Thursday, 4 April, 2019 Canterbury Western Circle (clockwise this time)

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

Harbledown/Bigbury/Podhurst Farm then various paths across to South Bishops Den/Forester’s Lodge Farm/Poundfall Wood – bridge over A2

Dunkirk/Bossenden Woods and on to Church Wood then onto Rough Common and back to Canterbury along the footpath behind Kent College and towards the cemetery.

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

About 14 miles

Last week’s walk from Sibertswold to Canterbury:

Thursday – 28 March, 2019 – Sibertswold to Littlebourne/Canterbury

Sibertswold to Canterbury (about 15 miles) or stop at Littlebourne and catch the bus (about 10 miles)

Packed lunch (to be eaten somewhere near Littlebourne?)

Meet at Canterbury East to catch the 9:22 train to Sibertswold (Shepherds Well) – 10 mins journey time. Cost £3:70 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

Last week’s Canterbury to Faversham via Herne Hill Walk:

Thursday 21 March, 2019 Canterbury – Faversham via Herne Hill

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

Road and footpath to Rough Common

Church Wood through to Courtney Road and through the woods till we get to the

Herne Hill footpath, crossing Thanet Way between Kemdale Wood and Fostall.

Footpaths to Sandbanks Road, Nagden Cottages then SSW into Faversham.

Take bus back or lunch – to be decided
About 12/13 miles

Buses back:

3 (34 mins) 3X (29 mins) 3B (34 mins)

Trains back to the East station: 12:26; 13:10; 13:26; 14:10; 14:26

Last week’s walk to Whitstable:

Thursday, 7 March, 2019. The Marley Oval

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

Last year we completed this walk in fairly deep snow on 1 March, 2018 – it was wonderful!

EVW Hode Farm, then footpath to Bridge A2 intersection, then under the A2 and into Bridge – to the Church then EVW through Bishopsbourne to Kingston – at Kingston we take the yellow roads to Marley via Marley Lane and later we take the footpath off to Westwood. From Westwood we take SSFR1 back to Canterbury; via Pett Bottom and Nackington.

13.5 miles

Last week’s Northern Circle Walk: