Farningham Road to Sole Street walk
A walk of contrasts, urban sprawl, and then caught by what it may have been like a hundred or more years ago, coming across the Wheatsheaf pub and Chapter House Farm. Plenty of good pubs along the way.
17.2km (10.7 miles) Farningham Road → Green Street Green: 5¾km → Southfleet: 3¾km → Nash Street: 5km → Sole Street station: 2¾km
Explorer 162, Landranger 177.
A walk of contrasts, urban sprawl, housing developments, busy roads, and then once or twice you are caught by what it may have been like a hundred or more years ago, coming across the Wheatsheaf pub, passing by Chapter House Farm. Alas all too brief glimpses into the past before you return to present day reality. On a more positive note, there are plenty of good pubs along the way to wash away any feelings of melancholy.
Trains from Victoria to Farningham Road; journey time 45 minutes. Buy a day return to Sole Street.
Suggest departure from Victoria at around 10.00 am if you want to stop for lunch halfway through the walk at either The Ship Inn (Southfleet) or Manor Farm Barn
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The Ship Inn, Green Street Green Rd, Kent DA2 8DP. Tel. 01474 709168
The Ship Inn, Red Street, Southfleet, DA13 9NS. Tel. 01474 833238.
Manor Farm Barn, New Barn Road, Southfleet, DA13 9PU. Tel. 01474 834 967
The Railway Inn, Sole Street, DA13 0XY. Tel. 01474 814375
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Out (not a train station)
Back (not a train station)
National Rail: 03457 48 49 50 • Travelline (bus times): 0871 200 22 33 (12p/min) • TFL (London) : 0343 222 1234
Feb-17 Jim Bowles
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