Greensand Way

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Start: Haslemere
Distance: 107 miles (173 km)
Grid Ref: SU905328
 
Climbing: 3,442 metres
Walk time: 45-56 hours
Days: 6-10

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Greensand Way is a long distance path of 108 miles (174 km) in southeast England, from Haslemere in Surrey to Hamstreet in Kent. It follows the Greensand Ridge along the Surrey Hills and Chart Hills. The route is mostly rural, passing through woods, and alongside fruit orchards and hop farms in Kent and links with the Stour Valley Walk near Pluckley in Kent. The trail was opened on 15 June 1980 and is jointly managed by Surrey and Kent Councils who fully updated it in 2012 (route, waymarking, online guide). Much of the land is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The stretch from Hindhead to Leith Hill has formed part of the Surrey Hills AONB since 1958. The Sevenoaks Ridge, from the Surrey–Kent border to Borough Green, is included in the Kent Downs AONB. (Source: Wikipedia)


Useful Links:
The Greensand Way Guide Book
The Greensand Way: A walkers guide
Circular Walks Along the Greensand Way
Wikipedia
Surrey County Council
Long Distance Walkers Association


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