GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Tonbridge to Penshurst

5 miles (8 km)

This route take takes you from the town of Tonbridge to Penshurst Place where you can see a 14th century house surrounded by lovely gardens. The ride follows RegionalCycle Route12along a nice traffic free path with views of the River Medway along the way. You'll also pass the pretty Haysden Country Park where there's two nice lakes which offer good opportunities for wildlife watching. It's a 5 mile ride on a fairly flat path so suitable for most abilities.
The route starts at Tonbridge Castle and heads west along the trail through Barden Park and Haysden Park. You then run along the river before crossing at Ensfield Bridge. You then pass Well Place Farm before finishing at Penshurst. The 14th century house has a fascinating history, having been thebirthplace of the great Elizabethan poet, courtier and soldier,Sir Philip Sidney who was a favourite of Elizabeth I. You can explore the house and see fine furniture and portraits. The house is also surrounded by wonderful Grade I listed Gardens with anArboretum, Trout Lakes, Lake Park and Lancup Well.

Tonbridge to Penshurst OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Tonbridge to Penshurst Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

TonbridgeCastle0026

Barden Lake, Haysden Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 69547

Barden Lake, Haysden Country Park

R. Medway, South of Leigh. - geograph.org.uk - 1027962

R. Medway, South of Leigh.

River Medway from Ensfield Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1526132

River Medway from Ensfield Bridge

Haysden Water- north western section - geograph.org.uk - 227882

Haysden Water- north western section

Penshurst Place - geograph.org.uk - 840974

Penshurst Place

GPS Files

GPX File

Tonbridge to Penshurst.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Tonbridge to Penshurst.mmo (right click - 'Save As')