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Accessibility to the London Green Belt Way

The Table and information below was updated 12 Sept 2020, but many links, especially councils change - I'm just hoping they stop moving things around. This shows accessibility to and near the route of the London Green Belt Way. It also gives information on many of the places the walk passes through. If you know of any additions, or find a broken or corrupt link, please e-mail me details at seangbr@tiscali.co.uk.

Before using any of the information below read the Disclaimer on this website.

Stage

Start & Finish points of each Stage with links to stage maps.

Accessible Point or area referred to in information.

Postcode with link to StreetMap + Grid Ref.

Source & Hyperlink to accessibility information

Notes

1

Hampton Court Palace  to  Staines upon Thames

Hampton Court Palace

KT8 9AU

TQ1561868480

Historic & Royal Palaces

Most of the grounds and some of the Palace are accessible to people with disabilities and the link has lots of information on this.

 

 

Hurst Park, Molesey

KT8 1ST

TQ1417169254

 

VisitThames

See map of walk - distance is 1.4 miles

"National Trails and the Environment Agency have published 12 walks along different parts of the River Thames, all with level and wide paths, gentle slopes and rest areas"

 

 

Thames Path, Walton Bridge

KT12 1QW

TQ0929266468

Surrey County Council. - "Easy walks around Surrey"

See details of "The Thames Path Walk from Walton Bridge"

"A lovely walk upstream from Walton Bridge, along a level surfaced path towards the Shepperton Ferry. (Ferry not easily accessible)."


  Laleham Village outside All Saints Church north gate. Laleham Village postcodes aren't great for directions. Use link below.
TQ0514668916
Historic walk around Laleham Village and River Thames - I love this.
By Laleham Residents Association.
Download walk at LINK.

If All Saints Church is open, then pay a visit, it's beautiful and has a few famous in the graveyard.

 

 

Penton Hook Island, Penton Hook Lock - the link is for boats but is the best I can find.

TW18 2JA

TQ0436969517

VisitThames

See map of walk - distance 0.7 miles

"National Trails and the Environment Agency have published 12 walks along different parts of the River Thames, all with level and wide paths, gentle slopes and rest areas".

 

 

Staines upon Thames

 

 

Spelthorne Committee for Access Now (SCAN) has more information about accessibility in the borough.

2

Staines upon Thames  to  Windsor and Eton Riverside

Runnymede Pleasure Grounds

TW20 0AE

TQ0083872315

VisitThames

See map of walk - distance 0.3 miles

"National Trails and the Environment Agency have published 12 walks along different parts of the River Thames, all with level and wide paths, gentle slopes and rest areas".

 

 

Runnymede Tea Rooms & Memorial area.

TW20 0AE

SU9963673144

Runnymede National Trust

Limited designated parking. Toilets by tea rooms. Partly accessible, slopes, some steps, grass paths.


  French Brothers Boat Trips, Runnymede Boathouse SL4 2SG

SU9967473208
French Brothers Boat Trips Accessibility to boat trips between Windsor and Hampton Court Palace.

 

 

Windsor Great Park

TW20 0XU Bishopsgate SU9780272219 

GU25 4QF Virginia Water car park SU9807368820

TW20 0UU Valley Gardens car park, off Wick Lane SU9777570582

Windsor Great Park - Disabled Access

 

 

 

Walks With Wheelchairs

Information covers the Savill Garden, The Valley Gardens, Virginia Water, The Long Walk and Deer Park car park. The first post code and grid ref. are of Bishopsgate where we enter Windsor Great Park.

On the Walks With Wheelchairs website there is a 4.5 mile walk around the Great Park taking in Virginia Water and the Valley Gardens. The walk can be started from Virginia Water or The Valley Gardens.

 

 

Windsor Town and Castle

 

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

The Royal Borough website has a large section entitled "Travelling with a Disability". The website also has a section on "Things to Do", but please check-out what you want to do on the numerous things on offer here, or phone the relevant contact to get more information on how accessible they are.

3

Windsor and Eton Riverside  to  Bourne End

Windsor and Eton Bridge SL4 6AA

SU9671177269
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead The Eton Walkway. A 2 mile circular walk connecting 18 points of interest around the town. Map and leaflet at link. Little accessible info. but most should be.
   

Maidenhead, Ray Mill Island

SL6 8PE

SU9023782560

VisitThames

See map of walk - distance 0.3 miles

"National Trails and the Environment Agency have published 12 walks along different parts of the River Thames, all with level and wide paths, gentle slopes and rest areas".

