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Wednesday, 30th August, 2006
I visited the North Downs for some walking on the weekend of 18th August with David and Richard.

Richard and I stayed the Friday night in Leatherhead, sinking a few pints in the Edmund Tylney.

On Saturday morning we met up with David after breakfast and walked up Box Hill, finding a geocache on the way. We could see what appeared to be a church spire in the distance:

(I didn't take many photos, so I've only got crap ones like this to put up).

During our walk we encountered a water tower, which I neglected to take a photo of. I did, however, take a photo of the inscription we couldn't read from the path:

In the afternoon we got the train to Gomshall, and walked back along the North Downs Way to Box Hill again, before returning to Leatherhead for Showers, Beers and Currys. On our walk back we encountered the church we could see in the distance from Box Hill:

On Sunday we took the train down to Dorking, and walked to Leith Hill, the highest point in the South East of England. This is the tower at the top, which we also climbed: