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Saturday, 8 September 2018

Wadhurst Circular


Length: 19km (12m)
Toughness: 4 / 10
Transport: Take the 9:30 from London Charing Cross arriving in Wadhurst at 10:48. Return trains from Wadhurst are at 16:00, 16:29, 17:00, 17:29, 17:59, 18:29, 18:59, 19:29, 20:29, 21:29

This is a lovely walk in the Weald with lunch in a cosy pub in a charming village. At the end of the walk the quaint Wealden Wholefoods Shop & Cafe in Wadhurst provides tea and cakes until 16:30 or alternatively there are the White Hart and Greyhound Inn pubs. From there it is another 3km to the station so you should leave Wadhurst about 45-60 mins before train departure.


Anonymous said...

From memory, the pub has a nice garden and does tea in pots. There's also the Cottage Tea Room but i'm not sure what time it stays open til

Anonymous said...

Hi Guys I am attending walk and hope to see some of you at Wadhurst station. Shall be boarding train at London Bridge. Weather still okay a bit cooler.

Anonymous said...

How does this differ from Wadhurst figure of 8 of two or three weeks ago?

Anonymous said...

I think we were n=10 or n=11 on this walk today. The weather was w=warm-and-dry-with-sunny-spells. It was nice to do this walk with conditions dry underfoot. This varied has undulating countryside and beautiful open views as well as some delightful woodland sections. Once away from the station, there were no road crossings, no road noise, no planes, and lots and lots of blackberries. In Mayfield some lunched well at The Rose and Crown and others equally well at 16th century Inn, The Middle House, in the village. Arriving back at Wadhurst after the tea shop had closed, we had the unexpected bonus of tea and delicious home made cakes in the Village Hall, where the art society were hosting an exhibition.

Anonymous said...

N=13 in fact, 12 on scheduled train and one on the train 30mins later. 6-7 ate at Rose and Crown, excellent food and a lot of vegatarian options. The pub is quite small though. I think they will struggle to cope with us if we have a large group in the winter. The Middle House in Mayfield town centre is worth considering as the alternative. It is big and very atmospheric with beamed ceilings and old charms. This walk is definitely longer than stated in the document, off by approx 2 miles. So be warned if you are not betting walking 13-14 miles.