Saturday 17 September: Windsor Circular Walk

Only three polyramblers boarded the Windsor train so I was hoping a few members would join en route or come on First Great Western. At Windsor four more members joined us,  so not a bad turn out as there was a longer walk scheduled for Sunday. We walked along the river towards Eton Wick and Dorney , where the British rowing team trains.  We went into St Mary Magdalene Church (Friends of Continue reading Saturday 17 September: Windsor Circular Walk

Saturday 10 September: Harlow Town to Broxbourne (Herts) – Linear

The weather forecast was for heavy rain all day but this did not stop 6 Polyramblers and 3 of John’s friends from another group to come on this walk in the Stort Valley.  Children were having fun in canoes when we reached the Stort Nagivation Canal which we started to follow alongside meadows.   At Parndon Mill Lock, we started playing catch-up with a lady on a narrow boat Continue reading Saturday 10 September: Harlow Town to Broxbourne (Herts) – Linear

Thursday 8 September: Evening Walk – Sherlock Holmes Trail

Seventeen members gathered at Piccadilly Circus on a pleasantly warm and sunny Thursday evening. Stuart took us on a 90 minute guided tour of various West End haunts of Holmes and Watson. The area was busy with tourists, al fresco drinkers and traffic but luckily Stuart has a loud voice and was able to make himself heard above the hubbub.   Continue reading Thursday 8 September: Evening Walk – Sherlock Holmes Trail

Saturday 3rd September, Knockholt to Orpington

Over the previous bank holiday weekend, the club had been to Skipton, returning late on Tuesday, so Sandra was not expecting a large turnout. We were pleasantly surprised to find 16 of us at Knockholt station. The weather was warm although rain was forecast for the afternoon. Our route took us in a sweep to the south and west, across attractive chalk downland and the occasional golf course. We stopped to talk to a vociferous couple of goats. Continue reading Saturday 3rd September, Knockholt to Orpington