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South Kensington and Hyde Park

On the 16th May we will meet at E. Croydon station at 10.15 for 10.30am to Victoria station then to Gloucester Road station to see sculptures by a lady artist then walk to South Kensington station tunnel to see her posters with anagrams. After that we will visit the Natural History Museum and have a […]

Green North Croydon Walk

Thornton Heath Station

Keith says: This is almost a repeat of my walk on Sunday January 7th, where, after a meal at "The Bull" pub, a few of us went to the nearby leisure centre + watched the Streatham Redhawks ice hockey match ⛸ 🏒  🥅. As I don't want to finish too late, we'll be meeting much […]

Beachy Head Walk

Please note that the date of this walk has been changed from Saturday the 25th to Sunday the 26th May. The walk will be from Seaford along the coast to Cuckmere Haven, then over the Seven Sisters cliffs to Eastdean. A hilly 9 miles with lovely views. Bring a packed lunch, but there will be […]

Walk: Dickens in London

On Monday 27th May I’ll be leading a Dickens themed walk around some of parts of London he frequented We will meet at East Croydon station on the main concourse at 12 noon to catch 12.15 train to St Pancras where our walk will start 30 minutes later. An early stop will be at the […]

Trip to Berlin

Berlin , Germany

Update 29th May Nearly time to go! We currently have 14 intrepid travellers who have booked travel and accommodation. Some are going by train, some flying from either Gatwick or London City, and several different places to stay have been booked. You can join us right up to the last minute if you can get […]

Walk: Richmond Park and Wimbledon Common.

This walk will take us across Richmond Park  to Wimbledon Common, the windmill and Cannizaro Park. A quite easy walk of about 10km. So meet at East Croydon by 9.05 for the 9.19 train to Clapham Junction, changing there for the 9.43 to Richmond (all within the Oyster pass zone). You can bring a packed […]

Woolwich Dockyards Walk

I will be leading a walk on Sunday 16th June to Woolwich Dockyard. We will meet at East Croydon station at 9.50 to catch the 10:03 East Croydon (platform 4) Thameslink towards Bedford which arrives 10:20 London Bridge. Then we catch the 10:31 from London Bridge (platform 1) to Woolwich Dockyard arriving at 10.50. If […]

Gomshall/Abinger Circular Walk

An 8 mile walk in the Surrey countryside, on woodland paths and quiet country lanes, with an optional pub stop at the finish. Some rough ground and possible mud, so boots advised. Getting there Meet at East Croydon Station, 9.15 for 9.25 train. Other ways of joining us: at Redhill Station for the 10.10 train […]

Streatham Stroll

NOTE this is Plan B. The original Beckenham and Kelsey Park stroll has been affected by a tram strike, so Keith has come up  with an attractive alternative.  Later update: the tram strike has been called off, but we're sticking to the Streatham Stroll. Meet at Streatham Station (not Streatham Common or Streatham Hill!) at […]

“Now 90!” Croydon Green Spaces Challenge Walk / Great North Wood Walk

This walk will form part of COPSE's 90th anniversary Challenge, overall visiting, appropriately enough, a total of 90 of Croydon's green spaces. On this occasion we'll focus on those in the northern parts of the Borough. Ful details of the Challenge are at the bottom of this page. You don't have to take on the […]