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Figure of 8 from Edenbridge
Wednesday Meet at Edenbridge 11.5 miles Pat W
29-Mar-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.60 TN8 5BZ TQ445461
A figure of 8 walk from Edenbridge. AM 7 miles via Christmas Mill, Crippenden Manor and Marsh Green. PM 4.5 miles via Delaware Farm and Marsh Green. Picnic lunch or choice of pubs and other eateries in Edenbridge.
Meet Edenbridge Market Yard car park - north side of church. Toilets available.

Oxted & Limpsfield Chart
Saturday Meet at Oxted 5.5 miles Keith J
01-Apr-17 Start Point Uvedale Rd M
Time: 13:00 PC £2.80 RH8 0EJ TQ397525
Mainly easy walk with 2 hills and a few stiles. We will have a break on Limpsfield Chart green, where there may be time for a swift half at the Carpenter's Arms PH.
From Westerham on A25, turn L immediately after the turning to Oxted Town centre.Park with discretion in Uvedale Rd or Brassey Rd which meets it about 100yds on L.

A canter through Cobham Park
Sunday Meet at Shorne Woods Country Park 10 miles Linda H
02-Apr-17 Start Point CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.20 DA12 3HX TQ683701
Via Cobham, Henhurst and Gold Street to Luddesdown. Pub (Golden Lion) likely to be very busy so bring picnic lunch. Returning through Cobham Park, visiting the recently-restored Darnley Memorial.
Meet car park, Shorne Woods Country Park (signposted from the A2 at Shorne/Cobham junction, just south of Gravesend). There is a WC at start.

Spring in the Park
Sunday Meet at Charing Cross Station 3.5 miles Ralph H
02-Apr-17 Start Point Under the clock E
Time: 10:30 PC TQ302805 07866 052351
We will fiddle our way north via Soho to Regents Park. Spend about an hour there to return via underground from Regents Park/Baker St.
Meet Under the clock at Charing Cross Station.

Happy Birthday Nicky
Wednesday Meet at Tandridge 10 miles Annie B
05-Apr-17 Start Point Barley Mow PH CP E
Time: 10:00 PC £3.20 RH8 9NY TQ373506
A figure of eight but I will ring the changes by doing it the other way round. Lunch back in Tandridge. After the walk please join us in the Barley Mow for tea, drinks and cake. We are celebrating Nicky's significant birthday.if you don't want to walk all day why not join us for the afternoon only. I will aim to leave the pub for the pm loop at 1.15pm. Maybe bluebells.
Meet in pub car park. Pub will be open from 9.30am for toilets and preordering of lunch.

Woods and views
Saturday Meet at Ide Hill 6 miles Sue D
08-Apr-17 Start Point View point CP M
Time: 11:00 PC £2.80 TN14 6JG TQ488517
NOTE START TIME. An undulating walk to Toys Hill and French Street, then returning via Emmetts NT garden, where we will take a refreshment break.
CP on B2042 S of Ide Hill village. Toilets.

Bridges of the Medway
Sunday Meet at Teston Bridge 12 miles David P
09-Apr-17 Start Point Country Park E/M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.60 ME18 5BX TQ707532
Repeat of a walk during the winter floods of Jan 2016, which only 3 of us managed! Along the Medway to East Farleigh where we cross the historic, mediaeval bridge and head south to the Greensand Way. Pub or picnic lunch in Farleigh Green. Return via Bow Bridge.
Meet Country Park. Heading East on A26 (towards Maidstone), approx. 1 mile beyond Wateringbury, turn right on B2163. Car park on right (fee £2).

Keston in Spring
Sunday Meet at Keston Ponds CP 4 miles Jean P
09-Apr-17 Start Point E/M
Time: 13:30 PC £0.80 BR2 6HA TQ419640
A walk to Well Wood via Nash Hamlet. Returning over Keston Common. One steep hill and a stile. Assisted dogs only please.
Meet in the car park at Keston Ponds

Darent Valley
Tuesday Meet at Shoreham 8.5 miles Brigid R
11-Apr-17 Start Point Filston Lane M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ517615
Darent River Path, Roman Villa, Eynsford Station, Chalkerhurst Woods and Eagle Heights to Lullingston Golf Club for lunch stop. Short afternoon via Timberten Bottom and Shoreham Terrace back to car park.
Meet Filston Lane car park Shoreham

Another three rocks walk. (Not the same rocks as my last walk)
Wednesday Meet at Boarshead 11 miles Chris T
12-Apr-17 Start Point nr Crowborough M
Time: 10:00 PC £6.40 TN6 3GR TQ535327 MB 07831 846175
A anticlockwise walk via Bowle's Rock, Hamsell Farm ,Eridge Rocks and Birchenden Farm with lunch stop at the Crown or Junction Inn Groombridge. After lunch return via Ayton's Wood, Harrison's Rocks, Holden Wood and Crooked Wood.
Meet on side street just off A26 at Boarshead near Crowborough. If heading south along A 26 from Tunbridge Wells to Crowborough after passing turning on right for Eridge Station take second turning on your left just after a mile signposted Boarshead and on reaching a T junction after a few yards turn left and park in road.

Woods, fields and views
Saturday Meet at Crown Point 5 miles Sandra W
15-Apr-17 Start Point layby M
Time: 12:30 PC £3.40 TN15 0HB TQ577557
This walk takes us south via Godden Green and Stone Street. There are some steep climbs which will be taken at a leisurely pace, rewarded with Sandra's tea and cake when we get back.
Park behind Crown Point Inn on A25 between Seal and Ightham

A walk for any Easter bunnies at a loose end
Sunday Meet at Andrew's Wood 12 miles Giles D
16-Apr-17 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ503616 07764 368776
We cross to the Darent Valley and then make our way north, taking in Shoreham, Lullingstone and Eynsford to arrive at Farningham for lunch. In the afternoon, we return south using alternative paths. Other than the climb in and out of the valley, all fairly flat
Meet in CP off Shacklands Road

Sculptures in East London
Tuesday Meet at North Greenwich 7 miles Margaret E
18-Apr-17 Start Point Jubilee Line E
Time: 10:45 PC TQ389777 07906 613333
We will follow the Sculpture Trail (the-line,org). We will circumnavigate the 02, and cross the Thames on the Emirates Air Line, walk to the QE Olympic Park, skipping a few uninteresting streets using the DLR, hopping on a bus where the path is closed. After a café or picnic lunch our route takes us through two more parks to finish at Limehouse (DLR to Lewisham). Emirates £3.50 with travel cards
Meet at 02 exit of North Greenwich Jubilee Line Station

IN PILGRIMS FOOTSTEPS - ALMOST!
Wednesday Meet at Reigate 11 miles Nicky A
19-Apr-17 Start Point Hill M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.40 RH2 9RP TQ263524
This walk explores the sharply rising downs above Reigate Hill. Just one steep ascent but worth it for fabulous views across the Weald to the South Downs. Lunch at the Sportsman, Mogador.
Meet in car park just off A217 at the top of Reigate Hill, M25 Junction 8

4th Annual Car Free Cramble with Bromley CAMRA
Saturday Meet at Hayes Station 7 miles Mike B
22-Apr-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:30 PC £0.60 BR2 7EN TQ400661 07947 011002
It is not really practical to come by car. To get to Hayes we suggest a 119 bus from Bromley or a 353 bus from Orpington.We will be joining Bromley CAMRA to visit The Greyhound at Keston, the Queens Head or George and Dragon for lunch in Downe and then on to Farnborough Village for an optional visit to The Change of Horses or The Woodman. A 358 bus will return you to Orpington, Bromley or Beckenham.
Meet outside Hayes Station.

Dryhill, Idehill and other hills!
Sunday Meet at Dryhill Nature Reserve 12 miles Jane B
23-Apr-17 Start Point CP Picnic Site S
Time: 09:30 PC £2.80 TN14 6AA TQ496556 07826 698779
A long morning through varied countryside, with hills and some lovely views. Picnic or pub lunch at Ide Hill. Short, easy afternoon.
Meet in CP. From Westerham, take the A25 through Brasted and beyond. Just before the turn off to the A21, turn right up Dryhill Lane. CP a little way up on the left.

From one side of the world to another in one day.
Sunday Meet at Lingfield 5 miles Richard &
23-Apr-17 Start Point M
Time: 12:00 PC £4.20 RH7 6EL TQ386435 07952 946119
We walk past the local jail and across O degree meridian (E&W hemisphere). We may be able to see five churches from one spot. Several stiles but no steep hills.
Meet in Gun Pit Rd. CP at corner of Plaistow Street & High Street.

A stroll over the commons.
Sunday Meet at Chislehurst 5 miles Mick K
23-Apr-17 Start Point E
Time: 14:00 PC £0.60 BR7 5PG TQ443700
An interesting wander through Scadbury Park and St. Pauls Cray common. Hoping to see the bluebells in bloom.
Meet by the Crown PH, School Rd. off Chislehurst War Memorial. Busses 61,269,162,160 and 273 stops nearby.

A Spring Shoreham Stroll
Wednesday Meet at Shoreham (Kent) 9 miles Margaret E
26-Apr-17 Start Point Andrews Wood M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ502616
A pleasant walk through Samuel Palmer's Darent Valley with a pub or picnic lunch at Otford
Meet in Andrews Wood Car Park off Shacklands Road approximately one quarter of a mile east of the Badgers Mount roundabout on the A21.

