bromley ramblers
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lovely spring walk
Saturday Meet at *Brasted 6 miles Fran M
26-Apr-14 Start Point M
Time: 13:00 PC £2.20 TN16 1JL TQ473552
We walk on a variety of paths generally with gentle gradients, but a bit steeper as we near Ide Hill. Hoping for a sunny day to enjoy the spring flowers.
*Meet nr White Hart PH cp. Park considerately in nearby roads.

Wealden Walk
Sunday Leader not at *Burwash 12 miles Allan W
27-Apr-14 Bromley N Stn 08:30 Car park M
Time: 10:00 PC £8.80 TN19 7ES TQ674247
Burwash to Fontridge Manor Farm with Pub stop for drinks at Robertsbridge. Return via Socknersh Manor and Glydwish Hall.
*Meet at Burwash car park, please park at back in long term section.

Circular walk from Farnborough
Sunday Meet at *Farnborough Village 4.5 miles Jean P
27-Apr-14 Start Point E/M
Time: 13:30 PC £0.80 BR6 7DE TQ443643
Through the church yard and follow field paths towards Downe. Return via High Elms Country Park. No stiles and two hills. Possible tea stop near end of walk. Registered Assistance dogs only please.
*Meet at the junction of Church Road and High Street. Bus 358.

Beverley Brook
Wednesday Meet at *New Malden Station 11 miles Margaret E
30-Apr-14 Start Point M
Time: 11:00 PC £ KT3 4PX TQ213687 07906 613333 on day only
We will follow the brook through suburban roads, Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park and Barnes Common to the River Thames. Picnic, snacks, hot food at Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park. Mostly flat, one hill, but we will strike a good pace to reach Putney before trains get too busy.
*Meet at New Malden Station Square.

Hoping for bluebells
Saturday Meet at *Ide Hill 3.5 miles Rosemary F
03-May-14 Start Point Bus shelter M
Time: 13:30 PC £2.80 TN14 6JR TQ486519
A fairly hilly walk with fine views in all directions. Passing through NT properties of Scords Wood and Emmetts, where we will have a refreshment stop before continuing past the cricket ground and back to Ide Hill.
*Park with discretion in the village or walk up from the view point CP on B2042 where there are toilets

A local bluebell walk
Sunday Meet at *Chislehurst 5.5 miles Mick K
04-May-14 Start Point E
Time: 14:00 PC £0.60 BR7 5PG TQ443700
A wander through Scadbury Park and St Paul's Cray Common to admire the bluebells.
*Meet by The Crown PH, School Road, just off Chislehurst War Memorial. Buses 269 and 61.

Only for those that enjoy walking up hills
Monday Meet at *Toys Hill 12.5 miles Mike P
05-May-14 Start Point NT CP Chart Lane S
Time: 10:00 PC £3.00 TN16 1QE TQ470517
Seriously strenuous, with 800m of ascent. Route is via Toy's Hill, French Street, Hosey Common, Tower Wood, Crockhamhill Common, Mariners Hill and Crockham Hill. Lunch in Royal Oak, although no reservation has been made as numbers unknown, bring sandwiches in case busy due to Bank Holiday. Return via Chartwell, Toy's Hill and Scords Wood. Possible exit point when pass through Toy's Hill at 10.4 miles and 660m ascent. For reference, Classic Training Trek has 630m ascent.
*From A25, turn S at Brasted into Chart Lane. CP on R after approx. 1.5 miles

A walk on Ashdown Forest
Wednesday Meet at *Crowborough 11.5 miles Chris T
07-May-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £7.20 TN6 3SS TQ503283 07831 846 175
A circular walk on Ashdown Forest in the morning with beautiful distant views via Home Farm and Crows Nest Nest Clump for lunch stop at Crow and Gate Pub at Poundgate. Return will be via High Hurstwood, Sleeches and Brook House to walk leader's home where all are invited for tea and cakes.
*If travelling on A26 from Crowborough towards Uckfield after c 1 mile look for turning on left into Sheep Plane at bollard for Rotherfield and Jarvis Brook. After 10 yards turn right into Sweethaws Lane. CP on right after 2/3 mile at walk leaders home after going through golf course. Please try and share cars as limited parking. Toilet facilities at start

