This week with LDWA London 11/03/24

This week with LDWA London 11/03/24

London LDWA


1: New members

A warm welcome to the following new Primary members  Rudolph Schwarz and Jeremy Ettinghausen, and the following Associate member Steven Le Tocq.  

2: Challenge event

The Essex & Herts group ‘Essex Walker’ challenge event is on Sunday 14th April from Galleywood Common. Peter Tremain has put together another lovely route, this time south towards the Hanningfields and the vast South Hanningfield reservoir.  There are two distances, 27 or 17 miles. See link to Si entries

Forthcoming Walks

Saturday 16th March 2024

The Two Towers:

Event Type
Group Walk
Start Time
Meet at Horsley railway station (08:03 from London Waterloo). Linear walk from Horsley railway station (KT24 6QX) to Guildford railway station. Chatley Heath Semaphore Tower, south to NDW, then west to Guildford & the ex-Semaphore House

General Notes

Please bring picnic lunch. This is a joint walk with the Surrey group
John Goody Tel: 07801 977390



Last week's walks


1. Friday 8th March.  Walking with the commuters 9-5. Eleven walkers joined Jerome on this 18.9 mile mud-free walk to celebrate the first day of TFL’s 3 month trial of concessionary travel rates on a Friday. Route followed the Jubilee Greenway north from Westminster station and then east to Royal Albert (DLR) station.


Easter eggs in grass

Friday's walkers at gates to Green Park
Photo: Jerome Ripp

Easter eggs in grass

Friday's leader Jerome shows us the way through Victoria Park
Photo: Jeff Golland


Easter eggs in grass

Lunch stop Victoria Park


2. Saturday 9th March:18 people joined Lonica at Shenfield station for a warm and sunny 17 mile walk to Brentwood via Thorndon Country Park and a lunch stop at the Old Dog Inn.


Easter eggs in grass

Saturday's walkers in Thorndon Country Park
Photos: Gavin Fuller


Easter eggs in grass

Saturday's walkers by hedgerow south of Hutton Hall



Spotted by Saturday's walkers

Easter eggs in grass

Highgrove, Shenfield
Photo: Gavin Fuller



Property of the Year

Spotted by Friday's walkers


Felt like spring had arrived in St James's Park
Photo: Jerome Ripp



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