- Day and Time
- Start and End
- Pace and Duration
- A Good Workout – You will Burn 1000 Calories
- Brunch & Social
- The Route – The Bedfordview Kensington Heritage Walk and Brunch
- The Route on Strava – The Bedfordview Kensington Heritage Walk and Brunch
Intro – The Bedfordview Kensington Heritage Walk and Brunch
Join us on our monthly 10.5 Km walk👟 in beautiful Kensington, Johannesburg. You will do a good workout in the company of friendly people and in beautiful surrounds. Kensington is a treasure throve of heritage sites. This is a most enjoyable walk year-round and it is a free event. Following the walk join us at Fournos, Bedfordview Mall for brunch and a social.😋
Day and Time
8 am on the last Sunday of the month.
Start and End
We meet in the parking area just outside Fournos Bedfordview (Bedford Mall), Shop U23 & U57 Bedford Gardens, Smith Rd, Bedfordview, Johannesburg, 2008. Join us for brunch afterwards.
Pace and Duration
Moderately brisk pace. We do not run but we do not walk slowly. A degree of fitness is important as this is a hilly area. We do the walk in about an hour and a half to 2 hours.
A Good Workout – You will Burn 1000 Calories
This is a good workout. You will be burning 1,000 calories and you will be able to put them all back again at Fournos.😁
Brunch & Social
After the walk join us for brunch and a social at Fournos.
The Route – The Bedfordview Kensington Heritage Walk and Brunch
We will walk past various heritage sites including:
Jeppe High School for Girls
Designed by Sir Herbert Baker. Opened in 1918.
Jeppe High School for Boys
Designed by Sir Herbert Baker. Opened in 1909. The school was named after Julius Jeppe. Prime Minister Jan Smuts unveiled the Word War I Monument at the school.
The Scottish Horse Memorial
The Scottish Horse Memorial was erected in memory of the officers and men who died during the Anglo-Boer War in 1901-1902.
Built by Samuel Scott Wilson in 1911. Kensington Castle is a replica of the Rothesay-on-Bute Castle in Scotland.
Hilly, tree-lined in its entire length, Highland Road is a very pleasant road to walk, run and/ or cycle.