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Woods and orchards
Saturday Meet at Mereworth 6 miles Sylvia S
25-Jun-16 Start Point church M
Time: 12:30 PC £4.60 ME18 5LU TQ659537
An invigorating walk passing orchards and through woodland. A section of the Wealdway takes us to West Peckham and then we climb up to Wealden ridge before descending to Mereworth.
Park with consideration on roadside.

It may not be the Julian Alps, but.....
Sunday Leader at Badger's Mount 14 miles Jeff W
26-Jun-16 Bromley N Stn 09:15 Andrew's Wood S
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ503616
The rest of the club may be Slovenia this week, but this is your chance to climb the peaks around Otford and Kemsing. Expect plenty of hills - about 800 metres of ascent, the equivalent of a Lakeland peak. A serious challenge, with a short lunch stop in Kemsing.
Car park is on right down Shacklands Rd, off Badger's Mount roundabout.

Wye and the North Downs
Tuesday Meet at Wye 8.5 miles Sylvia S
28-Jun-16 Start Point Broad Downs CP M
Time: 10:30 PC £10.20 TN25 5BP TR053468
NOTE START TIME. A beautiful walk following the Stour Valley Way towards Crundale, then heading S to Folly Town and Cold Blow, where we join the North Downs Way with lovely views on the way back to Wye. There is no pub on route.
Opposite church. Wye is N of Ashford E of the A28.

Shere Del-eight
Wednesday Meet at Shere 11 miles Dave C
29-Jun-16 Start Point Recreation Ground CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £10.00 GU5 9BT TQ073479 07787 151836
Figure of eight from delightful village of Shere. Morning up onto North Downs Way and east for some fine views when we emerge from the woods, then past water cress beds and back to Shere. Lunch in White Horse Inn or any of Shere's other establishments. Afternoon along the Tilling Bourne and past a number of interesting Churches.
Meet Shere Recreation Ground Car Park. Best to ignore Sat/Nav for CP. From A25 going West go past Gomshall Lane and approach via Upper Street. Car park is 600yds on left.

A glimpse of France
Saturday Meet at St Margarets 6 miles Susan D
02-Jul-16 Start Point at Cliffe CP M
Time: 11:00 PC £14.20 CT15 6AA TR358447
A beautiful cliff walk towards Kingsdown returning across fields to St Margarets.
Follow sign from A258 Dover/Deal Rd. Turn R at T junction and CP is on R next to church. Toilets.

A beautiful walk to welcome the summer
Sunday Leader not at Sevenoaks 12 miles Anna K
03-Jul-16 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Leisure centre CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.00 TN13 1LW TQ532547 07821 883335
Follow Greensand Way to Shipbourn. Lunch near The Chaser Inn (Stumble Hill, Shipbourne) and back via Fairhill, Underriver and Knole Park.
Meet Sevenoaks Leisure centre car park TN13 1LW. Buckhurst no 2 CP, enter from Suffolk Way .

Take a view on the North Downs.
Sunday Meet at Tatsfield 4.5 miles Gordon &
03-Jul-16 Start Point St Mary's Church CP M
Time: 14:00 PC £2.20 TN16 2DG TQ418562 07900 157530
We descend to the North Downs Way via Tatsfield Court Farm and Clarks Lane Farm with Magnificent views. We Climb back to St. Mary's Church Hall where tea and cakes are available.
Meet in St. Mary's Church CP, Church Hill, Tatsfield.

Bluewater Revisited
Wednesday Meet at Bluewater 15 miles Philip J
06-Jul-16 Start Point Winter Garden CP M
Time: 09:30 PC £3.20 DA9 9SX TQ583736 07970 984523
By popular demand, I am repeating the walk that I led last year, hopefully with better weather. A long (8.5m), easy morning with the only uphill climb being out of Bluewater. Then its down and along the Thames and Darent to Dartford for lunch. There are many pubs and cafes or you can catch one of the many buses back to the car. The afternoon is a bit more strenuous after we leave the Darent Valley and climb over undulating country back to Bluewater.
NOTE EARLY START TIME. Meet at the far North edge of the Winter Garden CP (in front of M&S), near the round-about and away from the shops.

