Saturday 27 September: Kemsing Circular Walk

Eight Polyramblers aligned at Kemsing station to be met by Kim and Siew Kee who were leading the walk.  It was a beautiful sunny day, ideal for walking.  After a short walk on a country lane, we were soon in fields full of sheep.  Walkers and sheep wanted to go across the same bridge over the motorway so there was a bit of a bottleneck but the sheep went one way and we went the other, walking along newly ploughed fields, Continue reading Saturday 27 September: Kemsing Circular Walk

Saturday 19 September: Sole Street Circular

Meeting at Victoria Station – our  9.07 train was platformed early so 5 of us boarded early.  On reaching Sole Street station more of us gathered together on that platform. Kim  & Siew Kee met us, having arrived by car.  On leaving the station a large apple tree was pointed out to me hanging over the road bridge. We proceeded northwards through the village, and after some fields and a lane we reached Owletts – a National Trust manor and formerly the  family home of renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker.  Continue reading Saturday 19 September: Sole Street Circular

Sunday 13 September: Linear walk from Loughton to Epping (Essex)

Engineering works on the Southend line meant a very late change to Saturday’s planned walk. Eighteen members and guests got the message and assembled at Loughton for a substitute ramble through Epping Forest. Fortunately there were no calls from distressed walkers wondering why the leader wasn’t at Rochford! Continue reading Sunday 13 September: Linear walk from Loughton to Epping (Essex)