Around Brasted
Saturday Meet at Brasted 6 miles Fran M
29-Apr-17 Start Point village green M
Time: 13:30 PC £2.20 TN16 1JL TQ473552
A lovely walk with gentle gradients, and hopefully some bluebells.
Park with discretion in the village and meet near the green opposite the White Hart PH

A Longish Walk for the Long Weekend
Sunday Meet at Woldingham Station 13 miles Jeff W
30-Apr-17 Start Point S
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 CR3 7LQ TQ359563
From Woldingham we head for the North Downs Way, where we turn eastwards, gaining lovely views. Our picnic/drink is at Tatsfield, from where we return via fields and woods to Chelsham and then across Woldingham golf course.
Small charge in station car park, free in 'overflow' car park just before the corner. We will wait if a train is due in shortly after 10.00am, but please ring to let leader know.

Bluebell walk with some board walking through bluebell woods in the grounds of Standen
Wednesday Meet at Ashurst Wood 10.5 miles Chris T
03-May-17 Start Point Playing Field CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.40 RH193RU TQ420364 07831 846175
A clockwise circular walk passing the remains of Brambletye House then going past Weir Wood Reservoir, grounds of Standen (NT), Rockingshill Wood with lunch stop at 15c Pub Old Dunnings Mill returning via Horshoe Farm, Beeches Farm and Little Water Farm.
If travelling south on A22 from East Grinstead to Forest Row take turning on left driving through Ashurst Village to southern outskirts where CP will be found on the left in Wall Hill Road.

Hoping for bluebells
Saturday Meet at Ide Hill 3.5 miles Rosemary F
06-May-17 Start Point village M
Time: 13:30 PC £2.80 TN14 6DF TQ486519
A fairly hilly walk with fine views in all directions. Passing through the NT properties of Scords Wood and Emmetts Garden, where we will stop for refreshments before continuing past the cricket ground and back to Ide Hill.
Park with discretion in the village, or in the CP on B2042 where there are toilets, and walk up to the meeting point by the bus shelter.

Groombridge to Speldhurst
Sunday Meet at Groombridge 11 miles Barbara P
07-May-17 Start Point Ayttons Wood CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.00 TN3 9NJ TQ533364 07505 828831
We leave the car park and walk back through Groombridge on past Burrswood, Stone Cross, Fordcombe, Bullingstone and on to Speldhurst for picnic/pub lunch. Our return is via Langton Green. A slightly longer morning.
Meet at car park (possibly a charge now) Do not park in Groombridge village car park but drive on through village past railway station when you come to a fork take the right hand road and in about 200metre turn right in to Ayttons Wood Allow 1.1/4hours travelling time.

Knockholt in the round.
Sunday Meet at Knockholt 5 miles Gordon a
07-May-17 Start Point Three Horse Shoes PH M
Time: 13:45 PC £1.80 TN14 7LD TQ481595
A circular walk around the fringes of Knockholt. Some hills - sixteen stiles some o f them high.
Meet at the Three Horseshoes PH CP Knockholt.

A bluebell walk
Tuesday Meet at Challock 9.5 miles David P
09-May-17 Start Point Memorial Hall M
Time: 10:00 PC £10.40 TN25 4AU TR010505
People who took part in this walk last year were much impressed by the acres of bluebells. Unfortunately many people missed the walk due to traffic problems. This is shortened version of last years walk. From Challock the walk passes through Kings Wood - one of the largest woods in Kent - to lunch at The Flying Horse in Boughton Lees. Return to Challock is via Eastwell Park and Challock Manor.
Meet in the Challock Memorial Hall car park. Approaching Challock from Charing along the A252, turn right in Challock into Church Lane. Take the first left after a few hundred yards into Blind Lane -road sign is missing- and the Challock Memorial Hall is on the right.

Spring walk in the beautiful Kent countryside
Wednesday Meet at Hildenborough 12 miles Maria N
10-May-17 Start Point Riding Lane CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.00 TN11 9HZ TQ567490
From Hildenborough we pass thru farmland, onto Kiln Wood before joining the Greensand Way at Shipbourne Common and on to Dunk's Green. Lunch in the Kentish Rifleman or picnic on the green. After lunch we take a loop in the direction of Plaxtol then on to Shipbourne passing the Church before heading back through the Hamlet of Coldharbour to Hildenborough. A fairly flat walk with a few stiles.
Meet in 2nd CP in Riding Lane at recreation ground. Park in either CP as they are adjacent

Kent Weald countryside
Saturday Meet at Fordcombe 5.3 miles Sylvia S
13-May-17 Start Point village M
Time: 11:00 PC £5.40 TN3 0SJ TQ525403
NOTE START TIME. We follow sections of the Weald Way and Tunbridge Wells Circular walk through fields and woods towards Langton Green and back.
Park with discretion on roadside.

