A six mile walk through the village of Higham. The outward walk follows the roads through the village return on footpaths. Take the Chatham to Gravesend Bus and alight at Gad’s Hill. Ordnance Survey Explorer map 163 Gravesend and Rochester covers this walk.
As you get off the bus you will see a horse trough.
Turn right at Forge lane towards the centre of Higham When you get to the Gardeners Arms turn right.
St Johns Church is on the left.
Walk back to the Gardeners arm and turn right
On the right you will see Higham Congregational Church
Further on past the village school
After crossing the railway you come to the Railway tavern
and then the former Chequers pub
At the end of the lane is St Marys Church Higham
From the Church retrace your steps for a few yards then turn left onto a track.
Past the pond
There is and old mowing machine
Follow a path to Lillechurch Farm. To see some WW2 pillboxes take a detour down the road to the left.
Follow the bridle path south from Lillechurch Farm over the Lower Rochester Road to Hermitage Road where you will see a mill
Turn right on Hermitage Road for a few yards then turn left at Hillyfield. A footpath on the right of the drive take you to Dillywood Lane. Turn right and Follow Dillywood Lane to the A226 where you can catch the bus home.