What we're about

COVID 19 - SOCIAL DISTANCING and mitigation factors apply to all walks. JOIN this Group for GREEN WALKS IN LONDON and surrounding areas. WALKS in COUNTRYSIDE, PARKS, alongside LAKES, CANALS, and RIVERS. ALWAYS ENDING IN A PUB. MAKE IT YOUR GOAL IN 2020 TO GET OUT AND ABOUT MORE.

Discover & Enjoy Hidden London

SSSH - LONDON is full of secrets. This meetup group aims to explore and enjoy just a few of those. We will go and see those 'unknown' gems that make London such a fascinating and intriguing city.

Explore London! Enjoy London! Join our great walks and get out and see your City in the company of great friends!

Find those secret parts, and gems of London that most people don't know about!

Discover a new part of London everytime!

If you like Walking, Talking, Socialising, with Friends, then this is the group for you.

The aim of the group is to go on short walks and strolls around London, find some amazing places and sights off the beaten track and end up afterwards in a great pub!

MAKE IT YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTION 2019 TO GET OUT MORE!

Who should join?
You've got a great curiosity about London, you like walking, and you want to meet other people who are also interested in finding out about the amazing history and sights it has to offer. From 05/09/20 each walk costs only £5 to attend.

THIS GROUP IS SPONSORED BY KEN'S EVENTS (http://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/) (over 21,000 members). Click here (http://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/) to find out more.

Upcoming events (5)

WALK: HATTON CROSS TO FELTHAM

Hatton Cross Underground Station

£5.00

A GREEN WALK from Hatton Cross Station along the River Crane to Feltham. 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. THIS WILL BE A COVID SECURE WALK - FULL COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY (Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures to keep our walks safe and legal whilst offering members the opportunity to access the physical health and mental health benefits of walking in the green spaces and surrounding countryside of London.) KEEPING THE COMMUNITY AND WALKING MEMBERS SAFE: 1. At Start Point: The organiser will direct members to socially distance at one of several designated points near the start with a maximum of 6 persons at each point. 2. Route: Walk will be focused, where possible, on green open spaces and forested areas well away from busy streets and other members of the community. 3. Walk will remain dispersed at all times - which means no gatherings or bunching of more than 6 persons ; 4. Walk will be at a good pace and continuous with no stopping in order to maintain dispersal of walkers (therefore walk may not be suitable for slow walkers). 5. Walk in small groups of 2 or 3, with approx 5 metres between these small groups. 6. Walk can only be attended by registered members who do not have covid symptoms and who have not been in contact - in the last 2 weeks - with someone with symptoms of covid, or someone who tested positive. 7. Do not travel to the start of the walk in groups or use car sharing. 8. Attendees must agree to meet the following requirements. A: NHS Test and trace requirements - Attendees must message their mobile telephone number to the Organiser within 24 hours of booking (otherwise they will be removed from the walk). B: Attendees must follow the directions of the organiser to maintain social distancing at the start and at all times during the walk. 9. Only book a walk if you are sure you can attend! Walks will only be cancelled if there is very heavy rain! In order to reduce the number of 'no shows' which deprives other members from attending; the following rules will apply: A. Any member who has booked on and who does not attend will be excluded from future walks for 50 days or for the period of current government imposed covid restrictions if longer. B. Any member who cancels their RSVP on the day of the walk will be excluded from future walks for 25 days, or for the period of current government imposed covid 19 restrictions if shorter. START POINT:Hatton Cross Station (London Underground - Zone 5). DISTANCE: Approx 5 miles. END POINT: Feltham Station (National Rail - Zone 6). STOP OUT POINT: Our route goes close to various London bus routes. 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. The walk is free for holders of this card. OTHER 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. All Events on Explore London Secrets are subject to a disclaimer. Click here (http://www.meetup.com/EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/pages/Explore_London_Secrets_Disclaimer/) to see.

WALK: FELTHAM to TWICKENHAM

Feltham Railway Station

£5.00

A GREEN WALK from Feltham Station along the River Crane to Twickenham. 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. THIS WILL BE A COVID SECURE WALK - FULL COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY (Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures to keep our walks safe and legal whilst offering members the opportunity to access the physical health and mental health benefits of walking in the green spaces and surrounding countryside of London.) KEEPING THE COMMUNITY AND WALKING MEMBERS SAFE: 1. At Start Point: The organiser will direct members to socially distance at one of several designated points near the start with a maximum of 6 persons at each point. 2. Route: Walk will be focused, where possible, on green open spaces and forested areas well away from busy streets and other members of the community. 3. Walk will remain dispersed at all times - which means no gatherings or bunching of more than 6 persons ; 4. Walk will be at a good pace and continuous with no stopping in order to maintain dispersal of walkers (therefore walk may not be suitable for slow walkers). 5. Walk in small groups of 2 or 3, with approx 5 metres between these small groups. 6. Walk can only be attended by registered members who do not have covid symptoms and who have not been in contact - in the last 2 weeks - with someone with symptoms of covid, or someone who tested positive. 7. Do not travel to the start of the walk in groups or use car sharing. 8. Attendees must agree to meet the following requirements. A: NHS Test and trace requirements - Attendees must message their mobile telephone number to the Organiser within 24 hours of booking (otherwise they will be removed from the walk). B: Attendees must follow the directions of the organiser to maintain social distancing at the start and at all times during the walk. 9. Only book a walk if you are sure you can attend! Walks will only be cancelled if there is very heavy rain! In order to reduce the number of 'no shows' which deprives other members from attending; the following rules will apply: A. Any member who has booked on and who does not attend will be excluded from future walks for 50 days or for the period of current government imposed covid restrictions if longer. B. Any member who cancels their RSVP on the day of the walk will be excluded from future walks for 25 days, or for the period of current government imposed covid 19 restrictions if shorter. START POINT: Feltham Station (National Rail - Zone 6). DISTANCE: Approx 6 miles. END POINT: Twickenham Station (National Rail - Zone 5). STOP OUT POINT: Our route goes close to various London bus routes. 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. The walk is free for holders of this card. OTHER 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. All Events on Explore London Secrets are subject to a disclaimer. Click here (http://www.meetup.com/EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/pages/Explore_London_Secrets_Disclaimer/) to see.

