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North Downs Darwin Woods and Valleys Trail - Saturday 30 November

Join us as we explore a scenic area set among the rolling hills and woods of the North Downs. A nominated World Heritage Site, the area's claim to fame is its connection to Charles Darwin who found inspiration in this land for his greatest work - that upon the theory of evolution.

Our trail takes us firstly across picturesque fields and a beautiful country park, and from there to the pretty village of Downe. Passing by Darwin's old home we will head east, reaching the woods of Downe Bank and then on into Cudham valley.

Our day's adventures will then be brought to a close, as usual, with food and refreshment in a local pub.

Meet: London Bridge Station - 9.45 am (leaving on 10.14 train) – entrance to the M&S shop

Price: £21 (includes transport and guided hike) Please pay before the trip using the secure PayPal link at the top Price does not include meals and drinks

Distance: 15 km/9 miles

Hike level: easy to medium

Expected return in London: 9PM

Things to bring: water, packed lunch, waterproof clothing, hiking boots, camera - if you would like to take some pictures, money for end of day pub dinner

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  • Kieran

    Scenic valleys and picturesque woods with freshly fallen autumn leaves. Beautiful... and the ginger wine was pretty good too! A huge thank you to everyone who joined us on this trail.

    December 3, 2013

  • Dimitrios S.

    I overslept big time on Saturday and didn't manage to come. Sorry for taking up a spot and not using it. See you guys next time.

    December 1, 2013

    • Tania

      See you soon! Can give you a wake-up call if you want next time :-)

      December 2, 2013

  • Tania

    All I remember is ginger wine... :-)

    2 · December 1, 2013

  • Kieran

    The forecast for Saturday is looking good: a sunny day!

    1 · November 27, 2013

    • Dimitrios S.

      And I thought that the sun only shone in my back-side! How wrong was I? :-p

      November 27, 2013

    • Wioletta

      Indeed it does!:-)

      December 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good one, had a real good time

    1 · December 1, 2013

  • Marwa

    Good pace, very well organised and a lovely group of people.
    Thanks Tania & Kieran. Had a great time!

    2 · December 1, 2013

  • Áine

    Great group of people, brilliant day

    2 · December 1, 2013

  • Carole

    Lovely group of people, really glad I decided not to let my croaky voice put me off this morning. Thanks everyone :)

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • Cintia

    Hi guys,

    Something else came up and I won't be able to join this hiking. I'm selling my spot if anyone wants to buy?


    November 28, 2013

    • Janos B.

      Heh, no I mean I'm interested with a 50% chance :) I was thinking about going somewhere else, too... but at the minute my best guess is that the other event won't take place tomorrow. So I'm looking for my waterproof stuff now...

      November 29, 2013

    • Cintia

      I misunderstood. I apologise. Please let me know if you still are interested in buy it so I can send you my bank details. Thank you!

      November 29, 2013

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