Gems of East Surrey

Sat 10th Aug 2019

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Southern England
Local Group
Start Time
Purley Railway Station outside the entrance on platform 6. This is not the main entrance. Please be prompt as the plan is to leave the station at 09.30 The walk will include the whole length of the Riddlesdown Ridge from North to South, then skirting round Whyteleafe, Warlingham, Chelsham, to Tatsfiield then to Botley Hill, the highest point on the North Downs Way, follow the North Downs West for 2 or 3 miles, then making our way back North through one of the Woodland Trust properties (either Stubbs Copse or Great Church Wood) then through Caterham, Coulsdon Common, Dollyper Hill and Foxley Woods.
General Notes
The walk will be at a slow pace. Anyone who regularly walks with the LDWA shouldn't have any difficulty. However because there is a fair amount of climbing (3000ft), including 200 steps right at the start, I don't recommend it for absolute beginners. In any event nobody will get lost or get left behind