Orpington Parks circular

Wed 28th Sep 2016

Walk Details:

Event Details Updated
Updated 23/9 with details of meeting place on platform
Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
6ml.
Start Time
18.30
Route
Meet Orpington station (regular trains from Victoria and Charing Cross). Meet on concourse next to platform 6

Walk taking in Darrick Wood, Newstead Wood, High Elm estate. Then Farnborough Village and back to Orpington

General Notes
Option for drink in a Wetherspoons in Orpington High street
Start and Finish

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Walk Report

Orpington Parks Circular, Wednesday 28th September 2016
7 walkers, 6 miles - leader Neil Cook
We commenced walking to Newstead and Darrick Wood and down into Tugmutton Common. We crossed into Farnborough Village. This was a revisit of the checkpoint of the West Yorkshire on the London 100 in 2012. We soon entered High Elms, the home of the Lubbocks until 1968. We followed the track along Shire Lane and then down into Green St. Green and then into Orpington for a celebration of three birthdays including the walk leader's 50th. A Wetherspoon without Mr. Wetherspoon Williams.

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