The Capital Ring Walk is a circular route around London that is divided into 15 easy-to-walk sections between Woolwich and Becton District Park. Overall, the Capital Ring covers 78 miles of open space, nature reserves and more.
This winter we will be walking the first five sections as part of our WI Winter Walks. Members, family and friends can join us for all the stages or drop in on individual walks as they prefer.
Stage 14 of the Capital Ring Walk takes us from Hackney Wick to Beckton District Park. Along the way we will see the River Lea, Old Ford Lock, the Abbey Mills Pumping Station and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Stage 15 of the Capital Ring Walk takes us from Beckton District Park to Woolwich. Along the way we will see Beckton District Park the Royal Albert and King George V Docks and Royal Victoria Gardens.
Distance: 5.2 miles (stage 14) + 4 miles (stage 15)
Start time: 10.00am*
Meeting point: Hackney Wick Station
Finishing point: Woolwich Foot Tunnel
Duration: Approx. 6 hours
* People can do one or both stages of the walk. If you want to join us for just stage 5, please contact Kay G and she will advise you where and when to meet up.