How long is the Darent Valley path?

How long is the Darent Valley path?

19 miles
The waymarked path is 19 miles (30.4km) long, following the meandering river from the banks of the busy River Thames at Dartford through the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the Greensand Hills above Sevenoaks.

Can you cycle on Darent Valley path?

The route is well served by public transport. The route is also used by National Cycle Network Route 125, which follows the same route as the footpath.

What town is Darent Valley?

It runs through the villages of Shoreham and Otford. The route is well served by public transport making it ideal to break into manageable walks. Railway stations are situated at Sevenoaks, Bat & Ball, Otford, Eynsford, Farningham Road, Dunton Green and Dartford, and there are many bus routes along the route.

How long is the lullingstone loop?

4 miles
Lullingstone Loop – 4 miles (6.4km) You will pass Lullingstone Roman Villa and Lullingstone Castle as you take in magnificent views of the Darent Valley. Meet some of the park’s most spectacular trees including the many chestnuts and hornbeam, and some of the most notable oak trees in England.

How long is the river darent?

32 km
River Darent/Length

When was Darent Valley Hospital built?

November 1, 1993
Darent Valley Hospital/Founded

Is Chipstead Lake public?

Please note that Chipstead lake is a privately owned lake and swimming is not permitted outside of TriSwim operational hours.

What county is darenth?


District Dartford
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England

What’s in Shoreham Kent?

Things to do ranked using Tripadvisor data including reviews, ratings, photos, and popularity.

  • The Mount Vineyard. 270. Wineries & Vineyards.
  • The Shoreham Aircraft Museum. Speciality Museums.
  • St. Peter and St.
  • Andrews Woods. Hiking Trails.
  • Castle Farm & The Hop Shop. 147.
  • Ye Olde George Inne. Bars & Clubs.
  • Castle Farm. Farms.

Can you swim in the river darent?

Eynsford lies next to the River Darent in Kent. The water is clean and clear here, suitable for swimming, although it is shallow. There is a pub opposite where you can find parking, toilets and refreshments.

Is Lullingstone Country Park free?

Once you’ve paid to park, entry to Lullingstone Country Park is completely free! If you want to know how to get to the park, visit our find us page.

Where does the River Darent start and end?

River Thames
River Darent/Mouths

The Darent is about 40 km (25 miles) in length. It rises in several springs around the village of Westerham in Kent. It flows firstly to the east, then cuts northwards through the chalk hills to the Thames estuary for its final journey to the sea.

How many miles is the Darent Valley Path?

The Darent Valley Path currently runs for 19 miles between Dartford and Sevenoaks and is an important sustainable access artery. It provides visitors with a means to explore the Darent Valley and experience the area’s heritage and stunning landscapes.

Where does the Eynsford circular walk start and end?

It starts along a country lane through the secluded Austin Lodge valley, climbing to the isolated settlement of Romney Street. It continues on an undulating section to a ridge with fine views of the Darent valley, from where you descend into Otford, passing its scale model of the Solar System.

Is the North Downs Way through the Darent Valley?

In addition, the North Downs Way National Trail passes through the upper Darent Valley (Kemsing, Otford and Chevening) and across the adjoining Surrey border at Tatsfield, providing further opportunities to explore and engage with the area’s natural and cultural heritage.

How much is the walk from Horton Kirby to Eynsford?

Access is available to Walkingworld subscribers or you can buy the walk individually for £1.95 once you are logged in. This easy, mostly level, all-seasons walk keeps company with the River Darent as it flows through meadows, woods and fields between Eynsford and Horton Kirby.