CIRCULAR WALK: HAINAULT FOREST

Fairlop Station

£5.00

A GREEN CIRCULAR WALK from Fairlop Station into and through parts of Hainault Forest. 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. THIS WILL BE A COVID SECURE WALK - FULL COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY (Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures to keep our walks safe and legal whilst offering members the opportunity to access the physical health and mental health benefits of walking in the green spaces and surrounding countryside of London.) KEEPING THE COMMUNITY AND WALKING MEMBERS SAFE: 1. At Start Point: The organiser will direct members to socially distance at one of several designated points near the start with a maximum of 6 persons at each point. 2. Route: Walk will be focused, where possible, on green open spaces and forested areas well away from busy streets and other members of the community. 3. Walk will remain dispersed at all times - which means no gatherings or bunching of more than 6 persons ; 4. Walk will be at a good pace and continuous with no stopping in order to maintain dispersal of walkers (therefore walk may not be suitable for slow walkers). 5. Walk in small groups of 2 or 3, with approx 5 metres between these small groups. 6. Walk can only be attended by registered members who do not have covid symptoms and who have not been in contact - in the last 2 weeks - with someone with symptoms of covid, or someone who tested positive. 7. Do not travel to the start of the walk in groups or use car sharing. 8. Attendees must agree to meet the following requirements. A: NHS Test and trace requirements - Attendees must message their mobile telephone number to the Organiser within 24 hours of booking (otherwise they will be removed from the walk). B: Attendees must follow the directions of the organiser to maintain social distancing at the start and at all times during the walk. 9. Only book a walk if you are sure you can attend! Walks will only be cancelled if there is very heavy rain! In order to reduce the number of 'no shows' which deprives other members from attending; the following rules will apply: A. Any member who has booked on and who does not attend will be excluded from future walks for 50 days or for the period of current government imposed covid restrictions if longer. B. Any member who cancels their RSVP on the day of the walk will be excluded from future walks for 25 days, or for the period of current government imposed covid 19 restrictions if shorter. START POINT: Fairlop Station (Central Line - Zone 4). DISTANCE: Approx 5 miles. END POINT: Fairlop Station (Central Line - Zone 4). STOP OUT POINT: None 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. The walk is free for holders of this card. OTHER 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. All Events on Explore London Secrets are subject to a disclaimer. Click here (http://www.meetup.com/EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/pages/Explore_London_Secrets_Disclaimer/) to see.

CIRCULAR WALK: FAIRLOP WATERS and COUNTRY PARK

Fairlop Station

£5.00

A GREEN CIRCULAR WALK from Fairlop Station around Fairlop Country Park and Lakes. 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. THIS WILL BE A COVID SECURE WALK - FULL COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY (Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures to keep our walks safe and legal whilst offering members the opportunity to access the physical health and mental health benefits of walking in the green spaces and surrounding countryside of London.) KEEPING THE COMMUNITY AND WALKING MEMBERS SAFE: 1. At Start Point: The organiser will direct members to socially distance at one of several designated points near the start with a maximum of 6 persons at each point. 2. Route: Walk will be focused, where possible, on green open spaces and forested areas well away from busy streets and other members of the community. 3. Walk will remain dispersed at all times - which means no gatherings or bunching of more than 6 persons ; 4. Walk will be at a good pace and continuous with no stopping in order to maintain dispersal of walkers (therefore walk may not be suitable for slow walkers). 5. Walk in small groups of 2 or 3, with approx 5 metres between these small groups. 6. Walk can only be attended by registered members who do not have covid symptoms and who have not been in contact - in the last 2 weeks - with someone with symptoms of covid, or someone who tested positive. 7. Do not travel to the start of the walk in groups or use car sharing. 8. Attendees must agree to meet the following requirements. A: NHS Test and trace requirements - Attendees must message their mobile telephone number to the Organiser within 24 hours of booking (otherwise they will be removed from the walk). B: Attendees must follow the directions of the organiser to maintain social distancing at the start and at all times during the walk. 9. Only book a walk if you are sure you can attend! Walks will only be cancelled if there is very heavy rain! In order to reduce the number of 'no shows' which deprives other members from attending; the following rules will apply: A. Any member who has booked on and who does not attend will be excluded from future walks for 50 days or for the period of current government imposed covid restrictions if longer. B. Any member who cancels their RSVP on the day of the walk will be excluded from future walks for 25 days, or for the period of current government imposed covid 19 restrictions if shorter. START POINT: Fairlop Station (Central Line - Zone 4). DISTANCE: Approx 5.5 miles. END POINT: Fairlop Station (Central Line - Zone 4). STOP OUT POINT: None 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. The walk is free for holders of this card. OTHER 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. All Events on Explore London Secrets are subject to a disclaimer. Click here (http://www.meetup.com/EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/pages/Explore_London_Secrets_Disclaimer/) to see.

Past events (507)

WALK: FALCONWOOD to WELLING

Falconwood

£5.00

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