Car free local walk with Bromley CAMRA
Saturday Meet at *Farnborough Village 8 miles Mike B
10-May-14 Start Point E/M
Time: 10:00 PC £0.80 BR6 7DE TQ443643 07947 011002
Bromley CAMRA will join us for a local walk and to sample some Real Ale. There will be a morning stop for coffee or beer at the Blacksmiths Arms in Cudham. We will visit both the Queens Head and the George and Dragon in Downe and will stop for lunch. We will then walk back to Farnborough. Those who wish to do so can join CAMRA members in the Woodman and the Change of Horses after the walk. There is an option to catch a bus from Downe to Orpington or Bromley after lunch.
*Meet opposite the Change of Horses PH. The start is on the 358 bus route. Public transport is suggested but if non drinkers decide to come by car please park with care in the village.

Over the chalk from Charing
Sunday Leader not at *Charing Station 12 miles Linda H
11-May-14 Bromley N Stn 08:30 M
Time: 10:00 PC £8.20 TN27 0JB TQ950491 07913 570936
Leave Charing on North Downs Way. Lunch at Stalisfield Green (picnic, pub with beer garden). Return via Codling Wood and windmill at Charing Hill.
*Meet Charing Station car park (parking charge £1, February 2014), just off A20.

A circular walk from Eynsford
Sunday Meet at *Eynsford 6 miles Brigid R
11-May-14 Start Point Station M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.40 DA4 0HP TQ535649
A circular walk via Eagle Heights and Lullingstone woods. Return by Darent Valley Path and Roman villa.
*Meet at Eynsford Station car park.

A late Spring walk
Tuesday Meet at *Marsh Green 9 miles Barbara P
13-May-14 Start Point Lay by M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.80 TN8 5PU TQ439444 07505 828831
A walk passing some beautiful manor houses, farms, woods and lanes. Lunch at Cowden pub or picnic.
*Meet in lay by at Marsh Green signposted off the B2026 about a mile south of Edenbridge

Cranbrook to Frittenden
Wednesday Meet at *Cranbrook 14.5 miles Mike P
14-May-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £8.00 TN17 3DQ TQ775359
Head north via Hilly Wood and Knox Bridge to Frittenden. Lunch in Bell and Jorrocks. Return via Sissinghurst Castle.
*Meet large car park (Co-Op) off Cranbrook High Street - enter car park and turn left away from supermarket

lovely spring walk
Saturday Meet at *Farnborough 6.5 miles Susan D
17-May-14 Start Point village M
Time: 13:00 PC £0.80 BR6 7DE TQ443643
We head for Downe then onwards via Downe Bank, Hostye and Mace Farm, before making our way towards High Elms Country Park and back to Farnborough. A brisk, undulating walk through woodland and across farmland.
*Park with discretion in village and meet at junction of High Street and Church Rd

Kemsing Figure of Eight
Sunday Leader at *Kemsing 12 miles Jeff W
18-May-14 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Tennis Courts S
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 TN15 6GD TQ561588 07827 483998
We climb up to the North Downs Way, and then head for the delightful Water Wood, returning to Kemsing for our picnic lunch/drink. The more strenuous afternoon takes us down to Otford before returning to Kemsing. Several woods should give us a magnificent display of bluebells.
*Meet at the tennis courts to the east of Kemsing i.e. NOT the village car park - continue past this and the courts are about a quarter of a mile on the left.

Circular walk from Bough Beech
Sunday Meet at *Bough Beech 4 miles Norma M
18-May-14 Start Point Winkhurst Green E/M
Time: 13:30 PC £3.60 TN14 6LD TQ495494
A walk towards Four Elms then back via Chittenden.
*Meet in road outside Visitor Centre, parking considerately in road.

