PLEASE NOTE: ALL WALKERS WALK AT THEIR OWN RISK, and the Loughton Festival cannot be held responsible for any accidents while in town or in open countryside.
If it has been raining, the ground will be slippery. You are advised to wear appropriate footwear and outer clothing and to bring a drink with you. Teens are welcome, if accompanied by an adult but sorry, no younger children or pets.
Sunday 7 May, All-Day Walk: ‘The Victorian Forest’
This walk will re-trace the course of Queen Victoria’s visit to Epping Forest, from Chingford Station to High Beach, on 6 May 1882. The walk will be accompanied by commentary on aspects of Epping Forest in Victorian times.
1. Loughton Station (depart 11am) – Warren Hill – Barn Hoppitt – Chingford Station (stop for early lunch)
2. Chingford Station – Connaught Water – Fairmead Bottom – High Beach (stop for tea)
3. High Beach – Sandpit Plain – Staples Hill, including a stop over at High Beach Church where you can buy yourself a cup of tea and listen to a talk before returning to Loughton.
Walk Length, approx. six miles.
Please wear stout shoes or boots. No children or pets. Charge £5-00 per person. Walkers walk at their own risk.