Walking in Bromley

Explore Bromley's countryside and the network of walking routes, with over 120 miles of public rights of way. You can enjoy over 30 square miles of Green Belt countryside and over 2,900 acres of council-owned parks and open space.


Discover Bromley's countryside through nature trails and Bromleys Circular walks  or go further afield with The Green Chain Walk (a 40-mile network of footpaths linking the River Thames to Chislehurst Common and Crystal Palace Park), or the London LOOP (a 150-mile walk around 'green' outer London).

Bromley Circular Walks pack has been updated and reprinted into 1 pack. This laminated pack with 14 individual route cards is available from BEECHE at High Elms and libraries at a cost of £7.50. Individual circular walks are available to download. Packs are also available by sending a cheque for £8 (to cover post & packing) made payable to London Borough of Bromley to High Elms. or you could pay by calling the Beeche centre.

Walking trail now available - 'Lubbocks Landscape at High Elms' with thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund we have produced a new walking trail giving lots of exciting information about the history of High Elms

Health walks

There are a series of regular walking for health walks. Walks are free of charge, and take place throughout the week and further information is available on the Walking for Health website.

The Friends of Darrick and Newstead Woods also run a regular health walk and meet at the Cricket pavilion on Tugmutton Common on Wednesdays at 2.00 pm.

Enbro (Environment Bromley) provide a year round programme of walks in the borough, as well as in Kent, Surrey, Sussex and London.

Further information

Other leaflets are available from libraries. Bromley Circular Walks packs are also available to buy from BEECHE or Bromley Central Library.

Environmental education service (Beeche Centre)


Tel: 01689 860571

High Elms Country Park, Shire Lane, Orpington, BR6 7JH