Where to have a passport stamped

London to Otford

Southwark: Passports available and stamped at Southwark Cathedral shop.

Borough High Street, Southwark: St George the Martyr Church. Passports are stamped in the vestry where Charles Dickens in his Little Dorrit describes Amy sleeping in front of the fireplace with the burial register for  pillow.

Tabard Street, Southwark: The Royal Oak.

Old Kent Road: Rock Island at Thomas A Becket (opposite Tesco).  Historic second main stop out of London where horses were watered as recoded by Chaucer.  CLOSED April 2018.

Blackheath: All Saints’ Church

Shooters Hill: The Red Lion

Shooters Hill: Woodlands Farm

Lesnes Abbey: Chestnuts refreshment kiosk  (next to Lesnes Abbey Lodge). Tue-Fri 10.30am-4pm; weekends 10am-4pm. Closed winter afternoons.

Eynsford: Bridge House Newsagents opposite church.

Lullingstone Roman Villa: In shop where there are refreshments. You can have the villa stamp and the red EH symbol added in red on top.

Shoreham: Ye Olde George Inn opposite the church.

Winchester to Otford

Winchester: Passports available and stamped at Cathedral entrance desk and in the shop.

Hyde Abbey: King Alfred pub in Saxon Road

Kings Worthy: Stamp in church.

Martyr Worthy: Stamp in church.

Itchen Abbas: Stamp in church, on left just inside door, and at The Plough pub.

Ovington: The Bush Inn.

Alresford: St John’s, the parish church. Office at back of the church is open Mon-Fri 10am-12 noon.

Bishop’s Sutton: A self stamp in church along with water and biscuits.

Upper Froyle: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church.

Seale: St Laurence Church.

St Martha’s Hill:  A stamp is available in St Martha-on-the Hill.

Shere: Available at Sunday morning service which is usually 10am OR phone 01483 203352 on arrival.

Abinger Hammer: The Old Post Office tearoom; open 6am-5.15pm. No stamp yet but staff will sign your passport.

Oxted: Church open Sat 10am-4pm and Sun before and after 9.30am & 4pm services.

Titsey: The Sheep Shed tearoom,  Botley Hill Farmhouse. At the top of Titsey Hill go left along the main road (with a path) for  short distance. Mon & Tue 10am-4pm; Wed-Sat 9.30am-4pm; Sun 11am-4pm. Also church.

Otford to Canterbury

Otford: St Bartholomew’s Church (weekday mornings). PW passes the door.

Otford: Sally’s Cake Emporium in High Street where the routes meet.

Wrotham: St George’s Church.

Trottiscliffe: Stamp at back of church.

Aylesford: The Priory. Ask at reception.

Aylesford: St Peter & St Paul Church. Or ask at parish office in Brassey Centre at south end of bridge; open Tue & Thu 9am-2pm.

Detling: The Cock Horse Inn.

Boxley: St Mary’s Church.

Hollingbourne: All Saints Church. Stamp at back of church.

Westwell: St Mary the Virgin Church.

Wye: Wye News, Church Street.

Godmersham: St Lawrence’s Church. Stamp on table near door.

Chilham: St Mary’s Church and The White Horse.

Canterbury: St Dunstan’s Church.

Canterbury: Eastbridge Hospital, High Street.

To Canterbury from Winchester and London / Leigh Hatts