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GET OUT and GET FIT AGAIN AFTER LOCKDOWN.

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. 
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Upcoming events (4+)

SOCIAL WALK: LAKE FARM and STOCKLEY COUNTRY PARKS, GRAND UNION CANAL

Needs a location

£5.00

Today we walk a stretch of the Grand Union Canal with diversions into Lake Farm Country Park and Stockley 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 at Hayes and Harlington Railway Station (Elizabeth Line and National Rail - Travel Zone 5)

WALK ROUTE: From Hayes and Harlington we walk along the Grand Union Canal into Lake Farm Country Park and Stockley Country Park en-route to West Drayton.

WALK DISTANCE: Approx 5 miles.

WALK FINISH: West Drayton Station (Elizabeth Line and National Rail - Travel Zone 6)

STOPOUT POINT: Throughout the walk we are 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.

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SOCIAL WALK: LITTLE BRITAIN LAKE, CANAL and RIVER COLNE

Needs a location

£5.00

Today we walk a stretch of the Grand Union Canal from West Drayton to Uxbridge with diversions around Little Britain Lake and along the River Colne.

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 at West Drayton Railway Station (Elizabeth Line and National Rail - Travel Zone 6)

WALK ROUTE: From West Drayton we walk along the Grand Union Canal to Little Britain Lake, the along the River Colne before continuing on the Grand Union Canal to Uxbridge.

WALK DISTANCE: Approx 6.5 miles.

WALK FINISH: Uxbridge Station (Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines - 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.

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SOCIAL WALK: NORWOOD JUNCTION to CRYSTAL PALACE

Needs a location

£5.00

Today we walk through several South London green spaces including Grangewood Park and around South Norwood Lake.

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 at Norwood Junction Railway Station (National Rail - Travel Zone 4)

WALK ROUTE: From Norwood Junction Railway Station we walk through Whitehorse Meadow and Grangewood Park and onto South Norwood Lake and Crystal Palace Park.

WALK DISTANCE: Approx 6 miles.

WALK FINISH: Crystal Palace Station ( National Rail and London Overground - Travel Zone 3/4)

STOPOUT POINT: Throughout the walk we will cross several 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.

SOCIAL WALK: SOUTH LONDON PARKS

Needs a location

£5.00

Today we walk through several South London Parks including Norbury Park and Norwood 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 at Crystal Palace Railway Station (National Rail and London Overground - Travel Zone 3/4)

WALK ROUTE: From Crystal Palace Railway Station we walk to Norwood Park, and various South London green spaces, -en-route to Norbury Park and Norbury Station

WALK DISTANCE: Approx 6 miles.

WALK FINISH: Norbury Station ( National Rail - Travel Zone 3)

STOPOUT POINT: Throughout the walk we will cross several 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.

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