This walk visits the sites of two chalk pits, excavated to serve the once hugely successful cement industries. You’ll explore Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve, where you can still see remnants of the railway tunnels and tracks built to take the chalk to the River Thames.

Download a map of the route here.


This is a moderate walk . These walks are of different lengths and on different terrain. Some are mainly on footpaths, and others mainly on footpaths where ground may be uneven. Download our map here and use the colour coding so that you can decide if a route will be suitable for you.

Walk Info

Meeting Point: Chafford Hundred Station, Burghley Road RM16 6QQ

Ends: Lakeside

Duration: 2.5 hours

Distance: 1.3 miles

(Original Walk Leaders: Andrea Winterflood & Mat Kiely)


Whilst we endeavour to make all our walks as safe and enjoyable as possible, any walk attended is done so at your own risk.  Click here to see our tips and recommendations!

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