely Hastings walks or anything else NOT involving seven sisters. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Braknksome to Swanage before winter please

Anonymous said...

Hi, apologies, I didn't see the query re Sandling to Folkestone. No objection to a change of date, purely superficial reason, Etype Jag rally!!! Debra

Anonymous said...

SWC 73 Branksome to Swanage before winter and preferably while cheap train fare offer is available. Please!

Bridie said...

Hi Posters
I have a friend visiting on Saturday 17 September and she has arthritis in her hips.
Could one of you post an easy walk of 1/2/3 out of 10 and say 10 miles ish please
Thanks for all the walks
SB

Anonymous said...

May I request a mid-week walk taking advantage of the SW trains offer before it expires?

Many thanks

Anonymous said...

hello Mr Dent,

I'm looking forward to walking this coming Wed. Is there going to be a posted walk ?

thanks.

Anonymous said...

Redbridge Council have posted an "epic" walk on Sunday 11th September see Epping Forest Centenary Walk
Not sure how this would fit in with the Sunday Posters ? but mentioned just in case they might like to mention it

Marc Ricketts said...

Talking about walks. Apart from you do a walk from Walton on Naze to Clacton on Sea. What about in Jaywick, Little Clacton, St Oysths, Brightlingsea and those other places nearby.

Sean said...

Marc: use the Search box on the SWC site. If you type in Jaywick you'll find a walk in this area.

Kelda said...

Whilst I fully appreciate that weather and trains can impact planned walks at short notice, It would be really helpful to have a little more forward visibility of upcoming walks. Would it be possible to see what walk-posters are considering a month in advance? (obviously with the caveat of possible changes) Thank you!

Walker said...

Speaking personally I don't actually plan ahead. I prefer to be spontaneous and pick a walk based on likely weather and other conditions (RMT strikes, last minute requests) etc.

Some posters do put up firm advance posts (see bottom of This Week listing) and some do indicate possible future posts on the blog (which the rest of you do not see - only posters). Whether they would a) like to have these drafts made public or b) it could be done in such a way that does not cause confusion, I do not know. Eg, even if a walk is indicated as a possible for several weeks time, posters can and do change their minds for various reasons. Is there any point in giving a forward indication of something, only to find the walk has not after all been posted? Would we then not get complaints that "you said this walk was going to happen, I planned a weekend away around it, and now you have moved it?"

Anonymous said...

can you do the Battle circular again please say in couple of months? late start if poss. thanks

Andrew said...

TOCW1.20 (Milford - Godalming), with a detour to Hydon's Ball (a hill top), which was given to the NT in memory of 1 of its 3 co-founders, Octavia Hill, a social reformer who campaigned for the preservation of both urban and rural countryside.
It may make the walk too long for winter though, so may have to wait for spring.

Anonymous said...

I have a general request for walk postings. Would it be possible to post Sunday walks from the books a little more frequently than they currently are? Not a lot more, but maybe one more every 4-6 weeks? It seems that more often than not it is one of the internet walks, which are equally as good as the book walks, but not having access to a printer, and having been the sole walker before makes me hesitant to join these walks. I understand it is lot of work trying to make everyone happy, and many of the long term members are a little tired of these well trodden walks. I would greatly appreciate it if a few more book walks could be posted on Sundays, and I am grateful that the time is taken to do all the leg work to post any walks in the first place.
Many thanks
Karen

elizabeth parker said...

Hi,
I would like to add an event for 25th november .this is a lunch-time concert given by myself and a violinist friend.Could you please advise how to put this onto to the site.It is a free event.thanks, eliz parker

Chris L said...

We have tickets for an evening show in Ashford (Kent) on Saturday 26th November and would appreciate doing a walk in that general vicinity that day if any walk poster is minded to choose one. Thanks.

Andrew said...

Elizabeth - just let us know the details, either post them here, email us, or ask one of the Bloggers

elizabeth parker said...

Invite to a free lunchtime concert on Friday 25th November 12.30 -13.10 at st George's church Beckenham. The closest station is Beckenham Junction - this is just a few minutes walk from the church. The programme is Hoffmeister duo for violin and cello ( this is a very tuneful piece, rather like mozart) and Ravel duo for violin and cello. Cellist is Eliz parker ( a saturday walker) and violinist Stephen Stewart.
You are invited back to my house for some nibbles!

Anonymous said...

Can we please have the Didcot Circular on the weekend and post 10am start please BEFORE the winter is out? the write up sounds so lovely and walk ideal for a crisp cold sunny winter day.
thanks!

Anonymous said...

Hello
I'd like to request Wendons Ambo Circular on a Saturday.
Thank you

Andrew said...

Can I make a request for my birthday on Sat 17th June, when I reach a figure more commonly associated with tins of soup or baked beans or various other varieties? How about No 180, Southbourne to Emsworth?

For information, the section of canal towpath South of Ash Vale station has eroded and is currently closed. It affects my Ash Circular (but not Ash Vale to Worplesdon). If you want to post this over one of the imminent BHs, let me know and I'll come up with some alternative directions!

All the best.

Mike Powell [email address removed]

tartanrug said...

http://woolpackinnwarehorne.com

Ham Street to Appledore one Wednesday or Thursday please, at a relaxed pace, with a long lunch in this pub which was the best pub SWC ate in last year. IMHO.

The lunch monitor

tartanrug said...

Hamstreet to Appledore

Not Wednesday 31st May or Thursday first June please thanks.

MoonBrain said...

Perhaps the Balcombe Circular or Balcombe to East Grinstead could be posted to coincide with the Wild wood weekend at Wakehurst - 27 May to 29 May 2017, 10am to 5pm
(http://www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/wild-wood-weekend-at-wakehurst)

Anonymous said...

Tamworth Circular on a Saturday/Sunday in June 2017, please. Thanks.

Marc Ricketts said...

What date will you be planning the Walk from Walton on Naze to Clacton or Jaywick Sands?

Anonymous said...

Can we have Ashurst Circular Walk sometime late start please?
Winnie the Pooh country! thanks

Marc Ricketts said...

As you do some Walks in Essex. Why not plan a New Walk to Brightlingsea, Thorrington, St Osyths and Little Clacton in the future?

Marc Ricketts said...

As you do some Walks in Essex. Why not plan a New Walk to Brightlingsea, Thorrington, St Osyths and Little Clacton in the future?

MoonBrain said...

Hello,
Could a walk be posted to coincide with the Carshalton Lavender Fields harvest event on July 29th?
https://www.facebook.com/events/110840482839654/

Many thanks,

Sean said...

MoonBrain: The Capital Walkers (a Ramblers group) are doing an 8 mile walk to the Mayfield Lavender Fields in Carshalton on that date. Starts Chipstead Stn at 10am and finishes at Carshalton Beeches.

Anonymous said...

Could I please request a Kent or Surrey walk for this Saturday 26th, something not too far from London eg Sole Street, Tonbridge or Guildford areas?

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the wonderful variety of walks from Boxing Day til the 1st. Could there be a walk on the 3rd, please, the Wednesday?

Thomas G said...

There wil be.

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Thomas.

Anonymous said...

Can I suggest the Farnham circular walk as it has quite a few sandy paths and tends not to be muddy even in wet winter conditions.

MoonBrain said...

Wrotham Classic Car and Steam Rally takes place on Sunday 1 July 2018 which might be of interest as it is at the start of the Borough Green to Sevenoaks walk (SWC 36).
There is an entry fee for the rally (Adult £8, Senior Citizen £6, Child, £3) but if you are willing to buy a ticket in advance, Groupon offer a discount (Adult £6.50, Senior Citizen £4.50, Child £2.50) which can be purchased from here

MoonBrain said...

There is a total Lunar eclipse on Friday 27 July.
Perhaps an evening walk could be arranged to coincide, at a location which would give a view of the event? Hopefully we would get clear skies!

Walker said...

9.21, very low in the south east. You would be getting into last train territory, but a walk ending in Folkestone or Eastbourne might work

Anonymous said...

Could we have a lavender fields walk this summer please. I notice Moonbrain gave some info below on suggested lavender walks below for last year
Thanks
Bridie

Marc Ricketts said...

I am just wondering. What Date will somebody be planning from Walton on Naze to Clacton on Sea or Jaywick?

Sean said...

Re: Lavender walks. There are draft posts of two walks going past Castle Farm in the Darent valley, on Sun 17 June and Sat 7 July. Trains permitting, of course.

Hopefully some lavender walks north of London (Letchworth?) will appear in due course.

Sean said...

Update on lavender walks. As feared, engineering works have scuppered the proposed Darent valley walk on Sun 17 June. The walk on Sat 7 July is still on, for now...