Sunday, 23 July 2017

North Downs Way

Holingbourne → Charing

pilgrims-rest.jpg Distance: 8.36 miles
Ascent: 208 metres
Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes

A byway, open to all traffic
« Not walked | Not walked »

For most of today's walk the route is technically a "byway": a route open to all traffic. Others were certainly making the most of this, with half a dozen trail motorbikes passing us at one point, and a handful of Landrovers squeezing past a little later.

landrovers.jpgThis green lane is the old Pilgrim's Way, and although its surface doesn't seem to have been updated in hundreds of years, its "open to everyone" nature similarly remains. I wonder whether pilgrims of old were similarly squeezed into the margins of the path.

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