Thursday, 30 November, 2017 The Wingham Circle

Meet outside 25 St Augustine’s Road at 8:30

Proceed in direction of Patrixbourne, then footpaths to Adisham Church, Bossington, Wingham Well, Gibson’s Farm Shop (Breakfast or Lunch).

Wingham Church, footpaths to Wicambreaux then Wickham Court Lane and footpath to Stodmarsh Road. Footpaths back to Fordwich then SVW back to St Martin’s Church.

16/17 miles

Last week’s Western Circle Walk – the pathfinder sub-group remembers the maxim ‘nothing stops a Silver Strider’

Thursday,23 November, 2017 Canterbury Western Circle

8:30 Meet outside St Mary Bredin Church, Nunnery Fields

Road and footpath to Rough Common

Church Wood but, this time, through to Bishopsden and Bossenden woods, eventually to Dunkirk

Walk over the A2 bridge at Dunkirk and along the edge of Poundfall Wood down to Forester’s Lodge Farm and then take the footpath into South Bishops Den wood. Various footpaths through to Podhurst Farm, cut down to Bigbury, back over the A2 bridge and into Harbledown then Canterbury.

Lunch is a possibility somewhere in Canterbury: to be decided during walk.

About 14 miles

Thanks Barry for leading the Miners’ Way 2 walk last Thursday – another thoroughly enjoyable ramble with the chums

Thursday 16 November, 2017 The Miners’ Way Part 2 (about 14 miles)

Meet at Canterbury Bus Station to catch No 14 (Sandwich) Bus at 8:36 Bay D3 (or board at subsequent stop – arrival time of 8:37 shown for Barton Court bus stop) – Cost £3:60 or £6:70 for South East dayrider ticket

Arrive at Ash 9:02

Packed Lunch

Ash/Marshborough/Woodnesborough/Eastry/Finglesham/Northbourne (not Sholden)/Northbourne/Bettshanger/Tilmanstone/Elvington/Shepherdswell

About 14.5 miles
Detailed free map on this website

Train back from Sibertswold to Canterbury East:

13:29; 14:29; 15:29; 16:00; 16:29; 17:00 (Cost £3:55 with travelcard)
Travel time: 18 mins

Bus back is also possible: 13:24 89A – time 1 hour
or 14:25 89A (1 change for Bus No. 15) 37 mins.

This week’s walk will be led by Barry


Thursday, 9 November, 2017 The Miners’ Way (Walk One) Sibertswold to Ash

Please bring a packed lunch for this walk

Meet at Canterbury East Station to catch 9:20am train to arrive at Sibertswold (aka Shepherdswell) at 9:30am (£3.55 with railcard).

Route: Sibertswold/Barfrestone/Nonnington/Aylesham/Goodnestone/Wingham/Ash.

Buses back to Canterbury from Ash: 13:58/14:18/14:38/14:58/15:18 all No.43

Last week’s walk between Selling and Wye – wonderful weather all day: