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Walk One

Grove Park to Crystal Palace

Saturday January 4th 2020

Length of walk
including to / from start / finish:

8.2 miles.  Mainly flat terrain except Crystal Palace Hill at end.  50% woodland, mainly tarmac paths, a bit of mud.

Walk Leader:

Steve Wells

Mobile Phone:

07785 555997

Email address:


Crystal Palace National Sports Centre and park at end of walk.  People are free to visit and to make their own way back from nearby station.

Attraction to be visited together

Walk along “Railway Children Walk” near to where E Nesbitt (author) lived.

Beckenham Place House (not open) and Park.

Travel Arrangements



09:00 from Bracknell – Waterloo (9:03 Martins Heron, 9:08 Ascot, 8:54 Wokingham) arrive 10:07.

10:37 Waterloo East (platform 3) to Grove Park, arrive 10:56.


Crystal Palace to Clapham Junction (trains every 15 mins), then to Bracknell.  On the way to Crystal Palace Station, don’t enter the dinosaur park!

Travel Card needed: £16:35 with “group of four discount” or Senior Rail Card

Please arrive at Bracknell station by 8:40 if you are looking to join a group of four to travel with.  The group must stay together for all train journeys!

Meeting place and time:

Under the clock at Waterloo.

Please let the leader know if you will be joining in London

Toilets on route

Advised to use the free toilets at Waterloo before we meet under clock to walk to Waterloo East.

Beckenham Park

Crystal Palace

Various train stations we pass.


Capital Ring: Recreational Path Guide Section 3

TFL website: Capital Ring Walk – click here

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