Category Archives: Walks

Croydon’s best pub is looking to a bright new future

KEN TOWL has damaged his ankle, so hasn’t been able to get out for one of his regular walks. But he did make it across the road to his Addiscombe local Last year, Charles Reid, a pilot for Virgin Airways, … Continue reading

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Walkers take a hike today around Croydon’s oldest church

The villagers of Addington and congregation of Croydon’s oldest church are out and about on this damp autumnal day, performing a duty which maintains a legal right, but which sees them actively discouraging people from walking a footpath. It’s all … Continue reading

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Croydon Health Walks anniversary strolls, Sep 30

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Riverside walk with swans, meadows and Nelson’s fishing pond

WANDLE WANDERINGS: It’s Wandle Fortnight, and we asked our non-resident rambler, KEN TOWL, to explore the Wandle Trail This is a three-borough walk from one park to another, tracing the course of the nascent river Wandle as it births in … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Society appeals for volunteers for its Memory Walk

The Alzheimer’s Society is calling on families, friends, colleagues, and four-legged friends in Croydon to unite against dementia by taking part in London Memory Walk. For the first time, there are two walks taking place in London this year. There … Continue reading

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Time to take a container for those brambles on your rambles

We’re in the midst of the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, and as MOIRA O’DONNELL suggests, it’s the perfect time to discover the pleasures of  foraging for free food As a child, one of my greatest joys was a … Continue reading

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Follow Kenley’s yellow brick road for a high-flying ramble

WANDLE WANDERINGS: There’s a Bank Holiday coming up and our loyal reader KEN TOWL has found a rambling route of just over two miles which includes a star-gazing observatory, a yellow brick road, the ghostly swishing of gliders, and two … Continue reading

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