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*Kingston Council

Parks, Sports & Leisure. ALERT The PDF downloads originally cited here could no longer be accessed on the Council Website, at Review.

*Kingston Ramblers

'Kingston Ramblers lead walks in Surrey and the surrounding counties. The rambles take place on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. The walks are for a range of abilities and vary from 5 to 12+ miles. Saturday and Wednesday walks are by public transport. Sunday walks are by car sharing from Surbiton Clock Tower (SCT). Sunday walks tend to be longer and the pace is sometimes faster.'

*North Kingston Hillwalking Club

'Our aim is to provide members the opportunity to experience the joys of hill walking in the beautiful British Countryside over a weekend at least once a month. In addition, we also try to do at least one nearby day walk once a month on either Saturday or Sunday.'

*Wimbledon and Putney Commons
Size (acreage)1140

'Wimbledon Common is a large open space in Wimbledon, south-west London, totalling 460 hectares (1,140 acres). There are three named areas: Wimbledon Common, Putney Heath, and Putney Lower Common, which together are managed under the name Wimbledon and Putney Commons. Putney Lower Common is separated from the rest of the Common by about 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) of built-up area of southwest Putney.'

Beverley Brook Walk
Distance (miles)7

'Closely following the Beverley Brook through Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park and Barnes Common to the River Thames upstream of Putney. The walk goes through some of South London's most varied and beautiful countryside.'

Description from

Merton Council

Chessington Countryside Walk
Distance (miles)5

'Circular route through the countryside south of Chessington. The route passes through Horton Country Park, Epsom Common and over the top of Winey Hill. The leaflet includes a map of the route and information about features encountered along the way. The route is waymarked with a distinctive logo.'

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Ham House from Kingston Walk
Distance (miles)8

'Leave your car at home and discover this tranquil walk, linking Ham House and Garden with Kingston Station. The circular route, which is on London's doorstep, begins at the station. It leads you along the rural Thames Path and through the verdant Richmond Park.'

Description from

National Trust

See also

Ham House Richmond [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

Historic Kingston Guided Walks

'Guided walks of historic Kingston by The Kingston Tour Guides.'

'The Tour Guides are part funded by The Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames.'

Kingston Trails

'Kingston is a beautiful place to live, work and visit, but often its natural and historical wealth is overshadowed by its reputation as the shopping hub of South West London. We wanted to encourage residents and visitors to look at Kingston afresh and tap into the fascinating history, flora and fauna the Royal Borough has to offer, and so Kingston Trails was born.'

Description from

History @ Kingston

London Parks Way
Distance (miles)62

'Walking route through London beginning at Kingston station and finishing at the Cutty Sark at Greenwich. This London Parks Way passes through the Royal Parks of Bushy Park, Richmond Park, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Regents Park, St James Park, and Greenwich Park as well as Hampton Court Park, Holland Park, Victoria Park and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The approximate distance is 65 miles It is split into 6 sections each of which is a self-contained walk that can be reached by train.'  ALERT Unfortunately, the Website described here was no longer accessible at Review: see the Note in the Blog from the originator, cited here instead,

Description from

Rob Myers

Thames Down Link Walk
Distance (miles)15

'Follow all, or part, of this fifteen mile walking route linking the Thames Path National Trail in Kingston to the North Downs Way National Trail near Westhumble; hence the name, Thames Down Link.'

Description from

Surrey County Council

See also

Thames Down Link [Rambling Man]

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