Thursday, 29 June, 2017 Canterbury – Elham (sort of The Elham Valley Way but not quite)

Meet outside 25 St Augustine’s Road @ 8:30 am

The Elham Valley Way (this is longer than the more direct route via Pett Bottom)
Canterbury to Elham (via Bifrons Park/Bridge/Kingston/Barham) plus a minor variation near the end of the walk

11 miles

Take the 12:35 bus back to Canterbury or have lunch in Elham and catch a later bus – as one wishes.

No 17 Bus from Elham to Canterbury

12:35 (about 30 mins)

LAST WEEK’s WALK, Distant Striders engaging with the landscape:

Thursday 22 June 2017 Faversham Western Circle

Meet at Canterbury East Station 9 to catch 9:09 train to Faversham (11 mins).
Return fare with railcard £3.55
Mainly Lanes and Footpaths
Faversham, Oare, Luddenham, Wild Marsh, Deerton Street, near Teynham, upto Nouds House, Lewson Street, Provender, footpath to Coxett Hill and various footpaths back to London Road, Faversham and then the station or stop in Faversham for lunch and then the station (to be decided on the walk).

Approx distance 11 miles.

Trains back 13:08, 13:24, 14:08, 14:24, 15:08

Last week’s Hackington Triangle walk – through the gold course

Thursday 15 June, 2017 The Hackington Triangle

Meet outside 25 St Augustines Road at 8:30 am

St Martin’s Church/Stour Valley Way to Fordwich/Sturry/Broad Oak/West Blean Wood/Hackington/Hales Place Estate/The Beverley/Station Road West/Canterbury

10 Miles

Last week’s circular walk Canterbury/Wickhambreaux – the wind that shakes the barley (approaching Fordwich across the fields):