GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Oxted Circular Walk

10 miles (16 km)

This circular walk from Oxted explores the countryside and woodlands to the east of the Surrey town. You'll visit Limpsfield Common, Crockhamhill Common and the 17th century Squerryes Court. The route runs for about 10 miles and follows a mixture of waymarked trails and public footpaths with some moderate hill climbs on the way. From the high points there are splendid views of the surrounding countryside of the High Weald and the North Downs.
The walk starts from Oxted train station which is about 20miles (32.69km) fromLondon Bridge.There are regular trains from the capital to the commuter town, taking about half an hour.
From the station you head south through the town to meet up with the Greensand Way. Follow the waymarked trail east and it will take you through Limpsfield Common, Tenchleys Park, Limpsfield Chart and Crockhamhill Common. Limpsfield Common is owned by the National Trust and includes hundreds of attractive beech trees and carpets of bluebells in the spring. At the eastern end of the common you will find a lovely community orchard which is a haven for wildlife and wildflowers.
At Crockhamhill Common you turn north toward Westerham where the route visits Squerryes Court. This fine 17th century manor house is surrounded by extensive gardens which are well worth exploring.
After exploring the gardens you head south west to Limpsfield Chart before turning north west past the golf course. The final section heads west through Oxted to return to the train station.

Oxted Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Oxted Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The Carpenters Arms on Limpsfield Common is a nice place to stop for refreshments on the walk. The 19th century pub does very good food and also has a large garden area to relax in on warmer days. You can find it on Tally Rd, Limpsfield Chart with a postcode of RH8 0TG for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The trails on this walk are great for dog walking with lots of woodland and common land to explore. The Carpenters Arms mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Chartwell House is located near to Oxted and a great place to continue your exercise. Chartwell is the family home of Sir Winston Churchill and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. You can find it just to the east of the route near Crockhamhill Common.
Just to the north of the station you can pick up the Botley Hill Walk. This circular route visits the highest point on the North Downs. There's also the 16th century Botley Hill Farmhouse for post walk refreshments.
For more walking ideas in the area see the North Downs Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


High Street, Old Oxted (geograph 2333069)

High Street, Old Oxted

Carpenters Arms at Limpsfield Common - - 41858

Carpenters Arms at Limpsfield Common. This is Limpsfield Chart or Common. A good base for the pleasant walks with the Carpenters Arms for refreshment

Scearn Bank, Limpsfield Chart, Surrey - - 1137129

Limpsfield Chart. Seat on Scearn Bank looking towards the Weald of Kent.

Track and path junction in Limpsfield Chart - - 1755775

Track and path junction in Limpsfield Chart. The long distance path heads left through the National Trust woodland towards Goodley Stock Road. A woodland track heads right heading southwards within the woodland.

Crockham Hill Common - - 1501795

Crockham Hill Common

Goodley Stock - - 1096356

Goodley Stock

Squerryes Court, Westerham, Kent - - 37782

Squerryes Court, Westerham, Kent. Squerryes Court is a beautiful 17th century manor house which has been the Warde family home since 1731. It is surrounded by 20 acres of attractive and historic gardens which include a lake, restored parterres and an 18th century dovecote. The house contains a fine collection of Old Master paintings from the Italian, 17th century Dutch and 18th century English schools, furniture, porcelain and tapestries.

Squerryes Court Gardens - - 231445

Squerryes Court Gardens

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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