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Sat 2nd Mar 2024

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Event Details Updated
Regarding Start time. 8.40am Epping Underground Station. 9am Bell Common.
Event Type
Group Walk
Southern England
Local Group
Essex & Herts
Start Time
Meet at Epping Underground Station TL 462015 leaving at 8.40am. Parking at Station £6 all day. Alternate free parking on roads near station on Centre Drive and Western Avenue. Or meet at Bell Common by Forest Gate Inn TL 450011 - by 9.00am. Free parking on Bell Common roadside and lay-by wood side on Theydon Road. NB The Car Park off Theydon Road 150m from Forest Gate Inn has a maximum parking time of 6 hours

Linear. 12 miles through Epping Forest to Leyton Flats & 2 miles on to finish at the bandstand in Coronation Gardens, Leyton. Short stop at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge (toilets)
Lunch/break at 9.5 miles in or by Humphry’s Café in Highams Park.
I will be finishing the walk in Coronation Gardens Leyton which is approximately 14.5 miles from Epping Station and hoping to arrive there between 2.00 - 2.30pm.
Leyton Central line Station is a 0.3 mile walk along the High Road (against the flow) and the train (every 5 minutes) takes 24 minutes to Epping. But a more pleasant short walk will be with Steve who will be will be taking the walk on to Stratford Station (Central line 28 minutes to Epping) via the Olympic Velodrome and Olympic Rings. If you are parking at Bell Common and need directions from Epping Station (1 mile) please ask me on the day

General Notes
Highlights: Queen Elizabeths Hunting Lodge, early lunch at Highams Park (8.5 miles), Eagle & hollow ponds, & the finish (0.3 mile from Leyton Station & 1.5 miles to Stratford Station, both Central line, 24 & 27 minutes to Epping) OK for dogs
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