GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Greenhithe Walks

1 miles (1 km)

This Kent based village has some pleasant waterside walking and an historic abbey park to explore. Greenhithe is located on the River Thames Estuary between Dartford and Gravesend.
This circular walk in the village takes you to Ingress Abbey before heading to up to the riverside IngressPark.
The walk starts in the Ingress Abbey heritage park, just south of the river. You can follow some pleasant footpaths around the ancient site which includes a photoegnicNeo-gothicJacobean-stylecountry house and a grotto known asthe cave of the seven heads. The interesting piece is thought to have come from the medieval London Bridge. There's other old stone relics, wide grassy areas and woodland to explore here.
The walk then heads north along the boulevardto the river where there are pleasant surfaced footpaths with views towards London.
To continue your walking in the area head south to visit Beacon Wood Country Park. There's miles of peaceful woodland trails with countryside views to enjoy here.

Greenhithe OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

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Walks near Greenhithe


Ingress Abbey, Greenhithe, England - April 2009

Ingress Abbey, Greenhithe, England

The Monks Well, Ingress Abbey (geograph 5144728)

Greenhithe: Ingress Park & the River Thames. The mosaic is at the riverward end ofIngress Park and shows HMS Worcester which was the ship used by the Thames Nautical Training College whose shore base was at Ingress Park. In the distance upstream is the QEII bridge and you may just be able to make out the guylines fanning out from the two main bridge supports. In the very far distance to the left is the chimney of Littlebrook power station.

Greenhithe, Ingress Park and the River Thames - - 719866

Greenhithe, Ingress Park and the River Thames

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Looking from the River Thames down the boulevard in Ingress Park


Housing development on the shore of the Thames Estuary looking down St Clement's or Fiddlers' Reach.

The riverside at Greenhithe - - 2532450

The riverside at Greenhithe


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