bromley ramblers
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Autumn Colours in Surrey
Saturday Meet at *Bletchingly 5 miles Barbara P
01-Nov-14 Start Point War Memorial M
Time: 13:00 PC £3.40 RH1 4PG TQ325508 07505 828831
Circular walk via Brewer Street Tylers Green to Godstone. South to Tilberstow Hill then on the Green Sand Way back to Bletchingly
*Bletchingly is on the A 25. Park in the village, and meet at the War Memorial

Colourful Autumn Walk
Sunday Leader at *Groombridge 12 miles Barbara P
02-Nov-14 Bromley N Stn 08:45 Birchden Wood CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.60 TN3 9NJ TQ533364 07505 828831
We walk back to Groombridge village then on to Burrswood , Stone Cross, Fordcombe and Billingstone to reach Speldhurst for lunch. Pub or picnic. Our return is via Langton Green. A slightly longer morning walk with a little road walking.
*South on B2110, left fork at Groombridge roundabout, ignore public car park on left. Right fork after 600metres, after 200metres turn right on track to CP

An easy walk around Keston
Sunday Meet at *Keston Ponds 4 miles Jean P
02-Nov-14 Start Point E
Time: 13:00 PC £0.80 BR26HA TQ419640
An easy walk over Keston and Hayes Commons with no hills or stiles. Registered assistance dogs only please.
*Meet in CP on Westerham Road, A233 just south of Fishponds Road.

A walk around Knockholt
Tuesday Meet at *Knockholt 8 miles Fran M
04-Nov-14 Start Point Church M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7LR TQ467589 07855 249225
Please bring a picnic lunch but there may be an opportunity for a coffee stop and toilet, there will be three pubs on the way but not necessarily at lunch time! Good views and one very steep hill.
*Meet at Church, park considerately on the road.

Up the creek at Faversham and Oar
Wednesday Meet at *Faversham 10 miles Philip W
05-Nov-14 Start Point Hollowshore M
Time: 10:00 PC £9.80 ME13 7TU TR017636
Fig of 8 walk (opposite direction to last year) taking in Saxon Shore Way. Lunch in or near the Shipwrights Arms PH, am 7, pm 3 miles.
*Meet in Shipwrights Arms CP from 9.30am for coffee, toilet and order lunch. M2 to J6, L on A251 towards Faversham. After 1/2 mile L at T jct onto A2. After 1.1 mile R at r'about onto B2045 towards Oar. After 1.2 mile R at T jct onto Oar Rd. After 0.5 mile very sharp L onto Ham Rd (narrow with passing places), 0.6 mile L, 0.3 mile R following old signs to pub. (Satnav may take you through Faversham on shorter but more complicated route)

Farnborough to Downe and Back
Saturday Meet at *Farnborough 4.5 miles Sylvia S
08-Nov-14 Start Point Village Hall M
Time: 14:00 PC £0.80 BR6 7BB TQ443643 07743 735618
Through the churchyard and High Elms to Downe then back to Farnborough where refreshments will be served in the village hall prior to this year's Bromley Rambler's AGM at 4.30pm.
*Meet outside the village hall in Farnborough High Street. Please park considerately on roadside in village.

A local walk
Sunday Leader not at *Biggin Hill 10 miles Vernon B
09-Nov-14 Bromley N Stn 09:30 Church Road CP M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £1.60 TN16 3LD TQ421590
We go via Northeads Farm and Round Wood to Tatsfield Green for pub/picnic lunch. We return via Park Wood and South Street. A hilly walk with some outstanding views.
*Meet in CP. From A233 past Biggin Hill Airport turn L off main road into Church Road. CPis a short distance on L near Spitfield Youth Centre. Buses available from Bromley

A breath of fresh air.
Sunday Meet at *Pratts Bottom 3.8 miles Gillian E
09-Nov-14 Start Point M
Time: 11:00 PC £1.40 BR6 7NL TQ472621 07742 377 311
A walk through woods to Fairtrough and Norsted Manor. Two hills but taken at a leisurely pace no problem!
*Meet on green opposite The Bull P.H.

The Countryside North of Tunbridge Wells
Wednesday Meet at *Southborough 11 miles Susan W
12-Nov-14 Start Point Common M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.00 TN4 0RY TQ576428 07984 626030
West along High Weald Walk to Speldhurst, then along Wealdway to Fordecombe for lunch in the Chafford Arms or a picnic. Return via Palmers Farm and Speldhurst Wood. Some hills.
*From A21 turn S onto A26. Common is on R after 1 mile. Park near church.