Surrey without the hills
Sunday Meet at Reigate 16.5 miles Tony U
14-May-17 Start Point Earlswood Common CP M
Time: 09:30 PC £4.00 RH2 7QH TQ268484 07964 291369
A longish, flattish walk over farmland. Broadly, we go SW in the morning, NE in the afternoon. Quite a few stiles but hardly any hills. 9.5 miles morning, hence the earlier start time. Lunch near the award-winning Surrey Oaks pub at Parkgate.
The CP is on the left (east) of the A2044, Woodhatch Road, south of Redhill/Reigate. No toilets.

Goddington Park where city meets country.
Sunday Meet at Goddington Park 5.5 miles Hazel T
14-May-17 Start Point M
Time: 12:30 PC £1.20 BR6 9DH TQ473650
Mainly field paths with lovely views over open countryside, several stiles.
Meet in the Goddington Park CP. Turn off Court Road opposite Volvo Garage.

Around Hampstead Heath
Tuesday Meet at Hampstead 6.5 miles Sylvia S
16-May-17 Start Point Tube station M
Time: 11:00 PC TQ240850
Through some quieter roads to the Heath. Then via Hill Gardens and Golders Hill Park to our lunch stop at Kenwood House. Next we pass Highgate cemetery on the way to Highgate village and then cross the Heath back to the start.
On Northern Line. Meet outside tube station

Sheep and Orchards around Cranbrook
Wednesday Meet at Cranbrook 12 miles Mark C
17-May-17 Start Point Large Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £7.80 TN17 3DN TQ775360 07874 247617
We head northwards via Hocker Edge and Knox Bridge to the village of Frittenden. Lunch at The Bell & Jorrocks (a CAMRA pub) or picnic nearby. We return southwards via the village of Sissinghurst. Fairly flat walk with some dodgy stiles where hedgegrowth also needs pruning. A mixture of sheep and orchards to be seen together with pleasant countryside and byways.
Meet in car park off High Street and by Co-operative Store. Public conveniences nearby currently closed due to vandalism!

Around Shoreham
Saturday Meet at Shoreham 6 miles Brigid R
20-May-17 Start Point Station CP M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.20 TN14 7RT TQ526615
We start by heading up White Hill on the way to Otford, then across fields and through woods to the Terrace above Shoreham. We descend on the Millenium Path and head back to the station.
Meet in CP

A lovely walk through Epping Forest
Sunday Meet at Loughton 13 miles Sue L
21-May-17 Start Point Broadstrood CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.80 IG10 2SD TQ429986
A lovely woodland walk, mostly flat with one hilly area in the morning, we head north towards Copped Hall, then head south on the Forest Way towards Epping Forest Conservation Centre for picnic lunch where a tea hut, pub and toilets are available. We continue south towards the Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge before returning to the CP via Connaught Water.
From M11 exit J5 onto Chigwell Lane/A1168 towards Loughton. At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Goldings Hill/A121. Ignoring Goldings CP on left, Broadstrood CP is further up on the right. May be able to arrange a lift for 1 or 2 people.

Otford to Shoreham - and back.
Sunday Meet at Otford main CP 5.5 miles Brigid R
21-May-17 Start Point M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.60 TN14 5PG TQ525595
We cross the railway and follow the path along White Hill to Shoreham, climb the millennium path to the terrace, Then descend to Water Lane and return across the golf course.
Meet in main CP opp. Bull PH..

Orchards with views
Tuesday Meet at Borough Green 9 miles Tony U
23-May-17 Start Point Station M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.80 TN15 8AD TQ609574 07964 291369
Clockwise circuit via Basted, Yopps Green, Ightham Mote and Oldbury. Tracks and orchards with a few short, sharp hills but not many stiles.
Station car park £4.30 all day or train from Bromley South.

A walk in Darling Buds of May country in May
Wednesday Meet at Hothfield 12.5 miles David P
24-May-17 Start Point Heath Nat Res M
Time: 10:00 PC £8.80 TN26 1HD TQ971458
From HothField Common to the Black Horse in Pluckley for lunch. Pluckley is reputed to be the most haunted village in Britain.
Meet at the Hothfield Heathland Nature Reserve car park in Cades Road just south of the A20 between Charing and Ashford. Coming from Ashford along the A20, take the first left after Station Road into Cades Road - road sign missing - signposted Welcome to Hoathfield. Car park is on the left.

Once More into the Cudham Car Park.................!
Saturday Meet at Cudham 5 miles Keith B
27-May-17 Start Point M
Time: 11:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ445597
NOTE START TIME. From Cudham thence to Washneys, down to Knockholt & back to the start (maybe Blacksmiths Arms). Some familiar paths and not so well-known links, 13 stiles at last count, but nothing too demanding.
Meet at Cudham Recreation Ground CP, Cudham Lane South.

Ide Hill to Charlcot
Sunday Meet at Ide Hill 14 miles Mary G
28-May-17 Start Point S
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 TN14 6DF TQ488517
Walking to Charlcot for lunch. Best bring a picnic as pub may not be doing lunches.
Meet on green at Ide Hill - parking adjacent village store and public convenience down the hill.

Chiddingstone to Fordcombe
Wednesday Meet at Chiddingstone 12 miles Mike P
31-May-17 Start Point M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £3.80 TN8 7AH TQ503452
Mainly level walk but with three hills of about 70/80m passing through Penshurst to lunch at the Chafford Arms in Fordcombe. Returning via Hartsland, Frienden and Chiddingstone Hoath. Route crosses the River Eden and Medway multiple times.
Meet in Chiddingstone Road, 100m east of St Mary's Church in Chiddingstone

Get high in Kemsing
Saturday Meet at Kemsing 5.5 miles Fran M
03-Jun-17 Start Point village CP M
Time: 13:30 PC £2.80 TN15 6GD TQ555588
Fields, paths and tracks with some steep slopes and fine views.
Meet in CP where there are toilets

A Pleasant Walk around the Eden.
Sunday Meet at Leigh 10 miles Sandy H
04-Jun-17 Start Point The Green M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.20 TN11 8RG TQ548465
In the morning we walk to Penshurst where we can stop for own coffee. Then continue on to Chiddingstone for lunch, the pub is being renovated at present so it is advisable to bring a packed lunch, or possibly use one of the two tea rooms. Then back to Leigh. Lots of good views, woodland, water and open fields. Parts can be very muddy depending on weather conditions.
Meet around the Green. When we did the walk out lots of spaces were taken, so it would be advisable to car share where possible.

A stroll round High Elms
Sunday Meet at Cuckoo Wood CP 4 miles Rosemary F
04-Jun-17 Start Point High Elms Road E/M
Time: 14:00 PC £1.00 BR6 7JL TQ440625
A pleasant walk through fields and woods to Downe Village. Returning via High Elms Country Park. One stile.
From Shire Lane CP is three quarters of mile approx. on the left.

Tuesday tone up
Tuesday Meet at Sevenoaks Weald 6 miles Giles D
06-Jun-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.00 TN14 6PN TQ528509 07764 368776
Walk through classic Weald country to Bough Beech and back. Compelling option of a visit to The Windmill on return
Park considerately in the village and meet in Long Barn Road

Camer Park circular with lunch at Shorne
Wednesday Meet at Camer 12 miles Philip J
07-Jun-17 Start Point Country Park CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.40 DA13 0XT TQ649669 07970 984523
Circular walk via Cobham. Lunch at Shorne. Return via Shorne Woods country park and Nash Street
Meet in CP.

Castle to castle
Saturday Meet at Hever 5 miles Sandra W
10-Jun-17 Start Point M
Time: 12:30 PC £3.80 TN8 7ER TQ476448
A fairly flat walk across fields and through some woodland to Chiddingstone and back. Sandra's tea and cake on our return.
CP behind Henry VIII PH

A lovely Summer walk.
Sunday Meet at Penshurst 11 miles Sue H
11-Jun-17 Start Point Lay by M
Time: 09:45 PC £4.60 TN11 8BN TQ526438
NOTE START TIME A pleasant walk over fields and through woods towards Hever and stopping at Chiddingstone for lunch.
Meet at lay by on B2176

Goddington Park where city meets country.
Sunday Meet at Cudham Rec. Ground CP 4.5 miles Philippa K
11-Jun-17 Start Point E/M
Time: 12:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ445599 07811 244345
We walk NE to Norsted Manor and return via Washneys and Cackets Farm. Mainly field paths and woodlands. One steep hill and several stiles.
Meet at Cudham Lane South CP for the recreation ground, south of the Blacksmiths Arms PH.

Who could take umbrage at Tonbridge
Wednesday Meet at Southborough Common 12 miles Giles D
14-Jun-17 Start Point Church Road M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.00 TN40RT TQ576428
Anti-clockwise loop to Tonbridge and then west along the Eden valley for lunch at The Plough Inn at Powder Mills. Shorter afternoon and all fairly flat
Meet by church

Around Cudham
Saturday Meet at Cudham 5 miles Gillian E
17-Jun-17 Start Point Rec CP M
Time: 13:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ445599
A local walk with quite a lot of stiles and some steep sections.
Next to Blacksmiths Arms PH

Exploring the Ashdown Forest
Sunday Meet at Ashdown Forest 11.5 miles Sylvia C
18-Jun-17 Start Point Piglet's Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.40 TN7 4EX TQ470326
An exploration of the Ashdown Forest. Lunch - picnic and pub - at Nutley.
Meet Piglet's Car park. Take the B2026 South from Hartfield, after a sign Chuck Hatch on the left, Piglet's CP is on the right approximately 1/2 mile further on. Distance from Hartfield about 2 miles.

High Elms Stroll
Sunday Meet at Farnborough Village 4 miles Jean P
18-Jun-17 Start Point E/M
Time: 13:30 PC £0.80 BR6 7DE TQ443643
A pleasant walk through High Elms Country Park. Undulating countryside - no stiles. We pass through a wild flower meadow and the wild flower bank where we may see the Bee or Fly orchid. Optional tea stop at the Green Roof Café at the end of the walk. Assisted dogs only please.
Meet by the village sign at junction of Church Rd. and High Street. Bus 358.

A circular walk visiting some of Bromley's many open spaces
Tuesday Meet at Chislehurst 6.5 miles Lawrie S
20-Jun-17 Start Point Scadbury Park CP E/M
Time: 10:00 PC £0.60 BR7 6PL TQ452704 07947 407699
A circular walk taking in Scadbury Park, Petts Wood and Jubilee Country Park. A drink or lunch in the Sydney Arms at the end of the walk is optional.
Meet in Scadbury Park car park off Old Perry Street opposite the Sydney Arms PH

Four Churches from Fordwich
Wednesday Meet at Fordwich 11.5 miles Philip W
21-Jun-17 Start Point nr Canterbury M
Time: 10:00 PC £11.40 CT2 0DB TR179597 077 4042 3531
Fig of 8 in Stour Valley. AM via Stodmarsh, Wickhambreaux & Littleborne. Lunch at/near George & Dragon. PM via Westbere.
Meet in the pub car park opposite the George & Dragon. To avoid Canterbury take M2 to J7, continue along A229 to Herne Junction, take A291 S to Sturry, R onto A28 at level crossing. After 400yds L onto minor road S signed Fordwich (turn R if on A28 coming out of Canterbury). After 500yds CP on R just after narrow hump back bridge. Hopefully pub will open for coffee, toilets and order lunch. (if not, WC on SW side of level crossing)

A breath of sea air
Saturday Meet at St Margarets at Cliffe 6 miles Sylvia S
24-Jun-17 Start Point CP M
Time: 11:00 PC £14.20 CT15 6AA TR358447
NOTE START TIME. We follow bridle paths towards Kingsdown and picnic by the beach, then return along the cliff top and descend to café at Pine Gardens for tea, before climbing steps back to village and CP.
Follow sign from A258 Dover/Deal Rd and at T junction turn R. CP entrance is on R just past church. Toilets.

A scenic walk in Surrey
Sunday Meet at Guilford 11 miles Jenny M
25-Jun-17 Start Point Newlands Corner CP M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £8.80 GU4 8SE TQ043493
A scenic walk over St Martha's Hill then following the River Wey to Shalford for lunch. Please bring picnic as pub may be busy. We return via Chilworth Powder Mills and the Tilling Bourne Valley, recrossing the ridge of St Martha's Hill and climbing back to the start point.
Meet in CP. Travelling SW on the A3 towards Guildford take the Wisley exit through Ripley. After approx 2.5 miles turn L onto A247 to West Clandon. Cross A246 to A25 towards Shere. CP is on R after 1.5 miles

A lovely stroll around Keston
Sunday Meet at Keston 4.2 miles Tom a
25-Jun-17 Start Point E
Time: 13:00 PC £1.00 BR2 6BA TQ415637
An enjoyable walk passing through the ancient hamlet of Nash and taking the walker through attractive woodland, farmland and Hayes and Keston common.
Meet in car park in Heathfield Road (easy to miss 200m from jnct with A233 Westerham Road)

Scenic walk from Lamberhurst to Goudhurst
Wednesday Meet at Lamberhurst 11 miles Pat W
28-Jun-17 Start Point CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £6.60 TN3 8HX TQ676362
From Lamberhurst we walk via Scotney Castle, Little Scotney Farm, Riseden Farm, Smugley Farm and on to Goudhurst for lunch. Picnic, choice of 2 pubs or an excellent tea room. Shorter afternoon via Spelmonden and Crooked Wood.
Meet at village CP. From A21 take B2162 to Lamberhurst. CP is on the left just past the Chequers pub and before the road forks. (Toilets in CP)

Two lovely old churches
Saturday Meet at Tudeley 5.5 miles Gillian E
01-Jul-17 Start Point church CP M
Time: 13:00 PC £5.20 TN11 0NZ TQ621454
A pleasant walk through lush agricultural countryside with good views. Allow yourself time to see the Marc Chagall windows in the church.
Meet in Tudeley village on B2017 about 2.5m E of Tonbridge. Look out for sign to church. Car sharing recommended, as the CP is quite small.

Footloose on the Greensand Way
Sunday Meet at Teston Bridge 11.5 miles Linda H
02-Jul-17 Start Point Country Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.40 ME18 5BX TQ707532
We zigzag from Teston Bridge via the Tutsham Estate and Shingle Barn Farm to meet the Greensand Way at Buston Manor. Continuing along the Greensand Ridge, we eventually turn off over the top of the ridge to lunch at Loose (pub, picnic). After lunch we return by a shorter route through East Farleigh, eventually following the Medway back to Teston Bridge.
Meet Teston Bridge Country Park . Parking Charge £2, WC at start. After driving through Wateringbury on A26, turn right onto B2163 Teston Lane at bottom of hill. Car park is on your right, almost immediately.

Stroll through the Darent Valley.
Sunday Meet at Otford main CP 4.5 miles Philippa K
02-Jul-17 Start Point E
Time: 12:00 PC £2.60 TN14 5PG TQ525595 07811 244345
A pleasant walk around the Darent Valley. Finishing past the Bishop's Palace, the church and the shops where there is an optional tea stop.
Meet in main CP opp. Bull PH..

Early Evening Walk
Tuesday Meet at Cudham 4 miles Barbara P
04-Jul-17 Start Point Recreation Ground E
Time: 17:30 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ445599 07505 828831
A short early evening walk through fields and woods. Return in time for a meal at the Blacksmiths Arms for anyone who wants to stay.
Meet in car park just beyond Blacksmiths Arms Pub on left.

Above the North Downs
Wednesday Meet at Headley Heath 11 miles Susan W
05-Jul-17 Start Point S
Time: 10:00 PC £4.20 KT18 6NJ TQ204538 07984 626 030
The walk is NOT a figure of 8 although both the car park on the heath and the lunch stop in or near the Cock Inn are in Headley. We walk to the west in the morning and to the east in the afternoon on undulating countryside with a few sharp hills.
Meet in CP. From the A25 turn N onto the B2032. After more than a mile turn L onto the B3033. Use the 2nd CP on L opp. cricket ground. Pay and display for non-National Trust members.

Breakfast walk
Saturday Meet at Shoreham 8 miles Brigid R
08-Jul-17 Start Point Filston Lane CP M
Time: 08:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ517615
NOTE START TIME! Well worth getting up for We head along the River Darent to Lullingstone Roman Villa then go across the golf course, to the club house, where we stop for breakfast. Afterwards we return via the Terrace, descend to Water Lane and cross another golf course before passing through Shoreham village to the CP.
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High Weald Landscape Trail
Sunday Meet at Groombridge 12 miles Jeff W
09-Jul-17 Start Point Birchden Wood CP* M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.60 TN3 9NJ TQ533364
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 in 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 onto track to car park.

Leisurely stroll
Sunday Meet at Downe 4.5 miles Gillian E
09-Jul-17 Start Point church E/M
Time: 10:30 PC £1.20 BR6 7JW TQ432617
NOTE START TIME. A pleasant circular walk around Downe. No hills to worry about.
Park with discretion in the village.

The Bletchingley Circle Series 2
Wednesday Meet at Outwood 10.5 miles Dave C
12-Jul-17 Start Point Outwood Common CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.80 RH1 5PW TQ327456 07787 151836 mobile on day
Circular walk to Bletchingly through mainly open countryside. Lunch at the Red Lion in Bletchingley. Approx 6.5m in morning 4.0m in afternoon.
Meet in Outwood Common car park

Glorious lavender
Saturday Meet at Shoreham 5 miles Rosemary F
15-Jul-17 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. One fairly steep section. The lavender should be at its best.
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Keep on to the Carpenter's Arms
Sunday Meet at Toys Hill 12.5 miles Jane B
16-Jul-17 Start Point CP Chart Lane S
Time: 09:30 PC £3.00 TN16 1QE TQ470517 07826 698779
Long morning, with some hills, in varied countryside. Some lovely views. Pub or picnic lunch at Limpsfield Chart. Return via Greensand Way, mainly woodland.
Meet in CP. From Westerham, take A25 to Brasted. Chart Lane is off on the right from Brasted Village, signed to Toys Hill. After some distance, you pass isolated pub on the left and CP is a little further down on the right.

