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View northwards from Arundel Park

Amberley to Arundel walk

06-Jul-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Arundel to Amberley

Arundel Castle, its parkland, and the South Downs

Stately Tree , Nymans

Balcombe Circular

07-Oct-12 • moontiger on Flickr

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Balcombe Circular

Nymans Gardens (NT), and the ruins of Slaugham

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24-May-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Balcombe to East Grinstead

Gentle wooded hills, Wakehurst Place Gardens (NT) and a reservoir

Big field

Baldock Circular

10-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Baldock Circular

A flat walk across vast Hertfordshire farmland fields in an area filled with clues to Britain’s Iron Age and Roman past. Follows part of the Icknield Way.

Book 1, Walk 10, Beaconsfield Round 3

4 February '07

04-Feb-07 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Beaconsfield Circular

Gentle hills, Chalfont St Giles, and Jordans, a hamlet with Quaker links

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03-Sep-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Borough Green to Sevenoaks

A Country House, Igtham Mote (NT), Knole Palace and deer park (NT), as well as pretty countryside, and close to London.

Autumn in Back Wood

Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard

06-Nov-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard

The Greensand Ridge, River Ouzel and Grand Union Canal

thistles in the fence

29-Jul-06 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Bow Brickhill to Woburn Sands

Woburn Abbey and its Safari Park (animals visible from the path) via many gentle hills

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24-Aug-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Box Hill to Leatherhead

Short, 2 steep climbs and the view from Box Hill in the morning, and a gentle river valley after lunch

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Cow parsley Bures to Sudbury

23-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Bures to Sudbury

The Stour Valley Way, Gainsborough country and historic Sudbury.

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12-Jan-13 • rozowamyszka on Flickr

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Cambridge via Grantchester Circular

Cambridge and its Colleges, Grantchester, Trumpington and the University Botanic Gardens

First view of Canterbury Cathedral

Chilham to Canterbury walk

01-May-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Chilham to Canterbury

A pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral via the Great Stour River, hop fields and orchards

blue and orange

11-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Cookham to Maidenhead

A figure of 9 - Up over Winter Hill, overlooking the Thames Valley, then along the Thames Path.

Battle, East Sussex

11-Aug-13 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Crowhurst to Battle

Gentle woods and fields, the Battle of Hastings, and Battle Abbey

Farnham to Godalming

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02-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Farnham to Godalming

A long but pretty walk with gentle hills via a nice mixture of river valley, forest tracks, and many beautiful country houses.

Book 1 Walk 7 Garston to St. Albans

The bridge is to the right! D.Allen Vivitar 5199

24-Feb-08 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Garston to St Albans

River Ver, historic St Albans and the Roman town of Verulamium

The Jolly Woodman

Gerrards Cross to Cookham walk

05-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Gerrards Cross to Cookham

Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer

Cliff Edge - is he a mate of Marty Wilde and Billy Fury?

View of Seven Sisters from the west. David A. Vivitar 5199

01-Aug-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Glynde to Seaford

The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it.

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30-Mar-08 • Bela Struzkova

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Gomshall to Guildford

Historic Shere, then a walk through a broad wooded valley, then along a canal to historic Guildford

Chiltern fields

Great Missenden to Amersham Near Great Missenden

05-Sep-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Great Missenden to Amersham

The Chilterns, beech woods, and Little Missenden.

Blenheim Park

The long drive behind the Column of Victory. Hanborough to Charlbury

30-May-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hanborough to Charlbury

Blenheim Palace, its beautiful landscaped parkland, a Roman road, and flint stone villages.

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Harpenden to St Albans

A Hertfordshire Town and a Hertfordshire City linked by commons, parks, a country estate and a new woodland forest.

Into the white wood

Haslemere Circular (silent walk)

05-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Haslemere Circular

Gentle woods in the morning and a climb to Black Down in the afternoon

Manicured footpath

Not many footpaths have their own lawn and neatly clipped hedges Hassocks to Brighton

30-Aug-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hassocks to Brighton

Over the South Downs to Brighton, the liveliest city on the South Coast

Jill.....

...or is it Jack? (One of a pair), Clayton, Sussex

28-Aug-06 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hassocks to Lewes

A South Downs ridge walk ... maximum view for minimum effort, with historic Lewes to finish.

Hambleden

02-Sep-09 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Henley Circular via Great Wood

The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty.

Sunset on the Thames, Pangbourne

Henley to Pangbourne walk

22-Oct-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley to Pangbourne

Another lovely country ramble, and the perfect pub crawl. Starts and finishes by the Thames, via forests and several country pubs.