Glorious lavender
Saturday Meet at Shoreham 5 miles Rosemary F
09-Jul-16 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, where the lavender should be at, or near its best. One fairly steep section.
Meet in CP

Two Manors and an Ancient Inn
Sunday Leader not at Sevenoaks 14 miles Jane B
10-Jul-16 Bromley N Stn 08:30 Buckhurst No2 CP S
Time: 09:30 PC £3.00 TN13 1LW TQ532547 07826 698779
Through Knole Park, on to Ightham Mote and beyond, heading for Dunks Green for pub or picnic lunch. Return via Shipbourne. NB ancient pub is very attractive, but can be overwhelmed on a good day, so better to bring picnic.
Meet in CP. Toilets in Leisure Centre. Access on Suffolk Way, off High Street.

Churches, Jails and two Hemispheres. What more could you want.
Sunday Meet at Lingfield 5 miles Richard &
10-Jul-16 Start Point M
Time: 12:00 PC £4.20 RH7 6EL TQ386435 07952 946119
We walk past the local jail, cross the 0 degree meridian (E&W hemisphere) and see if we can see five churches from one spot. Several stiles but no steep hills.
Meet in Gun Pit Rd. CP at corner of Plaistow Street and High Street.

A walk in the Mole Valley
Wednesday Meet at Reigate Heath 11 miles Lawrie S
13-Jul-16 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.40 RH2 8AB TQ239503 07947 407699
We cross the River Mole at Rice Bridge for a pub/picnic lunch in the picturesque village of Brockham. Much of the return walk is along the Greensand Way.
Leave Reigate on A25 towards Dorking and after half a mile turn left into Flatchford Road. Meet in CP after terrace of houses on the left.

Beautiful Hampstead
Thursday Meet at Hampstead 6.5 miles Sylvia S
14-Jul-16 Start Point Tube Stn M
Time: 11:00 PC TQ240850
Through some quieter roads to the Heath. Then via Hill Garden and Golders Hill Park to our lunch stop at Kenwood House. After lunch we pass Highgate cemetery on our way to Highgate village and cross the Heath again on our way back to the tube station.
On Northern Line. Meet outside tube station.

Up and down on the Seven Sisters
Saturday Meet at Seven Sisters 8 miles Gillian E
16-Jul-16 Start Point Exceat CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £11.80 BN25 4AD TV518995
Short notice but if you are free and need a breath of sea air....An obviously hilly walk over 4 of the Seven Sisters and through Friston Forest. Bring picnic and energy snacks for a delightful. leisurely day at the coast. Sunshine has been requested!
Meet in car park. Car park fee now £4 so bring a few passengers.

Toys Hill Tramp
Sunday Leader not at Toys Hill 11 miles Giles D
17-Jul-16 Bromley N Stn 09:00 NT Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.00 TN16 1QG TQ469517 0776 436 8776
We will follow the Octavia Hill Centenary Trail, a figure of 8 walk taking in some of the best views over the Weald. Morning to Crockham Hill and Chartwell, then back to the NT car park or Fox and Hounds pub for lunch. Afternoon to Ide Hill and Emmetts

High tea in Tatsfield
Sunday Meet at Tatsfield 4.5 miles Sylvia S
17-Jul-16 Start Point village bus stop M
Time: 14:00 PC £1.80 TN16 2BF TQ414568
A hilly walk that takes us through the village and outlying areas to the church for tea. Returning through the golf course.
Opposite the Ship PH. Park with discretion on side roads.

Beyond the Wantsum - the two faces of the Isle of Thanet
Wednesday Meet at Pegwell Bay 13.5 miles Mike J
20-Jul-16 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £13.80 CT12 5HY TR352644
We see some of Thanet's poorer rural and industrial parts, walking through the hinterland of Ramsgate and Broadstairs via the beautiful St Peters village and Northdown Park to lunch at the White Swan at Reading Street. Then we move on to tourist Thanet - its more affluent face. Joining the coast path at the North Foreland lighthouse we visit four of Broadstairs' seven bays. Then we pass Ramsgate's beaches, marina and port as we follow the coast back to Pegwell Bay.
Meet in large public car park approximately 100m North East of the Viking Ship Hugin. There are toilets behind the Viking Ship Café which should be open from 10am.