A Magical Mystery Tour and A Hard Day's Walk (Night) !
Wednesday Meet at *Beckley 12 miles Chris T
21-May-14 Start Point Park in Bixley Lane M
Time: 10:00 PC £9.60 TN31 6TH TQ861234 07831 846175
A interesting clockwise walk through woods and crossing the beautiful valleys of the Rivers Tillingham and Brede with distant Views, via Great Shelley Wood, Pelsham Farm and Cock Marling with a lunch stop at The Queen's Head overlooking the Brede Valley at Icklesham, then returning on 1066 Country Walk to Snaylam Farm, then Udimore where Queen Elizabeth reviewed the fleet and Rowland Wood.
*If driving from Northiam Station on A 268 towards Rye, after passing B2088 on your right at Four Oaks drive about 600 yards and on bend take turning on right into Bixley Lane, then drive about another third of a mile and park on edge of lane near first entrance into Bixley Wood.

Kent oasts
Saturday Meet at *Shipbourne 5 miles Sandra W
24-May-14 Start Point common M
Time: 13:00 PC £4.00 TN11 9PF TQ592522
This walk takes us across the Fairlawne Estate to Old Soar Manor and back. Lovely Kent countryside and villages.
*Turn E off A227 opp church and park on common in Upper Green Rd

A walk in the country and several places of historic interest.
Sunday Leader at *Sevenoaks 13.5 miles Barbara K
25-May-14 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Leisure Centre CP M
Time: 09:45 PC £3.40 TN 13 1LW TQ532547
Walk through Knole Park to Ightham Mote, lunch at Dunks Green, then back via Underriver
*Meet Buckhurst No.2 CP - enter from Suffolk Way

Hilly Walk around the Shoreham Valley
Tuesday Meet at *Andrews Wood 8 miles Brigid R
27-May-14 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN147BD TQ503616
From car park via Pilots Wood, Polehill Bank to Otford. Over railway line and up Otford Mount, Warren Farm, Dunstall Wood to Shoreham for lunch. A very short afternoon uphill back to Andrew's Wood. A fairly hilly walk.
*Meet in the car park in Andrew's Wood, Shacklands Road near Badgers Mount

A walk on the Weald side
Wednesday Meet at *Cranbrook 10 miles Nicky A
28-May-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £7.80 TN17 3DJ TQ775359
A lovely walk following part of the High Weald Landscape Trail, through gently rolling pastures with wonderful views BUT quite a few stiles, hence the M! Lunch at the Bull in Benenden, although this might change on the day, after a walkout in dry(er) conditions which might alter the route slightly!
*Park in the lower part of the Co-Op supermarket car park, furthest away from the store - it's free and near the toilets!

Great views of the Weald
Saturday Meet at *Ightham 7 miles Sylvia S
31-May-14 Start Point Mote NT CP M
Time: 11:00 PC £4.20 TN15 0NU TQ584538
NOTE START TIME. Our route takes us towards Rooks Hill and Underriver, then on to Shipbourne and back to the start. A hilly walk through varied countryside with lovely views.
*Parking charge for non-members

Chartwell for lunch
Sunday Leader not at Toys Hill 12 miles Angela H
01-Jun-14 Bromley N Stn 09:00 NT car park M/S
Time: 09:45 PC £3.00 TN16 1QE TQ470517
To Chartwell for lunch via Ide Hill and Hendon Manor. Return via Emmetts.
*Meet in the NT car park. From A25 at Brasted turn into Chart Lane. CP on right just past Fox and Hounds.

Walk from Farnborough Village
Sunday Meet at *Farnborough Village 4.5 miles Rosemary F
01-Jun-14 Start Point M
Time: 13:30 PC £0.80 BR6 7DE TQ443643
This walk follows the Farnborough Circular towards Keston Common. Some hills but taken at a leisurely pace. Bus 358.
*Meet at junction of Church Road and High Street.

Hampstead Heath and around
Tuesday Meet at *Hampstead tube stn 6.5 miles Sylvia S
03-Jun-14 Start Point M
Time: 11:00 PC £ TQ240850
NOTE START TIME Through some quieter roads and onto the Heath. Then via the Hill Gardens to our lunch stop at Kenwood House. After lunch we head for Highgate cemetery, then criss-cross the Heath and make our way back to the start.
*(on Northern Line) meet outside tube stn

Walking and bird watching
Wednesday Meet at *Eastbridge 9 miles David P
04-Jun-14 Start Point Suffolk M
Time: 11:00 PC £22.40 IP16 4SL TM452667
A varied walk including Dunwich Heath , woodland, seashore and the RSPB reserve at Minsmere. The walk is shorter than usual to allow plenty of time in one of the hides that overlook the lagoons adjacent to the beach. National Trust café for lunch. Note late start time.
*Eastbridge is in Suffolk and lies north of Leiston and to the east of the B1122. From the Eels Foot Inn in Eastbridge, go north for about a half mile and park on the roadside just before a sharp right hand bend.