A Refreshing Walk
Saturday Meet at *Penshurst Village 5 miles Gillian E
15-Nov-14 Start Point Lay-by M
Time: 12:30 PC £4.60 TN11 8BN TQ526438
An enjoyable walk through pleasant countryside. A few ups and downs.
*Meet in lay-by on B2176.

Woods, orchards, fields and views
Sunday Leader not at *Shipbourne Common 12.4 miles Tony U
16-Nov-14 Bromley N Stn 08:45 M
Time: 09:45 PC £4.00 TN11 9PF TQ594522 07964 291369
Via Ightham Mote, Dunk's Green, Hurst Wood and Swanton Valley to West Peckham for lunch (picnic or Swan on the Green). Back via Oxen Hoath & Dene Park Woods. Orchards, woods and fields. No killer hills but several long, gentle ones.
*Park on Upper Green Road, off the A227 at Shipbourne

Late Autumn Colours
Tuesday Meet at *Hosey Common 9 miles Barbara P
18-Nov-14 Start Point CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531 07505 828831
Walk through Squerreys Park, Mariners Hill to Ide Hill for lunch, picnic café or pub. We return via French Street.
*Meet in car parking area on Hosey Common

Ancient London
Wednesday Meet at *London Bridge 10 miles Allan W
19-Nov-14 Start Point Station E
Time: 10:15 PC £ TQ328802
From station to St Magnus the Martyr church, (for model of London Bridge) London Wall, Lincoln Inn Fields, Temple, Waterloo Bridge, Hungerford Bridge, Trafalgar Square, Horse Guards Parade and through St James's park finishing at Victoria station
*meet by W H Smith

In the steps of Wilberforce and Darwin
Sunday Leader not at *Leaves Green 11 miles Jane B
23-Nov-14 Bromley N Stn 09:15 Ashmore Lane CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.00 BR2 6DT TQ414619 07826 698779
Some climbs, but mostly easy going on well-trodden paths, with some good views of our local countryside. Picnic or pub lunch at Cudham.
*Meet in CP. From Bromley, take the Westerham Road. As you approach Leaves Green Common, Ashmore lane is on the right. Accessible by buses going to Biggin Hill or Westerham.

An afternoon stroll..
Sunday Meet at *Downe Village 3 miles Gillian E
23-Nov-14 Start Point M
Time: 13:30 PC £1.20 BR6 7JW TQ432617 07742 377 311
A walk at a leisurely pace across fields and through woodland and back in time for tea at CAKE (hopefully they will be open!).
*Meet on outside Church.

A late autumn walk up and down the North Downs
Wednesday Meet at *Sevenoaks Weald 10 miles Jim H
26-Nov-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.00 TN14 6PN TQ528509
An anticlockwise circuit with lunch at Ide Hill. Some hills.
*Park around or in roads adjacent to the green. Meet on the green, near the pub.

lovely views on a clear day
Saturday Meet at *Knockholt 5 miles Sylvia S
29-Nov-14 Start Point church M
Time: 12:30 PC £2.00 TN14 7LR TQ467589
We follow a section of the North Downs Way before turning N towards Horns Green and back to the start.
*heading SE from Knockholt village pass Coolings Green & Pleasant and the church is on the R opp a school. Park on roadside.

green to green
Saturday Meet at *Godden Green 5 miles Ken S
29-Nov-14 Start Point M
Time: 12:30 PC £3.20 TN15 0JP TQ553550
A hilly walk towards Ightham and back via Bitchet Green
*park around the green

A Winter Wander around Hever
Sunday Leader not at *Edenbridge 10.5 miles Linda H
30-Nov-14 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Town Centre Capr Par M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.60 TN8 5BB TQ445462 07913 570936
Via How Green and Bough Beech to Chiddingstone for lunch (picnic, pub, tea room), back following the Eden Valley Walk through Hever and Delaware Farm.
*Meet town centre car park (free) behind church (Public Convenience in car park)

Up the Creek - exploring Bromley's own River Ravensbourne and its tributaries
Wednesday Meet at Clock House Station 11 miles Mike J
03-Dec-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £ BR3 4RS TQ364695
We follow the Chaffinch Brook, Pool and Ravensbourne to Lewisham for lunch. Then on to Deptford Creek to meet the Thames (and Peter the Great) before returning to Lewisham via the Cutty Sark, Greenwich Park, General Wolfe's statue and Blackheath. Train back to Clock House (or alternative).
Meet in Clock House Road near junction with Beckenham Road. Public transport preferred as the meeting point is in a controlled parking zone. However, if using a car all day free parking is available in Clock House Road south of its junction with Cromwell Road (allow 10 minutes to walk back).

