Bridge, Pett Bottom loop – Thursday, 4 August, 2002

Meet 8.30am, K&C Hospital, South Canterbury Road entrance

The walk is about 13 miles returning around 1pm, so bring a snack or lunch if required.

Through Nackington into Whitehill woods, over the Pett Bottom road and cross Elham Valley line down to the Bridge, Elham Valley walk to Bishopsbourne. At Charlton Park branch right and cross the Kingston road into Knowle wood. Walk down Covet Lane, cross to Marley Lane, Reed’s Mill, and join Pett Bottom valley route. Back through Lower Hardres and into Nackington to return via the rugby club.

Last week’s walk to Lyminge:

Canterbury to Lyminge – Thursday, 28 July, 2022

***Packed Lunch to be eaten en route***

Meet by the hospital – corner of South Canterbury Road/Ethelbert Road @ 8:30 am

Walk to Nackington, then criss cross various paths to Petham and then a mixture of footpath and road to Stowting, then on to Lyminge.

14 miles

No: 17 @ 13:35 40 mins
No: 17 @ 14:43 40 mins
No: 18 @ 15:12 39 mins
No: 17 @ 16:08 45 mins

We last did this walk in January 2020

Last week’s walk to Denton:


Thursday 21 July – Denton, bus back

Meet at 8.30am, K&C Hospital, South Canterbury Rd entrance

The walk is 10m with a bus back from Denton. There is the option of The Jackdaw or home for lunch.

Through the hospital to the rugby field, over Nackington Road and take the path through the orchards to Whitehill Woods. Path along the Pett Bottom valley to Westwood, into Covert Wood to Bladbean Farm, Wingmore and Denton.

Regular no 17 buses back to Canterbury.

Last week’s walk to Denge woods:

Denge Woods – Thursday 14 July

Meet at 8.30am, top of Nunnery Road.

The walk is 14 miles. Please bring a picnic/snack and plenty of water.

Nunnery Road, Zealand Road, Lime Kiln Road. Through orchards to New House Lane, past New House Farm to Garlinge Green road. Enter Denge woods, Upper Thruxted Farm, to Mystole Road. Through Shalmsford Street and Chartham, home along the river.

Last week’s walk to Elham:

Canterbury to Elham SSFR1 – Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Meet outside the Hospital (Junction of South Canterbury Road with Ethelbert Road) @ 8:30

Tea/Coffee/Beer in Elham or early bus back

Back of Canterbury Rugby Club/Nackington/Pett Bottom/Gorsley Wood/Westwood/Quilters Wood/Clambercrown/Palmstead/Peafield/Park Gate/Elham

17 Bus back to Canterbury 11:35, 12:42

Approximately 10 miles

Last week’s Canterbury Western Circle + Airstrip (clockwise) Walk: