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Wednesday ‘A’ Walk from Roydon
August 29, 2012
Please note that this walk will start after the 0918 train from Cambridge arrives in Roydon (1013).
Norman will lead a linear walk from Roydon Rail Station to Bishop’s Stortford following the Stort Valley. Attractive riverside and canal scenery mostly along the towpath with good surfaces. Approx 13 miles, 7.5 miles am, 5.5 miles pm. Start approx 1015 from Roydon Station TL406105, Explorer 194. Get 0918 train from Cambridge (bring Rail cards or arrange groups of 4 for discounts) to Roydon. Or get train from intermediate stations, Shelford 0923, Whittlesford Parkway 0930, Audley End, 0940, Bishop’s Stortford 0958. Return from Bishop’s Stortford on 1614 or 1644 train. Parking available at Bishop’s Stortford in NCP car park (next to season ticket holders car park) for £3.90/day.
Lunch at ‘The Gate’, Sawbridgeworth, a characterful local with real ale and inexpensive bar menu. See here
I will try to take lunch orders on the train so please try to sit fairly close together!
Please note it is possible to do a half day walk returning from Sawbridgeworth Station after lunch.
Norman’s mobile on the day 07818 062451