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Tonbridge & Malling Ramblers – group walks

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For full details see the link to Upcoming Walks at The Tonbridge & Malling Ramblers website

Our friendly group is one of 13 Ramblers groups in Kent and part of the national Ramblers walking organisation. We explore the beautiful countryside of Tonbridge and Malling and surrounding areas.

You don’t have to be a Ramblers member to try out a couple of walks with us, to help you decide if you’d like to join. Advance booking is not required; you can just turn up on the day. If you are new to our walks, it’s a good idea to contact the walk leader beforehand to check that their walk will suit you. Always check our website for latest details, including any late changes due to weather or other conditions.

We look forward to welcoming you on a walk soon!

July Walks

Thursday 4 July – Circular walk through the Medway and Eden river valleys and Penshurst with its fine manor house. Moderate difficulty with one stile; could be muddy depending on the weather. (5 miles)

Sunday 7 July – Scenic walk from Shoreham through the woodland and chalk grassland of the peaceful Austin Lodge Valley. Moderate difficulty – two steep climbs and one steady incline. Approximately five stiles. (5 miles)

Thursday 11 July – Knockholt Chevening Circular: explore the meadows and woods of the North Downs escarpment with grand views of Chevening House. Moderate difficulty with one steep climb. (5 miles)

Sunday 14 July – Circular walk from Shoreham climbing up the side of the Darent Valley for great views towards Lullingstone. Moderate difficulty. (7 miles)

Wednesday 17 July – Linear walk from Wrotham along the Pilgrims Way to Halling. Lovely views towards Trottiscliffe and Ryarsh. Moderate difficulty. Return by train to Borough Green. (8 miles)

Sunday 21 July – Leisurely, fairly flat walk from Tonbridge Castle to Leigh and back, following the Wealdway to Haysden, and the Eden Valley Walk to Leigh. Rivers, lakes and typical Kent countryside – a lovely walk. (7 miles)

Wednesday 24 July – Circular walk from Meopham Green towards New Ash Green before heading down to Ridley and Culverstone Green. Moderate difficulty. (7.5 miles)

Thursday 25 July – Circular walk from Kemsing followed by fish and chip supper. Choice of two routes – one climbs to the North Downs; the other travels along the valley to the St Clere estate. Moderate difficulty. (3 miles)

Thursday 28 July – Leisurely circular walk from Ryarsh on footpaths and tracks with a steady ascent towards Holly Hill. Return via North Downs Way and Pilgrims Way. (5.5 miles)

Walks usually start mid-morning. There’s a short break half-way through the walk (bring refreshments) and we usually finish near a pub. For start times and walk leader contacts, see the Upcoming Walks link at The Tonbridge & Malling Ramblers website opens in a new window, view our Facebook page or email