Around Tatsfield
Saturday Meet at Tatsfield 6 miles Keith J
06-Dec-14 Start Point M
Time: 12:30 PC £1.80 TN16 2BF TQ413568
Rugged terrain with one or two short hills and about 6 stiles, all to be taken at my usual leisurely pace. Come and enjoy the views.
Meet by pond opposite Old Ship PH. Park with discretion in nearby roads.

Kent woods, fields, and hills
Sunday Leader at Ide Hill 11.7 miles Colin &
07-Dec-14 Bromley N Stn 08:40 CP S
Time: 09:30 PC £2.80 TN14 6DF TQ489517
We head East through Stubbs Wood, then South past Winkhurst Green and Bough Beech and stop for lunch near Four Elms pub. After lunch we head past Broxham Manor and Pootings before climbing towards Toys Hill and then climbing again to Ide Hill.
Meet at Ide Hill CP on north side B2042 with toilets

A east stroll on the commons
Sunday Meet at Keston Ponds CP 4 miles Jean P
07-Dec-14 Start Point E
Time: 13:00 PC £0.80 BR26HA TQ419640
We walk around the ponds and over Keston and Hayes common. No hills and no styles.
Meet in the CP of Keston ponds off the A233, Westerham Road.

A wander around Shoreham
Tuesday Meet at Shoreham 8 miles Brigid R
09-Dec-14 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ517615
From car park we walk along the Darent path to the Roman Villa, then on up to the Golf Club for an early lunch. Our return is via Timberton Bottom and Water Lane back to Shoreham.
Meet Filston Lane car park. From A225 Turn right through Shoreham Village, at T junction turn left and car park is 50yards on the left.

Stretch your legs before the Ramblers Christmas Lunch.
Wednesday Meet at Woodlands Manor Golf 5.3 miles Richard B
10-Dec-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.20 TN15 6AB TQ565606
We head south to Cotman's Ash through lovely farmland then west to Otford Manor with stunning views toward Kemsing. We then head east to Drane Farm, north to Knockmill and back through the golf course. We will stop briefly for a festive snack and a warming drink!!!
Meet in the club car park. Tinkerpot Lane, Sevenoaks.

Winter Views over Shoreham
Saturday Meet at Shoreham 4 miles Barbara P
13-Dec-14 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 13:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ517615 07505 828831
Walk along the Darent river to the Visitors Centre then up the Hill and back along the ridgeway above the cross and back down to the car park.
Meet Filston Lane Car Park. From A225 turn right through Shoreham Village, at T junction turn left and car park is 50yards on the left.

A short Winter Walk
Sunday Leader at Hosey Common 9 miles Barbara P
14-Dec-14 Bromley N Stn 09:00 Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531 07505 828831
Walk through Squerrys Park, Mariners Hill to Ide Hill for lunch, picnic café or pub. We return via French Street.
Meet in car parking area on Hosey Common

A check on Santa's deer.
Sunday Meet at Knole Park 4 miles Gillian E
14-Dec-14 Start Point M
Time: 13:30 PC £3.20 TN13 1LW TQ533546 07742 377 311
A leisurely stroll around Knole Park. A couple of uphill sections but nothing strenuous and if we are lucky a cup of tea at Knole House.
Meet at entrance to environmental garden in Buckhurst car park, Suffolk Way, Sevenoaks by leisure centre. Car park was free on Sundays but please check.

A short walk for a short day.
Wednesday Meet at Shipbourne 10 miles David P
17-Dec-14 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.40 TN11 9PF TQ595523
Northeast from Shipbourne into Mereworth Woods then southeast to West Peckham for lunch at The Swan on the Green.
*Going south on the A227, turn left opposite the Chaser and meet in the parking area on the green.

A local woodland walk
Saturday Meet at Petts Wood 4.5 miles Sylvia S
20-Dec-14 Start Point E
Time: 12:00 PC £0.5 BR5 1NZ TQ447682
A woodland walk through Petts Wood and Scadbury.
Meet at junction of Birchwood Rd and Towncourt Crescent. Park with consideration on roadside

A Stroll from Langton Green
Sunday Leader not at Langton Green 7.5 miles Linda H
21-Dec-14 Bromley N Stn 09:20 E/M
Time: 10:30 PC £5.20 TN3 0JB TQ543392 07913 570936
A shorter walk for the shortest day, through fields and woods to Fordcombe for lunch (picnic, pub), returning via Stone Cross and Newpark Wood.
Meet on green just off A264 behind The Hare pub. Park on edge of green in road immediately east of The Hare. (Sorry, no WC at start point). NOTE LATER START TIME!

A walk to put colour in our cheeks!
Friday Meet at Keston 4.5 miles Barbara a
26-Dec-14 Start Point Commonside CP E
Time: 10:15 PC £0.80 BR2 6BP TQ412647
Fresh air and exercise to walk off any extra helpings of turkey and mince pies. There may be Morris Dancing outside the Greyhound PH at the end of the walk
Meet at CP South of A232 Croydon Road on the right of Commonside just before the Greyhound Public House

Farewell to 2014
Sunday Leader at Keston Ponds CP 10 miles Jeff W
28-Dec-14 Bromley N Stn 09:00 M
Time: 09:30 PC £0.80 BR2 6HA TQ419640
A straightforward walk based on the Cudham Circular, with lunch at Cudham - picnic/drink at the Blacksmith's Arms. A few modest hills to burn off the Christmas calories. NOTE EARLY START TIME.
Meet in car park on Westerham Rd, A233, just south of Fishponds Rd.

New Year's Day ramble
Thursday Meet at Chelsfield 4 miles Rosemary F
01-Jan-15 Start Point Station M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.40 BR6 9UJ TQ468641
NOTE START TIME. A good reason to get up after seeing in the New Year! A short varied morning walk across farmland and Chelsfield Lakes golf course. Then via Pratts Bottom and back to the start.
Meet in CP at junction of The Highway and Warren Rd.

Wealden views
Saturday Meet at Ide Hill 6 miles Susan D
03-Jan-15 Start Point viewpoint CP M
Time: 12:00 PC £2.8 TN14 6JG TQ488517
We head towards French St on the Greensand Way, then change direction to pass Quornden Farm on our return route. This is a hilly area.
Meet on B2042 south of Ide Hill village. Toilets.

Welcome to 2015
Sunday Leader at Keston Ponds CP 11 miles Jeff W
04-Jan-15 Bromley N Stn 09:00 M
Time: 09:30 PC £0.80 BR2 6HA TQ419640
See the new year in by exploring the hidden paths of Biggin Hill. A pleasant walk close to home, with lunchtime picnic/drink at the Jail. NOTE EARLY START TIME.
Meet in car park on Westerham Rd, A233, just south of Fishponds Rd.

An easy local walk.
Sunday Meet at Goddington Park 3.5 miles Norman M
04-Jan-15 Start Point CP E
Time: 13:00 PC £1.20 BR69DH TQ472650
An easy walk from the Park to ease us out of the holiday period. We return via Skibbs Lane.
Meet in the CP at Goddington Park off Court Rd. Orpington. Opposite Volvo garage.

A walk on the wild side
Wednesday Meet at Abbey Wood 11 miles Allan W
07-Jan-15 Start Point Station E
Time: 11:30 PC £2.00 SE2 9RH TQ115459
From the station we walk to the Thames and up to Woolwich for lunch at the Dial Arch pub. Then we go to Plumstead Common and through Bostall Woods to Lesnes Abbey and Abbey Wood Station.
Meet on Platform 2 Abbey Wood Station. Please note later start time.

Looking for rooks
Saturday Meet at Knole Park 5.5 miles Fran M
10-Jan-15 Start Point National Trust CP M
Time: 12:00 PC £3.2 TN15 0RP TQ539543
We walk through the park passing Keeper's Cottage, then follow the Greensand Way to Rooks Hill. Our return route is via Godden Green.
Parking is free for National Trust members. Don't forget your card.

Bletchingley Blow Out
Sunday Leader not at Bletchingley 9 miles Giles D
11-Jan-15 Bromley N Stn 09:00 M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.40 RH1 4LR TQ327506
Have you ever wondered what goes on south of Bletchingley - on this walk we find out! Anticlockwise loop with a longer morning, stopping at the Fox and Hounds for refreshments before a last dash back through the gathering dusk.
Meet in Outwood Lane. Park in Outwood Lane or where possible in High St

Dulwich Woods.
Tuesday Meet at Dulwich 4 miles Annie B
13-Jan-15 Start Point E
Time: 10:00 PC £1.40 SE21 7AD TQ331737 07764 51318
A walk through Dulwich Parks and Sydenham Woods. If you want lunch afterwards there are various cafes in and around Dulwich at the end of the morning walk.
Meet outside Dulwich Picture Gallery cafe in College Road. Plenty of car parking available in Dulwich Park, entrance College Road. The gallery cafe is easily accessible from North and West Dulwich Stations.

Dryhill- Idehill circular.
Wednesday Meet at Dryhill picnic site 10 miles Annie B
14-Jan-15 Start Point Car park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 TN14 6ED TQ496556 07764 251318
Some climbs in the mroning but mainly moderate through open and attractive countryside. Pub/picnic lunch at Ide Hill.
Meet in the car park .Take A25 from Westerham through Brasted and Sundridge. Just before the turn off to the A21 take the small lane on the right sign posted to Cryhill. A little way up on the left is the picnic site.

