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Beckenham Parks
Saturday Meet at Beckenham Place Park 5 miles Keith J
03-Dec-16 Start Point CP E
Time: 10:30 PC £0.60 BR3 5BN TQ380712
NOTE START TIME. We walk (probably stroll) around the closed golf course and envision its appearance once Lewisham Council have spent their £5m regeneration grant. Then into Beckenham and around Kelsey Park with time for coffee in the town if you like!
Meet at CP entrance to the right off Beckenham Hill Rd (coming from Beckenham) just before Beckenham Hill Station.

All the right paths, not necessarily in the right order
Sunday Leader not at Sevenoaks 12.5 miles Tony U
04-Dec-16 Bromley N Stn 08:30 Leisure Centre CP M
Time: 09:30 PC £3.00 TN13 1LW TQ533547 07964 291369
Longer morning, hence early start. Knole Park, Godden Green, Seal Chart, Styants Wood, Oldbury, across the railway and the M26 to Heaverham for lunch near the Chequers Inn. Shorter return via Noah's Ark, Seal and Wildernesse. Very varied countryside - woods, fields and some road walking.
Meet at Buckhurst no. 2 CP, enter from Suffolk Way

A lovely stroll round Scadbury and St Pauls Cray common
Sunday Meet at Chislehurst 5 miles Mick K
04-Dec-16 Start Point E
Time: 13:00 PC £0.60 BR7 5PG TQ443700
An interesting wander through Scadbury Park and St Paul's Cray common.
Meet by the Crown PH, School Rd. Off Chislehurst War Memorial. Buses 61, 269, 162, 160 and 273 stop nearby.

A Winter Walk
Tuesday Meet at Shoreham 8 miles Brigid R
06-Dec-16 Start Point Filston Lane CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ517615
We walk along the Darent Valley as far as the Roman Villa, then up to the Golf Club for early lunch. Return is via Timberton Bottom, Shoreham Terrace and Water Lane to car park.
Meet Filston Lane car park Shoreham

Christmas Lunch Pre-Prandial Perambulation
Wednesday Meet at Woodlands Manor 5.5 miles Mike J
07-Dec-16 Start Point Golf Club E
Time: 10:00 PC £3.00 TN15 6AB TQ566606 07905 294205
Our now traditional warm up to the Christmas Lunch. We travel clockwise via Drane Farm to Cotman's Ash where Santa may be waiting with refreshments of mince pies and mulled wine. Then on via Otford Manor to return to the Golf Club in time for lunch.
Meet in Golf Club Car Park, Tinkerpot Lane

Lovely views along the Darent Valley
Saturday Meet at Eynsford Station 5.5 miles Brigid R
10-Dec-16 Start Point CP M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.20 DA4 0HP TQ535648
We go through the village and then pass close to Eagle Heights. Drop down to Lullingstone Visitor centre and return along the Darent Valley.
Meet in Station CP.

Balcombe Circular
Sunday Leader not at Balcombe 11 miles Lesley D
11-Dec-16 Bromley N Stn 08:30 M
Time: 09:45 PC £7.00 RH17 6JG TQ307310
Note slightly early start! This is a pleasant walk around Balcombe Circular pathway. Good views on route. Lunch stop will be at Slaugham. Please bring a picnic lunch. Possibility of a local tea room open at end of walk.
Meet Balcombe Station Car Park

Valleys, woods, ridges and golf - all with a view.
Sunday Meet at Otford 5.5 miles Brigid R
11-Dec-16 Start Point Village M
Time: 12:00 PC £2.60 TN14 5PQ TQ525594
Along the Darent Valley. Then one steepish hill to Meenfield Wood and along the ridge. Return via Millenium Path and Shoreham Golf course.
Meet Meet in CP opposite Bull PH

What could possibly go wrong......
Wednesday Meet at Hosey Common CP 9 miles Giles D
14-Dec-16 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531
In the morning we pass caves, bats, an Iron Age fort and the source of the river Darent. Lunch in Westerham. Short afternoon.
Meet in CP

Local walk
Saturday Meet at High Elms 5 miles Sylvia S
17-Dec-16 Start Point country park M
Time: 12:00 PC £1.00 BR6 7JH TQ445634
The walk takes us through High Elms to Downe, then across fields to Farnborough village and back.
Meet in 1st CP in High Elms Rd off Shire Lane

Come and count the deer.
Sunday Meet at Knole Park 4 miles Gillian E
18-Dec-16 Start Point Suffolk Way CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.20 TN13 1LW TQ532547 07742 377 311
A walk around the park to Knole House. A couple of up-hill sections but nothing strenuous and will be taken at a leisurely pace.
Meet at entrance to Environmental Garden. Use Suffolk Way CP by leisure centre. Check to see if CP still free.

