Selling to Wye Thursday, 2 November, 2017

This is a walk from Selling to Wye for which our gratitude is extended to one Donald McCue of Ethel and Bert Road (last done on 14 July, 2016).


Meet at Canterbury East Station in time for 8:48 departure

We catch the 0848 from Canterbury East Station to Selling (£4.10).

We alight at 0857 and proceed via Selling village, Perrywood lookout, Shottenden, Wytherling Court, Molash Church, Challock, down towards Eastwell Manor, then straight on towards Kennington.

Find somewhere to eat our packed lunch around midday.

The possibility of liquid refreshment exists at the Old Mill, Kennington or just carry on to Wye station.

14 miles.

Back from Wye Station at 13:11; 13:38; 14:11; 14:41; 15:11; 15:41. Cost £3.70 with railcard.

From last week’s Sandwich walk (Barry & Peter actually walked back from Sandwich and covered 30 miles!)

Thursday 26 October, 2017 – Canterbury to Sandwich

Meet outside 25 St Augustine’s Road 8:30

NDW to Patrixbourne/Shepherd’s Close Road/FPs to Adisham/Bossington/Neavy Downs/Gibson’s Farmshop (lunch [BREAKFAST] stop). It’s been a long time since I’ve seen Mike eat the ‘Hungry Farmer’ – I live in hope?

Afternoon take Goodnestone Road/Twitham Hill/Crixhall Court/Buckland Lane/Summerfield Farm/Black Pond Farm/Beacon Hill/Marshborough – Vine Farm/Great Poulder’s Farm/Sandwich

Distance 14 miles

There is always the possibility of refreshment in the Red Cow, Sandwich at the end of the walk

Buses from Sandwich to Canterbury:

Bus 43 (around 40 mins)

13:46 14:06 14:26 14:46 15:06 15:26 15:46 16:26

Photos from last Thursday of the ‘Pathfinder’ sub-group’s circular walk via Old Wives Leas and Chartham back to Canterbury

Thursday 19 October, 2017 – Canterbury (NDW) – Old Wives Leas – back through Chartham

This week’s walk led by Nick.

Meet 8.30am by St Mary Bredin Church, junction of Nunnery Fields and Old Dover Road
Landsdown Road to East Station.
Past Castle and Toddlers Cove
Queens Ave to London Road roundabout (8.45 meet up for people coming from St Dunstans)
Mill Lane onto North Downs Way
Follow NDW through Chartham Hatch to Old Wives Lees.
Footpath down to A28, Pickelden Lane
Footpath to Shalmsford Street and on to Chartham
Cycle Route back to Toddlers Cove and Canterbury

I’m guessing 14 miles, option of bus/train from Chartham
Bring packed lunch/snack

Last week’s Sibbertswold to Canterbury walk (via Bramling Downs)

Thursday – 12 October, 2017 – Sibertswold to Littlebourne

Sibertswold to Littleborne (about 10 miles)
The walk can be extended by another 4 1/2 miles by walking back to Canterbury via Patrixbourne – making a total of, say, 15 miles.

Packed lunch

Meet at Canterbury East to catch 9:20 train to Sibertswold (Shepherds Well) – 10 mins journey time. Cost £3:55 with Railcard.

Sibertswold/Barfrestone/Nonington/Goodnestone/Muddy Bush Corner/Bramling Downs/Littlebourne (on to Canterbury if desired)

Plenty of buses back to Canterbury from Littlebourne – journey time around 13 minutes

Striders on last week’s walk – ‘Checking out Chislet’