39 – Hampstead Heath short stroll 4.8 miles – 9th November

In short: a simple, undemanding stroll on the Heath, taking in Kenwood House, the Highgate ponds and Parliament Hill. 1 hr 40 mins walking + 30 mins pitstop. Neither of us were feeling too brilliant this morning – autumn colds and other various ailments were taking their toll – and yet we felt fresh air […]

38 – Epping Forest: Chingford to High Beech 5.5 miles – 2nd November

In short: an extended version of walk 37 – on well maintained paths with beautiful forest views. A choice of public toilets at the start and super forest cafe for lunch. 2hrs 20 mins walking + 30 mins pitstop. By pure luck today is a beautiful sunny autumn day and the perfect opportunity to introduce […]

37 – Epping Forest, a short family stroll 2.2 miles – 25th October

In short: half term week has meant taking three short walks rather than one longish one – this isn’t the most challenging and in fact is the shortest of the three but it is extremely pretty and a lovely pre-lunch stroll for a family group including an energetic octogenarian and a pair of teenagers. Delicious […]