Length — 44km (walked 2018)
This section rises gradually south of the Thames to reach the Derby course on Epsom Downs. Walkers are advised to avoid the final stage of this section on race days at Epsom Downs: paths will be closed, and there will be no chance of peaceful walking among the crowds.
|26: Walton-on-Thames to West Molesey — 6.95km; 47m ascent|
Riverside, then among reservoirs
|27: West Molesey to Claygate — 7.34km; 30m ascent|
Streets and rural paths
|28: Claygate to Malden Rushett (The Star) — 9.28km; 96m ascent|
Predominantly in woodland
|29: Malden Rushett (The Star) to Epsom — 6.52km; 73m ascent|
Woodland walking on Ashtead and Epsom Commons.
|30: Epsom to Tattenham Corner — 7.40km; 138m ascent|
Streets and paths, then the Downs.
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