Exploring the paths around Cudham
Sunday Meet at Cudham 9.5 miles Linda H
18-Dec-16 Start Point Recreation Ground M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ445599
A longish meandering route via Downe and Farnborough church to High Elms visitor centre for lunch (toilets, licensed café). Direct route back bearing in mind this is the shortest Sunday of the year.
Meet recreation ground car park, on Cudham Lane South, on the left,just beyond Blacksmith's Arms.

Indulge in a little bit of 'Me' time.
Saturday Meet at High Elms 2.5 miles Gillian E
24-Dec-16 Start Point E
Time: 13:30 PC £1.00 BR6 7JH TQ446635
Have a little 'me' time and come for a gentle stroll through the woods before Christmas takes over completely! The walk will only last 1hr and 1/2 max.
Meet in main car park High Elms Road, off Shire Lane.

Ease off the Turkey!
Wednesday Meet at Leaves Green 4.5 miles Brian W
28-Dec-16 Start Point E
Time: 10:00 PC £1.00 BR2 6DU TQ415616
A gentle morning circular walk to recover from any Christmas over-indulgence - heading west from Leaves Green, along the valley towards Keston Common and returning to the Kings Arms for lunch.
Meet outside Kings Arm PH, Leaves Green Road. On street parking is available on the northbound side of Leaves Green Road, or in the car park on Leaves Green Common.

Out around Orpington
Sunday Leader not at Orpington 10 miles Neil C
01-Jan-17 Bromley N Stn 09:00 M
Time: 09:30 PC £1.00 BR6 0SL TQ455660
We walk to High Elms and loop back around to Green St. Green and back into Orpington for lunch in Orpington. Then walk through St. Pauls Cray to Foots Cray and into Sidcup and back to Orpington.
Meet Orpington Station

A stroll round Pratts Bottom
Sunday Meet at Pratts Bottom 4.5 miles Rosemary F
01-Jan-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.40 BR6 7NQ TQ472622
A short and varied walk towards Chelsfield and back. One steep hill.
Park in side road next to Bulls Head PH

A New Year walk within the borough.
Wednesday Meet at Bromley 10 miles Philip J
04-Jan-17 Start Point The Crown M
Time: 10:00 PC £0.30 BR2 9TH TQ416675 07970 984523
This is similar to the linear walk I led in Jan 2014. An undulating walk over familiar paths to lunch at Leaves Green (pub or picnic). After lunch we walk back to Green St Green. There is quite a steep hill immediately before lunch.
Meet at the bus stop opp the Crown on the W side of Bromley Common (A21). This is intended to be a car free walk but, if you must drive I suggest you park in the N end of Shire Lane (only reached from Sevenoaks Rd and marked Salt depot) or in Pinewood Drive (reached from Crescent Way, which is now metered). You can then get a 358 bus going to Crystal Palace or the 402 going to Bromley North from outside the Metrobus depot to the start point.

Spot the peacocks
Saturday Meet at Notting Hill Gate 4 miles Sylvia S
07-Jan-17 Start Point Underground Stn M
Time: 11:00 PC W2 4DU TQ252804
Notting Hill, Campden Hill, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, finishing at Lancaster Gate underground station.
Meet at Portobello Rd exit.

Close to Home
Sunday Leader at Keston Ponds CP 10 miles Jeff W
08-Jan-17 Bromley N Stn 09:00 M
Time: 09:30 PC £0.80 BR2 6HA TQ419640 07827 483998
Get the new year off to a good start with this straightforward walk based on the Cudham Circular, with a picnic lunch/drink at Cudham. A few modest hills to get you into the swing of things.
Meet in CP on Westerham Rd, A233, just south of Fishponds Rd

A stroll round Orpington's countryside.
Sunday Meet at Goddington 5.5 miles Hazel T
08-Jan-17 Start Point Park CP M
Time: 12:00 PC £1.20 BR6 9DH TN473650
We walk through fields and countryside with lovely views. Several stiles.
Meet in Goddington Park CP. Turn off Court Rd. opposite Volvo Garage.

