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.

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Hunton Church

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

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

And through an Orchard.

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

Follow the Greensand Way past a track

And over a bridge over a sunken road

You will soon see the village of 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.

The Village sign.

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

The Bull Inn Dates from 1674

The path continues past the war memorial and through the churchyard

Continue past Linton Park

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

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

Getting back onto the Greensand Way

You soon come Buttercups Goat Sanctuary

Care must be taken going down some steep stairs

You walk past a former Schoolroom

And soon reach St Michael’s Church Chart Sutton

Opposite the Church is Court Farm

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

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

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