 

 

Cookham Village Circular

SL6 9QL (Nearest)

SU8924385342

National Trails

- see walk leaflet

2.5 km easy walk around Cookham Village and along the River Thames

 

 

Stanley Spencer Gallery, Cookham

SL6 9SJ

SU8971785335

Stanley Spencer Gallery

"The Gallery has disabled access and a lift up to the first floor, so there is no problem for wheelchairs. There is parking on the High Street with a few disabled slots"

4

Bourne End  to  West Wycombe

Bourne End Station

Bourne End and Spade Oak Lake

SL8 5QH

SU8946787256

Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The Chilterns website has an "Access to the Countryside" section with "Access for All" with lots of useful information and a "Miles without Stiles Leaflet" with details on 20 easy access walks. The Bourne End and Spade Oak Lake is walk 16. This walk is similar to the one below, but slightly longer.

   

Little Marlow Walks

SL8 5PS

SU8944087632 Spade Oak Pub 

Chilterns Area of Outstanding Beauty

See "Disabled Access"

Two walks in the Little Marlow area. 3 miles and 6 miles. Please study the walks leaflet well and be aware of the bull (and cattle) in the riverside field just south of Spade Oak. There is also access to the walks from the small public car park just south of The Spade Oak pub.

 

 

West Wycombe & Bradenham Walks

HP14 3AR

Chorley Road Car Park, West Wycombe

 SU8264994754

Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has a section on Pushchair / Wheelchair Walks

See Chiltrens website and download walks leaflet. Please read carefully and check the walk you wish to do is suitable to your needs

 

 

West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill

HP14 3AP

Post code is entrance to West Wycombe Patk

SU8278195657

National Trust

See link to National Trust website for Accessible and parking.

5

West Wycombe  to  Old Amersham

Hughenden Manor

HP14 4LA SU8609695395

For Hughenden Manor Church and Disraeli's grave there's also parking at the church. Grid Ref. SU8650495523

National Trust

This used to have really good mobility information, but I can no-longer find it. Please check the link to National Trust website.

 

 

Hughenden Manor

 

 

 

 

There is also parking and access to this walk at Downley Common

HP14 4LA SU8609695395

For Hughenden Manor Church and Disraeli's grave there's also parking at the church. Grid Ref. SU8650495523 

HP13 5YP SU8492895344

Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyThe Chilterns website has an "Access to the Countryside" section with "Access for All" with lots of useful information

The Chilterns Conservation Board, with the support of the Chilterns Society"has produced a booklet entitled "Miles without Stiles in the Chilterns - 20 easy access walks 1.5 to 4.5 miles". Walk 13 is Hughenden Manor and Downley Common (2.5 miles) and takes in part of the route of the London Green Belt Way. Please read the leaflet carefully before planning a trip. Note: Some of this route is quite rough underfoot and there is one long steep climb up through the woods to Hughenden Manor.

   

Little Missenden

HP7 0RA

Postcode is of St John the Baptist Church.

SU9208998970

 

Little Missenden is a beautiful village with lots to see in a small area. It has a music festival every year in October (now 60 years) and is often used as a setting for TV and Movies including Midsomer Murders. Parking is easy in the centre of the village and the surfaces are flat with two good pubs to visit. Below is an easy access walk from Amersham to Little Missenden which can be done in reverse.

 

 

Amersham, at the entrance to Shardeloes

HP7 0RL SU9474897839

 

 

 

Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyThe Chilterns website has an "Access to the Countryside" section with "Access for All" with lots of useful information

Amersham to Little Missenden stile free walk. The walks leaflet (see walk 10)  states "Access Information: Level walk. The walk is suitable for all terrain pushchairs as the path is easy to negotiate and there are only a few gates to open. This walk can be also done the opposite way from Little Missenden to Amersham.

 

 

Amersham Museum

HP7 0DP

SU9565697363

Amersham Museum

For access and visitor facilities see LINK. Also see the Amersham.org.uk website for much more information on the Old Town.

6

Old Amersham  to  Chipperfield

Chenies Village Green

WD3 6ER

Postcode is of St Michael's Church.

 

Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyThe Chilterns website has an "Access to the Countryside" section with "Access for All" with lots of useful information

The Chilterns Conservation Board, with the support of the Chilterns Society has produced a booklet entitled "Miles without Stiles in the Chilterns - 20 easy access walks 1.5 to 4.5 miles". Walk 8 is Chenies & Chess Valley Walk via Latimer (2.25 miles) and takes in part of the route of the London Green Belt Way. Please read the leaflet carefully before planning a trip. Note: Some of this route is quite rough underfoot and there are some climbs.