A circular walk around Orford
Thursday Meet at *Orford 12 miles David P
05-Jun-14 Start Point Suffolk M
Time: 10:00 PC £21.20 IP12 2NU TM424496
Starting from Orford the route follows the river Alde opposite the once secret MoD test site on Orford peninsula, as far as Aldeburgh. The route then loops back behind Orford, finishing alongside Orford Ness. Lots of waders. No lunchtime facilities but teashop at the end. No hills.
*In Orford, head for the quay. Park opposite The Jolly Sailor and just before the quay at pay and display. £4/day. Toilets

A High Weald treat
Saturday Meet at *Rushlake Green 6 miles Roy B
07-Jun-14 Start Point M
Time: 12:30 PC £8.60 TN21 9QX TQ627183
A fairly gentle walk in the High Weald, skirting The Stone House (now a boutique hotel favoured by a Beatle and a well known chef) and passing the pheasant nursery and later the remains of an old priory. The route goes through woodland and also gives views of the valley.
*Meet 1 mile S of Three Cups Corner on B2096 Call Sylvia Say on 01689 873 191 for a lift

A longer walk for a longer day
Sunday Leader not at *West Malling 17 miles Tony U
08-Jun-14 Bromley N Stn 08:30 CP M/S
Time: 09:30 PC £4.80 ME19 6QL TQ680580 07964 291369
Anticlockwise via Wrotham Heath and the Wealdway to West Peckham for lunch (picnic or The Swan on the Green). Then the Greensand Way and footpaths and lanes north through fields, woods and orchards back to the start.
*Driving south down the High Street, the CP entrance is on the right, immediately after the railway bridge and opposite The Bull Inn. Free on Sundays.

Plenty of ups and downs
Sunday Meet at *Hosey Hill 5 miles Sylvia S
08-Jun-14 Start Point CP M
Time: 13:30 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531
We walk via French Street to Emmetts for a short refreshment stop, then back via Toys Hill and Piper's Green. Mainly woods with some open fields. Quite a hilly walk.
*Take B2026 S from Westerham and CP is 800m on L

Staffhurst Wood and back
Wednesday Meet at *Grants Lane CP 12 miles Lawrie S
11-Jun-14 Start Point Staffhurst Wood E/M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.40 TN8 6QR TQ416484 07947 407699
We head for Lingfield, for a pub or picnic lunch, in the morning via Skeynes Park and Starborough Castle, then back to the start via Puttenden Manor and Oldhouse Farm.
*Meet in CP 3 miles S of Limpsfield at the junction of Grants Lane and Monks Lane.

Hilly but nice
Saturday Meet at *Andrews Wood 6 miles Brigid R
14-Jun-14 Start Point CP M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ503616
This is a hilly walk, taken at a reasonable pace, heading for Otford along Polehill Bank then across the golf course to Shoreham, before climbing 2 more hills on our return route.
*On the R along Shacklands Rd, off Polehill r'bout, Badger's Mount

High Weald Landscape Trail
Sunday Leader at *Groombridge 13 miles Jeff W
15-Jun-14 Bromley N Stn 08:45 Birchden Wood CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.60 TN3 9NJ TQ533364 07827 483998
We pass Harrison's Rocks and then pick up the High Weald Landscape Trail to Hartfield for our picnic lunch/drink. The afternoon sees us following the River Medway to Groombridge. Quintessential Wealden landscape its summer mantle.
*South on B2110, left fork at Groombridge roundabout, ignore public car park immediately on left. Right fork after 600 metres, after 200 metres turn right into track to CP.

Kings Cross to Baker Street
Sunday Meet at *London Bridge 5 miles Ralph H
15-Jun-14 Start Point Station E
Time: 10:15 PC £ SE1 9SS TQ329803 07866 052351 on the day only
Tube to Kings Cross and linear walk to Baker Street via the Regents Canal and Regents Park. There is a Weatherspoons at Baker Street.
*Meet in main concourse by W.H.Smith.

