Bus Walk – Greensand Way Hunton to Sutton

The majority of this walk is on the Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 148 Maidstone and the Medway Towns. Catch the Countryliner number 26 bus from Maidstone and get off at Hunton Church. The walk which mainly follows the Greensand Way is just over 6 miles.

Hunton Church

From Hunton Church walk along the road until you come to a crossroad.

Hunton Village sign

Continue up the road until you reach a footpath on your right. Walk through the field

Fallen Tree

And through an Orchard.

Orchard

You will soon reach the Greensand way where you turn right.

Greensand Way Waymark

Follow the Greensand Way past a track

Track

And over a bridge over a sunken road

Sunken Road

You will soon see the village of Linton

Linton

Go down the hill past the Almshouses which were built and endowed by Sir Anthony Mayne of Linton Place in 1610, for four poor estate workers’ families and widows of good character.

Linton Almshouses

The Village sign.

Linton Village Sign

A “face” of Jack of the forest on a wall

Jack of the forest

The Bull Inn Dates from 1674

Bull Inn Linton

The path continues past the war memorial and through the churchyard

Linton War Memorial

Continue past Linton Park

Linton Park

Linton Park

Continuing along the Greensand Way you will reach St Peter’s Church Boughton Monchelsea

St Peter's Church Boughton Monchelsea

From the back wall of the Church you can overlook the deer park

Boughton Monchelsea Deer Park

Deer Park

Getting back onto the Greensand Way

Greensand Way

You soon come Buttercups Goat Sanctuary

Goat

Goats

Care must be taken going down some steep stairs

Stairs

You walk past a former Schoolroom

School room

And soon reach St Michael’s Church Chart Sutton

St Michael's Church Chart Sutton

Opposite the Church is Court Farm

Court Farm, Chart Sutton

The path continues along the north side of the Church to Sutton Valence.

Sutton Valence Village Sign

The bus stop is on the A274 in Sutton Valence. Take the Arriva bus 12 back to Maidstone.

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