Super views
Saturday Meet at Goathurst Common 4 miles Sandra W
17-Jan-15 Start Point Stubbs Wood CP M
Time: 13:00 PC £3.00 TN14 6JA TQ496518
A fairly hilly walk, taken at a gentle pace, and several stiles. We head south towards Scollops Farm, then NE to Hatchlands Farm where we change direction to head back to the start. Open farmland and woods. Sandra's tea and cake at the end of the walk.
CP is at the top of Yorks Hill, a short distance from the B2042 near Ide Hill

Rural Bromley in Winter
Sunday Leader not at Coney Hall 12 miles Jane B
18-Jan-15 Bromley N Stn 09:15 Well Wood Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £1.20 BR4 9HE TQ397642 07826 698779
A relatively easy walk, all within the Borough, with a longish morning and pub or picnic lunch in Downe Village. Possible to access start, by taking 138 bus from Bromley, or taking 119 to Sparrows Den.
Meet in car park, which is off Layhams Road. From Bromley or Orpington, take Addington Road in the direction of Croydon, and turn left into Layhams Road, at roundabout by Sparrows' Den Playing Fields. CP is about 1/2 mile along, on left, just beyond Birch Tree Avenue, where parking is available if CP full.

Winter walk to a popular pub.
Wednesday Meet at High Elms 9 miles Bob F
21-Jan-15 Start Point Country Park M
Time: 09:45 PC £1.00 BR6 7JH TQ446635
Circular walk on familiar paths with lunch stop at the Blacksmith's Arms, Cudham or picnic facilities in Cudham Recreation Ground.
Meet in car park off High Elms Road.

Winter landscape
Saturday Meet at Godden Green 5.6 miles Gillian E
24-Jan-15 Start Point M
Time: 12:30 PC £3.20 TN15 0JL TQ553550
A walk through the woods to Ightham Mote and back via Bitchet Green.
Meet by telephone box on green. Please park considerately and not in pub car park.

Winter walk incorporating a pub lunch
Sunday Leader not at Trosley Country Park 6 miles Peter a
25-Jan-15 Bromley N Stn 09:30 M
Time: 10:30 PC £4.00 DA13 0SG TQ632611
Provisional, see website nearer time. Walk from Trosley to the Duke of Wellington, Ryarsh for Sunday roast lunch and return. Pre-order your choice of beef, lamb or chicken (£9.95 ish) or vegetarian by 12th January (extras to pay on the day). Easy walk down one hill on return.
Meet in Trosley Country Park Car Partk (fee £2)

Local countryside walk
Sunday Meet at Keston Ponds 4.5 miles Sylvia S
25-Jan-15 Start Point CP M
Time: 12:30 PC £0.8 BR2 6HA TQ419640
Our route takes us past the Wilberforce Oak to Downe, then after a loop via Bogey Lane, we retrace our steps back to the start.
Meet on Westerham Rd CP, S of Fishponds Rd

Sevenoaks Showdown
Wednesday Meet at Riverhead 10 miles Giles D
28-Jan-15 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 TN13 3ES TQ517561 0776 436 8776
Circular walk taking in some of the countryside around Sevenoaks. Longer morning with lunch at the White Hart in Tonbridge Road. Afternoon in Knole Park (if we can find the secret gate), and then back down through quiet residential streets to the start point.
Meet in recreation ground car park off Pontoise Close

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

A walk in the Lea valley
Wednesday Meet at Limehouse Station 9 miles Margaret E
04-Feb-15 Start Point E
Time: 10:30 PC £2.00 E14 7NT TQ361811 07906 613 333
We follow the Regent Canal, through Victoria Park, making our way to explore and eat a picnic lunch in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Light refreshments should be available. Fortified we will continue to Tottenham Hale on the Victoria Line.
Meet at the foot of the stairs at the Branch Road exit

Winkhurst to Hanging Bank
Saturday Meet at Winkhurst Green 4.5 miles Ken S
07-Feb-15 Start Point M
Time: 13:00 PC £3.8 TN14 6LD TQ496494
Lovely countryside and views as we head up hill to Hanging Bank via Hendon Manor. Then we descend via Boarhill and Scollops. Hilly in places with a few stiles.
Turn E off B2042 S of Ide Hill and follow signs to the nature reserve. Park on roadside and meet at entrance to Nature Centre

Some hills to climb with good views on top
Sunday Leader at Headley Heath 10 miles Susan W
08-Feb-15 Bromley N Stn 08:15 NT CP S
Time: 10:00 PC £7.00 KT18 6NN TQ204538
This is a hilly walk. We walk W from car park, then to Juniper Top. We continue S and proceed along the North Downs Way before dropping down to Betchworth for lunch. In the shorter afternoon we walk a little way on the Greensand Way before turning N to reach Headley Heath.
Meet in the CP. From A25 turn N onto the B2032. After more than a mile turn L onto the B2033. use the 2nd CP on L opposite the Cricket Ground. Pay and display for non-National Trust members.

An easy local stroll
Sunday Meet at Chislehurst 3.5 miles Ralph H
08-Feb-15 Start Point Lower Car Park E
Time: 10:30 PC £0.60 BR7 6BB TQ438710
A Linear walk to Petts Wood. You can return by train or bus to Chislehurst or Elstead Woods. You can also lunch at Wetherspoons and walk back.
Meet in the lower car park opposite Sainsbury's

Lamberhurst Figure of 8 Walk
Wednesday Meet at Lamberhurst 11 miles Mark C
11-Feb-15 Start Point Village Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £6.60 TN3 8HX TQ676362
A winter's walk around the River Teise. Outwards by Scotney Castle grounds, Kilndown and Finchcocks then back to Lamberhurst for picnic or lunch at The Chequers Inn. Afterwards, outwards by the local vineyard and Hook Green then return to Lamberhurst. Some easy hills, flat bits and probably mud in February.
Meet in the public car park just after The Chequers Inn in The Broadway which is in the village centre. If car park is full there is plenty of space in the roads nearby. WC in car park.

Top Secret!
Sunday Leader at Andrews Wood CP 11 miles Jeff W
15-Feb-15 Bromley N Stn 09:15 M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN14 7BD TQ503616
We head westwards to Fort Halstead, where the UK's first atomic bomb is said to have been developed. Picnic/drink will be at Knockholt, with our return route via Halstead village on perhaps unfamiliar paths.
Car park is a short way down Shacklands Rd, off Badger's Mount r'about.

A Ramble Downe!
Sunday Meet at Biggin Hill 5 miles Jean P
15-Feb-15 Start Point E
Time: 13:00 PC £1.60 TN16 3LD TQ421590
We head over the golf course and through Luxted to Downe where we may stop for refreshments at Christmas Tree Farm. We return past Downe House - historic home of Charles Dickens. There are some stiles.
Meet in the car park of the Spitfire Club, Church Road, Biggin Hill.

Tatsfield to Botley Hill
Wednesday Meet at Tatsfield 10.5 miles Mike P
18-Feb-15 Start Point The Square M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £2.00 TN162AS TQ415571
Out via Lumberdine Wood, Vanguard Way, Titsey Plantation to lunch at Botley Hill Farm House. Return via North Downs Way and Tatsfield Green.
Past the Old Ship at the green in Tatsfield, enter Paynesfield Lane and continue north for 300m until reach The Square. Easiest approach to Tatsfield is from Biggin Hill and right in to Lebanon Gardens/Stock Hill, left at roundabout Sunningvale Avenue, right in to Polesteeple Hill, then after 20m left in to Ricketts Hill Road, right in to Ship Hill. Ignore Paynesfield Road entrance off Ricketts Hill Road, as this is not suitable for vehicles

Around Penshurst
Saturday Meet at Penshurst 4.3 miles Sandra W
21-Feb-15 Start Point layby E/M
Time: 13:00 PC £4.60 TN11 8BN TQ526438
A gently undulating walk crossing the River Eden twice. We head towards Weller's Town and pass Wat Stock Farm on the way back. A few stiles. Sandra's tea and cake at the end of the walk.
Meet on the L of B2176 Leigh Rd on entering village from the N.

See commons & parks in winter
Sunday Meet at Chislehurst 5 miles Mick K
22-Feb-15 Start Point E
Time: 13:30 PC £0.60 BR7 5PG TQ443700
A wander through Scadbury Park and Sta Paul's Cray Common.
Meet by the Crown pub, School Rd. off Chislehurst War Memorial.

A local walk with lovely views
Wednesday Meet at Shoreham Village 10.5 miles Maria N
25-Feb-15 Start Point Filston Road CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ519615 07884 102023
After a steep climb to the ridge above Shoreham Village a fairly easy walk via Knockholt Pound and Chevening for our lunch break at Chipstead. Lunch in the Bricklayers Arms or picnic on the green by the lake. In the afternoon we take the Darent Valley Path over fields via Otford back to Shoreham.
Meet at Filston Road CP, through Shoreham High Street on the left past Church St.

