walking free in waltham forest

walking together in waltham forest

local walks, revisiting our open spaces, sometimes finding new ones, pointing out a bit of history occasionally, in a relaxed atmosphere;

Anyone interested in getting updates is invited to email david_boote@yahoo.com

no charge; welcome to everyone who can look after themselves

Across the Lea

Tuesday 26 September 11am

Repeated Sunday 1 October 2.30pm

Meet at Lea Bridge Station entrance on Argall Way

Linear walk to Victoria Park with public transport back home or start.

About 2 hours, mainly firm, level ground

Autumn Woods

Sunday 15 October 2.30pm

Repeated Tuesday 17 October

Meet at Whipps Cross where 56 buses terminate, near the war memorial and Forest View Avenue.

About 2 hours, partly along rough muddy woodland paths.  A linear route finishing at Woodford Green (bus back to start).

Hitchcock of Leytonstone walk

Sunday 29 October

To be confirmed and details not yet finalised;

Halloween Dark Alleyways

Tuesday 31 October 6.30pm

Meet at Chingford Station entrance

Linear walk of about 1 ¼ hours with public transport back to the start, mainly firm surfaces but mud a possibility.

From the Ching valley to the Roding valley  

Tuesday 8 November, 11am

Repeated Sunday 12 November 2.30pm

Meet outside Chingford Station

Linear walk of about 2 hours finishing at Chigwell Station (Central Line), some soft, muddy woodland paths near the start and in the middle, with some fairly steep slopes to climb.  

Walthamstow Wetlands  

Tuesday 29 November, 11am

Repeated Sunday 3 December 2.30pm

Meet outside Tottenham Hale Station

About 2 hours, firm level surfaces with option of soft steep slopes

Winter Solstice Walk

Thursday 21 December

1.30pm from the Eagle Pond, Snaresbrook Road (by W12 bus stop SM near junction with Rivenhall Gardens)

3pm from outside the Cottage Café, Leyton Green

Linear walk to Lea Bridge (Princess of Wales pub); 1st part includes muddy and uneven ground;  2nd part on firm surfaces but includes a footbridge.

Waltham Forest ‘LETS’ Walk

Wednesday 27 December morning

To be confirmed and details not yet finalised;

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