This week with LDWA London Group 20240507

This week with LDWA London Group 20240507

London LDWA


1: New members

A warm welcome to the following new primary members: Ellen Meyer, Frances Pattman, Deborah Young, Neville Young, Nadia Bouzidi and Deen Elizabeth Winderbank; and the following new associate members: Emma Cooper, Michelle Bond and Gregory Spence.  

2: There are still two places left on the Ecclesiastical Extravagance Walk to be led by Ron Williams on 21st May. Please contact Ron if you would like to join the walk: Ron Williamson  07842 701566.


Forthcoming Walks


Wednesday 8th May 2024

Evening Walk Historic Rotherhithe

Event Type: Group Walk. 

Region: Southern England
Distance: 6.5 miles
Start Time: 18:00
Canada Water Jubilee Line Station ticket office

A circular walk around historic Rotherhithe
Finish at Surrey Quays Overground Station with The Surrey Docks Wetherspoons nearby

Contact: Godfrey O'Callaghan Tel 0771 234 1677
Start: TQ354795: what three words: newest.bets.metro
Finish: TQ356789: what three words: asleep.relay.dined



Saturday 11th May 2024

Cotswold Caper

Event Type

Group Walk, circular. 
Southern England, Surrey
21 miles
Start Time
Kingham Station. A circular taking in assorted Cotswold villages. Hopefully the bluebells will still be out in the woods. Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2018 near the finish if there's time!
General Notes
Yes, the Cotswolds can be done in a day trip from London! Please bring a picnic lunch
Gavin Fuller Tel: 07875 384778
Web Site
Start: SP256227: what three words: business.venues.multiples
Finish: SP256227: what three words: business.venues.multiples




Last week's walks

1. Tuesday 30th April: The 100 alleys. Ron led 21 walkers down a record-breaking 130 alleyways in central London between 11:00 and 19:00 covering 15 miles from Bond Street to the Crossekeys pub in Gracechurch Street. 


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The walkers briefly escape the alleyways to enjoy some fine views of the Thames.
Photo: Emma Dowling


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LDWA lunch in a park near the Montague Pyke pub (the alternative lunch location)

Photo: Jeff Golland



2. Saturday 4th May 2024: Shipwright's Way Day 1. Kate led more than 20 walkers 18.3 miles from Bentley to Petersfield in fine walking weather following a long-distance path created in recent years to imagine the journey a tree might once have taken from Alice Holt forest down to the shipyards of Portsmouth.


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Saturday's walkers at Bordon Inclosure

Photo: Gavin Fuller



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Supreme leader rests on his woodland throne.

photo: Kate Copeland


Sunday 5th May: Shipwright's Way Day 2 .Gavin led 6 walkers from Havant to Petersfield


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Sunday's six walkers (plus Gavin) near Idsworth
Photos: Gavin Fuller




4. Monday 6th May 2024: Shipwright's Way Day 3. Gavin led 4 walkers 19.2 miles from Havant to Cosham in less wet weather than was the case in London.
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Monday's walkers  by HMS Warrior
Photo: Gavin Fuller



Church of the Week


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Spotted on Sunday's walk: St Hubert's Idsworth
Photo: Sally Adams



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