Wealdway Accommodation

Wealdway Accommodation and Other Services

RambleFest displays details of Wealdway accommodation, camping, where to eat and drink, guidebooks and maps, and public transport, plus an Ordnance Survey map link for each location along the route.

Wealdway accommodation

Please refer to our Wealdway Accommodation, Services and Mileages Table (below) for places along the Wealdway for which we have service details. We also supply Wealdway guidebooks and maps information.
The Wealdway is an 80 mile walk connecting the Thames at Gravesend in Kent to the English Channel at Eastbourne in East Sussex. It is a surprisingly isolated walk at times, especially considering it passes through the crowded south-east of England. That said, it has plenty of accommodation and other services. The route begins at the same place as the Saxon Shore Way, crosses the North Downs Way near Trottiscliffe, and connects to the South Downs Way just prior to Eastbourne.

Wealdway Accommodation, Services and Mileages Table

Please click on a location to open the page displaying Wealdway Accommodation, Camping, Pub and Restaurant information for that location.
An Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 map link has been included at each location; once the link is clicked, the map can be dragged and the scale adjusted. For each service an address and contact number is given, and wherever possible that service’s proximity to the Wealdway.
NOTE: Figures after the `+’ sign indicates miles off route. Legend is at the bottom of the page.

GravesendHotel, B&B, Pub, Restaurant,
Camping Shop, Train, Bus
Sole StreetB&B, Pub, Train, Bus
LuddesdownPub, Restaurant
Trottiscliffe8½ + 1Pub, Bus
Wrotham Heath11½Hotel, B&B, Pub
Platt12¾ + ½B&B, Pub, Bus
West Peckham16½Pub
Tonbridge26Hotel, B&B, Pub, Restaurant,
Train, Bus
Fordcombe34¾Pub, Restaurant
Withyham39½B&B, Pub, Bus
Hartfield39½ + 1¼Inn, Pub, Restaurant
Friar’s Gate40¾ + ¾Pub
Fairwarp46½ + ¼Accommodation (B&B ) Pub,
Five Ash Down48½PH,R
Maresfield48½ + 1¼B&B, Pub, Restaurant
Buxted49¼Inn, Pub, Restaurant, Train, Bus
Blackboys53½Hostel (YHA), Pub, Restaurant
East Hoathly57¾B&B, Pub, Restaurant
Chiddingly60B&B, Pub
Gun Hill61Pub, Restaurant
Lower Horsebridge64Pub, Bus
Upper Dicker66½Pub, Restaurant, Bus
Wilmington71Hotel, Pub, Bus
Jevington74¼Pub, Restaurant, Bus
Eastbourne80Accommodation, Pub, Restaurant,
Camping Shop, Train, Bus

Wealdway Guidebooks and Maps

Notes on Wealdway Accommodation

Wealdway accommodation

We have listed the accommodation for each location in our Wealdway Accommodation, Services and Mileages Table (below). Simply click on a location to open the location page displaying the details of accommodation, camping, pubs, restaurants and public transport available at that location, including addresses and contact info.
We display a wide range of Wealdway accommodation type, e.g. B&B, Guest House, Hotel, Inn, Hostel, Self catering, camping, etc., but inevitably in some locations the accommodation is limited. Not all accommodation will offer evening meals; this needs to be ascertained with the individual landlords. B&B (Bed and Breakfast) is almost always within the same house, farm, etc. as the people who run it. Guest Houses are usually expected to be grander than B&B, but are not necessarily so. Hotels are grander still, and with the expected higher cost, although there is a range of hotel quality. Hostels offer the most basic of accommodation above Bunk-House and Camping, and are therefore among the cheapest. Quite often some cleaning is required on the part of the resident.
We have included Camping, although there are relatively few official campsites. We advise telephoning the individual sites for info on facilities. Also, it may well be worth telephoning farmhouse B&B to enquire about camping.
We are always looking to improve the information on our website, so we always welcome Wealdway accommodation recommendations.

Wealdway Restaurants and Pubs

Some ramblers will be content to stay in their B&B in the evening and relax. Others will want to explore the villages and towns and sample the pubs and restaurants. Luckily, many pubs serve good food, and at a reasonable cost. As mentioned above, there is plenty of stopping points along the Wealdway, whether for food or drink, and we have attempted to give as much information as possible on pubs and restaurants, especially regarding pubs serving real ale and/or food. Please refer to our Wealdway Accommodation, Services and Mileages Table and click on a location. Restaurants and pubs are notoriously changeable. Please let us know if our information is out of date.

Wealdway Photographs and Logs

Ian Dalgliesh has placed online excellent Wealdway photographs

We are always looking for long-distance path photographs. Use the form on our Contact Us page to contact us for more info. Alternatively, if you have them online you can send us the link.

Wealdway Updates and Recommendations

RambleFest welcomes updates and recommendations. Please contact us with details. All our listings are free.

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