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London Countryway Starter - Gravesend to Borough Green

Sat 6th May 2017

Event Details:

Event Details Updated
Updated 9/4 Dave Williams replacing Dick Bowman as walk leader Updated 2/5 Lunch will be at The Cock Inn at Henley Street, nr. Sole Street. Also, Dave will be b'fasting in the Gravesend W'spoons, The Robert Pocock in Windmill St. about a 5 min. walk from the station, so anyone is welcome to join him if they wish, it 'll just mean getting down 30 mins. earlier
Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
17.5ml.
Start Time
09.25
Route
Meet at main (Southern) entrance to Gravesend Station (08:31 from London Bridge). Check trains closer to date. Finish: Borough Green Station (2 trains/hour to London Victoria) The first stage of a proposed complete circuit of the London Countryway; out through Jeskyns Country Park to Sole Street (joining the Wealdway) via Coldrum Long Barrow; pass near to Harvel, Addington and Wrotham Heath villages. Approximate route described in some detail at http://desdemoor.blogspot.co.uk/p/london-countryway.html (sections 1 and 2)
General Notes
Several pubs and cafes near to the route; probably stopping at the Amazon&Tiger in Harvel - but strongly advised to bring your own food in case of unexpected closure *** SEE UPDATE NOTE FOR DINING ARRANGEMENTS ***
Contact
Dave Williams replacing Dick Bowman Telephone number in Strider (eMail preferred)
Start
TQ645740
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Finish
TQ609574
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