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Saturday, 14 December 2019

Saturday Walk: Whyteleafe to Woldingham

11.8 miles / 19km main walk
or 8.9 miles / 14.25km with shortcuts

A country walk just outside London

Trains:  Take the 9:50 from London Victoria (10:10 East Croydon), arriving at Upper Warlingham station at 10:22.  There are also trains to Whyteleafe station, which is just a few minutes away from Upper Warlingham station.
Return trains from Woldingham at xx:29, xx:59.  Woldingham is just outside the Oyster zone, so a return to Woldingham is the most straightforward option.

LunchThe Harrow Inn, Great Farleigh Green, 01883 627565.

The Dene Coffee Shop at Knights Garden Centre is near the end of the walk and should be open until 4:30pm.



Anonymous said...

Hi. Estimated mud level on this one, please. Thanks.

Sean said...

It's winter and it's been raining. Mudlarks will not be disappointed. But not quite as gloopy as Wealden mud.

JohnL said...

N=17, W=Dry_and_sunny_except_for_short_hail_shower. Mud was not too bad on the chalk downland but there were some patches in the woods. A small group could not resist the nearness to the lunch pub and cut off 4km of Selsdon woods (Bluebells in Spring nothing in Winter). The author and principal walk inspector had not anticipated this and was a little late joining us for lunch. The Harrow welcomes muddy boots and paws and provided good food and efficient service. Having got ahead, the same group gorged themselves on cream teas at Knight's garden centre. Those who did the proper walk seemed to manage without stopping for lunch or tea.