Walking Deptford Creek

Dec 20, 2012 by

Always on the lookout for unusual places to visit in London, I quickly signed up to walk Deptford Creek at low tide. I think that was in the summer sometime. As the date (in December) approached, I began to wonder whether I’d been a little hasty. The water was bound to be freezing and we’d had snow recently. What had I been thinking? We had been advised to bring extra thick socks and I brought two pairs (and a pair of tights) to be sure. I also brought lots of layers but, as it turned out, I was being unnecessarily cautious. The extra socks were good but it wasn’t nearly as cold as I expected and, down in the Creek, you are quite sheltered. The Creekside Education Trust runs a low tide walk for...

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