Tag Archives: Walks

SPECIAL OFFER: Take a walk on the wild side with Peter Alfrey

Inside Croydon is delighted to team up with noted local conservationist Peter Alfrey for our next guided walk, a midsummer wildlife ramble, on the morning of Sunday, June 23. We will spend a couple of hours exploring one of the … Continue reading

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Beddington Village historical walk, Jul 24

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Croydon’s industrial history walk, Wandle Park, Jul 3

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Take a stroll with TfL on a free guided walk next weekend

Enjoy spectacular views of London on one of Transport for London’s Spring into Summer free guided walks next weekend, May 21 and 22. There are 45 free guided walks across the capital, organised by Walk London and TfL, which explore … Continue reading

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Great North Wood guided walk, Grangewood Park, Apr 17

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South Downs walking festival, Mar 25 and Apr 9

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Croydon Railway Walk, Wandle Park, Mar 13

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Take a stroll around the capital with TfL’s free Winter Wanders

Spectacular views, hidden gems and green parkland can all be enjoyed on a crisp stroll around the capital as part of Transport for London’s winter walking weekend this month. And it’s all free – but you’d better be quick to … Continue reading

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Coulsdon Commons seeking volunteers – and walkers

There are plenty of organised and guided walks on offer in and around the borough over the coming holiday period, most of them free, offering excellent opportunities to burn off some of the seasonal excess and to find out more … Continue reading

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Wandle Wander from Wandle Park, Easter Sunday, Apr 5

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Light at the end of the tunnel with Subway exhibition

An exhibition to celebrate one of the area’s truly hidden gems, the Crystal Palace Subway, will open this weekend, marking the 60th anniversary since the closure of the high-level station it once served. And there is also guided walk along … Continue reading

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Ramblers set off with Coulsdon and Selsdon walks: Jan 8

Croydon Ramblers are staging two walks tomorrow morning, Wednesday January 8, around Selsdon and Coulsdon Common. The Selsdon walk, which begins at 10.30am, is about five miles, and takes in Little Heath Woods, Heathfield and Croham Hurst. Meet at Sainsbury’s … 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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Rambles: Bletchingley to Tandridge (9 miles; moderate)

WALKER DUNELM is pulling on his rambling boots for the second Surrey stage of the Greensand Way The Greensand Way is a 108-mile long-distance footpath which starts at Haslemere in Surrey, and follows the Greensand Ridge to Ham Street in … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Shabden Park (2¼ miles; easy)

WALKER DUNELM offers a short, easy stroll near Banstead Woods for this weekend This short walk provides good views of Chipstead Valley and Banstead Woods. For hardy souls it could provide an extension to the Chipstead and Mugswell walk outlined … Continue reading

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Weekend rambles: Oaks Park and Banstead (5 miles; easy)

Inside Croydon’s resident rambler, WALKER DUNELM offers an easy stroll from Oaks Country Park for the weekend From Oaks Park’s car park, go past the café and along by the hedge on the right to a gap in the southern … Continue reading

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