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Saturday, 18 July 2020

Other walks today

Alton Circular was chosen by Joe for this slot. To enable a walk report to be posted, I have tagged it. (This means any walk report will be archived with others for this walk) T=2.10

13 comments:

Joe Mc said...

For anyone not going to Brecon.
Sat 18 July (The 203rd anniversary of Jane Austen’s death)
Alton Circular
Depart Waterloo
9.54 Arrive Alton 11.10
Return trains half hourly at 15 and 44 mins
I’ll check the timetable again nearer the time.

Anonymous said...

Thanks, Joe. Sounds ideal.

Joe Mc said...

https://www.walkingclub.org.uk/walk/alton-circular/

Joe Mc said...

The timetable has changed. We now depart at 10.00 and arrive at 11.08.
Return trains are hourly at .15 mins.

Anonymous said...

BBC4 tonight Thursday:'Jane Austen:Behind Closed Doors' - locations that inspired the work, 9pm.

Anonymous said...

https://www.selbornearms.co.uk/

Anonymous said...

Hartley Mauditt church MUST be seen

Anonymous said...

Restrictions on non-essential travel were lifted on 17 July. The guidance now states:

7.1 Who is allowed to travel on public transport?
You can use public transport but it is better to travel in other ways if possible. If you are using public transport, you should follow the safer travel guidance for passengers.

I would not be complacent about social distancing and face coverings - the R rate for London as a whole is 1.1

Anonymous said...

Change at Woking.

Joe Mc said...

N=13 off the train at Alton in w=perfect-summer-weather. 5 opted for the shorter walk and lunched at The Golden Pheasant slightly off piste in Farringdon. The rest of us split into a group of 6 and 2 ladies who had arrived together. Our group lunched under an ancient oak in the lythe just below Selborne church.
Afternoon drinks were enjoyed in the pub garden opposite the Jane Austen museum (still closed) before the not so short final leg back to Alton. 6.15 train for the last three of us.

Anonymous said...

Just to add:contact details were shared before the walk.The walk details mention Whites in Selborne - I recommend the rhubarb flapjack and the homemade ice cream. Thanks to Joe for scheduling.

Hilary said...

I also did the walk, catching the train an hour earlier and returning on the 7.15pm train from Alton. I thought I should mention that it may not be possible to do this walk in the week, as there is ongoing work (until December) on the overhead power lines,which affects the out-going route to East Worldham and I think, the return route to Upper Farringdon, as well as other footpaths in the area; there is limited information about this on-line.

Sandy said...

Thanks for that advice Hilary, as I'm disappointed to have missed this walk and would definitely have attempted it on a weekday