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Wimbledon Park to Richmond Park: " Two Parks & Woodlands Hike

Hosted by the Consul of the London Countryside Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 14 Mar 11:00 - 16:00

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An Idyllic woodlands and parks walk through London. We visit Wimbledon Park, its small waterfall garden and windmill & then traverse through some idyllic woodlands into Richmond Park & onto Richmond town centre along the river.

Highlights

Windmill & Idyllic Streams & Lakes

Magical woodlands, The Pen Ponds and Spankers Wood

King Henry's Mound & The Site where Turner Painted several of his famous landscapes

Terrain: A few ups and downs but mostly flat, parts of the walk maybe muddy so bring proper walking shoes. As always waterproof gear is essential in case of rain.

The walk will continue regardless of whether it rains or not

Distance: 7 miles Protected content

Pace: Medium (But a good level of fitness is required)

Time: With lunch and stops about 4 hours

If you have somewhere else to get to after the walk budget a finish time of 4.00 pm

There will be a toilet stop about 10 minutes into the walk. One or 2 other stops are possible for toilet breaks along the way

LUNCH

Bring a packed lunch and water

Walks begins: Wimbledon Park Station (On the District Line, 1 stop from Wimbledon station). There is only one exit at the station

Walk ends: Richmond Station

Meeting time: 11.00 am

We leave for the hike at: 11.10 am

Hike leader: Amit