 

 

Flaunden

HP3 0PP

Postcode is the Green Dragon Pub

TL0138500772

Flaunden on Wikipedia - a small entry, but it should grow.

Scattered old village in the Chilterns - a village which moved location. Two pubs, the Green Dragon and the Bricklayers Arms. There are some level walks but no information yet.

   

Chipperfield Common

WD4 9BS

(postcode is the Two Brewers Inn)

TL0436101634

Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

This link to Chilterns mentions Easy Access Routes through Chipperfield Common.and has a link to Chipperfield Village website which mentions a one mile "Easy Access Route"

7

Chipperfield  to  St Albans Abbey Station

Kings Langley   Three Rivers District Council The Council has a section on improving access to Walking and Cycling also see Bridleways, cyclepaths and footpaths section

  This is a general website with lots of information about access and a list of walks, etc in Hertfordshire. Each link at the website has a different access point for that activity. Accessible Countryside / Hertfordshire

This website does cover every county in England and Wales

MAs well as walk there is information on parks, nature reserves and more. I apologise as some of the links are broken, but I thought this was a useful addition.
   

Verulamium Park, St Albans

AL1 2DL (Postcode is Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre)

TL1436206530

St Albans City & District Council

More information about facilities is available at the EnjoyStAlbans website.

For an accessible 2 mile walk download leaflet HERE

 

 

Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban

AL1 1BY

TL1457307029

See the St Albans Cathedral website.

Also see information on "access" at the the Cathedral.website

 

 

St Albans, Visitor Information Centre

AL1 3DH

Address of the start of the Samuel Ryder Trail

TL1476609267

The Samuel Ryder Foundation

There is an "18 hole walk" around the city, entitled the Samuel Ryder Trail which takes in all the places associated with the founder of the Ryder Cup. Download leaflet. As this trails is mainly through the centre of the city, most if not all should be accessible.

 

 

The Hypocaust

AL3 4SW

TL1357106892

St Albans Museums

See "Facilities and Access" section

 

 

Verulamium Museum

AL3 4SW

TL1362707312

St Albans Museums

See "Facilities and Access" section

 

 

St Albans Museum and Gallery

AL1 3DH

TL1362707312

St Albans Museums

See "Facilities and Access" section


 

St Albans Museum and Gallery

AL1 3DH

TL1362707312

Visit St Albans Guided Walks around St Albans including, history,  Fishpool Street, a Monastery Revealed and Ghosts and Ghouls.The Tours usually cost a small fee.

8

St Albans Abbey Station   to  Hertford East Station

Alban Way

For accessible points see the Alban Way Leaflet.

 

Note. Where our walk, London Green Belt Way, joins the Alban Way there is a steep set of steps up from the River Ver Path to the Alban Way. However, there are many other access points, so see the rest of the information on here.

Please read all the details on the Alban Way leaflet before planning any walk. Also see a second leaflet from Smallford.org with lots more about the Alban Way..

 

Also see Wikipedia for more information.

 

Other websites:

St Albans & District Council - report a fault on the Alban Way

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

The Alban Way runs from between Cottonmill Lane and Westlers Bridge at Hatfield. It is 6.5 miles long. The leaflet states - "The Alban Way is a trail for cyclists and walkers along a former railway line. It is an important link in the local sustainable transport network and forms part of Route 61 of the Sustrans National Cycle Network.

The Alban Way has a smooth surface, suitable for all users, with lighting at the Hatfield end. It has many access points, most of which are ramped or level. It provides a route for leisure, commuting and safe routes to school."

Sustrans website states "Surface: Smooth and suitable for all users".

IMPORTANT: This route does cross some roads, so please take care.


  Sopwell Nunnery Ruins Accessible from Cottonmill Lane across flat grass.

AL1 iHH

OS Grid Ref. TL1496106401
Enjoy St Albans "Disabled Access: Sopwell Nunnery is situated in a mainly level grassed area, but there is no path."

Also see St Albans Museums.

  Mill Green Mill and Museum AL9 5PD

TL2401109749

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

also see Mill Green Mill and Museum website.

No accessibility information yet (03/09/20). Also see Council information on location.

 

 

Cole Green Lane, Welwyn Garden City

Cole Green Picnic Area at Letty Green

TL2644711817 

 

SG14 2NL

TL2855211121

Postcode is Cowper Arms Public House

Discover Hertford

See leaflet for details.

