Epsom Downs & Walton on the Hill 7.5 miles

Meeting at the view point car park on Epsom Downs we start with a panoramic view of central London .

We go under the racecourse and pass the new Duchess Stand ( opened by Camilla ) and the Queens Stand where the rich and famous watch the historic Derby race ( already being prepared for ) .

epsom racecourseMere Pond , Walton On The Hill

Then 'we're off' across the Downs to the Derby start and Langley Vale and more views . We take a long steady uphill to Walton on the Hill and have a pub lunch at the Chequers Inn .

In the afternoon we will walk through the pretty village of Walton on the Hill with it's church and pond and pass the RAT over to Walton Downs where we get a widescreen view of the racecourse and stop to look at some radio controlled planes .

There are various options if we want them at the end including a tea hut , ice cream van ( weather permitting ) or we could go for tea / drinks in the Derby Arms to finish off the day .

£2 in the pot for meetup costs please .

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  • Liz

    Thanks Gavin - a really enjoyable day and fantastic weather!

    February 29, 2012

  • Nic

    Excellent scenic walk with good pubs and amazing weather - well done again Gavin!

    February 28, 2012

  • annette d.

    It was such a gorgous day and alovely walk. Love to walk that again

    February 27, 2012

  • Claire

    The perfect day for a walk, lovely countryside - thank you Gavin!

    February 27, 2012

  • AMIT

    Good weather, good walk, good company

    February 27, 2012

  • Amanda M

    Fantastic!

    February 27, 2012

  • Sarah

    Thank you Gavin for leading this wonderful walk. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute and would love to do it again some time, maybe with an extra mile or two?

    February 27, 2012

  • Brian

    A great day out - weather fab. Far too many scousers in the group, though ;-)

    February 26, 2012

  • Gavin

    Hi Sarah & Lily
    Dogs are fine , but best check with the pub if they let them in . The car park is free . We will be leaving , hopefully , on time as I don't want to keep the group waiting . My number is[masked] .
    Yes , it's a circular walk back to the carpark ( I wouldn't leave you in the middle of nowhere ! ) . GAVIN

    February 26, 2012

  • Lily

    ..also, do you have a contact number in the (rare) event of getting lost! :)

    February 25, 2012

  • Lily

    Hi Gavin, do you know if there is free parking or if there is a cost? And also, will the walk be ending back in the car park where it starts?? I plan to drive there from West London. Thanks so much! :)

    February 25, 2012

  • Sarah

    Gavin, would it be OK if I bring a dog? If so, do you know if they are allowed in the pub? Sarah

    February 24, 2012

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