Tour of the Darent Valley, lunch, and visit to the National Trust property Ightham Mote (12-Jun-19)

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Tour of the Darent Valley, lunch, and visit to the National Trust property Ightham Mote (12-Jun-19)

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In the morning we will tour the Darent Valley in Kent before stopping for lunch at a typical country pub. In the afternoon we visit the National Trust property Ightham (pronounced ‘item’) Mote.

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The Darent Valley is full of tiny villages, historical buildings and outstanding countryside. During your tour we will pass through the villages of Faringham, Eynsford, Lullingstone, Shoreham and Otford.

Ightham Mote nestles at the bottom of a valley in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Dating from the fourteenth century the medieval moated house has seen many changes throughout its history.

Today Ightham Mote is a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument, set within peaceful gardens comprising an orchard, lakes and woodland walks.

Itinerary:

  • Tour of the Darent Valley followed by lunch

  • 14:00 arrive at Ightham Mote

  • 17:00 depart Ightham Mote

  • return to same joining points between 19:00 and 20:30

Joining Points (ORANGE route):

  • 08:40 Yateley - Dog & Partridge

  • 08:45 Blackwater - bus stop outside Aldi on Rosemary Lane

  • 08:50 Darby Green - Tesco Express at the corner of Sandhurst Lane

  • 08:55 Sandhurst - Bus Stop outside the Library on Yorktown Road

  • 09:00 Owlsmoor - parade bus stop on Yeovil Road

  • 09:05 College Town - bus stop outside the new Renaissance Homes

  • 09:15 Camberley - bus stop outside Railway main entrance

  • 09:25 Frimley - Ye Olde White Hart

  • 09:30 Farnborough - Main Railway Station

  • 09:45 Fleet - Bus Stop outside Chutneys on Reading Road South

  • 10:00 Aldershot - Princes Hall