Developed jointly by -

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council &

East Herts Council

Cole Green Way, from Cole Green Lane at Welwyn to Cole Green Picnic Area at Letty Green. This is a disused railway line which has been converted to a cycling / walking route with a level surface. It is accessible with a RADAR key at Cole Green Lane and Cole Green Picnic Area at Letty Green. There is parking at Letty Green.

   

Cole Green Picnic Area at Letty Green

 

 

Hertford Town Football Club

SG14 2NL (Postcode is Cowper Arms Public House)

TL2855211121

SG13 8EZ

TL3200612051

Discover Hertford

See leaflet for details.

Developed jointly by -

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council &

East Herts Council

Cole Green Way, from Cole Green Picnic Area at Letty Green to Hertford. This is a disused railway line which has been converted to a cycling / walking route with a level surface. It is accessible with a RADAR key at Cole Green Picnic Area at Letty Green and Hertford Town Football Club. There is parking at both Letty Green and Hertford Town FC.

 

 

Hertford Town

SG14 1HR

Postcode is the Council Building at Hertford Castle - please study links for access points

TL3246912448

Hertford Town Council

The Town Council website used to have a page with lots of useful information for Disabled People. However, I'm unable to find this at present. In the meantime you can see what is available by visiting their website.

 

 

Hertford Museum

SG14 1DT

TL3264012695

Hertford Museum

Disabled parking is available on Bull Plain.


  Hertford Heritage Trail Starts at Hertford Castle
SG14 1HR

TL3246912448

Hertford Town Council Hertford Heritage Trail is walk around the town visiting 41 historical sites. See leaflet. No information of accessibility yet.

9

Hertford East Station  to  Cheshunt Station

Hertford & Ware Walks - Riverside Trail. 5.75 miles

 

Starts at Hartham Common.Car Park

SG14 1QR

TL3278413082

Accessible Countryside / Hertfordshire - see leaflet for this walk

 

The walk is described as "Moderate (flat, some unsurfaced paths)". However, it does not give details about accessibility. Please get more information by using the contacts at the links before embarking on this walk.

 

 

Ware

SG12 9HW

Postcode is Amwell End

 

No known points of accessibility but see Ware Town Council and Ware Tourism for further information.

 

 

Lee Valley Walks

I have not added a start point as there are a lot of walks included.

Visit Lee Valley

The Walks Section has lots of information and a leaflet of 40 walks, some of which are suitable for disabled.

Also, see "Walking Routes" section

Lee Valley Walk at Wikipedia.

 

 

Rye House Gatehouse

EN11 0EH

TL3857409953

 

Visit Lee Valley

See section on Rye House Gatehouse..

10

Cheshunt Station  to  Epping Station

Water-lily Wander around Bowyers Water - 2 miles.

Pindar car park Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Herts, EN8 9AJ.

TL3683602350 

Visit Lee Valley

See link to walk at Visit Lee Valley and download leaflet.- states "Particularly suitable for disabled people and pushchairs".

 

 

Dobbs Weir

EN11 0AY

TL3854608154

Visit Lee Valley

Good accessibility. "There is a toilet block with a cubical for people with disabilities, which can be found in the car park opposite the Fish and Eels Public House."

 

 

Broxbourne Old Mill & Meadows

EN10 6LX

(nearest postcode)

TL3719606871

Visit Lee Valley

According to VisitLeeValley. "The site has car parking and toilet facilities both of which are suitable for disabled people."

 

 

Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey

EN9 1JY

TL3755601147

www.royalgunpowdermills.com

For accessibility see website.

 

 

Epping Forest District Museum, Waltham Abbey

EN9 1EL

TL3836200553

Epping Forest District Council

Museum Website

Good accessibility, see Visitor Information.

 

 

Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey

EN9 3GP

TQ3859199333

Visit Lee Valley

Website states "All areas accessible to disabled visitors"

 

 

Rammey Marsh

EN3 6JN (nearest postcode)

TQ3711498766

 

Visit Lee Valley

Rammey Ramble, 1 mile. Download leaflet

 

 

Sewardstone Marsh

E4 7RQ

Postcode is Godwin Clos

TQ3809598035

Visit Lee Valley

Some accessibility with surfaced paths. The best access point is from the west end of Godwin Close - see map link on post code to left.

   

High Beach, Epping Forest

IG10 4AE

TQ4128998214

City of London

The City of London website has a "Walking and Running" section with 9 different waymarked trails through Epping Forect. However, not all are suitable for people with a disability. You can download a leaflet of each at the link above.

