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The Magical Mole Valley (21 km / 13 miles)

Hosted by the Consul of the London Countryside Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 18 Jun 11:00 - 17:30

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REIGATE - BETCHWORTH - BROCKHAM - REIGATE

A varied and picturesque hike through the hills of the North Downs, the Mole valley villages and through idyllic countryside interspersed with grassy meadows and magnificent oak trees

HIGHLIGHTS

Visit Brockham (famous for its annual bonfire) and ancient Lime works

Pass Reigate Windmill (considered to be one of the few consecrated windmills in the world)

Walk around the 13th century St Michael's Church

Stunning views over looking several hills from the top of Colley Hill

Criss cross the the river mole and meander through quaint countryside villages

Terrain: The hike begins with a steep incline Protected content or so), once this is completed it is flat, then a period of Protected content downhill then a few undulating parts but nothing steep.

Length: Approx 21 km Protected content

Pace: Brisk (You will need to maintain a reasonable pace around 2. Protected content an hour)

Time: We may finish earlier or later depending on the speed of the group and lunch stop

Lunch: Please bring a packed lunch and atleast 1 litre of water. Lunch will be about 2 1/2 hours into the hike, we will stop for water breaks before then

Attire: Please wear hiking boots and bring waterproofs.

DRIVING

Come early as parking is not that easy to find around the station.
However there are parking slots further down Somers Road.

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