Lakes, woods and fields
Saturday Meet at Leigh 5 miles Sylvia S
28-Feb-15 Start Point village green M
Time: 12:30 PC £4.2 TN11 8RG TQ550464
We head S to Haysden lakes then back via Lucifer Bridge and Powder Mills. Open fields and woodland.
Meet near the school

A late Winter or early Spring walk.
Sunday Leader at Ide Hill 11 miles David P
01-Mar-15 Bromley N Stn 09:00 CP M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £2.80 TN14 6DF TQ488517
A lovely walk with some beautiful views. Leaving Ide Hill we head for Boarhill and then via Obriss Farm and Crockenhill Common to Westerham for lunch. Returning via French Street and Toys Hill. Hilly but not too many styles.
Meet in CP with toilets on B2042 and next to Community Shop.

Toys Hill, Emmetts Garden and Octavia Hill bench.
Sunday Meet at Toys Hill 4 miles John M
01-Mar-15 Start Point E
Time: 10:30 PC £3.00 TN16 1QG TQ470517
Celebrate the life of Octavia Hill on a walk to the picturesque village of Ide Hill and her commemorative seat, passing Emmetts Garden on the way back.
Toys Hill car park on Chart Lane, Brasted, Nr Westerham, Kent

A Common walk near Westerham
Wednesday Meet at Hosey Common 10 miles Lawrie S
04-Mar-15 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1PJ TQ453531 07947 407699
A day's ramble taking in Squerryes Park, Crockhamhill Common and The High Chart, Scearn Bank and Hosey Common. Pub/picnic lunch in Limpsfield Chart.
Meet in CP. From Westerham, take the B2026 towards Chartwell. CP just under 1 mile on the left.

From the Change of Horses to the Tally Ho
Sunday Leader not at Farnborough Village 12 miles Jane B
08-Mar-15 Bromley N Stn 08:45 On the Green M
Time: 09:30 PC £0.80 BR6 7DE TQ443643 0782 6698779
Some modest climbs, taking in part of the North Downs Way. Picnic or pub lunch at the Tally Ho, in Knockholt. Longish morning, hence early start.
Meet on the Green, at junction of High Street and Church Road. Parking available around the village or take the 358 bus from Bromley or Orpington.

Around the Darenth valley
Saturday Meet at Shoreham 5.5 miles Brigid R
14-Mar-15 Start Point Filston Lane CP M
Time: 12:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7SU TQ517615
Our route takes us uphill and along the terrace, via Otford, across the railway, up another hill and back down White Hill. Then through Shoreham village to the CP.
Meet in CP.

Knole Park Ightham Mote and One Tree Hill
Sunday Leader at Sevenoaks 11 miles Sue L
15-Mar-15 Bromley N Stn 09:10 Leisure Centre M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £3.40 TN13 1LW TQ533547
We walk from Knole Park towards Ightham Mote for picnic lunch, returning via Shipbourne and One Tree Hill following part of the Greensand Way. Some fine views and a number of hills in the afternoon.
Meet near leisure centre in Buckhurst CP

An early spring look at Shoreham
Sunday Meet at Shoreham 5 miles Brigid R
15-Mar-15 Start Point Station M
Time: 12:00 PC £2.20 TN14 7RT TQ526615
We Walk along the river to Lullingstone visitors centre then uphill and through woods to Timberden Bottom and Shoreham Ridge. Then descend to t he valley to the station via the churchyard.
Meet at Shoreham Station CP.

A walk in Winnie the Pooh Country
Wednesday Meet at Hartfield 11.5 miles Chris T
18-Mar-15 Start Point Piglets CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.40 TN74WW TQ470321 07831 846175
We make our way north passing Pooh Sticks Bridge, Upper Hartfield, Cabbagestalk, Lower Parrock and Highams Wood for a lunch stop at the Chequers Inn, Forest Row. returning via Highgate, The Birches and Newbridge.
Meet at Piglets CP on Ashdown Forest. If traveling south on B 2026 take left fork just south of Hartfield Village and drive for about two miles going through Chuck Hatch. Piglets will be the second CP on right after passing entrance to Wren's Warren.

West of Knole Park
Saturday Meet at Knole Park 5.5 miles Fran M
21-Mar-15 Start Point National Trust CP M
Time: 13:00 PC £3.2 TN15 0RP TQ539543
We walk into Sevenoaks, cross several roads then go across Sevenoaks Common to meet the Greensand Way. After some hilly bits we re-enter the park past Riverhill House.
Parking is free for National Trust members. Don't forget your card.

