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South West Coast Path: Teignmouth to Dawlish Warren

Tuesday 9th September 2014 5 miles Toilets: Public toilets, pubs and cafes at Teignmouth, Dawlish and Dawlish Warren. Having been down to Cornwall a couple of times in the last few years, I’d always been intrigued by the railway-by-the-sea that … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal: Watford to Berkhamsted

Sunday 3rd August 2014 11.5 miles Toilets: Watford Metropolitan Line Station (men’s on the platform, ladies’ outside the ticket gates); Kings Head pub, Hunton Bridge; various pubs in Kings Langley; Paper Mill pub and various restaurants at Apsley Marina; public … Continue reading

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London Loop: Hamsey Green to Coulsdon South

Sunday 15th June 2014 6 miles Toilets: Wattenden Arms, Kenley; The Fox, Coulsdon Common; public toilets at the car park at Farthing Downs; Coulsdon South Station (men’s on the platform, women’s outside the ticket gates).  The Good Companions pub at … Continue reading

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London Loop: Hayes/West Wickham Common to Hamsey Green

Sunday 8th June 2014 9 miles including station links Toilets:  New Inn pub, Hayes (participates in Community Toilet Scheme); Sandrock pub, Upper Shirley.  Note that there are no longer any public toilets outside the restaurant/car park just after Addington Hill, … Continue reading

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London Loop: Petts Wood to Hayes (Jubilee Country Park to West Wickham Common)

Sunday 19th May 2014 10 miles including station links Toilets: Petts Wood Station; Pub in Farnborough; Church Road, Farnborough; High Elms Country Park; Fox Inn pub, Keston; The Greyhound pub, Keston; New Inn pub, Hayes (participates in Community Toilet Scheme). … Continue reading

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Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice

Amazing how you can live in London for your entire life, yet still constantly discover new things you’d never seen or heard of before. Back in October I attended a ceremony at the Cross Bones Graveyard, an unconsecrated burial ground … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal: Harefield to Watford

Saturday 14th December 2013 5 miles approx Toilets: Public toilets in Harefield; Kings Arms, Harefield; Old Orchard, Harefield; Coy Carp, Coppermill Lane; Bury Lake; Batchworth Lock Canal Centre; Watford Station (Metropolitan Line). Last week we only managed to walk five … Continue reading

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