Hassocks to Lewes

This walk follows a beautiful 19 km (12 miles) route over the South Downs, partly following the South Downs Way. Starting at Hassocks train station you first pass over a popular stretch of the South Downs, while the second half is just as beautiful but far less popular, and therefore much quieter, to finish the … More Hassocks to Lewes

The Swale Circular

The Swale Circular is an 18km (11 miles) long walk that starts/ends at Teynham train station. This is a beautiful and quiet walk through fruit orchards, along The Swale, and through agricultural land with pretty cottages. This walk is one of my favourite walks near London. Starting at Teynham station, I walked this route clockwise. … More The Swale Circular

Chiltern Woodlands

This 16.5km hike takes you through a series of beautiful woodlands in the Chiltern Hills between Great Missenden and High Wycombe. This walk is taken (in a slightly adapted form) from Christopher Somerville’s Walks in the Country near London. The route starts at the train station in the lovely village of Great Missenden, just a … More Chiltern Woodlands

Wandle Trail

Easy and pretty 20km linear route following the river Wandle from East Croydon to the Thames at Wandsworth. The route goes through the boroughs of Croydon, Sutton and Merton and is waymarked but not always very clearly. The route starts at East Croydon station and the first destination is Wandle Park where the Wandle Trail … More Wandle Trail