Barry's Blather - This week with London LDWA


Barry's Blather - This week with London LDWA
Barry's Blather - This week with London LDWA

London LDWA delayed 25th Anniversary Celebrations.  An update from Colin Saunders:

 

LDWA London Group is organising a walk in the Hurtwood on Saturday 9th October to visit an oak tree that has been planted near Pitch Hill to commemorate members of the group who have passed away, such as Don Bolton, Kathy LoRaso, Sylvia Nagarkar and Ann Sayer.  There will be three options:

 

1) Short walk from Peaslake (3 miles, leader Colin Saunders).  Depart Hurtwood Inn, Peaslake approximately 12.30 (parking available nearby).

 

2) Medium walk from Gomshall (7 miles, leader Colin Saunders).  Depart Gomshall Station 11.21 (train from London Bridge 10.21, Norwood Junction 10.32, East Croydon 10.36, Purley 10.44, change Redhill 10.52/11.00). 

 

3) Long walk from Dorking (20 miles, leader Gavin Fuller).  Depart Dorking main station 09.15 (train from Waterloo 08,24, Vauxhall 08.28, Clapham Junction 08.32, Wimbledon 08.40).

 

Everyone will walk together from Peaslake to the commemorative tree and on to Surrey Group’s toposcope at the summit of Pitch Hill, then return to the Hurtwood Inn for lunch.  Pub meals must be pre-ordered by September 29th https://hurtwoodinn.com/menus/ Please let Colin know if you wish to attend 07768 453159.   If you are unable to attend there may be a later walk from Gomshall and Peaslake to allow all to participate, please let Colin know if that applies to you. 

 

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This week's Walk details:  

 

A worthy Worthing walk

Event Type

Group Walk
Region / Area
Southern England / Sussex
Distance
21ml.
Start Time
09:10
Route
Circular hilly walk in the western South Downs

From the sea up and over the Downs and back to the seaside. Some sections of Monarchs Way and South Downs Way also hidden wooded valleys and less frequented paths. The walk is based on previous walks that I have led but there has not been a recent recce; there may be some surprises

General Notes
Bring food and drink, picnic stops only. Please text leader to register and for precise travel details. Leader: Jerome Ripp (text 07470196890) Maximum group of 12
Contact
Jerome Ripp
 

Covid Founders Challenge 3 July - 3 October 2021 'ANYTIME'

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Southern England / Surrey Hills
Distance / Time Limit
30 or 19ml. 08.00
Start Time
 
Route
St Catherine's Lock (River Wey), Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1LN. P&R Car park (GU3 1LP) open 07:30-19:30 Mon-Sat only; 5 mins walk to start

Classic Founders' Challenge. Maps: OS LR 145 & 146

General Notes
STRICTLY LDWA MEMBERS ONLY. Entry opens one month before via SiEntries only - subject to Covid-19 and government rules. No limit to number of entrants with a maximum of six people walking together. Downloadable GPX files, route description, additional information and Covid-19 rules supplied. E-certificate for the Founders Challenge, plus a double Town and Country E-certificate if you also complete this year's Capital Challenge. IMPORTANT: CHECK LDWA NATIONAL AND LONDON LDWA WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ANY UPDATES BEFORE HEADING OUT

 

 

Recent LDWA London Group Walks 

 

 

Easter eggs in grass

Caption - Happy Walkers on Jerome's Hampshire Walk 

 

 

Easter eggs in grass

A major transection

 

 

Easter eggs in grass

An interesting sculpture at the Punchbowl Cafe on the Vanguard Way Walk. 

 

 

 

London LDWA - http://www.ldwa.org.uk/London