Thursday, 28 February, 2019 – Canterbury Northern Circle

This is the same walk we did on 13 December last year but in reverse.

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

Walk over to North Holmes Road, St. Radigunds, West Station Roundabout, through the tunnel and onto St Stephen’s Green then across to Hales Place and onto the footpath through Hackington towards Alcroft Grange then South to North through West Blean Nature Reserve then working across Sheepfold, the Golf Course, later crossing Radfall Road at Chestfield. We then head South through Clowes Wood towards Amery Court, later we cross into Church Wood and make our way to Rough Common, then the footpath back to St Dunstan’s and into the City.
Mileage 17 miles.

Last week’s Canterbury to Elham (via Bossingham and Stelling Minnis) Walk:

Canterbury to Elham (via Bossingham and Stelling Minnis) – Thursday, 21 February, 2019

Meet outside the hospital: junction of South Canterbury Road with Ethelbert Road @ 8:30 am

Footpath to Rugby Club then Nakington, follow on through Whitehill Wood but this time we take the yellow road down to The Duck. We then take the footpath to Broxhall Wood, Broxhall Road then path down by Hardres Court Farm, along the road to the footpath, which leads to Bossingham. We follow a bit of yellow road but then take the footpath through Atchester Wood, then yellow roads along to Stelling Minnis where we take the footpath through Elhampark Wood to Upper Park Gate Farm then straight down and into (road/footpath) Elham.

The Cosy Tea Rooms for lunch.

Approximately 12 miles.

Number 17 Bus back to Canterbury:


earlier would be 12:42, later would be 14:50

Last week’s walk to the Badlands:

Thursday, 14 February, 2019 The Badlands of Badlesmere

**Packed Lunch**

Meet at the corner of Nunnery Fields with Old Dover Road – opposite St Mary Bredin Church at 8:30

London Road roundabout/footpath to Bigberry/Chartham Hatch/Primrose Hill/Denstead Wood/Rhode Common/Perry Wood/Stocking Wood/Badlesmere.

There is the Red Lion here should we fancy some refreshment.

Buses back to Canterbury (change at Faversham)
bus 666 – 12:55; 13:55; 15:30; 16:24
We take bus 3X from Faversham back to Canterbury – whole journey one hour.

Distance: 14 miles

Last week’s Canterbury to Herne Bay Walk:

Thursday , 7 February, 2019 Canterbury to Herne Bay (Express Route)

Meet outside 25 St Augustine’s Road at 8:00am**note earlier departure time for this walk only*

SVW to Fordwich/Sturry/across the railway line and up to Broad Oak/Herne/Herne Bay

About 11 miles

Back to Canterbury by bus or…..
Steve **Cinema Special** only £5
Kavanagh Cinema – for 11am or as soon as possible thereafter to see ‘A Star Is Born’ with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, followed by:

Lunch – the Wallflower Cafe if we can find seats

Frequent Triangle Buses back to Canterbury.

Last week’s Canterbury to Ashford walk: