GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Meopham Walks

4 miles (6.2 km)

This Kent based village has a number of local woods and parks to visit. The village itself includes a picturesque village green with a cricket pitch and restored windmill.
The wonderful scenery of the North Downs is also nearby opening up many walking possibilities.
This walk from the village takes you east to Camer Park and the neighbouring village of Luddesdown. You can follow public footpaths east from the village, past Meopham Court to the country park. There's a number of trails here to follow around the park's 40 acres of ancient parkland, grassland and woods. You can also pick up the long distance Wealdway here and follow it to the nearby village of Luddesdown. The pretty village includes some interesting buildings such as Luddesdown Court and a 13th century Grade II listed church.

Postcode

DA13 0PZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Meopham OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Meopham Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Meopham

  • Camer Park - This is a short walk through Camer Country Park and into the surrounding countryside and woodland
  • Wealdway - Follow the Wealdway from the River Thames at Gravesend to Eastbourne on the Sussex coast
  • Shorne Woods Country Park - This park near Gravesend has 288 acres of rolling woodlands, wetlands and meadows that can be explored via a variety of waymarked trails, suitable for cyclists and walkers
  • Jeskyns Park - Explore the woodlands, ponds, orchardsand wildflower meadowsin this country park near Gravesend
  • Trosley Country Park - Enjoy magnificent views of the North Downs in 170 acres of beautiful woodland and chalk downland at Trosley Country Park.
  • North Downs Way - This beautiful trail starts in Farnham, Surrey and heads east through the stunning North Downs to the historic city of Canterbury in Kent
  • Cobham - This village in Kent has some fine walking trails to try
  • Rochester - This lovely riverside walk takes you from Rochester to Aylesford along the River Medway

Pubs/Cafes

The King's Arms at Meopham Green is a good choice for some post walk refreshments. Inside there's a cosy interior with original beams and wood burners. They also have a nice garden area for warmer weather. You can find them on Wrotham Road overlooking the green at postcode DA13 0PZ for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head south along the Wealdway and you could visit Trosley Country Park.
Near Luddesdown you can pick up the North Downs Way and follow it east to visit Rochester with its river trails and old castle.
To the north there's good cycling and walking trails around Shorne Woods Country Park and Cobham Park where there's an old deer park and a Roman Villa to see.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Kent Walks and the North Downs Walks pages.

Photos

Meopham Green - geograph.org.uk - 327718

Meopham Green and windmill view. A picturesque triangular green with views all round, not just in this direction. The windmill was built in 1801. It was restored in 2005 by the council and is now open to the public for part of the year.

Valley View near Meopham - geograph.org.uk - 2208656

Valley View near Meopham

Camer Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 2362550

Camer Country Park

Footpath Junction Near Luddesdown - geograph.org.uk - 925824

Footpath Junction Near Luddesdown. Where the Wealdway turns right and goes down hill.

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Luddesdown - geograph.org.uk - 323219

Church of St Peter & St Paul, Luddesdown. Grade II* listed Anglican church, with 13th century origins but largely rebuilt in the 19th century.

Luddesdown Court and church - geograph.org.uk - 289590

Luddesdown Court and church

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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