Downs and Rivers - a walk through the Dorking Gap.
Wednesday Meet at * Ranmore Common 11 miles Philip J
18-Jun-14 Start Point Denbies Hillside CP M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £7.60 RH5 6SR TQ141503 07970 984523
Ranmore Common, Norbury Park, Juniper Bottom and Box Hill. Picnic or pub lunch at Mickleham. Due to adverse weather conditions (the River Mole has flooded) I have not walked out this route. Please watch the web site for any changes.
*To reach the car park turn left from the A24 (heading North from A25) onto the A2003 just after passing under the railway line. When the main road turns left take the minor road which goes straight on and then right at the T junction onto Ranmore Road. Meet in the field behind the car park. Car share with a National Trust member, otherwise a £3.50 charge is required. If the weather is good, come early and bring your breakfast. There are picnic tables and a great view.

Woods and orchards
Saturday Meet at *Mereworth 6 miles Sylvia S
21-Jun-14 Start Point Church M
Time: 13:00 PC £4.60 ME18 5LU TQ659537
An invigorating walk passing orchards and going through woodland. A section of the Wealdway takes us to West Peckham and then we climb up to the Wealden ridge before descending to Mereworth.
*Park with discretion in village.

A rural tour on the downs
Sunday Leader at *Selling 11 miles Sue L
22-Jun-14 Bromley N Stn 08:30 CP near school M
Time: 10:00 PC £9.80 ME13 9RG TR038565
We walk from Selling via Perrywood to Badelsmere for pub or picnic lunch at the Red Lion. Good views at The Mount en route.
*Leave M2 at J6, turn R onto A251 towards Ashford. Turn L onto Newhouse Lane signed Selling, continue to Selling Road. CP is on left just before school

Hadlow Folly, Unspoiled West Peckham and views of Oxon Hoath Manor.
Sunday Meet at *Hadlow 5.6 miles Theresa A
22-Jun-14 Start Point St Mary's Church M
Time: 10:30 PC £5.20 TN11 0ED TQ633497 07905 375077
We will catch glimpses of Hadlow's Folly before joining the Greensand Way at West Peckham, a quiet village in the midst of orchard country. We will stop at the village green. The16th Century Swan pub is worth a visit and has its own Micro-brewery. On returning we will pass through Oxen Hoath Park with its beautiful manor-house, now a hotel and retreat.
*Meet by St Mary's Church. Enter Hadlow by the A26 and park in one of two generous lay-bys either side of main road, or turn left into Carpenters Lane which has on-street parking in quiet housing estate.

Mid Summer Walk
Tuesday Meet at *Hever 9 miles Fran M
24-Jun-14 Start Point Hever Station M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.00 TN8 7ER TQ465445
This walk gives plenty of good open views and a chance to see two manor houses and some beautiful old buildings in Cowden Village. Please bring picnic as there may not be a pub at lunchtime.
*Meet at station CP. From Westerham take the B2026 through Edenbridge then turn left and follow signs to Hever (station is signposted).

Linton Figure of Eight Walk
Wednesday Meet at *Linton 11.5 miles Mark C
25-Jun-14 Start Point St Mary's Church M
Time: 10:00 PC £6.20 ME17 4AW TQ754501 0787 4247617
In morning,out along Greensand Way westwards and return via Hunton Church to Linton to Bull Inn for lunch or adjacent Church grounds for picnic. In afternoon, out via Linton Park and return along Greensand Way via Boughton Monchelsea Place.
*Meet in large car park by Church. On left as proceed down Linton Hill (A229) before Church.

Picnic in the Wild Flowers
Thursday Meet at *Shoreham 6.5 miles Judy W
26-Jun-14 Start Point Filston Lane CP M
Time: 18:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ517615 07713 571851
Bring a picnic! An evening walk, up and down and around Shoreham valley, stopping for a picnic at Magpie Bottom. Weather permitting we walk back via Upper Austin Lodge.
*Meet at car park. Turn R into Shoreham from A225, go through village and turn L at the T junction. CP is 100yds on L.

