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Kinwim two
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8km/5mi

Ascent

74m

Descent

87m

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Via Wimbledon Common, Beverley Brook, the Coombe estate and Norbiton. Around 1/3 green, 1/3 quiet residential, and 1/3 A roads.
Some historical interest with an Iron Age fort at the top of Wimbledon Common.

Away from Wimbledon and Kingston, the best place for refreshments is Norbiton.
Railway connection at Norbiton, and buses along A238 Coombe Road/Coombe Lane.
Mix of pavement and woodland footpath. Some steps to access the bridge over the A3.

This is a remake of Kinwim One, with a small but important correction at Kingston Bus Station, to prevent anyone trying to cross the A307/A308 Cromwell Road where there is no pedestrian crossing. I've also reworked the Wimbledon end a little. Full credit to the original route maker for developing this route

Via Wimbledon Common, Beverley Brook, the Coombe estate and Norbiton. Around 1/3 green, 1/3 quiet residential, and 1/3 A roads.
Some historical interest with an Iron Age fort at the top of Wimbledon Common.

Away from Wimbledon and Kingston, the best place for refreshments is Norbiton.
Railway connection at Norbiton, and buses along A238 Coombe Road/Coombe Lane.
Mix of pavement and woodland footpath. Some steps to access the bridge over the A3.

This is a remake of Kinwim One, with a small but important correction at Kingston Bus Station, to prevent anyone trying to cross the A307/A308 Cromwell Road where there is no pedestrian crossing. I've also reworked the Wimbledon end a little. Full credit to the original route maker for developing this route

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Kingston
Grid RefTQ1824269533
Lat / Lon 51.41250° / -0.30115°
Easting / Northing518,242E / 169,533N
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Wimbledon
Grid RefTQ2477170654
Lat / Lon 51.42117° / -0.20692°
Easting / Northing524,771E / 170,654N
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Review


Jane Taylor

05 Dec 2021

Well designed route linking these two major urban centres in SW London. Route is in two parts: busy road walking away from Kingston; and quiet residential roads, woodland and common on the approach to Wimbledon. No hesitation in giving this route 4 stars.

Some steps to the bridge over the A3 at Robin Hood Way. Steep hill at Wimbledon. May be muddy in the woods.

Refreshments at Wimbledon Common and Norbiton.

(This route is based on Kinwim One with small tweaks, mainly to avoid crossing the road at Kingston Bus Station.).


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