Tea at Chartwell
Saturday Meet at Westerham 6 miles Michael B
23-Jul-16 Start Point CP on A25 M
Time: 13:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1TD TQ450542
From Westerham we follow the Greensand Way and stop for tea at Chartwell, returning through woods and fields. Fairly hilly.
Large CP, £3

Jack and Jill went up the Hill
Sunday Leader not at Clayton 11 miles Jenny M
24-Jul-16 Bromley N Stn 08:30 Jack & Jills CP M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £11.00 BN6 9PG TQ302134 07719 718117
A walk on the South Downs. We visit the Chattri Memorial before lunch at The Plough, Pyecombe. In the afternoon we climb Wolstenbury Hill on our way back to Jack & Jill where hopefully we will be able to get a cup of tea.
Meet Jack & Jills CP S of Clayton on A273

Views of the Isle of Grain.
Tuesday Meet at Allhallows,Hoo 8 miles Annie B
26-Jul-16 Start Point Church E
Time: 10:00 PC £6.60 ME3 9PH TQ835775
A circular walk out along the marshes, along the sea wall past Allhallows on Sea and back through fields.Please bring refreshments as no pub or cafe along the way. Could be good for birds depending upon the tides.
Meet by the Church . Car parking with consideration on Binney Road or Stoke Road.

Lovely Dry Valleys.
Wednesday Meet at Holly Hill 10 miles Annie B
27-Jul-16 Start Point Car park M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.40 DA130UB TQ670630 07764 251318
Out on the North Downs way via Upper Bush to Cobham for lunch. Picnic or pubs. Back via Luddesdown on the Wealdway.
Meet in the car park just off Birling Hill. M20 to J4 then thro Birling and up Birling Hill.Please note the CP is small so as much car sharing as possible is recommended.

Mid Summer Walk
Saturday Meet at Ide Hill 5 miles Barbara P
30-Jul-16 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 13:00 PC £2.80 TN14 6DF TQ488517 07505 828831
Circular walk via Manor farm and Goathurst Common.
Meet at Car Park by the toilets

Hilly Walk
Sunday Leader at Shipbourne 12 miles Barbara P
31-Jul-16 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Lay by on Common M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.00 TN11 9PF TQ592522 07505 828831
Via Igtham Mote, Wilmot Hill, Shingle Hill, Rooks Hill, Carters Hill, Knowle Park to Godden Green for lunch. The afternoon takes us by Hall Place, Stone Street, Ivy Hatch and Fairlawne back to the start. A hilly walk.
Meet in lay by on the Green near Shipbourne Church

A lovely stroll around Biggin Hill.
Sunday Meet at Biggin Hill 5.5 miles Jean P
31-Jul-16 Start Point M
Time: 13:30 PC £1.60 TN16 3LD TQ422590
We walk south to Grays Farm and return across Old Harrow Lane to Newborn and Berrys Green. One steep hill and several stiles.
Meet in Spitfire Club CP Church Rd. Bus 320 alight at Post Office.

Exploring new ground.
Tuesday Meet at Bures.Essex/Suffolk 10 miles Annie B
02-Aug-16 Start Point On the River Stour M
Time: 10:30 PC £13.60 CO8 5BX TL908338
We will head west along the river to a pub /picnic lunch in Henny Street.
Meet in CP of Bures Community Hall Nayland Road Bures. Please note slightly later start time .

Exploring new ground.
Wednesday Meet at Bures, Essex/Suffolk 10 miles Annie B
03-Aug-16 Start Point River Stour M
Time: 10:30 PC £13.60 CO8 5BX TL908338
We head east along the River Stour to a pub/picnic lunch in Nayland.
Meet in the CP of Bures Community Hall, Nayland Road, Bures. Please note slightly later start time.

Addington & Shirley
Saturday Meet at Sparrows Den 6 miles Keith J
06-Aug-16 Start Point CP M
Time: 13:00 PC £0.80 BR4 9BB TQ388652
Trams, traffic noise and some road walking, but a good stroll nevertheless, in Addington and Shirley. With a nice location for our mid walk break, and no stiles.
off Corkscrew Hill, West Wickham

A summer walk with good views
Sunday Leader not at Sevenoaks Weald 11 miles Sue H
07-Aug-16 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Village Green M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.00 TN14 6PN TQ528509
To Wickhurst Farm, Penshurst Station and Chiddingstone foré/picnic by church. In the afternoon we go N to Wickhurst Manor, Greensand Way and back to start.
Meet by Weald Primary School

Wednesday Meet at Friday Street 12.5 miles Nicky A
10-Aug-16 Start Point public car park S
Time: 10:00 PC £6.00 RH5 6JR TQ125457 77030314790
By popular request (well, one person anyway), another chance to enjoy the wonderful views from Holmbury Hill Fort, via Hurtwood. There are some very steep climbs and descents and the going is quite tough in places- this, together with the length, accounts for the 'S' rating! Lunch at the Volunteer Inn.
Follow the signs to Friday Street from the A25 or B2126. The CP is signposted.

