Apr 21, 2013 · 11:00 AM
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GORING STREATLEY CIRCULAR HIKE Distance 16.4km 10.2 miles Ascent 340 met Time 4 hours plus lunch stop
This is a hike of
next to the beauty of the Thames. The path goes from a riverside village to National Trust land with se
riously steep h
ill and views of unspoilt countryside that make you go wow. We descend into a few miles of flat farmland before heading back up a gentler hill to the tropical looking forest above Thu
rle Down. We stop for a picnic lunch and enjoy the lush sweeping views. The last leg is the always lovely Thames path. We pop into one of Goring’s fine pubs for an indulgent pint or glass of wine before the journey home. Challenge and charm at our usual brisk pace for 10 ½ miles and 350 metres of ascent. Escape all the city with this walking workout in the wonderful English Countryside Sunday 11:00 April 21
Meet :Goring Train Station Gatehampton Road Goring, Oxfordshire RG8 OEP
TRAINS-Depart London Paddington 9:43 Arrive Goring/ Streatley Station 10:58
Driving : 55 miles, approximately 1 hour 15 minutes from London via M4 Lunch: Please bring a packed lunch and enough water. Most shops are in Goring are closed on Sunday. No food or drink is available after we start the walk in Goring. We stop at the pub when we return to Goring.
Cost £8.50 for guided hike by trained Walking group leader and qaulified Wilderness First aider ( transport not include)
What to bring:
• 1-2 litres of water
• Waterproof Jacket
• Long walking trousers - try to avoid jeans and cords as movement is restricted and water is asorbed
• Gaiters or waterproof over-trousers ( highly recommended)
• PACKED LUNCH
* Remember base layer and fleece.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT HIKING AND OUTDOOR CARDIO ACTIVITY CARRIES RISK OF INJURY AND DEATH. WHEN YOU RSVP YOU CONFIRM YOU ARE IN GOOD HEALTH AND ACCEPT THESE RISK. FURTHERMORE, YOU TAKE RESPONSIBILTY FOR READING ABOVE DESCRIPTION AND AGREE TO PARTICIPATE PROPERLY EQUIPED. NOTE THIS IS A VERY BRISKED PACE GROUP THAT MAY HAVE TO MOVE AHEAD IF YOU ARE ABLE TO KEEP UP.