UK Publishers’ Walk and Talk: Knole Park Walk
21 August @ 10:20 am - 3:00 pm BST
Join us for our next Walk and Talk event in our new series where you can meet up safely outdoors. Everyone is welcome to join us as we get some exercise – with a fix of nature – whilst connecting with others across the publishing industry.
The walks are led by Justyna Pezik, an experienced walker and hiker. Justyna has worked in publishing for 22 years, both in editorial and rights, and alongside her busy workload has gained a Mountaineer License and hiked mountains all over Europe, North and South Americas and Asia. In her spare time she leads community walks for a local charity, so she knows her stuff!
The second walk will be happening on Saturday 21st August 2021 at Knole Park in Sevenoaks, Kent*. To take part, please book your place asap. We hope you join us!
*Sorry to all our members across the UK and wider world who cannot make this event. We would love to extend this to members elsewhere – so if you are interested in setting up your own Walk and Talk, please do get in touch!
FREE for BookMachine members
Everyone else: Donation of £1 to £5 (pay what you can afford) for non-members – please bring a cash donation with you on the day.
(All fees will be donated to our charity partner of the year, Book Aid International. BookMachine will match donations.)
10:20 – Meet at Sevenoaks Station in Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1DP.
This is a 7.5km circular walk through a beautiful deer park and will take approximately 4 hours. The route is mainly flat but there will be some hills. Please see the map below for the route:
After around 5.5km, we’ll stop in the Knole Court Café for a drink and lunch for about an hour. Afterwards, we’ll head back through the park towards Sevenoaks Station to end the walk.
What to bring:
Please bring comfortable shoes, plenty of water, suncream and a hat, a waterproof jacket in case of showers, and a smile!
If coming from London by train, please take:
09:45 train from London Charing Cross [CHX] (Platform 6) to Sevenoaks, which is around a 35-minute journey. Please check our website (or https://www.nationalrail.co.
If you are driving, you can park at Sevenoaks Station Car Park A or B (Saturday daily rate: £3.70), Bradbourne Car Park (£1/hour for 1–4 hours, £5 all day) or Sevenoaks Town Car Park (Saturday rates: £4 for 4 hours, £4.50 for 5 hours and £5.50 all day).