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Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Midweek Day Walk - Otford to Eynsford.

Otford to Eynsford

The River Darent, two castles and a Roman villa

Book 1 Walk 23

Length :  14 km or 9 miles

Toughness : 5 out of 10

Getting there : Catch the 10:22 am train from London Victoria to Otford

Meeting point : Otford Station at 10:56 am

Tickets : Buy a cheap day return to Otford

Brief Description

A short but quite hilly walk within easy reach of London.
You may find full details of the walk here and a Kindle download here

Suggested Lunch stops

The Kings Arms Shoreham  t : 01959 523100
Ye Olde George Inne Shoreham t : 01959 522017

Suggested Tea stop

The Plough Eynsford t: 01322 862281 

Maps

OS Explorer : 147 and 162

Return train times

Trains return from Eynsford at 13 minutes and 43 minutes past the hour to London Victoria and you will need to change at Bromley South.

2 comments:

Chris L said...

The return trains constitute the Thameslink service to Bedford, calling at Elephant and Castle, Blackfriars, Farringdon and Kings Cross/St Pancras, so you don't need to change at Bromley South if any of these stations suit you better than Victoria.

Another popular pub in Shoreham is the Crown (01959 522903) at the northern end of the village.

Anonymous said...

n=3 w=heavy rain but warm
1 dog
Two walkers got the designated train and somehow missed an earlier walker. However we all caught up later and walked into the lunch spot together. Heavy rain did not detract from enjoyment of the walk, lovely autumnal tree colours, hills etc.
One walker then took a short cut and two + dog carried on on route getting to Eynsford very early. Said dog stank out train carriage on journey back having rolled in something pungent !! lovely day despite the wet.