The Catering is in Caterham
Wednesday Meet at Woldingham 10.5 miles Dave C
11-Jan-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 CR3 7AD TQ373541 07787 151836
From Car Park to Woldingham Village, thorough Halliloo Valley to Caterham for lunch. Return via North Downs Way.
Meet at South Hawke Car Park Gangers Hill CR3 7AD TQ373541

Medway Valley to Penshurst Place (& return)
Saturday Meet at Leigh 5 miles Keith B
14-Jan-17 Start Point Village Green M
Time: 11:30 PC £4.20 TN11 8RG TQ550464
NOTE START TIME. A fairly straightforward walk along the Eden Valley Path (assuming Medway not in flood) to Penshurst Place and back through the estate land.
Meet by cricket pavilion.

Beautiful Views from the North Downs
Sunday Leader not at Otford 10.5 miles Lesley D
15-Jan-17 Bromley N Stn 09:15 M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.60 TN14 5PG TQ526594
We follow the North Downs Way with views over Otford and the valley below. We go through Greenhill Wood and have lunch at Romney Street. Note Pub is closed so bring a picnic lunch and drink. Continue to Shoreham and up to Merewoods, back down to Twitton and on to Otford.
Meet Otford Town Car Park

Fields, woods and mud.
Wednesday Meet at Shipbourne 11 miles David P
18-Jan-17 Start Point Common M
Time: 09:30 PC £4.00 TN11 9PF TQ594523
Oxen Hoath Park and Swanton Valley with lunch in The Swan at West Peckham. Familiar paths via Fairlawne Home Farm in the afternoon. Please note the early start time.
Meet in the public car park on Shipbourne Common

Pretty local walk
Saturday Meet at Chelsfield 4 miles Rosemary F
21-Jan-17 Start Point village E/M
Time: 13:30 PC £1.40 BR6 7RL TQ483642
An undulating walk in pleasant countryside with good views. A few stiles.
Park with discretion on roadside and meet at The Five Bells PH

In the steps of Wilberforce and Darwin
Sunday Leader not at Keston 10 miles Jane B
22-Jan-17 Bromley N Stn 09:20 CP Heathfield Road M
Time: 10:00 PC £0.80 BR2 6BP TQ416637 07826 698779
An adaptation of an earlier walk, which began at Leaves Green. Follows local paths to Downe and on to Cudham for pub or picnic lunch, taking in some places of interest. One or two steep climbs, but generally easy going.
Meet in CP, at top of Heathfield Road, near the junction with Westerham Road Can be accessed by bus from Bromley, Hayes or Biggin Hill.

The Farnborough Circular
Sunday Meet at Farnborough 4.5 miles Philippa K
22-Jan-17 Start Point Village E/M
Time: 12:00 PC £0.80 BR6 7BG TQ443643 07811 244345
An undulating walk through fields and woodland passing Keston Ponds and the Wilberforce Oak. No Stiles.
Meet by the village sign at junction of High Street and Church Rd. Bus 358.

A meander around Farleigh
Tuesday Meet at Addington 6 miles Lawrie S
24-Jan-17 Start Point Frylands Wood M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.20 CR0 9AA TQ379617 07947 407699
An anti clockwise walk with Farleigh Court Golf Course at its centre and using parts of the London Loop and Vanguards Way. A drink or lunch in the nearby White Bear PH at the end of the walk is optional.
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.

Dryhill -Ide Hill.
Wednesday Meet at Dryhill 9 miles Annie B
25-Jan-17 Start Point Picnic Site M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 TN146ED TQ496556 07764 251318
Some climbs in the morning through open and ttractive countryside. Pub/picnic lunch at Ide Hill.Longer morning but short afternoon.
Meet in the car park. Take the A25 from Westerham through Brasted and Sundridge . Just before the turn off to the A21 take the small lane on the right posted to Dryhill. A little way up on the left is the picnic site.

Around Shoreham
Saturday Meet at Shoreham 3.25 miles Sandra W
28-Jan-17 Start Point Station CP E
Time: 12:30 PC £2.20 TN14 7RT TQ526615
We climb towards Meenfield Wood, at a gentle pace, then head down and across the golf course back to the station to enjoy Sandra's tea and cakes.
Meet in Station CP.

Marsh Green to Cowden
Sunday Leader at Marsh Green 12 miles David P
29-Jan-17 Bromley N Stn 09:00 M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.80 TN8 5PU TQ438442
A fairly easy walk with some fine views. We head for Cowden for a pub or picnic lunch, going via Hever Station and Mark Beech and returning via Dryhill Fort and Waystrode Manor.
Meet on the green. Going South from Edenbridge on B2026, turn right on B2028 to Marsh Green. Park around green.

Brave the elements!
Sunday Meet at Pratts Bottom 5 miles Gillian E
29-Jan-17 Start Point M
Time: 13:00 PC £1.40 BR6 7NL TQ472621
A walk through woods and open fields. A couple of hills but taken at a leisurely pace - not a problem! Walk can be shortened according to weather.
Meet on corner by The Bull P.H. Park in side road.

A real gem.
Tuesday Meet at Westerham 5 miles Annie B
31-Jan-17 Start Point Village green M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN1 6AU TQ447540 07764 251318
From Westerham to French Street , Chartwell and back to Westerham. It is a switchback of a route with several steep though short ascents and descents.
Meet by the statue of Winston Churchill. Car park ( fee payable ) on A25 east of Westerham by Quebec House.

Chipstead's Downs and Bottoms
Wednesday Meet at Chipstead (Surrey) 9.5 miles Mike J
01-Feb-17 Start Point Holly Lane Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.60 CR5 3NR TQ273583 07905 294205
A walk through Banstead Woods and Chipstead Bottom to lunch at the White Hart, Chipstead. After lunch we head east to enjoy the views from Farthing Downs and return through Cane Hill Park (previously the site of the Third Surrey County Lunatic Asylum - later to be known as Cane Hill Hospital) and Chipstead Golf Club.
Meet in CP

Out to Otford
Sunday Leader not at Andrews Wood 11 miles Mary G
05-Feb-17 Bromley N Stn 09:15 CP S
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ503616
Via Lullingstone and Otford. Bring picnic lunch.
Meet Andrews Wood CP. Car park is on the right, a short way down Shacklands Road, left off Badger's Mount roundabout on A224.

A car free linear walk through local countryside.
Tuesday Meet at Orpington Station 8 miles Mike B
07-Feb-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:30 PC £1.00 BR6 0SX TQ455658 07947 011002
We will walk from Orpington to Farnborough (2 miles). We then walk from Farnborough to Leaves Green (2.5 miles) for lunch (or picnic) at the Kings Arms. You can also join us at 1.30pm for the afternoon walk to Keston via Furse Bottom (3.5 miles). At Keston there is the option of a visit to the Greyhound for coffee or a beer. The 146 and 246 buses will return you to Bromley.
Meet outside the station (platform 1/taxi side). We will wait for the train from Beckenham/Bromley due to arrive at 10.19. You can also join us in Farnborough Village at the junction of High Street and Church Road at 11.15. We suggest that you arrive on a 358 bus. It is not practical to arrive by car.

Winter wonderland walk through beautiful Kent countryside
Wednesday Meet at Hever 10 miles Maria N
08-Feb-17 Start Point Station M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.00 TN8 7ER TQ465445 07884 102023
We begin on Eden Valley path before bearing south west toward Dry Hill Fort reservoir where we join the Sussex Border Path to the village of Cowden. Lunch break in The Fountain Inn or picnic in nearby churchyard. A shorter afternoon through Markbeech to Hever.
Meet in large gravel car park by Station free parking. (through Private Rd)

This is Chelsea
Saturday Meet at Sloane Square 4 miles Fran M
11-Feb-17 Start Point Underground Stn E
Time: 11:00 PC SW1W 8EG TQ280787
PLEASE NOTE START TIME. We head for the Royal Hospital and Battersea Park. Cross the Thames on the Albert Bridge and follow back streets to the Kings Road and Sloane Square.
Meet outside station. Toilets at Victoria Stn and cafes en route

A walk near Westerham
Sunday Leader not at Westerham 10 miles Sue H
12-Feb-17 Bromley N Stn 09:00 CP on A25 M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1TD TQ450542
A pleasant winter walk on familiar paths. A lunch stop at Crockham Hill.
Meet in large CP on Right just before entering Westerham from E. £3.

The paths and woodlands of Cudham.
Sunday Meet at Cudham 4.5 miles Philippa K
12-Feb-17 Start Point Rec. Gnd. CP E/M
Time: 12:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ446599 07811 244345
We walk NE to Norstead Manor. Return via Washneys and Cackets Farm. Mainly field paths and woodland. One steep hill and several stiles.
Meet aqt the Cudham Lane South CP for the recreation Ground, just South of the Blacksmiths Arms.

Limpsfield Chart to Limpsfield with good views
Wednesday Meet at Limpsfield Chart 10.5 miles Chris T
15-Feb-17 Start Point NT CP Skearn Bank M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 RH8 0TL TQ431516 07831 846175
A clockwise walk via Guildables Park Farm, Tenchleys Manor and Limpsfield Chart for a lunch stop at the Bull Limpsfield returning via Broomlands Farm, Watts Hill and the High Chart.
If travelling on B269 towards Edenbridge the NT CP at Skearn Bank Limpsfield Chart will be found on the right after about 500 yards.

Winter Walk
Monday Meet at Cudham 4 miles Barbara P
18-Feb-17 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 13:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ445599 07505 828831
A circular walk through fields and woods
Meet in Car Park just past the Blacksmiths Arms pub.

First Signs of Spring
Sunday Leader at Keston Ponds CP 11 miles Jeff W
19-Feb-17 Bromley N Stn 09:00 M
Time: 09:30 PC £0.80 BR2 6HA TQ419640 07827 483998
We explore the hidden paths of Biggin Hill on a pleasant walk close to home, with our lunchtime picnic/drink at the Jail. A few modest hills.
Meet in car park on Westerham Rd, A223, just south of Fishponds Rd.

The paths and woodlands of West Wickham.
Sunday Meet at West Wickham 4.5 miles Tom &
19-Feb-17 Start Point Sparrows Den CP E/M
Time: 13:00 PC £0.80 BR4 9BB TQ387653 07774 237494
A walk via West Wickham church and Layhams Road to Well Wood. Then a steep climb to the West Wickham Common for the return route. Mainly fields and woodlands. ASSISTANCE DOGS ONLY
Meet at Sparrows Den CP, Corkscrew Hill, West Wickham.

Looking for Snowdrops
Tuesday Meet at Cudham 8 miles Barbara P
21-Feb-17 Start Point CP Recreation Ground M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QF TQ445599 07505 828831
Cudham circular walk plus some walking in High Elms Nature reserve where we will have our lunch stop.
Meet in the car park just beyond Blacksmiths Arms Pub on left..

A figure of 8 around Keston
Wednesday Meet at Keston 9.5 miles Lindsey S
22-Feb-17 Start Point E/M
Time: 10:00 PC £0.80 BR2 6BP TQ412645 07984 469698
A figure of 8 in and around Keston and Hayes Commons. A different route to the one used on 28 September. Lunch in The Greyhound, or the Fox Inn if you prefer, or picnic on the green.
Meet on the green in Keston opposite The Greyhound PH. Park in either of the public car parks in Baston Road or Commonside, both a minute's walk from the start point.

Bough Beech ramble
Saturday Meet at Winkhurst Green 3.8 miles Sandra W
25-Feb-17 Start Point Nature centre E
Time: 12:30 PC £3.80 TN14 6LD TQ496494
We head for Four Elms passing Bough Beech reservoir and return the start to enjoy Sandra's tea and cakes.
Turn off B2042 S of Ide Hill and follow brown signs to nature reserve. Park with discretion on roadside and meet at entrance to nature centre.

Downs and ups of Shoreham
Sunday Leader not at Andrews Wood 11 miles Barbara a
26-Feb-17 Bromley N Stn 08:45 CP S
Time: 09:30 PC £2.00 TN14 &BD TQ502616
A circular walk around Shoreham, Romney Street and Otford. 7 hills, over 620 metres/2000 feet of ascent. Lunch stop at Otford.
Meet CP in Shacklands Rd. Off Badgers Mount

Otford & Dunton Green Circular Walk
Sunday Meet at Otford 4.5 miles Harry S
26-Feb-17 Start Point Main Car Park E/M
Time: 12:00 PC £2.60 TN14 5PG TQ525594
A walk to Dunton Green and back with very little climbing but nevertheless some surprisingly wide views.
Meet in main Car Park opposite the Bull PH in Otford.

A Walk to the Ancient Chiding Stone
Wednesday Meet at Leigh 10.6 miles Mark C
01-Mar-17 Start Point The Green M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.20 TN11 8QP TQ548465
A circular walk to Chiddinstone for lunch and back. Make your complaints to the Chiding Stone! Varied countryside in the morning. Lunch will probably be not at The Castle Inn as this is currently closed but there are two good tea rooms in the village providing a selection of refreshments or picnic by church. In the afternoon we follow the Eden Valley Walk to Penshurst Place and through the Park back to Leigh providing fine views around.
Meet on The Green adjacent to Leigh Primary School. Plenty of parking on the roads around The Green but not outside the school.

Brasted to Emmets
Saturday Meet at Brasted 5.5 miles Fran M
04-Mar-17 Start Point village M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.20 TN16 1JL TQ469550
A pleasant walk through woods and fields with a possible drink stop at Emmets.
Park with discretion in main road or side road opposite White Hart PH and meet on the green

A Walk in the Surrey Hills
Sunday Leader at Ranmore Common 11 miles Barbara P
05-Mar-17 Bromley N Stn 08:40 NT Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £7.60 RH5 6SR TQ143504 07505 828831
A hilly walk around Norbury Park Juniper Bottom and Box Hill stopping for picnic or pub lunch at Mickelham.
Meet at the National Trust Car Park (fee for non members) on Ranmore Common. From A25 take A24 going north turn left on to A2003 straight on at roundabout and then right at the junction and follow road up to the common.

An easy stroll around Keston Ponds
Sunday Meet at Keston Ponds CP 3.5 miles Jean P
05-Mar-17 Start Point E
Time: 13:00 PC £0.80 BR2 6HA TQ419640
An easy walk over the commons and around the ponds. No stiles or hills. ASSISTANCE DOGS ONLY PLEASE. Buses 320,146,and 246 stop nearby.
Meet at Keston Ponds Car Park, off Westerham Road.

Up (Biggin) Hill and Downe Dale
Tuesday Meet at Keston 11 miles Tony U
07-Mar-17 Start Point Heathfield Road CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.00 BR2 6 BA TQ416637 07964 291369
Anticlockwise via Nash, Biggin Hill, the Old Jail (lunchtime), Cudham and Downe.
Meet in free CP in Heathfield Road, 100 yards or so south of Keston Village Hall.

The Blethchingly Circle
Wednesday Meet at Godstone 10.5 miles Dave C
08-Mar-17 Start Point Caterham bypass M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.40 RH9 8EU TQ349535 07787 151836
From Car Park to Blethchingly via Godstone for lunch. Probably in the William IV. Return via War Coppice and North Downs Way.
Meet in the large lay-by/ car park going south on the A22 approaching the M25 junction. Note this car park is not easily accessed going North from the M25/A22 Junction.

Search for signs of Spring.
Saturday Meet at Dry Hill 4 miles Gillian E
11-Mar-17 Start Point Picnic M
Time: 13:00 PC £2.80 TN14 6ED TQ497552
A walk through woods and fields. No steep climbs.
Meet in the car park. Take the A25 from Westerham through Brasted and Sundridge . Just before the turn off to the A21 take the small lane on the right posted to Dryhill. A little way up on the left is the picnic site..

Discover the Otford Solar System
Sunday Leader at Eynsford 12.3 miles Sue L
12-Mar-17 Bromley N Stn 09:15 Station CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 DA4 0HP TQ535648
We walk via Romney Street towards Otford for lunch, passing the inner solar system on the way. We return via Darent Valley path, passing the Archbishop's Palace and Lullingstone Castle on the way. Shorter but hilly morning, but mostly flat afternoon. Pub may be busy so please bring a picnic.
Station parking may be restricted, so park considerately in local streets if necessary

An short walk back in time.
Sunday Meet at Cudham Rec. Gnd. CP 3 miles Gordon &
12-Mar-17 Start Point M
Time: 14:00 PC £1.60 TN14 7QE TQ444597
An walk through the rolling countryside and the ancient villages of Berry's Green and Cudham.
Meet at Cudham Recreation Ground CP, Cudham Lane South.

A lovely circular walk in Kent's countryside
Tuesday Meet at Godden Green 6 miles Lawrie S
14-Mar-17 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.20 TN15 0JL TQ554551 07947 407699
A clockwise route skirting Wilderness Golf Club and then Stone Street, followed by a short circuit in Knole Park before returning to the start. Lunch or a drink in the Bucks Head at the end of the walk is optional.
Meet by telephone box on the green in Godden Green, which is south of the A25 at Seal. Park in road opposite the Bucks Head pub, or nearby.