Yes. Prime Minister!
Sunday Leader not at Westerham 10 miles Jenny M
22-Mar-15 Bromley N Stn 09:15 Darent CP M
Time: 10:00 PC £2.40 TN16 1TD TQ451541 07719 718117
A scenic walk through familiar countryside to Chartwell for lunch via Trevereux Manor returning via French Street.
Meet Darent CP East of Quebec House off A25. Free on Sundays

Great views without the effort!
Sunday Meet at Otford 4.5 miles Rosemary F
22-Mar-15 Start Point Opposite the Bull PH E/M
Time: 13:30 PC £2.60 TN14 5PG TQ525594
A walk to Dunton Green and back with very little climbing but nevertheless some surprisingly wide views.
Meet opposite the Bull PH in Shoreham.

Penshurst Place and Chiddingstone
Tuesday Meet at Penshurst 9 miles Jenny M
24-Mar-15 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £4.60 TN11 8BN TQ526438 07719 718117
A pretty walk through Penshurst Place to Chiddingstone for lunch with a short afternoon return to Penshurst.
Meet in layby on B2176 by the now closed toilets.

Step into Spring.
Wednesday Meet at New Ash Green 10.5 miles Bob a
25-Mar-15 Start Point Redhill Road M/S
Time: 10:00 PC £3.20 DA3 8JS TQ604649
A circular walk via Hodsoll Street, Stansted and Ridley. Pub or picnic lunch at Stansted. Some lovely views. Longer morning, hillier afternoon.
Meet Redhill Road. Exit M20 at Junction 2. Turn left then second right (Ash Lane). After approx. 2.5 miles, turn right for New Ash Green and immediately right into Redhill Road. Park on verge about 500 metres on right.

Lovely early spring walk
Saturday Meet at Eynsford 5 miles Rosemary F
28-Mar-15 Start Point Station M
Time: 13:45 PC £2.40 DA4 0HP TQ535648
NOTE START TIME. This is a nice open walk with good views. Opportunity to leave walk after 2.5 miles.
Meet at station

The Bluebell Railway walk
Sunday Meet at Horsted Keynes 12 miles Allan W
29-Mar-15 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £6.40 RH17 7AS TQ384279
A circular pretty walk from Horsted Keynes via the Sloop Inn with lunch at Lindfield. Returning in the afternoon to Horsted Keynes. We go under The Bluebell Railway in the morning and over in the afternoon.
Meet in the car park at Horsted Keynes village.

Knockholt in the round!
Sunday Meet at Knockholt 5 miles Gordon a
29-Mar-15 Start Point Three Horse shoes PH E
Time: 13:30 PC £1.80 TN14 7LD TQ481595
A circular walk around the fringes of Knockholt. Some hills with sixteen stiles. Some are high.
Meet at the Three Horse Shoes PH, Knockholt

Some Winter Views
Tuesday Meet at Borough Green 7.5 miles Fran M
31-Mar-15 Start Point Car Park M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.80 TN15 8BB TQ607572 07855 249225
A pleasant walk among orchards and farms, beautiful views and some lovely dwelling places, not to hilly. Please bring picnic lunch even though we do pass a pub in Basted if you want a drink/toilets.
Meet Car park in Western Road Borough Green (1.30 Fee)

Worth building up a thirst.
Wednesday Meet at Brockham 12 miles Dave C
13-May-15 Start Point M
Time: 10:00 PC £5.20 RH3 7JS TQ197495 07787 151836
An undulating walk through mainly open countryside with a number of stiles heading west then south from Brockham to Parkgate for lunch via Stonebridge. Lunch at the excellent Surrey Oaks 16th-century inn Parkgate. 2014 CAMRA Surrey & Sussex region winner and in the last 16 for the national competition. Return to Brockham heading east then north via Dawes green and Gadbrook.
Meet on the green by Christ Church Brockham, Surrey

A circluar walk from Toy's Hill to Limpsfield Chart
Wednesday Meet at Toy's Hill 10.4 miles Philip J
11/03/2015 Start Point NT Car park M
Time: 10:00 PC £3.00 TN16 1QG TQ469517 07970 984523
We leave the CP by crossing the road and following the Greensand Way. Shortly we turn right and descend the ridge and then turn West when we reach the bottom. We pass Crockham Grange to Guildables Park Farm, where we join the Vanguard Way heading North. A long climb from Trevereux brings us to lunch at Limpsfield Chart (Carpenter's Arms). Back along the undulating Greensand Way via Crockham Common and French Street.
Meet in the NT Car Park on Toy's Hill. Turn South off the A25 at Brasted towards Four Elms. Shortly after passing the Fox & Hounds on the left, the CP is on the right just as you start to go down the hill. You can also reach the spot by following the B2042 from Sundridge to Ide Hill but turn right into Emmetts Lane, immediately before Emmetts Gardens and left at the T-junction. There doesn't appear to be any CP charge, neither Pay-and-display nor honesty box.


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