West Wickham

Jubilee Walk

WEST WICKHAM AND STREETLY END – JUBILEE WALK 2012

THE QUESTIONS START AT THE VILLAGE HALL, BUT YOU CAN START ANYWHERE ALONG THE ROUTE. QUESTIONS 1, 9, 10, 13, 17, and 18 ARE MARKED ON THE ROUTE MAP TO HELP YOU. THERE ARE FLAGS ATTACHED TO FOOTPATH SIGNS ON ROUTE.

A PDF map, complete with these instructions, may be downloaded here.

  1. Standing at the bottom of the Village hall drive….look across the road…you won’t see many of these around the parish.

Walk down the High Street towards the church.

  1. What unusual object stands at the entrance to Old Farm Cottage’s drive?
  2. What animal might you expect to live at no. 27 High Street?
  3. What ‘View’ in the High Street doesn’t have one?
  4. What is the telephone number in the telephone box?
  5. What is the date on the Greene King sign?
  6. What is the total number of miles on the signpost?
  7. How many names appear on the War Memorial in the churchyard?
THERE IS NO FOOTPATH ALONG BY THE CHURCH. PLEASE TAKE CARE ON THE CORNER AND LISTEN FOR TRAFFIC.

Take the footpath across the field on your left.

  1. Stop at the hedge, before you go downhill to Webb’s Lane and look around you. How many buildings beginning with the letter W can you see ?

Turn left when you get to Webb’s Lane.

  1. Which British bird is pictured on the Streetly Estate sign?
  2. The Mill House has an unusual post box. What is it?
  3. What is the telephone number in the telephone box?
  4. Who was on the throne when the post box was erected?
  5. What exotic bird sits on the thatch of the house next to the Old Chequers?
  6. What colour boots is the witch wearing, on the weather vane?
  7. What bird is sitting on the thatch at Streetly Cottage?

Carry on walking along the pavement and at the third 30 mile limit sign, cross the road, turn right across the field, then turn left where the footpaths meet at a crossroads. Walk along the side of the wood. At the end of the wood turn left and follow the path along the left of the hedge. Walk up past Hill Farm and on towards West Wickham.

  1. Standing on the bridge. What species of tree is on your left?

Coming out onto the green at White Gables turn left and continue back to the Village Hall.

  1. What animal is on the weather vane at no. 81 High Street?

This is just for fun. To show the answers, just click here.