Walk and Watch
Thursday Meet at Victoria Station 5 miles Annie B
11-Aug-16 Start Point London E
Time: 10:30 PC SW1E 5ND TQ289789 07764 251318
Through London Parks and along to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in time for a picnic lunch before the 2.15 pm performance of Jesus Christ Superstar. You will have previously asked me to get your ticket or have bought your own.
Meet by the Help/Information Desk near Platform 5.

First the woods then the fields
Sunday Leader not at Bewl Water 17 miles Tony U
14-Aug-16 Bromley N Stn 08:15 CP S
Time: 09:30 PC £6.80 TN3 8JH TQ676338 07964 291369
A long morning (11 miles), needing an early start. From Bewl Water via the Sussex Border Path to Flimwell then through Bedgebury Forest and north to Goudhurst for a late lunch (picnic recommended). Afternoon more open, via Riseden to the Lamberhurst bypass and the long way back to the cars. Not too muddy on the walk-out, even after heavy rain.
Meet in Bewl Water outdoor centre car park (parking £2). Down the A21 and take the first right turn after the roundabout at the south end of the Lamberhurst bypass.

Explore one of Kent's most picturesque farming landscapes
Wednesday Meet at Sheldwich Lees 11.25 miles Maria N
17-Aug-16 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £9.60 ME13 0LG TR017562 07884 102023
A walk through fields, ancient woodlands and sleepy villages on the slopes of the North Downs. Setting out from the village of Sheldwich on through scenic Selling and Perry Woods to lunch at the 16th century Rose and Crown Pub. After lunch we return via Hogben's Hill and Bradlesmere Common through part of the Lee Court Estate. Park by cricket green which is just past Hunters Way on the left.
Meet by cricket green

Stately home to castle
Saturday Meet at Penshurst 4.25 miles Sandra W
20-Aug-16 Start Point E/M
Time: 13:00 PC £5.20 TN3 0NL TQ528439
We head across fields to Chiddingstone and back by a different route. Sandra's tea and cake on our return.
Go under the brick archway and CP is 50yds on L. Meet at entrance to CP.

Hindhead and the Devil's Punchbowl
Sunday Leader not at Thursley 11 miles Jenny M
28-Aug-16 Bromley N Stn 08:15 Hankley Common CP M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £9.60 GU8 6LL SU890410
A very pretty walk and a variation on the usual walk I have done from Thursley. We cross heathland, pass through some very pretty villages before ascending Gibbett Hill to Hindhead Common for lunch (NT cafe). We then descend deep into the Devil's Punchbowl on our return to Thursley. There is one long steep ascent up Gibbett Hill (hence the S) which will be taken slowly and it is worth it for the views at the top.
Meet Hankley Common MOD CP SW of Guildford. Turn off A3 signed Thursley (before Hindhead Tunnel). Go through Thursley Village to T Jct. Turn R and after 1/2 mile, L at chevrons into MOD road. The CP is 1/2 mile on L before the barrier.

Eden Valley
Saturday Meet at Edenbridge 5.8 miles Fran M
03-Sep-16 Start Point Haxted Watermill M
Time: 13:00 PC £3.60 TN8 5HZ TQ440458
A fairly flat walk following sections of the Eden Valley Walk and Vanguard Way.
CP at end of Coomb Field next to playing fields.

