walking in kent

highest point Betsom's Hill 251 metres / 823 feet grid ref TQ435563


Cliffs at St Margaret's Bay 

The variety of walking opportunities available in Kent includes long sections of coastal tracks, sections of The North Downs National Trail and walks through the undulating landscape of the Weald.


 

walking routes in or passing through Kent  

eden valley walk 24 kilometres / 15 miles linear walking route

darent valley path 31 kilometres / 19 miles linear walking route

elham valley way 37 kilometres / 23 miles linear walking route

royal military canal path 43 kilometres / 27 miles linear walking route

high weald walk 45 kilometres / 28 miles circular walking route

medway valley walk 45 kilometres / 28 miles linear walking route

high weald landscape trail 144 kilometres / 89 miles linear walking route

greensand way 173 kilometres / 107 miles linear walking route

north downs way 229 kilometres / 142 miles linear walking route

saxon shore way 253 kilometres / 152 miles linear walking route 


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Walking the Ramsgate Kent Coast  


 

royal military canal walk linear walking route

Royal Military Canal Path

cliff end

to

seabrook

43 kilometres / 27 miles 


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Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25 000 Map 125

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Saxon Shore Way stage 1

Gravesend

to

Upnor

28 kilometres / 17.5 miles linear walking route 

saxon shore way stage 2 


Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25 000 Map 


Accommodation

 


Books

 


External links

Kent County Council 

Visit Kent  


Saxon Shore Way walk walking hiking trekking Kent England

Saxon Shore Way stage 2

Upnor

to

Gillingham Strand 

12 kilometres / 7.5 miles linear walking route 

saxon shore way stage 1 saxon shore way stage 3 


Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25 000 Map 


Accommodation

 


Books

 


External links

Kent County Council 

Visit Kent  


Saxon Shore Way walk walking hiking trekking Kent England

Saxon Shore Way stage 3

Gillingham Strand

to

Sittingbourne 

12 kilometres / 7.5 miles linear walking route 

saxon shore way stage 2 saxon shore way stage 4 


Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25 000 Map 


Accommodation

 


Books

 


External links

Kent County Council 

Visit Kent  


Saxon Shore Way walk walking hiking trekking Kent England

Saxon Shore Way stage 4

Sittingbourne

to

Faversham 

24.5 kilometres / 15.5 miles linear walking route 

saxon shore way stage 3 saxon shore way stage 5 


Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 149 Sittingbourne & Faversham


Conyer

swale heritage trail  

Teynham Street

Oare

swale heritage trail

Ham Marshes

swale heritage trail

Faversham 

 


Accommodation

 


Books

 


External links

Kent County Council 

Visit Kent 


Saxon Shore Way walk walking hiking trekking england kent 

Saxon Shore Way stage 5

Faversham

to

Reculver 

29.5 kilometres / 18.5 miles linear walking route 

saxon shore way stage 4 saxon shore way stage 6 


Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 149 Sittingbourne & Faversham

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 150 Canterbury & the Isle of Thanet


swale heritage trail

South Bank of Swale Nature Reserve

Seasalter

Whitstable

Tankerton

Studd Hill

Hampton

Hampton Pier 

Herne Bay

Bishopstone Manor

link to the Wantsum Walk 

looking back from Reculver St Mary's Church 

Reculver

joins with Wantsum Walk link to the Thanet Coastal Path


Accommodation

 


Books

 


External links

Kent County Council 

Visit Kent 


Saxon Shore Way walk walking hiking trekking england kent 

Saxon Shore Way stage 6

Reculver

to

Deal 

33 kilometres / 20.5 miles linear walking route 

saxon shore way stage 5 saxon shore way stage 7 


Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 150 Canterbury & the Isle of Thanet


joins with Wantsum Walk link to the Thanet Coastal Path

Hawthorn Corner

Boyden Gate

Grove Ferry

Stour Valley Walk

Plucks Gutter

Richborough Castle and Roman Amplitheatre

Sandwich

White Cliffs Country Trail

the path reaches the coast and heads south along the top of the sea defences giving you a great view over the British Open Golf links course. The sea defence becomes the promenade as it enters Deal.

looking back towards Sandwich from Deal Deal Prom 

 


Accommodation

 


Books

 


External links

Kent County Council 

Visit Kent 


Saxon Shore Way walk walking hiking trekking england kent