Length: 25.9 km (16.2 mi)
Ascent/Descent: 655/655m; Net Walking Time: 6 ½ hours
[shorter versions possible (see the webpage), but mostly depending on buses, which may not run today]
Take the 09.36 train from Victoria (09.42 CJ), change at East Croydon onto the 09.29 from London Bridge, arrives Caterham 10.24.
Return to Charing X at xx.12 or xx.42, journey time 47 mins (shave off 10 mins by changing at Orpington onto a fast service). Caterham and Knockholt are within the Oyster Zones 1-6.
Tired of reading pages of detailed walk directions? Here is your solution: just follow the well waymarked North Downs Way along one of its better stretches (but do expect some road noise in the early part), with just the minimal directions to hand, found at the bottom of this webpage here
is in Botley Hill
at the Botley Hill Farmhouse
(10.1 km/6.3 mi, food all afternoon). A table has been booked for 13.00 hours. For tea
there is nothing close to Knockholt station
, but there are 1 or 2 pubs in Knockholt Pound
about 4 km from the end and another one
a little closer, and a little off-route, in Halstead
, height profile
, some photos, walk directions
and gpx/kml files