Field and Fence

23-May-04 • Catherine Ames on Flickr

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Hever to Leigh

2 castles, a stately home, rivers, ponds, woods, undulating hills and three lovely villages

View from Leith Hill

No sign of Sevenoaks. Holmwood to Gomshall

26-Oct-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Holmwood to Gomshall

A very pretty forest walk, quite close to London, and the view from Leith Hill, the highest point in the Southeast.

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Knebworth Circular

Knebworth Hall, pretty Hertfordshire Villages, undulating woodland and fields

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21-May-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Leigh to Sevenoaks

A gentle morning past fields and Oasthouses, then a steep climb to Knole Palace (NT) and its deer park

Hollyhocks

Penshurst. Leigh to Tunbridge wells

05-Jul-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Leigh to Tunbridge Wells

Penshurst Place (a stately home), rivers, woods, and Kent's rolling hills

Framed tree

Liphook to Haslemere

06-Feb-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Liphook to Haslemere

Lovely walks through wooded Surrey Hills

Willy Lott's Cottage, Flatford

Looking much as painted by Constable

14-Dec-13 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Manningtree Circular

River Stour - Constable country

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14-May-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Milford to Godalming

The Greensand Way, Winkworth(a NT Arboretum), a canal, and historic Godalming.

Devil's Punchbowl view

24-Aug-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Milford to Haslemere

Its surprising how remote Surrey can be, pretty lakes, heathland, and Devil's Punchbowl as well.

Trees in a yellow sea

Mortimer to Aldermaston

26-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Mortimer to Aldermaston

Gentle. A stream, Roman Calleva, an an optional canal side extension.

Hamble marshes

Botley to Netley walk

14-Sep-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Netley to Botley

The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats

Walking down the lane

Ockley to Warnham walk

26-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Ockley to Warnham

A quiet corner of Surrey - woods, gentle hills and a lovely lunchtime pub

View from hill above Otford

01-Nov-03 • Catherine Ames on Flickr

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Otford Circular via Romney Street

A short walk packed with variety and fine views, bluebell woods in season, a pretty village and a short train journey

pub in shoreham

04-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Otford to Eynsford

2 climbs, the River Darent, two castles, and a Roman villa

River Isis

Oxford Circular.

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Oxford Circular

The Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Wolvercote Common, the Oxford Canal, a tour of the old town and historic Colleges, Oxford Castle and Mound

Thames Path

23-Jan-05 • Catherine Ames

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Pangbourne Circular

Pretty villages, a toll bridge, fine views of the Thames in the morning and a serene stroll through a rural idyll after lunch.

Monkton Wood beeches

Princes Risborough to Great Missenden walk

16-Nov-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Princes Risborough to Great Missenden

Hilly. The Chilterns, and Bryant's Bottom

Approaching Wendover

15-May-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Princes Risborough to Wendover

The Ridgeway, lovely views and the Chilterns.

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25-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Shelford to Cambridge

Granchester, the River Cam and the Cambridge colleges.

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25-Apr-09 • kɐʇɹlow on Flickr

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Shiplake to Henley

The River Thames, Rotherfield Greys village, Greys Court (NT) and historic Henley

Purply-pink hues on the water

anyone know where this is exactly?

29-Aug-03 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Southbourne to Chichester

The inlets of Chichester Harbour (best at high tide) and the historic Cathedral town.

wood pile

01-Apr-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Sunningdale to Windsor

Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park, the Long Walk, and Windsor Castle

Wendover Woods

08-Aug-10 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Tring to Wendover

A Grand Union Canal walk in the morning, fields in the middle, and finally the wooded hills of the Chilterns

Buttercups

Wakes Colne to Bures Spectacular show of....

25-May-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Wakes Colne to Bures

The Colne Valley, thatched cottages, brooks, farms, woods and undulating hills

Wanborough church

This pretty church was built in the 1200s.

07-Sep-09 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Wanborough to Godalming

Over the North Downs ridge to Watts Gallery, then a ramble to historic Godalming

The Test

Whitchurch to Andover

30-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Whitchurch to Andover

Longparish, thatched cottages and the River Test

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26-Jul-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Winchelsea to Hastings

The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer.

Colour in the woods

Witley to Haslemere

29-Oct-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Witley to Haslemere

A gentle walk to Chiddingfold and the Crown Inn

Clouds over the river Colne

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17-Sep-11 • Ludovic Lemaignen on Flickr

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Wivenhoe Circular

2 circular walks on either side of the Colne estuary. **check ferry times in advance**

Picnic Spot near Compasses Inn

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20-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wye Circular

Out over the North Downs with breathtaking views to lunch in Sole Street. Back up over the Downs, then returning along the Great Stour river. Muddy in winter.

