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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Wednesday Walk: Otford to Eynsford - River Darent, Two Castles and a Roman Villa

Book 1, Walk 23 - Otford to Eynsford

Length: 14.1 km (8.8 miles)
Toughness: 5 out of 10

London Victoria: 10-22 hrs  Canterbury West service.  Bromley South 10-39 hrs
Arrive Otford: 10-56 hrs

Eynsford to London Victoria:  13 and 43 mins past the hour, changing at Bromley South.

Rail ticket: buy a day return to Otford

This short walk punches above its weight and contains lots of variety: it should make for an  enjoyable outing as winter approaches.
For lunch in Shoreham you have a choice of four pubs, but I usually stick to The King's Arms. which is walker friendly.
After lunch you walk beside the River Darent before you walk through woods, then up and over a golf course and then down to the Darent again. You now pass Lullingstone Castle and Lullingstone Roman Villa as you head towards Eynsford and its castle. For tea stops in Eynsford please refer to the walk directions.
Walk Directions here: L=1.23

1 comment:

JohnL said...

N=7 W+mild_cloudy. The Kings Arms had all tables reserved, set out for Christmas lunches. This may be because they offer a two course pensioners lunch on a Wednesday for £5.50. However, we were made welcome at The Old George Inn with two fires burning and few other diners. They have their pensioners lunch on a Thursday. We finished in good time to enjoy the Riverside tearoom in Eynsford. A relaxed day out with good company.