The Quiz Walk Christmas Amble

Our annual Christmas walk with no clues but a chance to mix with all of the club members.
 
Organisers: Geoff Hunt & Alan Reeves
Present:The 2017 Christmas Amble
Location: Tattenham Corner - public car park & public house
Epsom Downs, Tattenham Corner, Epsom KT18 5NY
Date: Thursday 28th December 2017
Start Time: 11 am
Walk Distance: 3 miles, 4.8 km

Walk & Location Information

The Walk: A 3 mile circular walk from Tattenham Corner around the Epsom Downs race course. The route passes a viewpoint which on a clear day provides views of London from Canary Wharf across the City and West London.
The route includes two climbs and descents. It is mostly on good dry paths but there are short stretches on grass which will be wet. Boots are recommended. There are no stiles.
The walk should take up to 2 hours, and we aim to be back well before 1:30.
 
The Venue: The meeting point is the public car park just in front of the Tattenham Corner pub with a small tea/coffee shop.
The Tattenham Corner is a Beefeater pub/restaurant serving food, cask ales, and wine. Meals are served from 12 noon until 11 pm. To book a table: see www.beefeater.co.uk/steak-restaurant/Surrey/Tattenham-Corner-Epsom. or call 01737 351454.

Walk Location Map

Nat Grid Ref: TQ 224 584

Directions

Tattenham Corner public car park, Epsom Downs, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5NY
The car park is located by a small roundabout on Tattenham Corner Road but the entrance is in the Old London Road. The pub is 50 yards away and also has its own car park.
 
The Epsom Downs race course and Tattenham Corner are well signposted and the Tattenham Corner pub is highly visible.
If you want an easy route then follow the A217 Brighton Road...
from Reigate: turn left at Burgh Heath onto the A240. After 0.5 miles turn left onto the B2221.
from Sutton: turn right 0.5 miles before Burgh Heath onto the B2221 / Tattenham Way.
...follow the B2221 past the Tatenham Corner shops & station and turn right at the race course.

Public Transport

There are 420/480/308 bus stops directly outside the pub and a railway station nearby. For up to date details visit www.travelsmartsurrey.info and www.nationalrail.co.uk
The details below were accurate on 9th November. You may wish to recheck the above links.

Train services

Tattenham Corner via Purley: The station is 300 yards / metres away.
Arrive: 10:10 and 10:40.

Epsom Downs via Sutton: The station is 1.2 miles / 1.9 km away across a golf course.
Arrive: 10:22.

Bus Services

These arrival times are from weekday timetables that usually refer to the nearby station stop.

460 Bus: Epsom to/from Crawley via Reigate.
From Epsom arrive: 10:21
From Crawley arrive: 10:35

480 Bus: Epsom to/from Preston estate
From Epsom arrive: 10:01 and 10:41
From Preston arrive: 10:15 and 10:55

318 Bus: Epsom, Burgh Heath, Banstead circular route.
From Epsom arrive: 10:18
From Banstead arrive: 10:51

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The Quiz Walk

The Organisers flyer in PDF format with full details of the walk and venue.
 
The 2017 Christmas Amble