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Dog walk by River Darent from Horton Kirby to Farningham The Lion Pub (or reverse), Kent

Some pub opening times and dog rules are still changing. Please check your chosen pub is able to welcome you before making plans.


This is a great summer dog walk by the river to keep dogs cool.  


Either park in the pub car park at The Lion in Farningham (just off M25 Junction 3 M20 Swanley interchange) if you are going to eat or stop there for a drink or park at Westminster Fields in Horton Kirby. GPS coords for start of walk in Horton Kirby: 51.3938, 0.2409

Pub or Cafe Address

High Street, Farningham DA4 0DP


Open 7 days. Food served from noon onwards. For seasonal opening hours and food service times please check their website.

Menu Style

Modern pub classics - Vintage Inns menu. For full menu information, allergens, specials, prices and reservations please check their website.

Dog Rules

Dogs welcome in the bar



The walk round between the two with large stretches beside the River are in the shade: perfect for keeping dogs cool. Some parts of the river are deep and fast running but mostly it is safe for dogs and children.

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Edited: 18th February 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.