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Wimbledon Park to Richmond Park to Twickenham

Hosted by the Consul of the London Countryside Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 05 Mar 11:00 - 17:00

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WIMBLEDON PARK TO RICHMOND PARK TO TWICKENHAM

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

We'll then proceed towards Eel Pie Island, passing by Marble Hill House (where King George II kept his Mistress) and the famous naked ladies at York House

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

Marble Hill House

The famous naked ladies statues at York House

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: 10 miles Protected content approx

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

Time: With lunch and stops about Protected content

If you have somewhere else to go to after the walk budget a finish time of 4.30 / 5.00 pm, however we could finish earlier

There will be a toilet stop about 10 minutes into the walk. Various toilet stops along the way

LUNCH

Bring a packed lunch and water

Meeting time: 11.00 am

We leave for the hike at: 11.05 am (Sorry but we won't be able to wait for latecomers, my mobile will also be switched off).

Hike leader: Amit