Walking

Items about walking, including: rambling, ambling, treking, strolling.

Therfield & Kelshall

A walk of just under 5 miles from The Fox & Duck, The Green, Therfield, SG8 9PN, led by Charlie & Shirley. We should enjoy scenic views of the Herts/Cambs borders. We will go by Chapel Grove and Kelsall Lane before returning via Kelshall village. Meet at the pub at 9.45am to pre order Lunch (If Required) for a 10.00am start.

To book the walk please telephone Charlie/Shirley on 01438 359026 or email c.sams026@btinternet.com by Friday 9th.September. Please note earlier than usual start time at the pub’s request.

Mobile on the day is 0797 9877 039.

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Trails we have walked

Since we started in 2013 we have walked almost all the trails which come within 10 miles of Letchworth. Descriptions of most of the legs we have walked are detailed below, but this is an overview

Walk

The August walk is about 4 miles from the Crown Inn, Ickwell Road, Northill, SG18 9AA. It passes through three villages, with no stiles and mainly flat paths.

Meet at 10.15am to order lunch, with the walk departing at 10.30am.

Mobile on the day is 07891 145024.

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Please book in by Friday 16 August, for both the walk and lunch, with the leaders Margaret and Martin Watkinson. e-mail mmletchworth@hotmail.com or phone 01462 682927.

Social evening

All members of the group are welcome to the Wild Walks social evening at The Wynd. 

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From Ickleford

Meet at Ickleford Village Green.

We don’t walk fast and no more than 3 miles. We should finish by 12 noon followed by an optional visit to the café for lunch or refreshments.

All welcome.

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No booking required.

Walk

An easy walk of 3½ to 4 miles from The Pig & Abbot, High Street, Abington Pigotts SG8 0SD

Route via Boggs Gap to Steeple Morden and back using tracks, footpaths and a small amount of road walking.
Meet at the pub by 10.15am to pre-order lunch (if required) for a 10.30am start. Parking at the pub is limited so please park with consideration in the High Street.
To book please contact the walk leaders Nick or Lois Young between 3 and 10 September on 01462 624373 or nickandlois@gmx.co.uk.
Mobile on the day: 07952 726245

Next walk: Tuesday 8 October - Please note date change.

Walk

Details in next Newsletter and on Website.

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Hampstead to Fleet St.

About 7 miles, via Parliament Hill, Primrose Hill, Camden Lock, St Pancras, Bloomsbury & Lincoln's Inn.

Train times: 08.59 from Letchworth (might change at Hitchin); 09.11 from Hitchin; 09.17 from Stevenage.

Leaving Platform 8 at King's Cross by 10am.
 
Buy a Travelcard, and bring a packed lunch if possible.

Towards Titmore Green

 

Meet at The Fisherman pub, Fishers Green, Stevenage SG1 2JA at 10am to order lunch ready for a 10.15am start.

The circular walk will be 5 miles towards Titmore Green returning via Almshoebury. Please book the walk, and lunch if required, by Wednesday 7 August with walk leaders Anthony and Mary.
Mobile on the day is 07710 432380.

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The City; alleys and courtyards,

 

Leader Philip Sayers.

Thread your way through the labyrinth of medieval alleyways and courtyards that weave through the patchwork quilt of today’s City of London.  Our first City walk was in the east, tracing the city from year 0 to 2000. This second City walk is to the medieval west, outwith the wall.  Hear the history and judge the impact of churches, coffee-houses and craft guilds. 

Buy an ‘off-peak day return’ to BLACKFRIARS.(no tube). Weekdays: 9.38 Royston, 9.43 Ashwell, 9.48 Baldock, 9.51 Letchworth GC, 9.55 Hitchin, 10.01 Stevenage.  Arrives (no changes) Farringdon 10.34. All meet at Farringdon station platform 3, at 10.35.  Saturday details by email to you. 

About 4 to 5 miles (including some steep steps) with time for coffee and lunch.  Return from Blackfriars (no tube), home before 6pm.

Book from 1 August with Philip Sayers (NOT Rosemary) p.sayers@gmail.com (preferred) or 01462 686798.  Include your LALG Membership number/s. £3 contribution to leader’s research expenses.  Contact on the day: 07854 782687.  

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