A ramble on the North Downs

Starting Point: Car Park behind Elmore Pond, Chipstead. Distance: Approx 2.6 miles. Time: Approx 1.5 hours

  1. From car park, facing Elmore Pond, turn right down entrance track. At road (High Road) turn right along pavement. At junction opposite the White Hart pub, cross road to go along Hazelwood Lane.
  2. After 20m turn left along footpath. Keep ahead between buildings along tarmac path. At T-junction keep left down path to reach road.
  3. Cross road with care, go through kissing gate and bear left across field to next kissing gate. Bear slightly right across second field to bottom right hand corner.
  4. At corner turn left along field edge. Keep to the edge of the field with hedge on your right and continue up hill to go through kissing gate in top corner of the field. Follow path through trees, around field edge and into woodland.
  5. Turn left along track through woods for 800m then at fork keep right on main track uphill.
  6. At cross track turn left and go along path. At kissing gate go ahead into field and continue downhill between banks towards another kissing gate. Do not go through, but follow parallel permissive path on left along field boundary uphill, to corner of field.
  7. At corner turn left and go along field edge, then keep ahead across field. At end of field go through gate and bear left along track. Continue for 700m following track past second and third fields, then at field gate ahead, follow path round to right and go through gate into field. Keep ahead uphill with fence on right.
  8. At field corner by road, bear right into next field and keep left along field edge. At top left hand corner of field, keep ahead through trees to road.
  9. Cross road and turn left along pavement. At cross roads keep ahead past pond to reach entrance to car park on right.