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Approaching Green Street Green

02-Aug-14 • David Cooke

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The Wheatsheaf, Southfleet

02-Aug-14 • David Cooke

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Chapter House Farm, Red Street, Southfleet

02-Aug-14 • David Cooke

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Crossing the field

Crossing the field

Farningham to Sole Street walk

02-Jan-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Horton Kirby

02-Aug-14 • David Cooke

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East of Tuppence Farm

02-Aug-14 • David Cooke

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Rabbit's Farm

02-Aug-14 • David Cooke

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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.


Length

17.2km (10.7 miles) Farningham Road → Green Street Green: 5¾km → Southfleet: 3¾km → Nash Street: 5km → Sole Street station: 2¾km

OS Map

Explorer 162, Landranger 177.

Toughness

3/10

Features

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.

Travel

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

Lunch and Tea

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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Trains

Out: (not a train station)

Back: (not a train station)

By Car

Start: DA4 9JB Directions then return to your car by train:

Finish: DA13 0XY Directions then travel to the start by train:

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Help

Start walking Large print Using GPS data

National Rail: 03457 48 49 50 • Travelline SE (bus times): 0871 200 2233 (12p/min) • TFL (London) : 0343 222 1234

Version

Jun-17

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Walk Directions  

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