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Home along the Hogsmill

The London Loop Part 13: Ewell to Teddington The final 10 miles or so, of my circumnavigation of London following the London Loop path for the most part following the route of the Hogsmill River. For the last 30 years the Hogsmill has always brought to mind the almost canal like section in Kingston, notable […]

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Penultimate Pastures

The London Loop Part 12: Coulsdon South to Ewell And so we come to the penultimate section of the loop, a short eight miles on a Sunday afternoon leaving another roughly eight mile section to complete. Starting back at Coulsdon South station the route climbs back up onto the North Downs through suburban 1930’s housing […]

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Into the woods..

The London Loop Part 11: West Wickham to Coulsdon South The loop so far has been rather gentle, but this section had some more challenging changes in elevation, Snowdonia it is not but the North Downs which todays walking crossed in a number of places still requires you to stop and catch your breath occasionally! […]

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To the sound of a Spitfire

The London Loop Part 10: Bexley to West Wickham Well is was such a pleasant day, I walked for most of it covering 16 miles or more than 25km, a bit longer than usual and two sections of the loop from the official guide. The first section continues along the banks for the River Cray, […]

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South of the River !

The London Loop Part 9: Erith to Bexley And I’m back, after a COVID-19 lockdown break, back walking the London Loop, and now South of the River ! Quite a contrast to my last visit to Purleet on the other side of the River on a cold and wet November, instead a beautiful sunny April […]