Walk from Richmond underground station via Richmond Park, Wimbledon Common, Wimbledon Park to Wimbledon Park underground station.
This comfortably paced 7.5 mile / 12 km taster walk is for anyone who:
– is curious about what the Camino is
– has returned from their Camino and would like to share their stories and experiences
– has decided to walk the Camino and wants to know more
Starting at Richmond underground station, we walk along the river Thames, through Petersham Meadows before we enter Richmond Park, London's largest nature reserve. We next cross through Wimbledon Common followed by Wimbledon Park where we finish at the Underground station. The walk involves some quite long and steep ups and downs, mainly on rough tracks or paths and grass.
There are toilets along the way in Richmond, Richmond Park, Wimbledon Common and Wimbledon Park
Start Time: 10am
Start Point: Richmond Underground Station (District Line and Overground Railway)
Finish Point: Wimbledon Park Underground Station (District Line)
Finish Time: 14:00
Footwear, clothing, water, food
Please come properly equipped for the walk: waterproof jackets and trousers in the event of rain, hiking boots and sufficient clothing to keep you warm. Please bring a packed lunch, hot drink in a flask if desired, and water.
There is a £5 per person meetup fee for the walk collected on the day.
By joining the walk you are responsible for your own safety, that of your fellow members and acknowledge hiking is an activity with a danger of personal injury or death. Your decision to voluntarily participate is an informed decision and you are aware of and accept the risks. You agree to be responsible for your own actions.
You confirm you are physically fit to compete safely the walk and have sought medical advice if you have not exercised for some time or are suffering from any medical condition. It is your responsibility to inform the walk leader of any medical conditions which may impact your ability to complete the walk.
Please contact me if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you on the day.