GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Sevenoaks Walks

9 miles (14.5 km)

The popular Kent town of Sevenoaks is surrounded by beautiful parks, gardens, woodland and several long distance walking trails.
This is a nice walk from the centre of Sevenoaks, visiting the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and Chipstead Lake using the Darent Valley Path and North Downs Way long distance trails.
The walk starts from the train station where you can directly pick up the Darent Valley Path. If you follow the trail south east for about a mile you can visit the wonderful Knole Park with its woodland, deer, dry heathland, acid grassland and wood pasture. This walk heads north west and visits the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve where there's several lakes and lots of different birds to look out for. After passing the reserve you pick up a section of the North Downs Way which you could follow to the nearby village of Otford. This route heads south west before finishing at the pretty Chipstead Lake.
To continue your walking around Sevenoaks try our Sevenoaks Circular Walk which uses the Greensand Way to visit Knole Park and the wonderful medieval manor house at Igtham Mote.

Sevenoaks OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Sevenoaks Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Sevenoaks

  • Chartwell House - Explore the family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill on this short walk inWesterham, Kent
  • Riverhill Himalayan Gardens - Enjoy an easy stroll around these beautiful gardens on this short walk near Sevenoaks
  • Chipstead Lake - Enjoy a walk along this pretty lake in Sevenoaks
  • Knole Park - A circular walk around the delightful deer park at Knole in Sevenoaks
  • Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve - Follow a series of well laid out footpaths around this lovely nature reserve on this short walk in Sevenoaks
  • Darent Valley Path - Travel through the Kent Downs AONB and along the Darent River on this beautiful walk.
    You start off near Sevenoaks Railway Station and head north through the delightful tranquility of the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve
  • 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
  • Igtham Mote - Enjoy a peaceful stroll in the woodland, gardens and parkland surrounding this medieval moated manor house near Sevenoaks in Kent
  • Emmetts Garden - This 19th century garden near Sevenoaks contains many exotic trees and shrubs from around the world
  • Toys Hill - Visit the highest point on the Kent Downs on this circular walk in Sevenoaks
  • Oldbury Hill - Enjoy a series of walking paths around this Iron Age Hillfort near Sevenoaks
  • Westerham - Westerham is located in theSevenoaks DistrictofKent, a great location for exploring the beautiful Kent Downs
  • Sevenoaks Circular Walk - This circular walk around the Kent town of Sevenoaks visits some of the highlights of the area
  • Greensand Way - The Greensand Way runs from Haslemere in Surrey to Hamstreet in Kent following the ridge of greensand rock that crosses the two counties
  • Otford Circular Walk - A popular circular walk from the Kent village of Otford, visiting the River Darent, Shoreham, Great Wood and the Otford Mount viewpoint
  • Knockholt - This route from Knockholt Pound uses sections of the North Downs Way and the Pilgrims Way to create a circular walk through the area


On the route we recommend you stop at the splendid Bricklayers Arms at Chipstead Lake. The lakeside public house, includes three terraced cottages and has a fine menu. There's also a nice outdoor seating area with views overlooking the pretty village green and the lake. The pub's sign represents Sir Winston Churchill, an expert bricklayer and whose home was at nearby Chartwell. You can find it in the village at postcode TN132RZ for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just a couple of miles to the north east there's nearby Kemsing where you can explore the Kemsing Downs Nature Reserve. It's a lovely place for a walk with ancient woodland, bluebells, wildlife and more tremendous views from its elevated location.


A224-A225 Junction, Sevenoaks - - 284642

A224-A225 Junction, Sevenoaks

Bandstand by Cricket Ground, Sevenoaks (geograph 5480629)

Bandstand by Cricket Ground

St.Botolphs Road, Sevenoaks, Kent - - 1869547

St.Botolphs Road

Deer in Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent - - 1864842

Deer in Knole Park

War Memorial, Sevenoaks, Kent - - 1866781

War Memorial, Sevenoaks

View Towards Pound Lane, Sevenoaks - - 1869569

View Towards Pound Lane


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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