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WALKS RECOMMENCED on 29th MARCH: GET OUT and GET FIT AGAIN AFTER LOCKDOWN

COVID 19 - SOCIAL DISTANCING and mitigation factors will apply to all walks.

These walks are 'outdoor organised events for sports and physical activity'. All walks are fully dispersed at all times.

Do you like to BREATHE FRESH AIR? Do you want to IMPROVE YOUR FITNESS LEVELS? Do you like GREEN WALKS in the COUNTRYSIDE? 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 21,000 Members) mainly featuring WALKS in all the green parts of London (in places you have probably never heard of) and surrounding countryside. 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 SEPTEMBER 2020 THERE WILL BE A COLLECTION OF A NOMINAL £5 CONTRIBUTION FOR EACH WALKING EVENT ATTENDED (known as the 'pay as you go' option) OR YOU CAN PURCHASE A KEN'S EVENTS CARD (only £15 for a full 12 months validity from date of purchase, (known as the 'season ticket' and equivalent to only £1.25 pence per month), thus allowing you to save loads of money if you come to more than 3 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

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and on Twitter

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Also Click Here for more information including the Ken's Events disclaimer. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/pages/14591782/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER)

Upcoming events (5)

CIRCULAR WALK - HIGHGATE WOOD, QUEENS WOOD and CREOS

East Finchley

£5.00

EXPLORE LONDON! Enjoy London! See new parts of London and get fit after lockdown! 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 and improve your overall fitness levels after lockdown.

Today's walk is through the wooded areas and parklands of north London, incorporating Cherry Tree Wood, Highgate Wood, Queens Wood, and CREOS (Crouch End Open Space).

This evening's walk starts at East Finchley Station (Northern Line),

The walk finishes back at East Finchley Station (Northern Line),

Length of walk 6.5 km - approx. 1.75 hours at a steady pace.

SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes, at least 5 metres apart (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also ensure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. We aim to have about 30 people on the walk after adjustment for late cancellations and no shows. This is a circular walking event ending on arrival back at East Finchley Station. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue.

Please note that the walk will be continuous with no stops (in order to maintain social distancing) and it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk.

RAIN POLICY: Walking events should always be fun. Light rain will not prevent this event from taking place. However if there is heavy rain, we may reschedule this walk to another date, check back to this site on the morning of the event for the latest weather update. Final decision will be taken at 9:30am.

A £5 meetup organiser's contribution will be collected from attendees who do not hold the Ken's Events Membership Card. The walk is free for holders of the Ken's Event Card.

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

When you arrive at the starting station look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign outside the station.

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here (https://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view full disclaimer.

OTHER RISKS WARNING: Please carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for these walk and be able to walk for at least four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, paths alongside water, public paths and rights of way and other established paths and tracks through woodland and bush. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care where you are walking as surfaces may be uneven. Additionally take care as paths may be obstructed by fallen trees, low overhanging branches and overgrown bracken. Please wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions and for woodland and countryside walking. Please be aware that some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists. Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

Toilets cannot be guaranteed en route, therefore arrive in good time in order to use facilities before the start.

Unfortunately no dogs and children (under the age of 18) are permitted on these walks.

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

KEN'S EVENTS (http://www.kensevents.co.uk/) which also has a Facebook page. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events

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

WALK - HIGHGATE WOOD, QUEENS WOOD & PRIORY and ALEXANDRA PARKS

East Finchley

£5.00

EXPLORE LONDON! Enjoy London! See new parts of London and get fit after lockdown! 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 and improve your overall fitness levels after lockdown.

Today's walk is through the wooded areas and parklands of north London, incorporating Cherry Tree Wood, Highgate Wood, Queens Wood, CREOS, Priory and Alexandra Parks.

Today's walk starts at East Finchley Station (Northern Line),

The walk finishes at the Mossy Well pub in Muswell Hill.
Muswell Hill is a short bus ride or 12 minute walk back at East Finchley Station (Northern Line) or Highgate Station (Northern Line).

Length of walk 9km - approx. 2.5 hours at a steady pace.

SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes, at least 5 metres apart (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also ensure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. We aim to have about 30 people on the walk after adjustment for late cancellations and no shows. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue.

Please note that the walk will be continuous with no stops (in order to maintain social distancing) and it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk.

RAIN POLICY: Walking events should always be fun. Light rain will not prevent this event from taking place. However if there is heavy rain, we may reschedule this walk to another date, check back to this site on the morning of the event for the latest weather update. Final decision will be taken at 10:30am.

A £5 meetup organiser's contribution will be collected from attendees who do not hold the Ken's Events Membership Card. The walk is free for holders of the Ken's Event Card.

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

When you arrive at the starting station look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign outside the station.

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here (https://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view full disclaimer.

RISK WARNING: Please carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for these walk and be able to walk for at least four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, paths alongside water, public paths and rights of way and other established paths and tracks through woodland and bush. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care where you are walking as surfaces may be uneven. Additionally take care as paths may be obstructed by fallen trees, low overhanging branches and overgrown bracken. Please wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions and for woodland and countryside walking. Please be aware that some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists. Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself.

Toilets cannot be guaranteed en route, therefore arrive in good time in order to use facilities before the start.

Unfortunately no dogs and children (under the age of 18) are permitted on these walks.

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

KEN'S EVENTS (http://www.kensevents.co.uk/) which also has a Facebook page. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events

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

CIRCULAR WALK: WANSTEAD and VALENTINE PARKS

Redbridge Tube Station

£5.00

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 after lockdown!

Join us for a circular walk along the River Roding, through Roding Valley Way into Wanstead Park and later into Valentines Park. We aim to finish back at Redbridge Station (Central Line Zone 4).

SOCIAL DISTANCING COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes, at least 5 metres apart (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also be sure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at Redbridge Station. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue.

Please note that the walk will be continuous with no stops (in order to maintain social distancing) and it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk.

Please note that there is a £5 Meetup organiser’s contribution for this event for guests and those members who do not yet hold the Ken's Event Membership Card, payable on the day.

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

The start of the walk is at Redbridge Station which is on the Hainault branch of the Central line. Use trains from London with a destination of "Hainault via Newbury Park" or "Woodford via Hainault" or just "Newbury Park".

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click on 'Pages' button above or click here (https://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view disclaimer.

RISK WARNING: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 dogs are allowed on this walk.

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.

WALK EPPING FOREST SOUTH.

Redbridge Tube Station

£5.00

WALK: Redbridge to Wanstead via Wanstead Park (froms part of the southernmost tip of Epping Forest) and Wanstead Flats.

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 after lockdown!

We aim to finish near at Wanstead Station (London |Underground Zone 4).

SOCIAL DISTANCING COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes, at least 5 metres apart (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also be sure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at Fairlop Station. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue.

Please note that the walk will be continuous with no stops (in order to maintain social distancing) and it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk.

Please note that there is a £5 Meetup organiser’s contribution for this event for guests and those members who do not yet hold the Ken's Event Membership Card, payable on the day.

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

The start of the walk is at Redbridge Station.

All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click on 'Pages' button above or click here (https://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view disclaimer.

RISK WARNING: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 dogs are allowed on this walk.

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.

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WALK: EXPLORE EPPING FOREST

Chingford

£5.00

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