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The North Downs Way National Trail covers a total of 153 miles of outstanding natural beauty. The route starts in Farnham and finishing in the historic town of Dover. On every section of this awe-inspiring route, expect to see amazing views, an abundance of flora and fauna and history spanning from the Neolithic times. Part 3: Dorking to Merstham

  • 25 May 2024
  • 8:30
  • £5
  • Dorking

The Third section will take us from the town of Dorking.   From the station we will cross the river Mole on the famous stepping stones, before walking up the 275 steps to the top of the breathtaking Box Hill. The route will also feature the climb to Coley Hill with equally amazing views. This walk is also filled with history as we will pass the clearing where a US aircraft crashed on Reigate Hill and Reigate Fort.

During the weekends we are leaving accommodation open for you to choose something that suits your budget or there are trains returning to Guildford from Dorking.

As you book onto this walk you will be giving the option to join our WhatsApp lift share group to allow us to lift share between stops.

We will also be letting you know our choice of accommodation (where applicable) should you wish to book where we are staying and join us.

We will be stopping for a bring your own picnic lunch at around mid-day.

Meeting time – 8:15am ready for a 08:30am prompt start (times might slightly change to accommodate train arrivals time on the day)

Meeting location – Dorking train station RH4 1TF Finishing location – Merstham train station RH1 3ED

Parking – parking is available at Guildford and Dorking train station

Walk type – Linear. Terrain – some steep sections with breathtaking views

Distance – approximately 11.2 miles / 18 km approx. (including to and from the stations).

Walking time – 6 hours walking (with a bring-your -own lunch stop) what 3 Words – ///

We will be stopping for a bring your own picnic lunch at around mid-day.

Dogs are welcome if they are friendly and will go on a lead when required such as entering fields of livestock.

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