What we're about

Do you like to BREATHE FRESH AIR?   Do you want to IMPROVE YOUR FITNESS LEVELS?   Do you like GREEN WALKS in the COUNTRYSIDE or by the SEASIDE?  Do you prefer walks in PARKS by LAKES, CANALS, RIVERS, rather than through busy city streets?

Do you want to see new SECRET PLACES in London, places that you might not otherwise have reason to visit?

If you answered YES to any of the above then this group is the right one for you.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN KEN'S WALKS, a friendly group of walkers (Over 22,000 Members) mainly featuring WALKS in all the green parts of London (in places you have probably never heard of) and surrounding countryside and coastal towns. Change your life (physical health and mental health) dramatically for the better!!

YOU CAN JOIN KEN'S EVENTS FOR FREE and just pay a contribution for each event attended!!!
THERE IS NO JOINING FEE. INSTEAD FROM JANUARY 1st 2022 THERE WILL BE A COLLECTION OF A NOMINAL £5 CONTRIBUTION FOR EACH WALKING EVENT in LONDON ATTENDED (known as the 'pay as you go' option) OR YOU CAN PURCHASE A KEN'S EVENTS CARD (only £20 for a full 12 months validity from date of purchase, (known as the 'season ticket' and equivalent to only £1.66 pence per month), thus allowing you to save loads of money if you come to more than 4 walks a year!

If weekday and evening walks are your thing, then you should also join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. 

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JOIN KEN'S EVENTS AND SEE LONDON!!
You can buy a 'Kens Events' card online through Paypal or by cash at most events. Please note that although Paypal is used for on-line payment, you do not need a Paypal account, just a credit or debit card.  Click on this link to get a Card. https://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/dues/  Now just bring your e-mail receipt to your next event and you will be given the Card in exchange. 
You can also follow Ken's Events on Facebook at
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kens-Events/1...
and on Twitter
http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

KENS EVENTS DISCLAIMER - PLEASE READ!

DISCLAIMER FOR KEN'S EVENTS

KEN'S EVENTS arranges events, or makes arrangements to join third party events, for the enjoyment of Members and Guests. All of these events could be arranged by individuals themselves or attended by any individual on their own. However Ken's Events makes life easy for you by taking the hard work out of the organisation of these events and additionally provides you with the opportunity to meet new people and attend these events in the company of a friendly group of people. However please note that:

Participation in Ken's Events activities is strictly voluntary and members and guests assume all risks in connection with these activities. Therefore you are not permitted to attend any Ken's Events unless you agree to and comply with the following;

  • Your accept that your safety at any event is solely your own responsibility.

    * You represent that you are fully fit and thus able to walk for 12 miles (walking events), and have in your possession any medication that you currently take.

    *You do not require any special attention, additional needs or special duty of care.

    * You are over 18 years of age.

  • By attending any event you agree that the organiser, CO Hosts, Event Hosts, or other participants of Ken's Events are not responsible or liable for the safety of any member, or any member’s guests.

  • As an attendee of Ken's Events you agree and fully understand that outdoor activities can involve certain additional risks, hazards, and dangers to health and life. You agree and accept that you alone are responsible for assessing whether or not it is safe to cross roads, bridges, continue along pathways, lanes, roads, country trails, forest trails, and across parks, forests and open countryside.

  • As an attendee of Ken's Events you agree and fully understand than any travel/transition to an event or from an event or between events is entirely at the member's or attendee's own risk, and you cannot hold Ken's Events, Organisers, Co. Hosts, or Event Hosts liable for damages.

  • As a member of or attendee at Kens Events, you agree to HEREBY: RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT, Kens Events, organisers, Co Hosts,Event Hosts, and its members/or participants in any activities from liability or to hold them in any way responsible for any injuries, accidents or other incidents or other problems relating to your person or personal property.

  • Kens Events reserves the right to update and make changes to this disclaimer at any time.

    Please also be aware that this disclaimer includes, incorporates and applies, where relevant, the whole of Meetup.com's term of service agreement which specifically says that members join Meetup and attend all Meetups at their own risk and cannot hold Meetup.com or its organisers and other members liable for damages.

    RISK WARNING FOR ALL WALKS: Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. On occasion wild,domestic and farm animals may also encountered. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

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Upcoming events (4+)

CIRCULAR GREEN WALK: MILE END to VICTORIA and OLYMPIC PARKS

Needs a location

£5.00

A Green Walk along the Canal and through Victoria Park and alongside the Olympic Park.

FRESH AIR: Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels. Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant and sometimes secret green spaces and forest areas.

STARTING POINT: Meet at 12.00pm outside Mile End Underground Station. (Central Line - Zone 2)
STOPPING OUT POINTS: Various bus routes
END POINT: Mile End Underground Station.

DISTANCE: Approx. 5 miles at a moderate pace. The route is very flat
terrain.

This is an 'organised participation event for sport and physical activity', taking place in line with government guidelines to limit the spread of Covid 19.

RISKS: Please dress appropriately for countryside walking and prevalent weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. Farm and wild animals may also occasionally be encountered en-route. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

Unfortunately no large dogs and small children are allowed on these walks.

WHAT IF THE WEATHER'S BAD - Light rain is not a problem. However if torrential rain is forecast please check this page on the morning of the walk for an update.

COST: Free for holders of the Ken's Events Card. Otherwise there is a £5 fee.

WANT TO COME ON ANOTHER WALK:
For a list of future walks please see http://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/events/

If walking and hiking is your thing, this is the event for you!
When you arrive at the station look for Ken with the 'KEN'S EVENTS/Meetup Badge/Sign. .

Plan your journey, with TFL's
Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/)

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here
http://www.meetup.com/kens-events-explore-london-secrets/
to find out more about Kens Events/Walks and click on 'read more' to see full disclaimer.

Please arrive in good time to allow opportunity to use toilets at the start of the walk as there may not be any toilet breaks readily available during the walk.

If weekday and evening walks are your thing, then you should join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-WEEKDAY-EVENING-WALKS/)

KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events
and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

RIVER WALK: MILE END to CANARY WHARF via VICTORIA PARK

Needs a location

£5.00

A Canal and River Walk along the River Lee and Limehouse Cut, from Mile End to Canary Wharf.

FRESH AIR: Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels. Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant and sometimes secret green spaces and forest areas.

STARTING POINT: Meet at 2.30pm outside Mile End Underground Station.
STOPPING OUT POINTS: Various bus routes
END POINT: Canary Wharf close to DLR and underground stations.

DISTANCE: Approx. 5 miles at a moderate pace. The route is very flat
terrain.

This is an 'organised participation event for sport and physical activity', taking place in line with government guidelines to limit the spread of Covid 19.

RISKS: Please dress appropriately for countryside walking and prevalent weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. Farm and wild animals may also occasionally be encountered en-route. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

Unfortunately no large dogs and small children are allowed on these walks.

WHAT IF THE WEATHER'S BAD - Light rain is not a problem. However if torrential rain is forecast please check this page on the morning of the walk for an update.

COST: Free for holders of the Ken's Events Card. Otherwise there is a £5 fee.

WANT TO COME ON ANOTHER WALK:
For a list of future walks please see http://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/events/

If walking and hiking is your thing, this is the event for you!

When you arrive at the station look for Ken with the 'KEN'S EVENTS/Meetup Badge/Sign. .

Plan your journey, with TFL's
Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/)

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here
http://www.meetup.com/kens-events-explore-london-secrets/
to find out more about Kens Events/Walks and click on 'read more' to see full disclaimer.

Please arrive in good time to allow opportunity to use toilets at the start of the walk as there may not be any toilet breaks readily available during the walk.

If weekday and evening walks are your thing, then you should join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-WEEKDAY-EVENING-WALKS/)

KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events
and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

WALK - CANADA WATER CIRCULAR

Needs a location

£5.00

Join us for an afternoon walk alongside the waterways of Canada Water.

Explore and Enjoy London! Get out and get fit after the lockdown!

STARTING and FINISHING POINT: CANADA WATER STATION (Jubilee Line and London Overground Line) - Look for Ken with the Ken's Events/Meetup Badge, outside the station, by the waters edge next to the library).

ROUTE: For today's walk we will stroll from Canada Water to Southwark Park, then along the Thames Path, and through Russia Dock and Greenland Dock before heading back again towards Canada Water Station. The stroll lasts for about 2.0 hours.

Above is the view of Canary Wharf from Canada Water

RISK WARNING FOR ALL WALKS:Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. On occasion wild,domestic and farm animals may also encountered. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

Unfortunately no large dogs and small children are allowed on these walks.

WHAT IF THE WEATHER'S BAD - Light rain is not a problem. However if torrential rain is forecast please check this page on the morning of the walk for an update.

COST: Free for holders of the Ken's Events Card. Otherwise there is a £5 fee.

WANT TO COME ON ANOTHER WALK:
For a list of future walks please see http://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/events/

If walking and hiking is your thing, this is the event for you!

When you arrive at the station look for Ken with the 'KEN'S EVENTS/Meetup Badge/Sign. .

Plan your journey, with TFL's Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/)

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here
http://www.meetup.com/kens-events-explore-london-secrets/
to find out more about Kens Events/Walks and click on 'read more' to see full disclaimer.

Please arrive in good time to allow opportunity to use toilets at the start of the walk as there may not be any toilet breaks readily available during the walk.

If weekday and evening walks are your thing, then you should join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-WEEKDAY-EVENING-WALKS/)

KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events
and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

THAMES PATH WALK - (Canada Water to Tower Bridge)

Needs a location

£5.00

Explore and Enjoy London! Get out and see your City in the company of great friends! Join us for a Sunay afternoon walk along the south side of the THAMES PATH from CANADA WATER to TOWER BRIDGE.

STARTING POINT: Starting from CANADA WATER (Jubilee Line and London Overground Line) - Look for Ken with the Ken's Events/Meetup Flag, outside the station, by the waters edge next to the library).

ROUTE: For today's walk we will stroll along the historic waterways of Canada before heading along the Thames path to Tower Bridge. The stroll lasts for about 2.5 hours.

RISK WARNING FOR ALL WALKS:Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. On occasion wild,domestic and farm animals may also encountered. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

Unfortunately no large dogs and small children are allowed on these walks.

WHAT IF THE WEATHER'S BAD - Light rain is not a problem. However if torrential rain is forecast please check this page on the morning of the walk for an update.

COST: Free for holders of the Ken's Events Card. Otherwise there is a £5 fee.

WANT TO COME ON ANOTHER WALK:
For a list of future walks please see http://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/events/

If walking and hiking is your thing, this is the event for you!

When you arrive at the station look for Ken with the 'KEN'S EVENTS/Meetup Badge/Sign. .

Plan your journey, with TFL's Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/)

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here
http://www.meetup.com/kens-events-explore-london-secrets/
to find out more about Kens Events/Walks and click on 'read more' to see full disclaimer.

Please arrive in good time to allow opportunity to use toilets at the start of the walk as there may not be any toilet breaks readily available during the walk.

If weekday and evening walks are your thing, then you should join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-WEEKDAY-EVENING-WALKS/)

KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events
and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

Tell your friends you are going!
https://secure.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/invite/

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