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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+)

GREEN WALK- WIMBLEDON PARK to NEW MALDEN via WIMBLEDON COMMON.

Wimbledon Park Station

£5.00

MEADOWS, PARKS, WOODED TRAILS, RIVER and PUB SOCIALISING with CHEAP FOOD and DRINKS.

Enjoy London! Get out and see your City in the company of great friends! Join us for a Saturday afternoon stroll (followed by socialising in the pub). Walking is one of life's great social activities.

Route: From Wimbledon Park Station, through Wimbledon Park , then uphill to Wimbledon Common, then across the Common through to New Malden. We pass New Malden Train station en route to the finish at our pub (8 minutes walk from station) where we stop for socialising and possibly for a meal and drink (optional).

To return to Central London you can catch the mainline train to Waterloo, or just two stops to Wimbledon from where you can catch the District Line.

START POINT: Wimbledon Park Station - Zone 3.
DISTANCE: Approx 5.5 miles.
END POINT: New Malden Railway Station - Zone 4.
STOP OUT POINT: At midway point our route goes close to a main road
with London bus routes

RISKS: 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.

No large dogs or small children please.

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 available during the walk.

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

DISCAIMER
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 post no pre-event messages unless you are posting something relevant for the whole group and only post photos of other members with their consent.

Kens Events also has a Facebook Page, Instagram and Twitter accounts.
http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events
Instagram Page
Kenswalks
Twitter
@KenEvents
Kens Events also has a Facebook Group that you can join.
http://www.facebook.com/groups/Kensevents

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/)
When you arrive at the station look for Ken with Kens Events Flag outside the station.

RAIN POLICY: Our walks normally go ahead as planned even if it rains. Light rain is not usually a problem . However if torrentail rain is forecast, please check back to this webpage on the morning of the event around 10am for the latest update.

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

When you arrive at the venue look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign pictured below.

The walk will finish at a very large pub, which is approximately 500 metres from the station.

GREEN WALK: STOCKLEY and LAKE FARM COUNTRY PARKS

West Drayton

£5.00

LAKES, RIVER, CANAL,MEADOWS, PARKS, WOODED TRAILS, and PUB SOCIALISING with CHEAP FOOD and DRINKS.

Today we take a walk along a stretch of the Grand Union Canal and Stockley Country Park and Lake Farm Country Park.

Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces and surprising surrounding countryside. Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels and make some new friends at the same time.

Social Event:
Our walks are social walks, where the emphasis is on meeting new people, enjoying nature, healthy exercise, and fresh air. Our walks are not interrupted with running commentaries or historical lectures, although occasionally features of significance may be pointed out. As such our walks will be continuous with few stops and it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk. We always end the walk at a pub where the socialising can continue.

Take this opportunity to visit green parts of London, unknown to most people, and that you would not otherwise have an opportunity to see.

WALK START: Today's walk starts West Drayton Station (Elizabeth Lines - Travel Zone 6)

WALK ROUTE: From West Drayton we walk along the Grand Union Canal to Stockley Country Park and Lake Farm Country Park before finishing at Hayes and Harlington at a pub a short distance from the station.

WALK DISTANCE: Approx 5.5 miles.

WALK FINISH: Hayes and Harlington Station (Elizabeth Line - Travel Zone 6)

STOPOUT POINT: At several points during the walk we are approximately 15 mins walk away from London bus routes.

COST of EVENT: A £5 meetup organiser's contribution will be collected from attendees who do not hold the Ken's Events Membership Card.

RISKS: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, and tracks through woodland and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, trousers are recommended, and take care as surfaces may be uneven, and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists. Be wary of portruding tree roots and low overhanging branches. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.
No large dogs or small children please.

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 available during the walk.

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

DISCLAIMER:All Events on Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here (http://www.meetup.com/EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/pages/Explore_London_Secrets_Disclaimer/) to view disclaimer.

