Mayfield - Renhurst Farm - Bassetts - Mayfield

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Mayfield, East Sussex, is about nine miles south of Tunbridge Wells, just off the A267 which now bypasses the village. The railway station closed under the Beeching Axe in 1965; it was originally part of the Eridge to Polegate Line, but now the line forms part of the bypass. A tiny section remains and is part of the path on this walk.

There is one long section of narrow country lane to be walked, leading to Great Trodgers Farm (super name) but it is so quiet and peaceful, flanked as it is by fields and woods, that it is a delight to walk. It was particularly dry when this walk was done, making the going extremely pleasant. It may be a different story if conditions underfoot were wet, there could be quite a lot of mud.

If you are taking a packed lunch, Waymark 25 is to be reccommended for a picnic stop. It is where the path skirts a large area of water, shown as Pond Bay on the map; the banks make an ideal seating area.

England - South England - East Sussex - Countryside


Birds, Butterflies, Church, Flowers, Food Shop, Great Views, Lake/Loch, Play Area, Pub, Public Transport, Restaurant, Toilets
23/05/2009 - Richard May

This is a lovely walk, with a great level of details in the instructions. The old swimming pool was a particular surprise!Richard

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