Thursday – 31 August, 2017 – FAVERSHAM (approached from the South)

8:30 Meet corner of Old Dover Road/Nunnery Fields/Oaten Hill

London Road Roundabout

Proceed along Mill Lane and North Downs Way

Bridge across A2

Podhurst Farm

Denstead Wood/Court Wood/Winterbourne Wood

South Street/Brenley/Westwood Court

Faversham – Either return on arrival or lunch take lunch at a Faversham Eatery

13 miles

Trains (£3.55 with Railcard)

12:03, 12:31, 13:03, 13:31, 14:03, 14:31, 15:03 (13 MINS)


13:16 (3 @ 35 mins)

13:36 (3X @ 25 mins)

13:46 (3B @ 35 mins)

14:06 (3X @ 25 mins)

14:16 (3 @ 35 mins)

14:31 (3X @ 25 mins)

14:54 (3X @ 25 mins)

Last week’s walk – en route to Westernhanger

Thursday – 24 August, 2017 Canterbury to Westerhanger (via Elham)

Meet outside K & C Hospital, corner of Ethelbert and South Canterbury Roads at 8:30am

Silver Striders Fast Route to Elham

Lunch at the Cosy Cafe

Then onto Lyminge/Postling/Stanford/Westernhanger (mainly footpaths)

About 17 miles (10 morning, 7 afternoon)

Trains back from Westernhanger to CBW (change at Ashford) approx. 40 mins. Leaving at: 15:19, 16:19, 16:46, 17:19

Cost £7.40 with railcard

Westernhanger Castle

Thursday – 17 August, 2017 @ 9:00 Canterbury out and about

Meet outside 25 St Augustine’s Road @ 9:00

Slightly shorter walk this week but a longer SSS walk on Tuesday (15th) should compensate those wanting a longer mileage fix.

North Holmes Road, through town, West Station tunnel to St Stephen’s Green, The University, Cycle Path to Harbledown and then back via the Castle and Lansdown Road.

About 7 miles

Last week’s Faversham to Whitstable walk:

and samphire foragers spotted on the walk:

Thursday – 10 August, 2017 @ 8:00 Faversham to Whitstable (packed lunch)

Packed Lunch – to be eaten en route

Meet at Canterbury East Station to catch 09:09 train, arriving in Faversham (£3.55 with Railcard).

Walk through Faversham and then follow the Saxon Shore Way along the east bank of Faversham Creek to Nagden Marshes. Continue along the SSW along the south bank of the Swale to the Sportsmen Inn and on towards Seasalater. Follow the shore to Whitstable West Beach where there is the possibility of a swim. Then on into Whitstable for coffee/tea at Tea & Times.
Distance: 10 miles

Plenty of buses back from Whitstable to Canterbury

Last week’s walk from Canterbury to Wye (cygnets seen in the shallow Stour by the Tickled Trout PH in Wye)