Lullingstone.
Tuesday Meet at Lullingstone Park Visitor Centre 6.5 miles Annie B
18-Jul-17 Start Point Car Park E
Time: 10:00 PC £2.20 DA40JF TQ527638
First a riverside walk past Lullinstone Castle, onto the Roman Villa then up the hill to Lullingstone Park club house and back via Shoreham. Cafe and picnic facilities for those who want them at the end of the walk at the visitor centre.
Meet in the car park just off Castle Road.( fee payable).

A Wander through the Hinterland and History of Westerham
Monday Meet at Westerham 10.5 miles Mike J
19-Jul-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1PL TQ453531
A walk in a familiar area but using one or two less familiar paths. We walk over the Iron Age Hill Fort in Squerryes Park via High Chart and Scearn Bank to lunch at the Royal Oak, Crockham Hill. In the afternoon our route takes us past the former site of the Westerham Brewery and the remains of Weardale Manor back to Hosey Common.
Meet in Hosey Common Car Park on B2026 south of Westerham

Sissinghurst & Frittenden
Saturday Meet at Sissinghurst Castle 5.5 miles Fran M
22-Jul-17 Start Point CP M
Time: 11:00 PC £8.20 TN17 2AW TQ806383
NOTE START TIME A flattish walk across fields to Frittenden and back. With time to explore the Castle & gardens in the afternoon.
CP charge for non NT members. Please allow plenty of time for the journey and car share, if possible, as the Castle is very busy in summer. Meet by the restaurant.

HOG ROAST DAY
Sunday Meet at Addington 6 miles Barbara P
23-Jul-17 Start Point Frylands Wood M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.20 CRO 9AA TQ379617 07505 828831
A walk to precede the Hog Roast. Tickets for the event should be purchased in advance. An anti-clockwise walk with Farleigh Court Golf Course at its centre and using parts of the London Loop and Vanguards way. We will be back by around 1.00pm. Please bring a drink for a mid morning stop.
Meet in the Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre car park in Featherbed Lane some 1.3miles south of its junction with Selsdon Park Road. Please ignore the post code, although accurate it will take you to the golf club half a mile away. Look out for the Scout Centre signs on the right.

HOG ROAST DAY
Sunday Meet at Addington 4 miles Lindsey S
23-Jul-17 Start Point Frylands Wood E/M
Time: 11:00 PC £1.20 CR0 9AA TQ379617 07984 469698
A shorter walk to precede the Hog Roast. Tickets for the event should be purchased in advance. A fairly easy circular walk via Farleigh Court golf course taking in Frith, Great Park and Frylands Woods.
Meet in the Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre car park in Featherbed Lane some 1.3 miles south of its junction with Selsdon Park Road. Please ignore the post code, although accurate, it will take you to the golf club half a mile away. Look out for the Scout Centre signs on the right.

A circular walk in some beautiful countryside
Tuesday Meet at Limpsfield Chart 6.5 miles Lawrie &
25-Jul-17 Start Point NT car park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 RH8 0SR TQ427520 07947 407699
We meander across Crockham Hill Common and Hosey Common to Westerham and return to the start of the walk via The High Chart. A drink or lunch in the Carpenters Arms after the walk is optional.
Leave Westerham on the A25. Turn left just before The Grasshopper and go uphill. Turn left where the road splits and meet in the car park on the left hand side.

In Wellies footsteps
Wednesday Meet at Ryarsh 11 miles Philip W
26-Jul-17 Start Point Village Hall M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.60 ME19 5LS TQ671600 077 4042 3531
Fig of 8 walk from Duke of Wellington, Ryarsh. am 6.4 mls via Paddlesworth Farm, Horn Street and Birling Ashes. Lunch in or near DofW. pm 4.3 mls via Trosley Ct and Coldrum Long Barrow.
Park in the village hall car park 100yds E of T junct by the pub. Meet at the Duke of Wellington Pub which will open for us to use the facilities and order lunch.

Bletchingley to Godstone
Saturday Meet at Bletchingley 5 miles Barbara P
29-Jul-17 Start Point War Memorial M
Time: 13:00 PC £3.40 RH1 4PG TQ325508 07505 828831 on the day
A circular walk through pasture, woods and fields.
Meet at War Memorial Parking along the High Street, Bletchingley on the A25.

Around Tunbridge Wells
Sunday Meet at Tunbridge Wells 10.5 miles An
30-Jul-17 Start Point Upper Pantiles M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.40 TN25TP TQ580387 07821 883335
In memory of Gill, we shall follow one of her routes. Heading towards Speldhurst we pick up the Tunbridge Wells Circular and follow it to our picnic/drink spot at The Hare Langton Green. The afternoon is flatter following the Spa Valley railway from Groombridge. Lovely varied countryside, a grand house and the chance of seeing a vintage train
Meet at at Major York's Road CP, Tunbridge Wells at Lower end of Major York's Rd opp the Pantile. £4.80 for day. Or park in nearby streets


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