"High Beach has been a centre for public recreation for over 150 years and is still popular today. There are excellent views from some of the car parks and the easy-access path starts near the Epping Forest Visitor Centre, Nursery Road, High Beach. This path is firm-surfaced and winds for half a mile through the trees, providing a splendid opportunity to view the woodland here. It has frequently placed seats. A descriptive leaflet gives features of interest to be seen from the path. There is level ground suitable for picnicking nearby, and there are refreshments and toilet facilities (including a disabled toilet) in the area."

11

Epping Station  to  Chipping Ongar

Chipping Ongar

CM5 9JG

TL5524603130

Postcode is Budworth Hall

Budworth Hall

 

Also see information on Chipping Ongar at:

 

Epping Forest District Council

 

Wikipedia

 

Budworth Hall is at the centre of the town. There is disabled parking adjacent. Potentially many short walks around and near the town which are level. Things to see here include:

12

Chipping Ongar  to  Hutton Village

Blackmore Village Green

CM4 0RT

TL6035401867

Village entry on Wikipedia

Very picturesque old village with lots to see here. No information yet on accessible walks in this area yet

   

Hutton Country Park, Wash Road

CM13 1TA

TQ6328795943

Nearest Postcode

Brentwood Borough Council

There is parking and access to Hutton Country Park Local Nature Reserve at Wash Road. There are no public toilets.

13

Hutton Village  to  Thames Chase Forest Centre

Thorndon Country Park North, Countryside Centre

CM13 3RZ

TQ6077091447

Essex Wildlife Trust

Thames Chase Community Forest

Healthy Life Essex has a good map and information on other nearby sites (Hartswood & Warley Gap) which are also on the route of the London Green Belt Way.

"Four-wheel battery-powered scooter available through Parkmobility scheme from Thorndon North Countryside centre (pre booking through Essex Wildlife Trust on 01277 232944). Disabled toilets.".

14

Thames Chase Forest Centre  to  Chafford Hundred Station

Thames Chase Forest Centre (Broadfields Farm)

RM14 3NS

TQ5829686171

Forestry Commission

Thames Chase Community Forest also see Access Programmes section

The Forest Centre has "an inviting entrance porch leads visitors to an airy and spacious interior, where you will find the cafe, shop, exhibition, toilets and glazed link to the Broadfields Barn. There are also many level walks around the grounds which cover 140 acres, plus areas to picnic.


  Cranham Marsh Nature Reserve The Chase, Cranham
RM14 3BY
TQ5717386094

Park Drive, Upminster
RM14 3AU
TQ5671685896
Thames Chase

Essex Wildlife Trust
For access information see the two links to the left.

 

 

Belhus Woods Country Park

RM15 4XJ

 

Explore Essex

Thames Chase Community Forest

Reasonable level site and good access for wheelchair users. Disabled toilets. Also see AcessAbled assessment of this venue

 

 

Mardyke Valley

See Davy Down below for access point.

Thurrock Council - also see Mardyke Woods on the Thames Chase website

Green Grid

The London Green Belt Way follows the Mardyke Path from Ship Lane, just south of Aveley to Davy Down (see below). No information yet on accessibility along this path.

 

 

Davy Down

RM16 5UL

TQ5926880026

Thames Chase Community Forest

 

Also see the Davy Down website for more information.

 

The Davy Down website states - "All the footpaths are suitable for wheelchair users. Seasonal variations should be considered before visiting as flooding can affect the path along the River Mardyke in particular. Seating is located every 200 meters and a change of surface highlights the location of resting points for visually impaired visitors. All seating areas are surfaced and designed to enable wheelchair users to sit next to family and friends. Please phone or email for more detailed information."


  Warren Gorge Chafford Gorges Visitor Centre
RM16 6RW

TQ5993879367
Essex Wildlife Trust

Thurrock Council

Thames Chase
See access details at the three links on the left.

  Chafford Hundred Station RM16 6QQ

TQ5893978774
National Rail See link to National Rail for access.

  X80 bus service from Chafford Hundred Station Chafford Hundred Station
RM16 6QQ

TQ5893978774
London Bus Routes  

  Push bike service to cross Queen Elizabeth II Bridge to Kent   UK Gov See link to UK Gov, on the left, for all details

15

Stone Crossing Station  to  Dartford Station

Stone Crossing Station

DA9 9AR

TQ5742574927

 

See link to station for disabled access. No information yet on path to Dartford

16

Dartford Station  to  Shoreham Station

Dartford Station DA1 1BP

TQ5429074345
  See link to station for disabled access.

