A wonderful walk...Rabbit and I sailed into Edenbridge and met up with Don, fine ultra walker and excellent peep from London LDWA. After collecting our check cards we sailed off and managed to nearly get lost in the first half mile - a pb. But we were quickly back on track as the sun rose on a very misty Kent: the sun just peeping through a grey November sky. The first 8k took us though woods and down into Chiddingstone - a lovely village with castle and Tudor pub which will be worth further inspection. Lovely cup of tea the the first check point. We were overtaken by runners but no walkers - at this point we were walking slowly but strongly, and grappling with the walk instructions. Then on to Weald, through a couple of vile muddy field which added a ton to my walking boots. Next 8k took us through sweet chestnut woods and along the beautiful Greensands Way, and on to the lunch stop at Weald, where JJ made contact as we munched sarnies and pork pies.