GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Pembury Woods Circular Walk

6 miles (9 km)

This circular walk around Pembury takes you through some of the woodland to the north of the village before picking up a waymarked trail to explore the countryside. The fairly easy route runs for just over 5 miles, visiting farmland, orchards, peaceful woods and a nice farm shop on the way.
The route starts in the village and heads north to Marshleyharbour Wood and Forest Wood before picking up the Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk at Downingbury. This waymarked footpath takes you south through Snipe Wood to Romford and Henwood Green. You'll then pass through the farmland to the south of Pembury before turning north to return to the village.
To continue your walking in the area you could head to the nearby Tunbridge Wells Common or pick up the long distance High Weald Landscape Trail to further explore the lovely High Weald AONB.
Also nearby is the splendid Dunorlan Park where you'll find wide lawns, waterside paths along the large lake, attractive woodland and a Grecian Temple containing the Dancing Girl Statue.

Pembury OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Pembury Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Pembury

  • Dunorlan Park - This large park in Royal Tunbridge Wells covers nearly 80 acres with some nice walking trails to try
  • Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk - Explore the beautiful countryside around Royal Tunbridge Wells on this circular walk through the High Weald AONB
  • Tunbridge Wells Common - Explore this large green space on this pleasant walk in Tunbridge Wells
  • High Weald Landscape Trail - Explore the High Weald AONB on this fabulous 90 mile walk that links the ridge-top villages and historic gardens for which the area is famous
  • Goudhurst - This pretty Kent based village is located in a fine spot in the Weald
  • Tonbridge - This long circular walk explores the parks, woods, commons, rivers and countryside surrounding the market town of Tonbridge in Kent

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the High Weald Walks page.

Photos

Bridleway in Pembury Woods - geograph.org.uk - 1065302

Bridleway in Pembury Woods

Byway through Pembury Woods - geograph.org.uk - 1065308

Byway through Pembury Woods

Footbridge near Marshleyharbour Wood - geograph.org.uk - 1610364

Footbridge near Marshleyharbour Wood

Marshleyharbour Wood - geograph.org.uk - 1610381

Marshleyharbour Wood Seen from a footpath (on the right) from the A228 Maidstone Road (around the wood) and heading to Rowley Hill Road. The track on the left heads into the wood.

Footbridge near Marshleyharbour Wood - geograph.org.uk - 1610364

Footbridge near Marshleyharbour Wood. This bridge is on a path from Rowley Hill Road past the wood (on the right) and Lower Green (unseen on the left), heading to the A228 Maidstone Road.

Footpath junction near Westway - geograph.org.uk - 1610372

Footpath junction near Westway. A footpath from Rowley Hill Road heads straight on towards the A228 Maidstone Road. Another path heads left to Westway in Pembury. The green fence surrounds the Pembury Scout and Girl Guide Headquarters. Marshleyharbour Wood is on the right.

Downingbury Farm Shop, Pembury - geograph.org.uk - 1409057

Downingbury Farm Shop. Pembury Farm is pick-your-own as well as selling direct from the shop. As seen from Tunbridge Wells Circular / High Weald Walk. Downingbury Oast House in the background.

Pembury Village Green - geograph.org.uk - 71041

Pembury Village Green

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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