West Wickham Common to Hamsey Green

Route information

  • Section start: Gates Green Road, West Wickham Common
  • Nearest public transport to the start: Hayes (Rail)
  • Section finish: Hamsey Green
  • Nearest public transport to the finish: West Croydon (Rail and Overground), by bus from Limpsfield Road)
  • Section distance: 10 miles (16 km)

This section of the route starts at the main entrance of Hayes station and ends at West Wickham Common. It's a well-wooded section with many opportunities for climbing.  


  • The Domesday Oak trees
  • The Greenwich Meridian stone
  • Butterflies, including speckled wood and common blue
  • Addington Hills

Walk guidance with maps

A PDF of walk guidance for London LOOP section 4 - including maps - is on the Ramblers 'Walking the London LOOP' web page.