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Sunday, 19 March 2017

Sunday walk: Greensand Ridge and Churchill's home

Extra Walk 79, Edenbridge to Westerham T=3.79
Length: 17.3km (10.7miles) Toughness: 8/10

10:06 Tonbridge train from London Bridge arriving at Edenbridge at 10:56.
Or 09:53 East Grinstead train from Victoria (Clapham Junction 09:59), changing at East Croydon (arr 10:09; dep 10:21) on to the Tonbridge train.

From Westerham, buses run on Sundays to Hayes and Bromley South stations.

The walk begins with a slow climb from the Eden valley up to the Greensand Ridge, and continues past Churchill’s home, Chartwell (NT), and Emmetts Garden (NT). Shortcuts will allow time for visiting both these properties.

The recommended lunch stop is The Royal Oak in Crockham Hill (01732 866335 – booking essential), or the National Trust tea-room/restaurant at Chartwell.

You will need to download the Walk Directions.

1 comment:

Peteb said...

Just n=3 on this walk. We bypassed Chartwell to press on for a later lunch at Ide Hill which has a decent pub and picnic benches on the green. Got to Westerham just after 3.30pm which allowed us terrific tea and cakes at the independent cafe on the green before catching the 16.25 bus back to the two rail stations. Weather was w=cloudy-mild-and-breezy.
Excellent day out with a number of other walkers doing the route independently. Book this walk for a bluebell outing in mid to late April as the shoots we saw promise a fine display. Also wild garlic in evidence.