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Yalding to Borough Green

14-Dec-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Yalding to Borough Green

A gentle walk along The Greensand Way and through Mereworth Woods

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
West Sussex 32 Arundel to Amberley 18.8 7 425 Arundel Castle, its parkland, and the South Downs CJ EC V
West Sussex 16 Balcombe Circular 17.6 5 325 Nymans Gardens (NT), and the ruins of Slaugham LB V
West Sussex 34 Balcombe to East Grinstead 17.2 6 425 Gentle wooded hills, Wakehurst Place Gardens (NT) and a reservoir LB V
Hertfordshire 91 Baldock Circular 19.6 4 225 A flat walk across vast Hertfordshire farmland fields in an area filled with clues to Britain’s Iron Age and Roman past. Follows part of the Icknield Way. KX
Buckinghamshire 10 Beaconsfield Circular 19.0 4 200 Gentle hills, Chalfont St Giles, and Jordans, a hamlet with Quaker links M
Kent 36 Borough Green to Sevenoaks 15.0 4 225 A Country House, Igtham Mote (NT), Knole Palace and deer park (NT), as well as pretty countryside, and close to London. V
Buckinghamshire 41 Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard 14.7 2 250 The Greensand Ridge, River Ouzel and Grand Union Canal E
Bedfordshire 17 Bow Brickhill to Woburn Sands 18.7 6 275 Woburn Abbey and its Safari Park (animals visible from the path) via many gentle hills E
Surrey 49 Box Hill to Leatherhead 11.5 7 300 Short, 2 steep climbs and the view from Box Hill in the morning, and a gentle river valley after lunch CJ V
Essex 8 Bures to Sudbury 16.0 4 175 The Stour Valley Way, Gainsborough country and historic Sudbury. LS
Cambridgeshire 105 Cambridge via Grantchester Circular 15.0 1 25 Cambridge and its Colleges, Grantchester, Trumpington and the University Botanic Gardens KX LS
Kent 28 Chilham to Canterbury 20.1 4 225 A pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral via the Great Stour River, hop fields and orchards TL StP V
Oxfordshire 24 Cookham to Maidenhead 17.0 3 150 A figure of 9 - Up over Winter Hill, overlooking the Thames Valley, then along the Thames Path. P
Kent 35 Crowhurst to Battle 20.0 4 300 Gentle woods and fields, the Battle of Hastings, and Battle Abbey CX
Surrey 12 Farnham to Godalming 20.6 6 275 A long but pretty walk with gentle hills via a nice mixture of river valley, forest tracks, and many beautiful country houses. CJ W
Hertfordshire 7 Garston to St Albans 14.0 1 100 River Ver, historic St Albans and the Roman town of Verulamium E
Oxfordshire 40 Gerrards Cross to Cookham 15.4 2 100 Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer M
East Sussex 31 Glynde to Seaford 23.0 8 450 The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it. V
Surrey 14 Gomshall to Guildford 15.6 3 175 Historic Shere, then a walk through a broad wooded valley, then along a canal to historic Guildford V W
Buckinghamshire 5 Great Missenden to Amersham 16.3 4 275 The Chilterns, beech woods, and Little Missenden. M
Oxfordshire 38 Hanborough to Charlbury 22.1 5 375 Blenheim Palace, its beautiful landscaped parkland, a Roman road, and flint stone villages. P
Hertfordshire 351 Harpenden to St Albans 17.6 3 175 A Hertfordshire Town and a Hertfordshire City linked by commons, parks, a country estate and a new woodland forest. StP
Surrey 22 Haslemere Circular 14.0 5 375 Gentle woods in the morning and a climb to Black Down in the afternoon CJ W
East Sussex 50 Hassocks to Brighton 22.5 7 500 Over the South Downs to Brighton, the liveliest city on the South Coast TL CJ EC StP V
East Sussex 29 Hassocks to Lewes 18.0 4 400 A South Downs ridge walk ... maximum view for minimum effort, with historic Lewes to finish. TL CJ EC StP V
Oxfordshire 1 Henley Circular via Great Wood 16.1 2 175 The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty. P
Oxfordshire 51 Henley to Pangbourne 19.2 6 250 Another lovely country ramble, and the perfect pub crawl. Starts and finishes by the Thames, via forests and several country pubs. P
