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Thursday, 12 December 2019

Evening Walk: Full Cold Moon Special: Eynsford to Otford

Full Cold Moon Special: Eynsford to Otford via Shoreham t=1.23

Train:  18:16 from London Blackfriars, arriving 19:17; return trains from Otford are at 21:56; 21:59 and 22:27 (and Shoreham 21:02; 21:15; 21:32 and 21:45)

Distance:  6 miles/10 km or 3 miles/5km (if opting outing in Shoreham)

Looking to take your mind off events of the day.....Tonight is a full moon and December is the month of the moon traditionally called the Cold Moon (which needs no explanation).... Although we have numerous walks between and around Eynsford, Shoreham and Otford -- this is not one of them.....To keep things short and sweet, I would propose starting off on the reverse of Book 1: walk 23 -- but staying on the Darent Valley Path to Shoreham for a dinner or a drink and then onto Otford. It is possible to shorten the route by catching a train at Shoreham...

Apologies for the late posting....but forecast was looking poor...but has been improving....

You can see a map of the area hereNote: the highlighted route is the longer original....our route will follow the Darent Valley Path (diamond marked route)….

1 comment:

Stargazer said...

Was not expecting much as I set off from South London in the rather heavy rain....but was pleasantly surprised to be greeted on the Eynsford platform by one friendly face and a full cold moon emerging from the clouds....So, n=2 set off under w=a-bright-full-cold-moon (it was rather mild - notwithstanding the name of the moon) with a few atmospheric clouds swirling about...The route was simple and pleasant and we arrived in Shoreham in the nick of time to indulge in their Thursday night special (2 courses and a glass of wine for 10.95)…After our meal we carried on in the atmospheric moonlight to Otford arriving in time to check the exit poll while awaiting the 22:18....