Enjoy Kent in late summer. May see some deer.
Sunday Leader at Frant 15 miles David P
04-Sep-16 Bromley N Stn 08:30 Village Green S
Time: 09:30 PC £6.00 TN3 9HT TQ582334
A beautiful walk with excellent views across the Weald. We head towards Bells Yew Green before turning S then W to Boarshead for a pub/picnic lunch. We return to Frant via Cherry Tree Farm, Hamsell Manor and Eridge Park which is the largest deer park in England.
From A21 going S take A26 through Tunbridge Wells then A267 to Frant. Park around the Village Green

Discover lesser known parts of Ashdown Forest
Sunday Leader not at Ashdown Forest 10.5 miles Sylvia C
11-Sep-16 Bromley N Stn 08:45 Millbrook West CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £6.20 TN22 3HR TQ439298 mobile on the day 07583710193
A walk across a less well known area of Ashdown Forest. Then through Sheffield Forest for a lunch stop at Nutley. There are pubs and lots of seats around the green for picnics. After lunch we return to Ashdown Forest where we will be rewarded with good views. 6 miles a.m, 4.5 miles p.m.
From Wych Cross follow the A22 towards Nutley. CP is on the L approx. 2 miles further on. Ignore East CP opposite.

Good views and familiar paths
Sunday Leader not at Hosey Common 15 miles Mary G
18-Sep-16 Bromley N Stn 08:40 CP S
Time: 09:30 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531
We walk towards Ide Hill then Bore Place and on to Sevenoaks Weald for our lunch stop. There is a pub for a drink but please bring a picnic. Long morning. Not many hills
From Westerham take the B2026 towards Chartwell. CP is about 1 mile on L

Good views and familiar paths
Sunday Leader not at Hosey Common 15 miles Mary G
18-Sep-16 Bromley N Stn 08:40 CP S
Time: 09:30 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531
We walk towards Ide Hill then Bore Place and on to Sevenoaks Weald for our lunch stop. There is a pub for a drink but please bring a picnic. Long morning. Not many hills
From Westerham take the B2026 towards Chartwell. CP is about 1 mile on L

Surrey with the fringe on top... OK !
Wednesday Meet at Parkgate 10 miles Philip W
21-Sep-16 Start Point , Newdigate M
Time: 10:00 PC £7.00 RH5 5DZ TQ205436 077 4042 3531
A fig of 8 walk from Surrey Oaks PH. 5.6 m am, 4.3 m pm.
Meet in Surrey Oaks PH car park. It may be open to order lunch and toilets. M23 to J9 then A23 N towards Horley. 0.5 mile after Gatwick N Terminal take L at r'about to Charlwood. After 2.5 m (going out of Charlwood) take R signed Newdigate then L after 300yds also signed Newdigate. After 2.5 m take R at T jctn. Pub is on R after a further 700yds.

Pratts Bottom and Chelsfield
Saturday Meet at Pratts Bottom 4.5 miles Rosemary F
24-Sep-16 Start Point M
Time: 13:30 PC £1.40 BR6 7NL TQ472622
A short varied walk towards Chelsfield, with one steep hill.
Park in side road next to Bulls Head PH.

Around the Abingers
Sunday Leader not at Abinger Roughs 9 miles Linda H
25-Sep-16 Bromley N Stn 08:40 NT Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £7.40 RH5 6QS TQ111480 07913 570936
Westward loop around Abinger Hammer, Sutton Abinger and Holmbury St Mary towards Abinger Common for lunch. (NB No pub so bring picnic lunch.) Back through Friday Street and Wotton to start point.
Take A25 from Dorking towards Guildford and turn off north (right) 1 mile after the Wotton Hatch onto White Down Lane. (The lane is opposite a signpost for Abinger Common but is not itself signed.) Car Park ( no sign!) is 650 m along White Down Lane on left.

Late summer walk to Cudham
Wednesday Meet at Keston Ponds 10 miles Maria N
05-Oct-16 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £0.80 BR2 6AT TQ418639 07884 102023
A local walk along familiar paths to Cudham for lunch at the Blacksmith's Arms or picnic on green. After lunch return via Downe.
Meet in Car Park on Westerham Road

How's your quintain
Saturday Meet at Offham 5.5 miles Fran M
08-Oct-16 Start Point village M
Time: 13:00 PC £4.40 ME19 5NU TQ658573
A pleasant walk through woods and villages. Opportunity for a cuppa at the end in Spadeworks Garden Centre.
Park considerately in the village and meet on the green.