Kent 19 Hever to Leigh 14.2 2 150 2 castles, a stately home, rivers, ponds, woods, undulating hills and three lovely villages EC LB
Surrey 42 Holmwood to Gomshall 16.7 6 325 A very pretty forest walk, quite close to London, and the view from Leith Hill, the highest point in the Southeast. CJ V
Hertfordshire 353 Knebworth Circular 19.7 3 225 Knebworth Hall, pretty Hertfordshire Villages, undulating woodland and fields KX M
Kent 21 Leigh to Sevenoaks 14.5 5 225 A gentle morning past fields and Oasthouses, then a steep climb to Knole Palace (NT) and its deer park CX
Kent 15 Leigh to Tunbridge Wells 18.9 5 350 Penshurst Place (a stately home), rivers, woods, and Kent's rolling hills CX
Surrey 6 Liphook to Haslemere 15.0 5 375 Lovely walks through wooded Surrey Hills CJ W
Essex 39 Manningtree Circular 17.3 4 150 River Stour - Constable country LS
Surrey 20 Milford to Godalming 17.9 6 325 The Greensand Way, Winkworth(a NT Arboretum), a canal, and historic Godalming. CJ W
Surrey 27 Milford to Haslemere 18.7 6 350 Its surprising how remote Surrey can be, pretty lakes, heathland, and Devil's Punchbowl as well. CJ W
Berkshire 33 Mortimer to Aldermaston 15.9 2 75 Gentle. A stream, Roman Calleva, an an optional canal side extension. P
Hampshire 3 Netley to Botley 15.2 2 100 The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats W
Surrey 47 Ockley to Warnham 16.5 3 150 A quiet corner of Surrey - woods, gentle hills and a lovely lunchtime pub CJ V
Kent 43 Otford Circular via Romney Street 12.0 5 275 A short walk packed with variety and fine views, bluebell woods in season, a pretty village and a short train journey TL CX StP V
Kent 23 Otford to Eynsford 14.1 5 225 2 climbs, the River Darent, two castles, and a Roman villa TL CX StP V
Oxfordshire 13 Oxford Circular 16.3 1 0 The Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Wolvercote Common, the Oxford Canal, a tour of the old town and historic Colleges, Oxford Castle and Mound M P
Oxfordshire 4 Pangbourne Circular 13.6 4 225 Pretty villages, a toll bridge, fine views of the Thames in the morning and a serene stroll through a rural idyll after lunch. P
Buckinghamshire 45 Princes Risborough to Great Missenden 15.7 6 300 Hilly. The Chilterns, and Bryant's Bottom M
Buckinghamshire 52 Princes Risborough to Wendover 16.9 6 475 The Ridgeway, lovely views and the Chilterns. M
Cambridgeshire 26 Shelford to Cambridge 20.5 5 50 Granchester, the River Cam and the Cambridge colleges. LS
Oxfordshire 9 Shiplake to Henley 17.7 4 225 The River Thames, Rotherfield Greys village, Greys Court (NT) and historic Henley P
West Sussex 37 Southbourne to Chichester 18.5 3 50 The inlets of Chichester Harbour (best at high tide) and the historic Cathedral town. V W
Berkshire 18 Sunningdale to Windsor 17.0 2 125 Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park, the Long Walk, and Windsor Castle CJ W
Buckinghamshire 11 Tring to Wendover 21.0 6 225 A Grand Union Canal walk in the morning, fields in the middle, and finally the wooded hills of the Chilterns CJ EC E
Essex 46 Wakes Colne to Bures 17.7 5 150 The Colne Valley, thatched cottages, brooks, farms, woods and undulating hills LS
Surrey 2 Wanborough to Godalming 12.9 3 250 Over the North Downs ridge to Watts Gallery, then a ramble to historic Godalming W
Hampshire 48 Whitchurch to Andover 19.0 3 125 Longparish, thatched cottages and the River Test W
East Sussex 25 Winchelsea to Hastings 20.3 9 575 The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer. TL CX StP
Surrey 44 Witley to Haslemere 14.2 3 175 A gentle walk to Chiddingfold and the Crown Inn CJ W
Essex 30 Wivenhoe Circular 14.8 2 125 2 circular walks on either side of the Colne estuary. **check ferry times in advance** LS
Kent 53 Wye Circular 18.1 7 550 Out over the North Downs with breathtaking views to lunch in Sole Street. Back up over the Downs, then returning along the Great Stour river. Muddy in winter. TL CX StP V
Kent 50 Yalding to Borough Green 16.8 3 275 A gentle walk along The Greensand Way and through Mereworth Woods TL CX StP

Last Updated : Aug-20