 

 

Central Park

Lots of different access points

Explore Kent

Dartford Borough Council has a leaflet on a "wheelchair accessible" walk around town centre and Central Park.

Explore Kent link states "This park and open space has well surfaced routes suitable for visitors with pushchairs and/or wheelchairs, and has no width restricting features, such as stiles or non RADAR kissing gates".

 

 

Brooklands Lakes

DA1 1LN

The paths around Brooklands lake are also accessible from Central Park via Princes Tunnel. However, not all are wheelchair accessible.

See Dartford Council "Wonderful Walks" section. Hopefully, more will be added to this list.

 

 

Farningham

DA4 0DP(postcode is The Lion pub)

TQ5459267056

Farningham on Wikipedia

Picturesque and historic village in Kent on the River Darent. There is accessibility around the centre of the village, but no information on walks yet.

 

 

Eynsford Castle

 

DA4 0AA

TQ5418565773

  

Explore Kent

Eynsford & Lullingstone Villa Heritage Trail iAccording to Explore Kent website "Access: Parts of the site are suitable for wheelchair users but there are also some areas accessed via steps.

    Eynsford Village

DA4 0AE

Postcode is Riverside Tea Room

Eynsford Parish Council Pretty, historic, riverside village. Lots of information about village and surrounding area at Eynsford Parish Council website. Pretty, flat walk along Riverside

 

 

Eagle Heights, Hulberry Farm, Lullingstone Lane

DA4 0JB

For SAT NAV please use DA4 0AE, then follow instructions on website.

NOTE: The gravel lane up to Hulberry Farm from Lullingstone Lane is a steep climb.

Eagle Heights Bird of Prey & Wildlife Park. It is reached turning right up a gravel lane, off Lullingstone Lane, shortly after passing under Lullingstone Viaduct. The venue website states "fully accessible to disabled ..."

 

 

Lullingstone Roman Villa

DA4 0JA

TQ5302265079

English Heritage

For accessibility see Visitor Information on website.

Also see entry on Visit Kent website.

Also see Roman Darent Valley

"Shop: Easy access.
Toilets: Disabled toilets in main building. Visitor toilets in car park.
Refreshments: Self service Tea Bar. Picnic area.

Access to building: Disabled access to both floors via lift.
Grounds: On concrete and smooth grass. Visually Impaired Visitors

Interactive exhibits. Sound and Light show has audio. Low light levels throughout building.

Hearing Impaired Visitors

Sound and Light show has English subtitles. Hearing loop available."

 

 

Lullingstone Castle and The World Garden

DA4 0JA

TQ5292864410

Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden

Also see Darent Valley website

One of the UK's oldest family homes with an amazing World Garden. See visitor information on website for more information.

Lullingstone Country Park

DA4 0JF

TQ5263763798

Explore Kent

Also see Kent County Council website. This has a visitor information and walking trails

"Disabled parking bays and toilets. River path route suitable for wheelchairs. Classroom, conference room."


  Castle Farm and "The Hop Shop". TN14 7UB

TQ5247163571
Castle Farm
hore
Lots of information and events at the farm website, plus award winning "The Hop Shop"

 

 

Shoreham Village

TN14 7SE

TQ5206361648

See Shoreham on Wikipedia

Also see Shoreham Aircraft Museum, The Mount Vineyard

 

Some short walks through this pretty riverside village. The footpath along the river is accessible by going north from the bridge along Darenth Way and past Water House. No map of routes yet.

17

Shoreham Station  to  Westmore Green, Tatsfield

Shoreham Station  TN14 7RT

TQ5259261499
National Rail  See National Rail website for details.

 

 

Otford Village Car Park

TN14 5PQ (Postcode is Otford Village Memorial Hall, just next to the car park.)

See Otford on Wikipedia

Lots to see around this historic village - the Old Palace, Model of the Solar System, Beckett's Well, Duck Pond, Otford Heritage Centre and more. Almost all are accessible. No map of routes yet.

18

Westmore Green, Tatsfield  to  Merstham Station

 Westmore Green, Tatsfield

TN16 2AG Postcode is Ye Old Ship

TQ4132856827

Ye Olde Ship

Also see Tatsfield Village

Westmore Green is flat with a pond in the centre. There is the pub, a restaurant / guest house a post office / shop and a village hall. The pub is cyclist and walker friendly and has a large beer garden. disabled people


  Botley Hill Farmhoese CR6 9QH

TQ3949255552
Botley Hill Farmhouse Pub / restaurant and micro-brewery. See "Accessibility".