A lovely local walk
Saturday Meet at *Andrews Wood 5 miles Sandra W
28-Jun-14 Start Point CP M
Time: 13:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ503616
Quite an undulating walk, taken at a gentle pace, towards Shoreham, then via woodland and open fields to Halstead and Badgers Mount. Then back to the start for Sandra's tea and cake.
*Turn L at Badgers Mount roundabout into Shacklands Rd. CP on R in approx. 100m

A walk through local beauty spots .
Sunday Leader not at *Petts Wood 10 miles Vernon B
29-Jun-14 Bromley N Stn 09:15 Station M
Time: 10:00 PC £0.80 BR5 1NA TQ444676
This is a linear walk following the London Loop from Petts Wood Station to Hayes Station. We walk through Crofton Wood and Farnborough to High Elms for a picnic lunch. We return via Wilberforce Oak, Hayes and Keston commons. A steep climb in the afternoon. Buses back from Hayes to Bromley.
*Meet at Queensway Entrance.

Revisit by popular demand.
Wednesday Meet at *Sandhurst Kent 10 miles Richard B
02-Jul-14 Start Point E
Time: 10:00 PC £8.60 TN18 5JX TQ798283 07897 572717
Head head south through peaceful, ancient paths and beautiful Kentich countryside to approach Bodiam Castle for picnic or pub (Castle Inn) lunch. Access to NT tea room in grounds. Return W along River Rother then N over Kent Ditch via Linkhill. Hopefully stunning views of K&ES railway under full steam.
*Meet at Sandhurst Village Green, Kent. S on A21 turn L onto HAwkhurst Road/A268 to Sandhurst Village. Turn R on Bodiam Road signed 'St Nicholas Church'. Park in Back Rd or around the Green.

Kentish Countryside in summer
Sunday Leader not at Shipbourne 12 miles Jane B
06-Jul-14 Bromley N Stn 08:30 Common M/S
Time: 09:45 PC £4.00 TN11 9PF TQ592522 07826 698779
Some hills, but mostly moderate through some lovely countryside, with good views. Long morning, with pub or picnic lunch at Basted. Charming old pub, but very small, so best to order ahead if lunch required there. Return via Ightham Mote.
*Park alongside Common in Upper Green Road, off A227, opposite Church and Chaser Inn. Take A25 from Sevenoaks through Seal and beyond Crown Point. Turn R on Coach Road and follow through Ivy Hatch and beyond to A227. Turn R and follow through to start.

DULCE ET DECORUM EST
Wednesday Meet at *Pirbright 11 miles Philip J
09-Jul-14 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £ GU24 0JE SU946560 07970 984523

*Please check the web site for further details of this walk. Everything could change, including the start point.

Glorious lavender
Saturday Meet at *Shoreham 5 miles Rosemary F
12-Jul-14 Start Point Filston Lane CP M
Time: 13:30 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ518615
A very pleasant, mainly flat walk through Shoreham village to the lavender fields at Castle Farm, Lullingstone. There is one fairly steep section. The lavender should be at, or near its very best.
*Meet in CP

Scenic Surrey
Sunday Leader at *Gomshall 12.5 miles David P
13-Jul-14 Bromley N Stn 08:30 Station S
Time: 10:00 PC £8.40 GU5 9NU TQ088478
Leaving Gomshall we head for Shere and on to Newlands Corner for a picnic lunch via Albury Park and the North Downs Way. We return via Walnut Tree Bottom, Old Scotland Farm and Netley Heath. Many Fine Views
*From Dorking take the A25 to Gomshall and park in station CP.

Staffhurst Wood to Edenbridge and back
Wednesday Meet at *Staffhurst Wood 12 miles Lawrie S
16-Jul-14 Start Point Grants Lane CP E/M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.40 TN8 6QR TQ416484 07947 407699
A relatively flat walk using parts of the Eden Valley Walk, Tandridge Border Path and Vanguard Way. Pub or picnic lunch in Edenbridge.
*Meet in CP 3 miles S of Limpsfield at the junction of Grants Lane and Monks Lane.

