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Sunday, 31 January 2016

The Greensand Hills and the Low Weald

Book 3 Walk 135

Oxted to Lingfield

Length 17.5km (10.9m); toughness 3/10.

Trains: 09.53 London Victoria (Clapham Junction 10.00, East Croydon 10.09)
 arrives Oxted 10.31 

Return trains from Lingfield to London Victoria at xx:19 and xx:49.

Buy a day return to Lingfield.

A gentle, undulating walk with some fine views which goes through Stafford Wood a local nature reserve and a site of special scientific interest. In the afternoon you will visit the village of Crowhurst with its ancient churchyard yew tree – so large and old you can stand inside it.

The Royal Oak Inn on the edge of Stafford Wood  is your lunch-time pub.  See here for more details about the walk and full walk instructions. Click on M - the main walk 17.5km for the instructions for this walk. Below this link there are options to shorten the walk

1 comment:

PeteG said...

n=7 Damp start with morning drizzle, lots of mud, friendly welcome in the Royal Oak and a fine afternoon. Waterlogged fields and did I mention the mud? Good company but a bit of a slog through the general wetness and mud!