We are a group of volunteers dedicated to the promotion of walking in the Elham Valley in the heart of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Through our affiliation with the ‘Walkers are Welcome’ network we also promote the Valley as a destination for walkers who live outside the area.

While we run regular local walks throughout the year, our activities are mainly focused upon organising our annual Elham Valley Walking Festival, a two day event in June.


Our monthly walks are always circular and take place usually on the third Sunday, meeting at 10.15am.

SEPTEMBER 15th 2019

Heading south from Elham along the Elham Valley Way,  we’ll then follow the valley ridge towards the hamlet of Shuttlesfield before circling back to the village. Meet at the village shop in Elham.

7 miles, approx 3.5 hours.

From the Farthing Common viewpoint, our route will take us along the North Downs Way to Monks Horton, then continuing across farm land and lanes towards the Drum pub and heading uphill to rejoin the North Downs Way back to the start. Meet at Farthing Common Viewpoint car park (CT18 8DH)

6.5 miles, approx 3.5 hours.

november 17th 2019

An autumnal walk from Elham via Park Gate to Elham Park Wood and Madam Wood. Meet at the village shop in Elham.

5 miles, approx 2.5 hours.

december 15th 2019

Details of our festive walk tba.