Up with the larks
Saturday Meet at *Ightham Mote 8.5 miles Judy W
19-Jul-14 Start Point NT CP M
Time: 07:30 PC £4.20 TN15 0NU TQ584535
BREAKFAST WALK - Our walk follows the Greensand Way to Sevenoaks, where we stop for breakfast. We return via Godden Green and Seal Chart.
*Parking fee £2 for non-members

Enjoy sea breezes and glorious views!
Sunday Leader at *Seven Sisters 13.5 miles Barbara a
20-Jul-14 Bromley N Stn 07:30 Country Park Exceat S
Time: 09:30 PC £11.80 BN25 4AD TV518995
A delightful hilly walk over the 7 sisters for coffee at Birling Gap. Past Belle Tout/Beachy Head Lighthouse and inland to East Dean for lunch. Littlington and West Dean in afternoon.
*Meet at Seven Sisters Country Park Exceat CP North side A 259 CP £3.50 per day 2013 possibly more 2014

Magnificent views from the North Downs
Sunday Meet at *Tatsfield Village 4.5 miles Gordon a
20-Jul-14 Start Point The Ship PH M
Time: 14:00 PC £1.80 TN16 2BF TQ413568
A circular walk along the North Downs. Some road walking but mainly footpaths. One hill. Magnificent views.
*Please park considerately in nearby roads.

Octavia Hill Trail
Tuesday Meet at *Toys Hill CP 10 miles Jenny M
22-Jul-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.00 TN16 1QE TQ470517
A National Trust walk with lovely views. In the morning we walk via Mariners Hill to Chartwell for coffee and on through French Street. In the afternoon we visit Emmetts for tea then make our way back to the start. Please bring a packed lunch because if we have a National Trust coffee and tea stop I will probably have a shorter lunch. All depends on the weather.
*Meet Toys Hill CP

True Peace and Tranquility all the way!
Wednesday Meet at *Elham, Kent 11 miles Richard B
23-Jul-14 Start Point E/S
Time: 10:00 PC £11.80 CT4 6TN TR177438 07879 572717
Elham is situated within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We head E across the valley to The Old rectory through rolling countryside with great views. Then N on the valley ridge to approach Denton for pub/picnic lunch in the Kings Arms. Good food and real ale. We then head W across the valley to walk S on the Elham Valley Way to return to Elham. Stunning area on little used paths
*Meet in The Square, Elham outside the church. Few parking places in square- plenty nearby - please park considerately.

From one hill to another
Saturday Meet at *Crockenhill 5 miles Fran M
26-Jul-14 Start Point village hall CP M
Time: 13:30 PC £1.80 BR8 8JG TQ504673
A circular walk mainly across farmland to Well Hill and back.
*CP is in Stones Cross, off Broadway Green Ct (B258) opp. village green

Scenic Walk in Surrey
Sunday Leader not at *Newlands Corner 11 miles Jenny M
27-Jul-14 Bromley N Stn 08:15 CP nr Guilford S
Time: 10:00 PC £8.80 GU4 8SE TQ043493 07719 718117
A scenic walk over St Martha's Hill down to the River Wey to Shalford for lunch (pub or picnic). We return via Chilworth Gunpowder Mills and the Tilling Bourne Valley, recrossing the ridge and climb back up to the start point.
*Meet Newlands Corner CP. From A3 towards Guildford, take Wisley exit through Ripley. Turn L onto A247 towards West Clandon. After crossing A246 towards Shere the CP is on R after 1 1/4 miles.

A walk on Keston and Hayes Commons
Sunday Meet at *Keston 4 miles Jean P
27-Jul-14 Start Point Keston Ponds CP E
Time: 14:00 PC £0.80 BR2 6HA TQ419640
An easy walk over Keston and Hayes Commons with no hills or stiles. Mainly woodland, so shady on a hot day. Registered Assistance dogs only please.
*Meet in CP on Westerham Road, A233, just south of Fishponds Road.

The South Downs and a secret valley
Wednesday Meet at *Glynde nr Lewis 12 miles Allan W
30-Jul-14 Start Point CP S
Time: 10:00 PC £9.00 BN8 6RS TQ457089 07982 415948
From Glynde over The South Downs to Southease, Lewes with a steep climb at Cliffe over the golf course to Mount Caburn and back to start. Lunch at The Abergavenny Arms at Rodmell or in the Church grounds.
*Meet Glynde car park.


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