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SLCT20 – Capital Ring Walk

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What is SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk?

The Capital Ring Walk is a 78-mile circular route around London consisting of 15 easy-to-walk sections (from 4 to 8 miles long) through London's finest scenery including open spaces, nature reserves, Sites of Specific Scientific Interest and more. SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk will walk 1 section per month thereby completing the Capital Ring Walk over the course of this special 20th Anniversary Year.

When does SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk take place?

Date Section Distance

Monday 20th November 2017

Woolwich to Falconwood

6.2 miles (10 km)

Wednesday 20th December

Falconwood to Grove Park

3.4 miles (5.4 km)

Saturday 20th January 2018

Grove Park to Crystal Palace

8.2 miles (13.2 km)

Tuesday 20th February

Crystal Palace to Streatham

3.9 miles (6.3 km)

Tuesday 20th March

Streatham to Wimbledon Park

5.4 miles (8.7 km)

Friday 20th April

Wimbledon Park to Richmond

6.9 miles (11.2 km)

Bank Holiday Monday 7th May

Richmond to Osterley Lock

3.8 miles (6.1 km)

Sunday 20th May

Osterley Lock to Greenford

4.8 miles (7.8 km)

Bank Holiday Monday 28th May

Greenford to South Kenton

5.3 miles (8.5 km)

Wednesday 20th June

South Kenton to Hendon Park

5.9 miles (9.6 km)

Friday 20th July

Hendon Park to Highgate

5.1 miles (8.2 km)

Monday 20th August

Highgate to Stoke Newington

4.4 miles (7.1 km)

Bank Holiday Monday 27th August

Stoke Newington to Hackney Wick

3.6 miles (5.9 km)

Thursday 20th September

Hackney Wick to Beckton District Park

4.6 miles (7.5 km)

Saturday 20th October

Beckton District Park to Woolwich

3.3 miles (5.4 km)

There will be one walk per month, on the 20th day of each month, starting in November 2017 and finishing in October 2018, with additional walks on the Bank Holiday Mondays in May and August in order to complete the Capital Ring by the end of the Anniversary Year.

How does SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk help Shining Life Children's Trust?

Walkers are invited to make a donation of £20 per section they walk. For this small donation, they will be guided on the walk, receive a printed guide of the walk, a fairtrade energy bar and a special certificate. (If you intend to walk several sections over the year, a reduced donation will apply.)

Your donation could pay to set up a children’s club, building children’s confidence and self esteem and enabling them to work together to address the inequalities they experience, or pay for health workers to teach a community about basic nutrition and hygiene.

Why should I do SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk?

SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk will help Shining Life to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Sri Lanka. In addition to this, it is a great way to discover unfamiliar parts of London and learn about its history, landscape and wildlife, whilst keeping fit and meeting other walkers. The start and finish of each section is easily accessible by public transport, the walks are not too challenging, and many are wheelchair and pushchair-friendly.

How do I register my interest in SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk?

You can register for a section of the walk by emailing us by the 13th of each month.

To make your donation please click the button on the right which will take you to Paypal to complete the transaction.

You can donate by:

  1. by clicking on the Paypal button on the right
  2. by sending a cheque, payable to Shining Life Children's Trust to:
    Shining Life Children's Trust, 1 Chestnut Lane, Amersham, Buckinghamshire HP6 6EN
    (Please mark your envelope 'for Capital Ring Walk'.)
  3. by transferring your donatin directly to our bank account: Shining Life Children’s Trust, CAF Bank, West Malling, Kent.
    Sort Code 40-52-40
    Account Number 0001639
  4. by bringing cash on the day.

How can I show support for SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk without walking?

You can sponsor the walk by visiting our dedicated fundraising page here:

Thank you very much!

If you have any questions about SLCT20 - Capital Ring Walk, please contact us.

For more information on the Capital Ring Walk visit the TfL Capital Ring page or borrow/purchase the excellent guidebook The Capital Ring by Colin Saunders

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