 

 

Titsey Park

RH8 0SD

TQ4069455108

Titsey Park Estate

See the Details / Prices section for accessibility details.

19

Merstham Station  to  Box Hill and Westhumble Station

Merstham Station RH1 3ED

TQ2915453290
National Rail See link to left for details.

 

 

Gatton Park

RH2 0TW  Map is at entrance

TQ2748952836

Visit Surrey

See Visit Surrey for information.

 

 

Reigate Hill - National Trust

RH2 0HX

TQ2630852350

Surrey County Council

Also see National Trust

The Surrey County Council website has accessibility information and also a 2 mile easy-access circular walk.from Reigate Hill car park and around Gatton Park - see leaflet.


  Reigate Hill - National Trust

RH2 0HX

TQ2630852350

Surrey County Council

Also see National Trust

The Surrey County Council website has accessibility information and also a 3 mile easy-access walk.from Reigate Hill car park, taking in Reigate Hill, Reigate Fort, Inglis Memorial and Colley Hill - see leaflet. Note, on the leaflet the walk starts from Margery Wood, but you can also start from Reigate Hill. You can also shorten the walk by only going as far as Inglis Memorial and back to the car park. Also see Reigate Hill Military History Walk.

 

 

Headley Heath

KT18 6NN (nearest)

TQ2054653802

National Trust

Parking and Catering Van at postcode and grid ref. There are 3 walks at the link but very little accessible details. However, see the next row below.


  Headley Heath

KT18 6NN (nearest)

TQ2054653802

NCT 1st 1,000 Days

Buggy Friendly Walks - Dorking
Seems like a strange site to link to, but it is the best I can find for access. It states, "Most paths on Headley Heath are reasonably flat, so long as you avoin the steep valley in the middle of the Heath. The NT car park opposite Headley cricket pitch has a mobile catering van"
   

Box Hill

KT20 7LB Post code is Visitor Centre & car park

TQ1785251337

National Trust - see Facilities and Access

 

"Accessible paths to Box Hill viewpoint and along lenth of North Downs Way, designated parking, toilets, level entrance to shop and cafe." There are other walks but not all are accessible.


  Stepping Stones National Trust Car Park RH5 6AE (nearest)

TQ1711151353

I can't find much on this, but the link to TripAdvisor may explain why. No information on this yet.

 

 

Denbies Wine Estate

RH5 6AA

TQ1657351143

Denbies Wine Estate

Disabled parking & disabled access throughout. The vineyard website has an "Access Statement" which can be downloaded from the bottom Left Hand corner of their website.

20

Box Hill and Westhumble Station  to  East Clandon

Box Hill and Westhumble Station RH5 6BT

TQ1674851869
National Rail See link to left for details.
    Westhumble Chapel
RH5 6AY

TQ1599051947
Geograph

Also see Historic England
No access information yet, but you can watch a short video at YouTube.
    Denbies Hillside
RH5 6SR

TQ1418850386
National Trust Info at Nation Trust website. Also, see Trip Advisor for reviews.
   

Francis Corner, at Coombe Lane Car Park, Shere

TQ0768849626

KT24 6ES (nearest)

Surrey County Council

 

This walk is also featured on Walks With Wheelchairs.

Francis Corner is only a short distance from the start at West Hanger. There is parking and a 3.5 mile walk with map on the Surrey CC website. Much of this walk is along the route of the London Green Belt Way stage 20.

    West Hanger Car Park, Staple Lane
GU5 9TE (nearest) Post code is Old Scotland Farm.

TQ0701749339
Surrey Wildlife Trust. Not much assessable info yet. There is access from car park into West Hanger Nature Reserve along North Downs Way (NDW). London Green Belt Way follows NDW west for half a mile before turning north. This half mile is flat, but can get muddy.

 

 

Silent Pool - is just half a mile south of the route at the bottom of the North Downs

GU5 9BW

TQ0596248451

Surrey County Council - "Easy Walks"

There is also the Silent Pool Gin Distillery here.

Silent Pool & Sherbourne Pond - is on the A25 just west of Shere, it has parking, some accessibility and short walk. A mile west of here along the A25 at Newlands Corner there are refreshments and accessible toilets. Newlands Corner also has a 625m easy access walk with one rest point.

