Category Archives: Walker Dunelm

Peacocks, flamingos and 400 years of history at one school

WANDLE WANDERINGS: One of the country’s leading independent schools happens to have a mini-zoo in its grounds, which are rarely open to the public. WALKER DUNELM strolled through Whitgift School on its open day Even when it’s going to a … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Shipley to Knepp and back (2½ miles; easy)

Our non-resident rambler, WALKER DUNELM has made a welcome return from his travels, carrying notes from an expedition into West Sussex, with tales of Hilaire Beloc and sightings of rare wildlife Shipley is a small village south-west of Horsham in … Continue reading

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Walk your way to fitness in 2013 with local rambles

It’s too late for a 2013 London Marathon entry, the sponsored swim at Purley Pool is too far distant, and the weekly 5km Park Runs in Lloyd Park, on Roundshaw Downs, at Riddlesdown or in Banstead Woods might be a … Continue reading

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Float with the butterflies on Shabden Park’s farm walk

There’s lots of fluffy, endearing baby animals and wildlife to be seen, and also some first-class food to be had, at Shabden Park Farm’s regular farmer’s market just outside Chipstead tomorrow, Saturday, May 26. The market, just off the main … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Brockham (3 miles; easy)

WALKER DUNELM makes a gentle start to the weekend with this short ramble in the Surrey countryside This is a pleasant, mainly level walk, using part of the Greensand Way ramble route, which starts from the lovely village green at … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Oaks Park and Clockhouse (3 miles; easy)

Looking for an easy, local stroll? WALKER DUNELM has surveyed this ramble near Oaks Park This easy walk is just three miles long, but may not be suitable for very young children as it does involve crossing what can be … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Earlswood to Nutfield (6 miles; moderate)

WALKER DUNELM suggests this walk along another section of the Greensand Way, less than half an hour south of Croydon, to blow away the cares of the working week You can reach the start of this walk by parking near … Continue reading

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