Tag Archives: LOOP

Following the footsteps of DH Lawrence to the end of the LOOP

WANDLE WANDERER: There’s a slight end-of-term feel to our non-resident rambler, KEN TOWL, as he sets off on what for him is the final Croydon stage of the London Orbital walk, the LOOP. He’s even walked straight past a pub … Continue reading

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Football-free walk takes in murder, rare orchids and the stars

WANDLE WANDERER: It’s a couple of months since our non-resident rambler, KEN TOWL, reached Hamsey Green on the fourth section of the London Orbital walk, the LOOP. On Sunday lunchtime, he picked up where he left off, and headed in … Continue reading

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Take a tram to explore the LOOP back to the Domesday Book

WANDLE WANDERINGS: Dodging between the showers for a weekend walk, KEN TOWL has gone all loopy Outer London is peppered with country parks, downland, ancient trails and sites redolent with the history of an area occupied since pre-Roman times. The … Continue reading

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