Beckenham Place Park walk - Monday 05 September 2022

Beckenham Place Park walk - Monday 05 September 2022
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BMC Affiliated Club

Attractive park in SE London by the Ravensbourne River, famous for its bluebells, wet woodland, wild swimming lake, ornamental gardens and Palladian mansion

  • Distance: 4.9 km (3.0 mi)
  • Grading: Easy
  • Rating: 1 out of 10
  • Ascents: 70/82 m
  • hiking time: About 2.5 to 3.5 hours of actual hiking

Transport & Meeting Point

We'll meet at Ravensbourne Station at 10:30am and leave the meeting point at 10:40am.

Start: Ravensbourne Station

Finish: Beckenham Hill Station


Ravensbourne and Beckenham Hill are stations on the Catford Loop Line, a branch line off the Chatham Main Line, providing a suburban stopping service from Central London via Elephant & Castle to Sevenoaks, operated by Thameslink. Both stations are located in Zone 4. Travel time to Ravensbourne is 31 minutes from Blackfriars. Beckenham Hill is one stop closer to Central London.


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This partly undulating route winds its way through an attractive park in South East London, partly on grounds formerly used for a public golf course. The park is bounded to the east by the Ravensbourne River and the route initially follows parts of the well-waymarked Waterlink Way along it through open meadows. You then cross the railway line into the more undulating westerly part of the park, famous for its bluebell displays in season. Recent major investments in the landscaping of the park have spawned some interesting new features: A Mounded Garden, a Wet Woodland, a Wild Swimming Lake and the replanted Ornamental Garden with its beautiful

  • Waterlink Way
  • Ravensbourne River
  • Beckenham Place Par

How to find us

Thomas will be at the meeting point. In case of difficulties locating him, you can contact him on 07400796815 (text Whatsapp)


We will stop during the hike for a snack lunch so please bring food and drink. We will visit a pub after the hike where we can get refreshments.


The cost includes the guided hike and the Club's insurance.


  • Members: Free
  • No Members: £10

For any questions or more info ask to Maria: 07535 295 739 Whatsapp.

What to Bring

  • Suitable hiking clothes & hiking footwear, ideally hiking boots, Waterproof jacket, trousers and footwear are recommended.
  • Water (at least 1 and ideally 2 litres)
  • Packed lunch/picnic
  • Money for drinks and refreshments after the hike
  • That's it! We will take care of train tickets, logistics on the day etc, so that you can just turn up and have a great day :-)

Safety and Terms an


Dogs can use this trail as well, but must be on a leash.

d Conditions

Payments are non-refundable and non-transferable but we have a process to release your space for resale to another member. Please follow the instructions in our FAQ page.

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This hike is led by a trained hike leader and qualified Outdoor Activity First Aider. Outdoor activities involve a risk of personal injury. Please come with suitable hiking footwear and hiking clothes such as warm clothes, waterproof jacket and trousers in case of rain - more info

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