Hook to Winchfield

30 July 2022. Thirteen people started out on this mostly flat Hampshire walk. Predictably the leader got confidently lost at the first opportunity. Following the line of pylons  crossing Bartley Heath she came back on track  when she spied the intended – and only – footbridge crossing the M3. Once away Read more…

Benfleet Circular

23 July 2022. On this very hot day, some people did the morning only (up through Hadleigh Country Park, past Hadleigh Castle and then down to Leigh-on-Sea). Some did the afternoon only (back alongside the mudflats to Benfleet). And the author did only part of the afternoon (following fish and Read more…

Southease to Lewes

2 July 2022. No leader could have asked for more. A glorious Sussex day of perfect walking temperature, a gentle breeze, sunshine and a display of stratus, cirrus and cumulus clouds, endless choruses of larks ascending and views in all directions. We were 11 in total – 1 for each Read more…

Shiplake to Henley

16 July 2022. A select group of three walkers set off from Shiplake Station on what promised to become a rather hot walk, with temperatures of 27 degrees centigrade predicted by late afternoon. We headed down a lane, across fields and then along this peaceful section of the Thames from Read more…

Sevenoaks to Westerham

Six of us met at Sevenoaks station expecting it to be another very hot and humid day but thankfully the heat had abated a little and with a bit of rain and some sunshine along the way nothing could dampen our spirits.  We started up along the narrow pavements through Read more…