Hollingbourne is a small village situated about 5 miles from Maidstone, nestling on the southward slope of the North Downs. The North Down National Trail and Pilgrim's way passes through the village. Hollingbourne Hill is a famous measuring point that both the Royal Greenwich and Observatory and Paris Observatory.
Walks Around Hollingbourne
There are a number of beautiful walks around the Hollingbourne area that take you through beautiful countryside. Discover the history along the North Dane Way, including Eythorne Mill and the ghosts of Eythorne Manor., featuring Catherine Howard, one of Henry the Eight's many wives. You will find two circular walks recommended by the North Dane Way National Trail.
Map for the Hollingbourne Circular Walk
Maidstone Downs - 12 Miles
If you would like a longer walk the Hollingbourne to Aylesford route may be what you are just looking for. This route takes you past Kit's Coty House and links our Medway Valley Line and Kent Downs Line.
Cycle Rides Around Hollingbourne
If you fancy a challenge why not cycle along part of the Pilgrims Way or even the entire 47 miles. There are picturesque views across the North Downs but a mountain bike is advisable as part of the route is in need of some repair.
Pilgrims Cycle Trail