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Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Group

We are the Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Pre-registration preferred **

Moderate to brisk 10 mile/16.1km anti-clockwise walk (with plenty of ascent!). Pub lunch in Mickleham.  Afternoon section can be shortened if daylight/speed of group necessitates.

Route: A24 underpass, Burford Bridge, ascent to Box Hill viewpoint via The Whites, descent onto Pilgrim's Way, east at bottom of North Downs along Oak Wood, up through Box Hill village into Headley Heath, past High Ashurst and Cockshot Cottage, up onto White Hill and onto Mickleham Downs, descent through wood to Mickleham for lunch, across A24 and gently up onto Norbury Park, loop around Updown Wood, descent into Mole Valley via Druids Grove and Beech Wood, river meadows to Station.

Lunch Stop: Mickleham for pub lunch at King William IV or Running Horses.

Meet at Box Hill & Westhumble Station at 10.40.

Travel: Victoria 09.41/Clapham Junction 09.48/Ewell East 10.19 - Southern train - arr 10.37.

Ticket/Fare: Off-Peak Return £11.10/SRC £7.30/SRC+FP £3.85 (FP buy from Ewell East)

Finish: Box Hill & Westhumble Station for trains to Victoria (Southern) or Waterloo (SWestern).

Leader: Thomas G (mobile: 07775 676 092).

**Please register to let us know you plan to come - and to be notified of last minute cancellation/transport changes etc.

Registration - via Eventbrite only - opens Thurs 14 Dec at 09.00 and closes Tues 19 Dec at 18.30.

Eventbrite registration  - use website link below

Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Start time:
10:40 am
Estimated finish time:
4:15 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.1km / 10.0mi
Ascent:
550m / 1804ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Accessible by public transport
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 16745 51866
Nearest postcode:
RH5 6BT
what3words:
snaps.rips.robot
Start time:
10:40 am

Box Hill & Westhumble Station, Surrey

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking