Category Archives: capital ring

Moving West #capitalring #walking

I left off the other day, in Eltham Park North. We lunched in Eltham, an odd place that mixes large 1920s housing aimed at the newly affluent city middle class with a residue of the footpads and gangsters of the … Continue reading

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Where The East Begins #capitalring #walking

A week or so ago, I wrote about a wander with the APE when we did a section of the Capital Ring, a circular walk around London that aims to take in as many of the green spaces as possible … Continue reading

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A Wander Across The Far North #capitalring #walking

A bit of an exaggeration, that title, but it does encapsulate the sense of the divide that the Thames creates for London’s residents. When you first move to London, you usually have zero prejudice about north v south. Then you … Continue reading

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Ring Of Walking – #CapitalRing #crystalpalace to #richmond

I like to walk. Better than running and infinitely better than swimming. Better still than driving which often engenders ranting/neckache/guilt and sometimes all three. And while cycling and my bottom are reasonably compatible, I have seen too many road surfaces, … Continue reading

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Woolwich to Grove Park #capitalring #walking

The River Thames is a murky old torrent, you know. Dog and I took advantage of a dry cool day to complete the southern section of the Capital Ring, a circular walk of 78 miles around London which we have … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace to Grove Park #capitalring #walking

It’s over six months since my last stretch of the Capital Ring, here. That took Dog and me to Greenford in North West London so, to be different we headed east, away from our start point of Crystal Palace, through … Continue reading

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The Capital Ring: Richmond to Greenford, via Osterley #capitalring #richmond #greenford #osterley

The Capital Ring is a strategic walking route that completely encircles inner and central London. It is approximately 78 miles long and cuts through as many green spaces as is possible. So here we are again, Dog and me, on … Continue reading

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