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UPCOMING DAY WALKS

Here are a selection of the day walks we have planned - scroll down to see them 

Day Walks: Event Schedule

Saturday 27th January 2024

WALKING LONDON: CLAPHAM & BATTERSEA

Who: Walking London, Walks for Women

Guide: Barbara Hamilton

Start: Clapham Junction Station

Finish: Battersea Power Station Underground Station

Length: 7 miles

This walk will take us across 3 of London’s finest parks and commons. Starting at Clapham Junction and finishing at Battersea Power Station, we will cross Wandsworth Common and Clapham Common to finish in Battersea Park. These areas of open space have served the people of the area since the late 1800’s and still offer green, accessible spaces for all. We will conclude the walk at Battersea Power Station, recently refurbished and offering a wonderful recreation of an art deco building featuring many original features.

Saturday 24th February 2024

WALKING LONDON: WREN & HAWKSMOOR CHURCHES IN THE CITY

Who: Walking London, Walks for Women

Guide: Barbara Hamilton

Start and finish: Blackfriars Station

Length: 6 miles

Our walk is planned around the numerous churches designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor in the City of London. Distinct in their styles, we will walk a route to look at a number of their designs, taking a look inside where we can. Hawksmoor worked alongside Wren on some of the churches and we will compare their styles. In the increasingly modern City streets’ it is a wonderful reminder of history to discover these oases of quiet and beauty.

Saturday 30th March 2024

WALKING LONDON: LONDON LOOP 15

Who: Walking London, Walks for Women

Guide: Barbara Hamilton

Start: Hatch End Station
Finish: Elstree & Borehamwood Station

Length: 8.5 miles (opportunity to finish the walk after 5.5 miles at Stanmore)

On our walk on this part of the London Loop we will discover an area of North London passing through Hertfordshire and the London Borough of Harrow. Starting at Hatch End we will walk through open country and wood-land to reach the highest point of the London Loop north of the Thames. The path is fairly level with a few gentle ascents and 5 stiles.

Saturday 4th May 2024

WALKING LONDON: CENTENARY WOOD EPSOM DOWNS

Who: Walking London, Walks for Women

Guide: Barbara Hamilton

Start and finish: Tattenham Corner Railway Station

Length: 6 miles 

A chance to revisit this impressive Woodland Trust project on Epsom Downs. The area is constantly being developed with the growing woodland and new features and May will be a perfect time to take a new look at this wonderful memorial wood to the First World War. With over 600 acres of planting the area is being carefully managed to offer a peaceful and thought provoking area in which to walk.

Saturday 1st June 2024

WALKING LONDON: GRAND UNION CANAL

Who: Walking London, Walks for Women

Guide: Barbara Hamilton

Start: Warwick Avenue Underground Station

Finish: Limehouse DLR Station

Length: 9 miles 

A chance to look at the history and recent developments along the Grand Union Canal passing through the heart of London. Starting at Little Venice and walking along the canal path to Limehouse we will look at how London is changing from year to year.

Saturday 29th June 2024

WALKING LONDON: THE PARKS

Who: Walking London, Walks for Women

Guide: Barbara Hamilton

Start and finish: Highgate Underground Station

Length: 9 miles 

Starting in Highgate Village walking across Hampstead Heath to Primrose Hill, Regents Park, Hyde Park, Green Park and finishing in St James’s Park. This walk gives us a view of London from the North and takes us through a number of quiet, peaceful areas in addition to briefly crossing London’s busiest shopping street!

Weekends throughout the year

WEST CORNWALL HISTORY AND MYSTERY (PRIVATE GUIDING)

Who: Wild Rambling

Guide: Helen Venus

Where: West Cornwall

West Cornwall may be a little out of the way to get to, but it's certainly worth the trip! From picturesque fishing villages to moors with 360 degree views, you will discover iron age forts, ancient settlements, holy wells, industrial heritage and more.

Explore parts of the South West Coast Path or the much quieter interior of the Peninsula, on a bespoke day walk tailored just for you. 

Various Dates

Who: Her on a Hill

Guide: Clare Kelly and others

Length: Varies from 5 to 12 miles

Grade: Varies from leisurely to challenging

Her on a Hill offers regular day walks for women. The walks vary in length and grade from leisurely strolls to challenging hikes.  The majority of walks are in the beautiful Peak District National Park allthough other locations are available. 

If you enjoy walking in the company of other women in a relaxed and welcoming environment then do take a look at what is on offer. The walks page is regularly updated with new dates and destinations.

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