Times Change
Wednesday Meet at Green Street Green 13.7 miles Philip J
15-Mar-17 Start Point Common M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.00 BR6 9NL TQ454642 07970 984523
A circular walk along some less familiar paths. Watch the web site for more details.
Meet at the North (Crescent Way end of the green. Park in the N end of Shire lane (only reached from Sevenoaks Road and marked salt Depot) or in parallel Pinewood Drive (reached from Crescent Way). Better still, why not come by bus! 7 buses stop around the green, including the 358 and 402.

Spring Park in early spring
Saturday Meet at Coney Hall Rec 5 miles Rosemary F
18-Mar-17 Start Point CP M
Time: 13:30 PC £1.20 BR4 9EA TQ393651
FIGURE OF 8. The first loop being 3 miles. The walk takes us over fields and through woods.
Meet in CP at the top of Church Drive, off Kingsway. Additional parking in adjacent roads.

Ups and Downs on the Surrey Hills
Sunday Leader not at Headley Heath 10 miles Jenny M
19-Mar-17 Bromley N Stn 08:30 2nd NT CP M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £4.20 KT18 6NN TQ204538
A scenic walk on the Surrey Hills. We cross Headley Heath to Juniper Top before descending to Mickleham for lunch. The return is via Mickleham Gallops. Some steep ascents, long morning, shorter afternoon. Pub usually busy so please bring picnic.
Meet 2nd NT CP on left opp cricket ground. Pay and display, free for NT members. From Reigate go W on A25, turn R at roundabout signed Headley and Tadworth. L at top of hill signed Headley.

Chislehurst Circular
Sunday Meet at Chislehurst 4.5 miles Ralph H
19-Mar-17 Start Point CP Opp. Sainsburys E
Time: 10:00 PC £0.60 BR7 5AQ TQ438710 07866 052351
We walk over pleasant open land at a leisurely pace but there may be a couple of stiles
Meet at Lower CP Chislhurst high street.

A short walk to the Doctor's & then a trip round the Maypole.
Tuesday Meet at Orpington 5.5 miles Richard B
21-Mar-17 Start Point Goddington Park CP E
Time: 10:00 PC £1.20 BR6 9DH TQ472650 07879 572717
We head SE to Chelsfield Village then N to Black Bush Wood. We take the scenic route to Doctors Wood then S to Owen Wood to return via Woodland Farm and Maypole.
Meet at the Goddington Park CP, Goddington Lane, Orpington. The park side of Goddington Lane is opposite the Volvo Garage, Court Road, Orpington.

Dryhill to Sevenoaks Weald
Wednesday Meet at Dryhill 10.5 miles Chuck C
22-Mar-17 Start Point picnic site M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 TN14 6ED TQ496556 07522 655267
Round robin over territory familiar to Wednesday walkers. South to Ide Hill then east to Sevenoaks Weald. Lunch at the Windmill before heading north on the homeward leg
Meet in CP

Leigh to Penshurst
Saturday Meet at Leigh 5 miles Fran M
25-Mar-17 Start Point village green E/M
Time: 12:30 PC £4.20 TN11 8RG TQ548462
A pleasant walk through woods and fields to Penshurst Place and back, following some of the Eden Valley Walk.
Park with discretion around the green and meet at the cricket pavillion

Spring in the Air! Spring in your Step!
Sunday Leader not at Sevenoaks 11 miles Anna K
26-Mar-17 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Leisure Centre CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.40 TN13 1LW TQ533547
Seven Woods from Sevenoaks. We shall walk through five woods on our way to Ide Hill for our picnic lunch/drink. Then we will continue through a further two woods along the Greensand Way to return to Sevenoaks.
Meet in the car park

A lovely walk from one side of the world to the other.
Sunday Meet at Lingfield 5 miles Richard &
26-Mar-17 Start Point M
Time: 12:00 PC £4.20 RH7 6EL TQ386435 07952 946119
We walk past the local jail and across the 0 degree meridian (E&W hemisphere). We may be able to see five churches from one spot. Several stiles but no steep hills.
Meet in the Gun Pit Rd. CP at corner of Plaistow Street and High Street.

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.


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