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Sunday, 17 November 2019

Sunday Walk: Dorking to Reigate

SWC Walk 16
7.8miles 12.5 km
Difficulty 3/10
This walk sort-of follows the Greensand Way and the River Mole through the picturesque villages of Brockham, Betchworth and Skimmington. The church in Betchworth dates from 1080. More importantly, it was used as a location in Four Weddings and a Funeral. There's bit of a climb near the end of the walk, then a descent into Priory Park, once the grounds of Reigate Priory.
Trains: Get the 09:57 Dorking train from Waterloo (Clapham Jct 10:05) arr. Dorking Main 10:49.
Return at xx:27 from Reigate (direction Gatwick Airport) changing at Redhill for London Bridge.
A return to "Dorking stations" covers.
The suggested pub is the Dolphin Inn  in Betchworth  01737 842288 phoning advised.
The Royal Oak in Brockham is an earlier choice, the Skimmington Castle on Reigate Heath a later one.
The cafe in Priory Park is reached first.
The recommended place is Monty Bojangles, 57 The High St, open till 4:30.
Cafe Rouge at 1 Church Street 01737 223700 is open all day.
Walk Directions here

1 comment:

Mr M Tiger said...

No official word from the participants, but photographic evidence, obtained from the internet, suggests there were at least n=6 on this walk.