21

East Clandon  to  Walton Bridge

East Clandon Village

GU4 7RY (Postcode is the Queens Head Pub)

TQ0594751664

eastclandon.org.uk

 

Beautiful old village. No information about accessibility. The village website is great and has an on-line stroll through the heart of the village.

 

 

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon and just off the route.

GU4 7RT

TQ0668452099

National Trust

The National Trust website for Hatchlands Park does have information about accessibility.The National Trust website has some walks see link for accessibility.

   

Ripley Village

and

Ripley Green

GU23 6AN Post code is Ripley Guitars in the middle of the village

TQ0522256813

 

See entry at Visit Surrey

 

No information yet on accessible walks. However, many places around the village and the green are potentially accessible. Send & Ripley Museum does have accessibility. Also see the Send and HistorySociety website for more information on the village.

 

 

River Wey Navigation (National Trust)

 

GU23 6QW

TQ0534259223

Pyrford Lock

 

KT15 2DS

TQ0550463099

New Haw Lock

 

KT13 8LP (The Old Crown pub)

TQ0726065551 Thames Lock, Weybridge

Surrey County Council. - "Easy walks around Surrey"

IMPORTANT - See details of The River Wey navigations and study links in next column before visiting.

Also see "Useful Information from the Wey Valley Website"

"Access to the towpath is possible from several locations between Godalming and Addlestone." However, there is little or no information about which locations.

On researching the Internet I have found a few points which may provide accessibility:

  • Pyrford Lock - parking and The Anchor pub with disabled access.
  • New Haw Lock - parking and The White Hart bar and restaurant with disabled facilities and beer garden overlooking the canal.
  • Thames Lock and around the park at Whittet's Ait - parking, information centre and nearby The Old Crown pub with accessible beer garden. Note: There is a steep ramped bridge over the canal at Thames Lock.

    Weybridge Point Car Park, Thames Street
KT13 8NG

TQ0750365749
See below for details of walk from here to Walton Bridge. Car park near Shepperton Ferry on Weybridge side of River Thames. Flat walk from here along Thames and Desborough Cut to Walton Bridge. The Minnow and The Old Crown pubs are close by on Thames Street. There is also a cafe at Walton Bridge.

22

Walton Bridge  to  Hampton Court Maze

Thames Path, Walton Bridge

KT12 1QW

TQ0926966444

Surrey County Council. - "Easy walks around Surrey"

See details of The Thames Path Walk from Walton Bridge.

"A lovely walk upstream from Walton Bridge, along a level surfaced path towards the Shepperton Ferry. (Ferry not easily accessible)."

 

 

Sunbury Park, Lower Sunbury

TW16 6AB

TQ1080468613

Spelthorne Borough Council

Also see Visit Surrey

Sunbury Park has the Walled Garden and the Sunbury Millennium Embroidery with a shop and cafe. There is disabled parking and accessibility.


  Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare TW12 2EJ

TQ1419969429
 
AccessAble.co.uk Lots of information at AccessAble

 

 

Bushy Park

Access is via Hampton Gate

AccessAble.co.uk

 

 

 

 

The Royal Parks

The link to the AccessAble website has a huge amount of of accessibility information on most places in Bushy Park. Take time and study it.

Many of the paths through Bushy Park are level and accessible, including those through the Woodland Gardens.

The Royal Parks website has information about Disabled Access in the park.

The Pheasantry Centre in the Woodland Gardens has disabled parking, a cafe, an information point, public toilets and an education & community room. There are beautiful level walks through the gardens.

The Diana Car Park area has a refreshments point, some level walks around the ponds and public toilets nearby next to the childrens' playground and accessible from the car park.

The Upper Lodge Water Gardens have been completely restored and opened to the public for the first time. It has Disabled Access but does not have its own car park. The nearest parking is at the main Hampton Hill Gate (5 minutes walk, but level access) or at the Pheasantry Welcome Centre (15 minutes away). You can also park at the Cobblers Walk car park (Grid Reference TQ1531170156)

Note: Some of the grass paths on our route can be uneven, especially between Woodland Gardens and Bushy House, and around the Second World War memorials.

 

 

Hampton Court to Kingston

KT8 9AU

TQ1559968485

Walks With Wheelchairs

 

- see map of walk

4 mile circular walk form Hampton Court, via Thames Path, Kingston Bridge and Bushy Park. This walk can also be started from the Diana Car Park in Bushy Park

Full Route

Hampton Court Palace front door to the centre of Hampton Court Maze

Total Distance of 238.3 miles, plus bus journey of 6 miles to cross QE2 Bridge.

 

 

 

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