Thursday, 2 September, 2021 – CanSan Sloway Route Test

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

The route is shown as 14 miles on the Slow Ways website.

There will be one or two brief stops to enjoy a snack/drink, so bring something along if you so wish.

This is the route:

From Sandwich we return on the number 43 bus: 13:21, 13:41, 14:01, 14:21, 14:41. Journey time shown as 46 minutes.

Last week’s Denge Woods via the river walk:

Thursday 26th August 2021 – Denge Woods via the river

Meet by St Mary Bredin’s Church, 8.30am

The walk is about 14 miles and we should be back before 2pm. Bring lunch or a snack if you like.

To Toddlers Cove, along the river to Chartham, Shalmsford Street, Denge Wood, Upper Thruxted Farm. Through to Garlinge Green, St Augustine’s housing estate, Oakfield Shaw, New House Lane and home.

Last week’s Petham Circle walk:

Thursday 19 August, 2021 – The Pet Circle (in reverse)

Meet outside the hospital (junction of South Canterbury Road and Ethelbert Road) at 8:30am

Elevenses/lunch stop for tea/coffee and a bun if you wish to bring this with you.

The Langton, Rugby Club, Nackington, Whitehill Wood, Pett Bottom, Tapleys Hill, Well Wood, Catt’s Wood Road, Bow Hill then footpath to Stone Street. Yellow road by the side of the former pub then footpath leading to and across Duckpit Road, Waltham Road, Capel Wood, Kenfield Road, Chartham Downs, New House Lane, Orchards, eventually to the top of Nunnery Road where the walk finishes. Approx. 13 miles.

Last week’s walk to Stour Valley Walk to Ash:

Thursday 12 August 2021 – Stour Valley Walk to Ash

Meet at 8.30am at St Martin’s Church

Take the Stour Valley Walk to Fordwich, Stodmarsh, through the RSPB reserve to Grove Ferry. Continue on SVW to West and East Stourmouth, Westmarsh and Ash.

There is Julies farm shop and cafe at Ash, which has not been tried but might be suitable for coffe/tea or lunch.

The walk is about 13 miles, with regular buses back from Ash.

Last week’s Adisham circle walk: