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    London Parks and Pubs walk

    Saturday 29th June


    Distance 7 miles, Linear Grade Leisurely Start Time 13:00 Host Gary H Start Time W2 2UE

    Meeting point: Outside Lancaster Gate tube station

    Organiser contact:



Details

A leisurely afternoon walk taking in some Royal Parks and a few of London's finest public houses.
This is a linear walk starting at Lancaster Gate tube station and ending at The Prospect Of Whitby
pub (near Wapping station).
From Lancaster Gate we will walk across Hyde Park, Green Park and St James's Park to our first pub.
Then we join the river Thames and follow it out past Tower Bridge and on to Wapping - taking in
a couple more pubs en route. The plan is to visit 3 (or 4 if time allows) pubs in total.

Please note that there will be no stop for food on the walk, so do ensure you have eaten beforehand.


Our walk gradings

  • E

    Easy

    Easy Walks are for anyone who does not have a mobility difficulty, a specific health problem or is seriously unfit. Suitable for pushchairs if they can be lifted over occasional obstructions. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn.

  • L

    Leisurely

    Leisurely Walks are for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths.

  • M

    Moderate

    Moderate Walks are for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm waterproof clothing are highly recommended.

  • S

    Strenuous

    Strenuous Walks are for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. May include hills and rought country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt about their fitness are advised to contact the walk leader in advance.


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About our walks

Non-members are welcome to join us for 3 "trial" walks before deciding to join us. You don't need to book in advance - just turn up on the day.

All our walks are graded to give you an idea of what each one will be like. If you're unsure of your fitness level, try a short, easy walk first. It's better to find a walk too easy than to make yourself miserable and exhausted.

Please remember

  • Bring appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather conditions.
  • Bring something to drink, even if the walk has a pub stop. On most full day walks you'll need to bring a picnic lunch. The walk details will show this.
  • If you wish to bring your dog on a walk, you must ask the walk leader in advance as some walks are not suitable for dogs.
  • Please arrive early so that the walk can start on time. We'll wait up to 10 minutes if you let us know you've been delayed en-route.

All our walks are led by SYW members. Please follow their instructions, don't walk ahead of them, and let them know if you decide to leave the walk before the end.

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