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Cicerone Guides: the North Downs Way: A National Trail from Farnham to Dover

Walking / Outdoor Guide

By: Kev Reynolds

144 pages, colour photos, OS map extracts

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Mar 2011 | Edition: 2 | #192885 | ISBN-13: 9781852846404
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About this book

The 130-mile North Downs Way tracks the high downland between Farnham and the historic city of Dover on the Kent coast. Running the length of two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it affords grand views over the Weald and the 'garden of England'.

This completely updated edition describes the main route in 11 stages, or 12 to arrive at Dover from the north, via Canterbury.


The North Downs Way
Walking west to east
Where to stay
Waymarking and accessibility
When to go
Getting there - and back
Using this guide
Along the way

The North Downs Way
Stage 1 Farnham to Guildford
Stage 2 Guildford to the Mole Valley (A24)
Stage 3 Mole Valley to Merstham
Stage 4 Merstham to Westerham Hill
Stage 5 Westerham Hill to Wrotham
Stage 6 Wrotham to the Medway
Stage 7 The Medway to Detling
Stage 8 Detling to Harrietsham
Stage 9 Harrietsham to Boughton Lees

Direct Route to Dover via Wye
Stage 10 Boughton Lees to Etchinghill
Stage 11 Etchinghill to Dover

The Canterbury Loop
Stage 10a Boughton Lees to Canterbury
Stage 11a Canterbury to Shepherdswell
Stage 12a Shepherdswell to Dover

APPENDIX A Useful contacts
APPENDIX B Recommended reading
APPENDIX C Route summary table

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