Barnes to Richmond

Wed 30th May 2018

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
6ml.
Start Time
18.30
Route
Start Barnes station (frequent trains from Waterloo). Meet at north exit. Finish Richmond station

Walk by the Thames to Richmond

General Notes
Drinks in pub in Richmond at end
Finish

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Walk Report

Barnes to Richmond, Wednesday 30th May 2018
10 walkers (and a dog), 6 miles - leader Douglas Robinson
Ten walkers and one dog enjoyed the walk across Barnes Common to the Thames and then the walk on the towpath to Richmond. Among the ten walkers were three new members who were especially welcome. During the evening, the walkers managed to cross from the Eastern Hemisphere to the Western Hemisphere and back again or, at least, they would have had the walk been 200 years ago when the meridian line ran through the Old Deer Park in Richmond, before it moved to Greenwich. To end the evening, a few drinks were had in a pub on Richmond Green.

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