Autumn Amble
Sunday Leader at Hosey Common 10 miles Jeff W
09-Oct-16 Bromley N Stn 09:15 M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531
From Hosey Common we head westwards through Limpsfield Chart for a picnic lunch/drink at Crockham Hill. Fine views over the Weald.
From Westerham, take B2026 towards Chartwell. CP is 3/4 mile on LHS.

Shoreham and Otford
Saturday Meet at Shoreham Stn 5.5 miles Brigid R
15-Oct-16 Start Point CP M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.20 TN14 7RT TQ526615
We head past the church to the Millenium Path which takes us up onto the terrace above Shoreham. Then we head for Otford via Water Lane and carry on towards (but not up!) White Hill and the start.

Valley with Vista of Charming Chevening
Sunday Leader at Andrews Wood CP 11 miles Jeff W
16-Oct-16 Bromley N Stn 09:15 M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ503616
We head westwards to Fort Halstead before a coffee stop in a wonderful valley on the edge of the Downs. Our picnic/drink will be in Halstead village before we take a meandering route back to Andrews Wood.
Car park is a short way down Shacklands Rd, off Badger's Mount r'about.

Reservoir Plods
Wednesday Meet at Scotney Castle 11 miles Mark C
19-Oct-16 Start Point National Trust CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £6.80 TN3 8JD TQ684355 07874 247617 on walk day only
A circular walk via Kilndown to Bewl Water and then along the reservoir. We continue to Cousley Wood for lunch at The Old Vine Inn or picnic nearby. In the afternoon we return via Lamberhurst village. Some hills but not too hard!
Meet in the car park to the National Trust property. Remember to bring NT card to avoid parking charges. Follow directions to NT car park off A21 near to Lamberhurst.

End of Autumn walk
Sunday Leader not at Sevenoaks/Seal 11 miles Barbara &
23-Oct-16 Bromley N Stn 08:40 Crown Point Inn S
Time: 09:30 PC £3.40 TN15 0HB TQ577557
A good hilly walk in Kent. Lunch at White Rock Inn at Underriver. Note early start time.
Meet Lay by behind Crown Point Inn. Approx. 2 miles E of Seal on A25.

Three Rocks Ramble
Wednesday Meet at Groombridge 10 miles Chris T
26-Oct-16 Start Point Groombridge Green M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.60 TN3 9QH TQ530376 07831 846175
A clockwise walk via Burswood, Shirley Hall and Happy Valley Rocks with lunch stop at The Beacon Pub Rusthall on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells. After lunch return via Friezland Wood and High Rocks.
If travelling on the B2110 from Tunbridge Wells, just as you enter Groombridge the green is to be found on your right, in front of the Crown Inn. Park on the green or in Bird in Hand Street taking care not to block parking for local residents.

Centenary Trail
Saturday Meet at Toys Hill NT 6 miles Fran M
29-Oct-16 Start Point CP M
Time: 12:30 PC £3.00 TN16 1QE TQ470518
Octavia Hill Centenary Trail
Meet in CP

Footloose in Farningham Mark II
Sunday Leader not at Farningham Village 9 miles Peter B
30-Oct-16 Bromley N Stn 09:15 E/M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.20 DA4 0DH TQ545672
Farningham roundabout to Fawkham Green, Fawkham Manor, Horton Kirby and along Darent Valley back to Farningham. No pub so please bring lunch.
Meet at village hall

Sissinghurst Walk.
Wednesday Meet at Cranbrook 10 miles Annie B
09-Nov-16 Start Point CP behind the Co-op M
Time: 10:00 PC £7.80 TN17 3DJ TQ775359 07764 251318
A circular walk through High Weald landscape. Longer morning with lunch or picnic at Sissinghurst Castle where refreshments and beer can be obtained in the cafe.
Meet in the CP just off the High Street. Please park at the far end near the toilet facilities

Woods, fields and views
Saturday Meet at Crown Point 5 miles Sandra W
12-Nov-16 Start Point lay by M
Time: 12:30 PC £3.40 TN15 0HB TQ577557
This walk takes us S via Godden Green and Stone Street. There are some steep climbs on this walk, which will be taken at a leisurely pace, rewarded with Sandra's tea and cake at the end.
Park behind Crown Point Inn on A25 between Seal and Ightham.

