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Walking the North Downs Way National Trail long distance path

The North Downs Way National Trail is a long chalk ridge running through South East England from Farnham in Surrey to Dover on the Kent coast.

North Downs Way XT40 mapTowards the end of the North Downs Way National Trail, at the village of Boughton Lees, the route divides into 2 branches.  The 1st branch is via Canterbury to Dover giving a total route length of 130 miles (208km).  The 2nd branch goes via Folkestone and is slightly shorter at 123 miles (197km).

The North Downs way passes through somespectacular scenery, picturesque villages and glorious rolling countryside.  This includes the areas of outstanding natural beauty of the Surrey Hills and the Kent Downs.

Map of the North Downs Way National Trail long distance path

Map of the North Downs Way National Trail long distance path

What maps are available for the North Downs Way National Trail Path?

North Downs Way National Trail walking guidebookThere is a single map available covering the whole of the North Downs Way National Trail called North Downs Way XT40 map that is produced by Harvey Maps.  Buy maps for the North Downs Way National Trail from our shop.

What guidebooks are available for the North Downs Way National Trail Path?

The official guidebook for the North Downs Way National Trail is published by Aurum Press and is called North Downs Way by Colin Saunders.  Buy guidebooks for the North Downs Way National Trail from our shop.

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North Downs Way National Trail walking guidebook

Buy guidebooks for the North Downs Way National Trail from our shop.