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GET OUT and GET FIT AGAIN AFTER LOCKDOWN.

THIS GROUP IS FREE TO JOIN.

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 APRIL 2021 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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Upcoming events (4)

CIRCULAR WALK: GREEN SPACES of RICHMOND

Richmond

£5.00

Get out and get fit again after lockdown! Meet some new friends at the same time! Join us for a CIRCULAR SATURDAY AFTERNOON WALK (Approx. 4.5 miles) from Richmond Station, on a new route through alleyways and green spaces, including a stretch of the Thames Path.

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.

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/)

START: Richmond Station (District, London Overground Lines and National Rail.)
DISTANCE: Approx 4.5 miles
FINISH: Richmond Station (District, London Overground Lines and National Rail.)
STOP OUT POINT: Various buses are available close to part of the route.

More info:
FEE:
There is a £5 fee for this walking event for those members and guests not holding the Ken's Events Membership card.

RAIN POLICY: What about the weather? Light rain or occasional showers is not a problem and the walk will proceed. Only book a walk if you are sure you can attend! Walks will only be cancelled if there is very heavy rain!

RISKS: In these walks we use; country stiles,pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, paths alongside water, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Wear good sturdy shoes/walking boots. Take care as surfaces may be uneven, there may be low 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 we may encounter wild and farm animals. If you require insurance for these walks you must arrange this yourself.

No children or dogs please.

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

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 disclaimer.

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/)

WALK - Richmond, Marble Hill Park and Twickenham Village

Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces, waterways 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 SCENIC SATURDAY AFTERNOON WALK along the Thames path from Richmond to Twickenham Village via Richmond Old Deer Park and Marble Hill Park and York House Gardens (We will explore the grounds but will not be entering neither Marble Hill House nor York House.

About Marble Hill House;- Marble Hill House is a Palladian villa built between 1724 and 1729. It was the home of Henrietta Howard, Countess of Suffolk, and mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales, who lived there until her death.

About York House:- York House is a picturesque 17th century building, with a fascinating history, set in beautiful public grounds with its famous Italian gardens and statues

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.

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. The Ken's Event Membership Card costs £15 which entitles you to attend all events for free for 12 months (i.e. just £1.25p per month).

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

START: Richmond Station (District, London Overground Lines and National Rail.)
DISTANCE: Approx 4.5 miles
FINISH: Near Twickenham Station (National Rail.).
STOP OUT POINT: Various buses are available close to part of the route.

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 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 or children are allowed on this walk.

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. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events

WALK: NEW RIVER and PYMMES BROOK.

Wood Green

£5.00

Get out and get fit again after lockdown! Meet some new friends at the same time!Join us for an AFTERNOON WALK (Approx. 4.5 miles) from Wood Green Station. We progress along waterways (New River and then Pymmes Brook) and also through the green spaces of Bloomfield Park and Arnos Park before finishing at Southgate Station.

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.

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/)

START: Wood Green Station (Piccadilly Line).
DISTANCE: Approx 4.5 miles
FINISH: Southgate Underground Station (Piccadilly Line).
STOP OUT POINT: Various buses are available long the route.

More info:
FEE:
There is a £5 fee for this walking event for those members and guests not holding the Ken's Events Membership card.

RAIN POLICY: What about the weather? Light rain or occasional showers is not a problem and the walk will proceed. Only book a walk if you are sure you can attend! Walks will only be cancelled if there is very heavy rain!

RISKS: In these walks we use; country stiles,pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, paths alongside water, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Wear good sturdy shoes/walking boots. Take care as surfaces may be uneven, there may be low 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 we may encounter wild and farm animals. If you require insurance for these walks you must arrange this yourself.

No children or dogs please.

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

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 disclaimer.

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/)

WALK: EXPLORING FOUR NORTH LONDON PARKS and WOODS

Southgate Underground Station

£5.00

WALK: GROVELANDS PARK: OAKWOOD PARK: TRENT PARK: MONKEN HADLEY WOOD/COMMON

Get fit again after lockdown! Get out and walk.

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.

It is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk.

A £5 meetup organiser's contribution is payable if you do not hold the Ken's Events Card.

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 disclaimer.

RISKS: In these walks we use; country stiles,pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, paths alongside water, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Wear good sturdy shoes/walking boots. To avoid insects, thorns, and stinging nettles, bare legs are not recommended. Take care as surfaces may be uneven, there may be low 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 we may encounter wild and farm animals.
If you require insurance for these walks you must arrange this yourself.
No children or dogs please.

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

START POINT: Southgate Tube Station Piccadilly line (Zone 4) at 2.30 pm
DISTANCE: Approximately 7 miles.
END POINT: New Barnet (National Rail), High Barnet Station (Northern Line) also 15 minute walk away.
STOPPING OUT POINT: Oakwood Tube Station and Cockfosters Tube Station Piccadilly line (Zone 5).

ROUTE: Grovelands Park - Features an historic mansion; Grovelands House (view externally) was built in 1797. It became a park in 1913. General Pinochet was held under house arrest in the mansion in 1998.

Oakwood Park - Famous for an Ice Well and features an avenue of Poplar Trees to mark the coronation of King George VI and an avenue of scarlet oak trees.

Trent Park - Trent Park dates back to the 14th century when it was part of Henry IV's royal hunting estate, known as the Royal Forest of Enfield Chase. The mansion house in Trent Park dates back to 1777.

Monken Hadley Wood/Common - Also dates back to the 14th century when it was part of Henry IV's royal hunting estate, known as the Royal Forest of Enfield Chase.

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