Up the creek again
Wednesday Meet at Hollowshore 10 miles Philip W
16-Nov-16 Start Point Faversham E
Time: 10:00 PC £9.80 ME13 7TU TQ017636 077 4042 3531
Our usual November fig 8 taking in the Saxon Shore Way. Lunch at Shipwrights Arms or sandwich nearby. AM 7 miles, PM 3.
Meet in Shipwrights Arms CP from 9.30am for coffee, toilets and to order lunch. M2 to J6, L onto A251 towards Faversham. After 0.5 mile L at T jct onto A2. After 1.1 mile R at r'about onto B2045 towards Oare. After 1.2 mile R at T jct onto Oare Rd. After 0.5 mile very sharp L turn onto Ham Rd (narrow with passing places), 0.6 mile L, 0.3 mile R following old signs to pub. Satnav may direct you through Faversham on shorter but complicated route.

A walk in the Medway valley.
Wednesday Meet at Yalding 10 miles David P
23-Nov-16 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.40 ME18 6HE TQ691498 07808 150192
A walk of about 10miles along the River Medway to lunch at Golden Green. Returning via fields and orchards. Probably muddy but no hills.
Meet on the south side of the bridge over the River Medway on the B2162 adjacent to Teapot Island. Not the bridge in Yalding village. Park alongside the canal (free) or in the car-park on the south side of the river (£2 per day). If the latter, please check car-park closing time.

On a clear day....
Saturday Meet at Pratts Bottom 5 miles Gillian E
26-Nov-16 Start Point M
Time: 13:00 PC £1.40 BR6 7NL TQ479621 07742 377 311
Up and down and through open fields to Norstead Manor Farm.
Meet on corner by The Bull P.H. Park in side street.

A Hilly Winter Walk
Sunday Leader at Toys Hill 9 miles Barbara P
27-Nov-16 Bromley N Stn 09:15 car park M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.00 TN16 1QE TQ470517 07505 828831
A hilly walk taking in Ide Hill, Crockham Hill where we will have our lunch stop and then back up Toys Hill to the car park,
Meet in National Trust car park on Chart Lane. From A25 in Brasted take minor road heading south for approx. 2 miles

A varied walk from Hothfield Heathlands nature reserve
Sunday Leader at Hothfield 12.7 miles Sue L
21/08/2016 Bromley N Stn 08:45 Hothfield Heathlands M
Time: 10:00 PC 8.80 TN26 1HD TQ972458
From Hothfield Heathlands towards the pretty village of Pluckley for an early lunch, then onto Egerton, returning on the Stour Valley Walk via Little Chart. A few gentle inclines with some fine views.
Meet Hothfield Heathlands CP. Leave M20 at J8 and follow A20 towards Lenham/Charing. After approx 11 miles turn R towards Hothfield, CP is a few metres up road on left.

A varied walk from the Hothfield Heathlands nature reserve
Sunday Leader at Hothfield 12.7 miles Sue L
21/08/2016 Bromley N Stn 08:45 Hothfield Heathlands M
Time: 10:00 PC 8.80 TN26 1HD TQ972458
From Hothfield Heathlands towards the pretty village of Pluckley for an early lunch, then onto Egerton, returning on the Stour Valley Walk via Little Chart. A few gentle inclines with some fine views. Please bring a picnic as pub may be busy.
Meet Hothfield Heathlands CP. Leave M20 at J8 and follow A20 towards Lenham/Charing. After approx 11 miles take turning on R towards Hothfield, CP is a few metres up road on left.

Watch this space
Sunday Leader not at Farnborough 10 miles Neil C
13/11/2016 Bromley N Stn 09:30 Village M
Time: 10:00 PC 0.80 BR6 7DE TQ443643
Walk details not finalised as the printed programme goes to print. Details will be posted on the Bromley ramblers website nearer the time. The walk will start and end at Farnborough Village to allow members to attend the AGM. Other details provisional.
Meet at start. Park in the village. Buses available from Bromley.

Spring Park and West Wickham common figure of 8
Saturday Meet at Coney Hall 5 miles Rosemary F
01/10/2016 Start Point Rec CP M
Time: 13:00 PC 1.00 BR4 9JJ TQ393651
FIGURE OF 8, the first loop being 3 miles. So you can choose to do 3 or 5 miles. The walk takes us over fields, through woods and pleasant countryside.
At the top of Church Drive, off Kingsway

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