Waterworks

Time Out Country Walks Free walk 81 Hayes to Knockholt

06-Feb-11 • msganching on Flickr

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Down House

This is Charles Darwin's house and is now a museum. Time Out Country Walks - free walks 82 Hayes to Knockholt

06-Feb-11 • msganching on Flickr

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Pratt's Bottom

Time Out Country Walks Freewalks 82 Hayes to Knockholt

06-Feb-11 • msganching on Flickr

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Lost gloves, Knockholt station

Hayes to Knockholt

29-Jan-12 • moontiger on Flickr

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Oak stump with view

Hayes to Knockholt

17-Jan-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Dizzying steps

Hayes to Knockholt

17-Jan-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Between palings

Hayes to Knockholt

17-Jan-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hayes to Knockholt walk

Close to London, this walk in north-west Kent is entirely rural, traversing fields, woods and valleys in London's 'Green Belt'. It passes Charles Darwin's home, Down House (EH)

Download GPS Route

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The route for this walk is available in 2 formats.

for most handhelds and apps, including Orux, Locus and Backcountry Navigator

for Maps.me

[Nov-19] OS Maps app on iPhones : Several people say that they can no longer load GPX files. Let OS know, and try maps.me (free, uses KML files) until its fixed.

How to use GPS data

The Android and iPhone apps, and GPS devices like the Satmap 20, work while you are out walking as the maps are stored on your device, i.e. they don't use 'data', and you don't need a signal (in practise, even with 4G, you will rarely have a signal while out walking.)

Orux Maps

android

Orux Maps is a cheap Android map app. Use it with OpenStreetMap mapping (free). How to do this.

Its a bit over-complicated to use. There is a free version on the Oruxmaps website.

Maps.me

android iPhone

Maps.me is a free Android and iPhone app. It uses OpenStreetMap maps, which are also free.

Easy to use. Works with our KML files.

Anquet OMN

android iPhone PC

Anquet OMN is an Android and iPhone map app with an annual subscription. It comes with OS 1:25K and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain. Use discount code SWC20 at checkout for 20% off

Satmap Active 20

GPS Device

Satmap Active 20 is a dedicated, rugged, waterproof, walker's GPS device. £480 for GPS device and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain, or £680 with 1:25K.

Good but very expensive

OS Maps

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OS Maps Online - a website for planning routes, and an android/iPhone app with OS 1:25K and 1:50K mapping.

The app wasn't yet mature last time I tried it.

This Website (and many others)

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Use a website, e.g. this one, for viewing OS or OpenStreetMap maps (free).

Requires web access, so cannot be used out walking.

Other Options

Locus and Backcountry Navigator are other popular map apps.

Hikesmith - new iPhone App by a London based developer

Bing Maps Aerial Imagery - view the route with low altitude photos.

Prices Updated: Mar 18