Barry's Blather - This week with London LDWA


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

NOTICES 

1)  The evening walk tomorrow (more details below) meeting point is the central line ticket office at bank station.

2) Message from Chris Blackwell, the anytime Founders Challenge "window" ends next Sunday 3rd October and certificates will be issued next week after the closure date.  In addition can you ensure that you have recorded your time for the event.  (Reminder details below).

3) Message from Colin Saunders, anyone wishing to book a meal at the Hurtwood Inn please let him know their choice by this Wednesday 29th September.  (Reminder details below).

 

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Evening London Walk - 10 Stories  Wednesday 29th September

Event Type
Group Walk


Region / Area
Southern England / London


Local Group
London


Distance
7ml.


Start Time
17:30


Route
Central Line Ticket Office. Bank Station 
An urban walk in London stopping for 10 Stories covering London's military history. Finish at the George pub (listed coaching inn) and home from London Bridge

General Notes
No need to pre book, just turn up on the evening Contact Adam Pode

 

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Essex heartlands  Saturday 2nd October 2021

Event Type
Group Walk
 
Region / Area
Southern England / Essex
 
Local Group
London
 
Distance
20ml.
 
Start Time
09:10
 
Route
North Fambridge station (8:13 ex Liverpool St) Finish: Ingatestone Station
 
General Notes
Never been to Essex before? 20 miles with barely a car in sight. Car users park at Shenfield station for train to North Fambridge via. Wickford
Contact
Ron Williamson Tel: 01702587128, 07810044299 on the day

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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. 

Start Time  08.00

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.

 

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London LDWA delayed 25th Anniversary Celebrations.  Saturday 9th October 

 

LDWA London Group is organising a walk 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  Please let Colin know your preferences  via emailcswriter@btinternet.comMeals can be paid for on the day.  Menu below or at https://bit.ly/3nbmZuq 

Easter eggs in grass

Menu Options

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. 

 

Recent LDWA London Group Walks 

A selection of photos from Jerome's 21 mile walk from High Wycombe 

Easter eggs in grass

 

Easter eggs in grass

 

Easter eggs in grass

 

A selection of photos from Gavin's Eastbourne to Lewes Walk 21.6 mile walk. 

Easter eggs in grass

 

Easter eggs in grass

 

Easter eggs in grass

 

 

 

Property of the Week

This week's property to envy was spotted on Gavin's Sussex walk.  Do send your favourites in for inclusion in a future edition. 

 

Easter eggs in grass

 

 

Out and About

Many thanks to Kate Copeland who took this week's one from the Western Fans in Brecon. Zoom in for some precariously positioned sheep!!

Easter eggs in grass

 

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