Please post no pre-event messages unless you are posting something relevant for the whole group.

Kens Events also has a facebook page.
http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events

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/)

When you arrive at the station look for Ken with Kens Events/Meetup Badge outside the station.

WHAT IF THE WEATHER IS BAD? - Light rain is not a problem, only very heavy rain will lead to a postponement.

MAGICAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALK - ROUTE 2

Green Park

£5.00

A CHANCE TO ENJOY the SPECTACLE of LONDON'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS and MAGICAL CHRISTMAS WINDOW DISPLAYS on this tour.

This is a short walk taking in some of London's famous and most spectacular Christmas Light Displays. This walk is Route 2. There is also a different walk (Route 1) earlier in the month.

Afterwards we will head off to a bar near a station for something to eat/drink to continue the socialising.

Please note that the meetup point is at Green Park, Underground station using the Stratton Street Exit.

The Tour lasts approx 2 hours, so please wear warm clothing. The Tour ends at Baker Street Station at around 9:00pm.

When you arrive at the starting station look for Ken with the Ken's Events Flag.

For members and guests who don't hold the Ken's Events Membership card there is a £5 fee for this event.

START POINT: Green Park Underground station outside the Stratton Street Exit.
DISTANCE: Approx 3.0 miles.
END POINT: Baker Street Station.

Please note that it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk.

RISKS: Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. In these walks we use; pavements, and cross busy roads. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

No dogs on this walk or small children please.

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 available during the walk.

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

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 post no pre-event messages unless you are posting something relevant for the whole group and only post photos of other members with their consent.

Kens Events also has a Facebook Page, Instagram and Twitter accounts.
http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events
Instagram Page
Kenswalks
Twitter
@KenEvents
Kens Events also has a Facebook Group that you can join.
http://www.facebook.com/groups/Kensevents

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/)

When you arrive at the station look for Ken with Kens Events Flag outside the station.

RAIN POLICY: Our walks normally go ahead as planned even if it rains. Light rain is not usually a problem . However if torrentail rain is forecast, please check back to this webpage on the afternoon of the event around 4pm for the latest update.

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

THAMES PATH WALK :-CANARY WHARF to TOWER BRIDGE

Canary Wharf

£5.00

THAMES RIVER WALK with GREAT VIEWS and Interesting features followed by PUB SOCIALISING with CHEAP FOOD and DRINKS.

Enjoy London! Get out and see your City in the company of great friends! Join us for a Saturday afternoon stroll (followed by socialising in the pub). Walking is one of life's great social activities.

WALK START POINT: Outside Canary Wharf Tube Station (Jubilee Line)

WALK ROUTE: From Canary Wharf Tube Station (Jubilee Line), along the North Bank of the Thames to Tower Hill, where we will be finishing at a large pub.

WALK DISTANCE: Approx 4 miles.

WALK END POINT: Close to TOWER HILL Tube Station

STOP OUT POINT: Our route goes close to several London bus routes

RISKS 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.

No large dogs or small children please.

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 available during the walk.

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

DISCAIMER
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 post no pre-event messages unless you are posting something relevant for the whole group and only post photos of other members with their consent.

Kens Events also has a Facebook Page, Instagram and Twitter accounts.
http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events
Instagram Page
Kenswalks
Twitter
@KenEvents
Kens Events also has a Facebook Group that you can join.
http://www.facebook.com/groups/Kensevents

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/)
When you arrive at the station look for Ken with Kens Events Flag outside the station.

RAIN POLICY: Our walks normally go ahead as planned even if it rains. Light rain is not usually a problem . However if torrentail rain is forecast, please check back to this webpage on the morning of the event around 10am for the latest update.

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

When you arrive at the venue look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign pictured below.

The walk will finish at a very large pub, which is approximately 500 metres from the station.

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SOCIAL WALK: SOUTH LONDON LAKES and COUNTRY PARKS

Crystal Palace Station (LUL)

£5.00

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