Green Chain Walk : Woolwich Circular

Green Chain Walk : Woolwich Circular
Completed: 20 & 29 March
Distance: 8.5 miles/13.7 km
Time: 4 hours excluding refreshment stops
Start: Woolwich Station, Elizabeth Line
Head south to reach Barrack Field, then Woolwich Common
Cross Shooters Hill Road to reach Eltham Common, Oxleas Wood
and Meadow
Walk north through Oxleas Wood and again cross Shooters Hill
Walk through Shrewbury Park
Head north back to Woolwich Station
Toilets near Woolwich Station
Suitable for any reasonably fit walker
Walking on a variety of paths, dirt, pavement, woodland
Some undulation, nothing too strenuous, with total ascent of
1000 feet and descent of 900 feet
Some road crossing
Comfortable waterproof shoes or boots essential
Maps/Sources : OS Map 162, Green Chain Walk