These walks are designed as preparation for our hiking trip to Iceland in August 2019, and as a social walking event. To register to join the hike in Iceland or one of our local walks, please contact us here.
All of our training walks are free of charge, you only pay for any food and drink, parking or travel to/from the event.
Sunday April 28: Breakfast and Hike. Meet at 09:30 for breakfast followed by a walk of about 7 miles in the local area. Flat, a few minor slopes, easy walking. Start at Thames Ditton and Esher Golf Club, Portsmouth Road, KT10 9AL. Free parking.
Saturday May 11: Shere and Peaslake circular. Meet in Shere at 10:00, distance 7.5 miles. Car shares needed.
Tuesday May 28: Walk after work and supper. Meet at Thames Ditton and Esher Golf Club at 18:30, we’ll walk to a pub and back. Finish about 21:30.
Sunday June 9: Horsley and Effingham circular. Meet at Horsley railway station at 10:00. The station is on the Waterloo to Guildford via Cobham line. Distance 7.5 miles.
Sunday June 30: Kingston Bridge to Hatton Cross via Bushy Park and the river Crane. Meet at 10:00, public transport at each end. Distance 8.5 miles.
Saturday July 20: Elstree to Cockfosters. Meet at 10:00, public transport at each end. Distance 10 miles.
Sunday July 21: Bushy Park perimeter AFTERNOON walk. Meet at 14:00. Distance approx. 7 miles
Sunday August 11: Sussex and Cuckmere. Meet at 10:30. A beautiful walk through Alfriston, along the winding Cuckmere river to Seven Sisters finishing at Seaford on the beach for ice creams. Hopefully we can do this by train! Approx 10 miles.
Saturday August 17: Depart for Iceland!
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