Map of the 130 mile (208km) North Downs Way National Trail, between Farnham and Dover, including an optional visit to Canterbury. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail and shows the full route on OS 1:25,000 maps. One of the easier National Trails, it can be comfortably walked in 11-12 days.

Seasons

Seasons

The North Downs Way can be walked at any time of the year, but is seen at its best between April and October
Centres

Centres

Beginning in Farnham, the North Downs Way passes close to or through Guildford, Otford, Wrotham, Detling, Charing, Wye, Chilham, Canterbury and Patrixbourne and ends in Dover
Difficulty

Difficulty

Despite some reasonably short steep ascents and descents, the North Downs Way is one of the more gentle of National Trails and is suitable for first-time long-distance walkers.
Must See

Must See

Passing through the Surrey and Kent Downs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the North Downs Way crosses Box Hill, visits Neolithic sites like the Coldrum Stones and Kits Coty House, passes below the remains of Thurnham Castle, visits Canterbury Cathedral and Dover Castle, and wanders across Shakespeare Cliff, one of the White Cliffs of Dover.
ISBN
9781852849559
Availability
Published
Published
7 Jul 2017
Edition
First
Pages
96
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 0.6cm
Weight
130g
  • Overview

    This map booklet contains all the mapping you need to complete the 130 mile (208km) North Downs Way National Trail between Farnham and Dover. One of the easier National Trails, it can be comfortably walked in 11-12 days and includes an optional visit to Canterbury

    NOTE An accompanying Cicerone guidebook - The North Downs Way - describes the full route from West to East with lots of other practical and historical information. The accompanying guidebook INCLUDES a copy of this map booklet.

    This booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps is conveniently sized for slipping into a jacket pocket or top of a rucksack and comes in a clear PVC sleeve. It shows the full and up-to-date line of the North Downs Way, along with the relevant extract from the OS Explorer map legend.

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Kev Reynolds

A lifelong passion for the countryside in general, and mountains in particular, drives Kev's desire to share his sense of wonder and delight in the natural world through his writing, photography and lecturing.

Claiming to be The Man with the World's Best Job, he has enjoyed a fruitful partnership with Cicerone since the 1970s, producing over 50 books, including guides to five major trekking regions of Nepal, and to numerous routes in the European Alps and Pyrenees, as well as walking guides for Kent, Sussex and the Cotswolds.

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