Thursday 3 November, 2022 – Canterbury to Sandwich

Meet outside 25 St Augustine’s Road 8:30

NDW to Patrixbourne/Shepherd’s Close Road/FPs to Adisham/Bossington/Neavy Downs/Gibson’s is a possibility.  In any event a packed lunch and something to drink is suggested.  Goodnestone Road/Twitham Hill/Crixhall Court/Buckland Lane/Summerfield Farm/Black Pond Farm/Beacon Hill/Marshborough – Vine Farm/Great Poulder’s Farm/Sandwich.

Distance 14 miles

Buses from Sandwich to Canterbury:

Bus 43 (40 mins)

12:51 13:21 13:51 14:21 14:51 15:21 15:51

Last week’s North Downs Way Loop:

Wednesday Walk 2 November, 2022

We meet at the main entrance of the Westgate Gardens at 8:30 am

The walks are different each week but all walks take approximately two hours.
Coffee is taken at different venues but all are in the city centre.
Our next walk will probably be in the NDW/ Golden Hill area, a popular one
with regular WWs
The bright but autumnal pic from last weeks outing was taken near Harbledown.
See you midweek……

SSS258 – Tuesday 1 November, 2022 – Reverse The Steve’s Walk

Meet @ 8:00 am outside the Hospital (junction of Ethelbert and South Canterbury Roads)

The Langton Path to the end of the school playing fields, rugby club, over the A2 bridge and proceed to Nackington, Whitehill Wood, Lower Hardes.  Work back from Lower Hardes to New House Lane and then back to South Canterbury Road via A2 bridge crossing in Stuppington Lane.

Subject to modification by Steve on the day.

Last week’s Reverse The Valley Lark Walk:

Thursday 27 October 2022 – North Downs Way loop

Meet at 8.30am, St Mary Bredin Church

The walk is about 12.5 miles circular, so we should be back in Canterbury around 1pm. Bring a packed lunch or snack if required.

Toddler Cove, Westgate Gardens, Victorian recreation ground, NDW through Bigbury woods, Chartham Hatch to Old Wives Lees. Down through Bowerland Farm to cross the Chilham Road into Pickelden Lane. Shalmsford Street, Chartham, river path back to Canterbury.

Last week’s Garrington minor circle walk:

Wednesday Walk 26 October, 2022

We’ll meet again at the main entrance to the Westgate Gardens this coming Wednesday at

the usual time of 8:30am.
The pic from our previous walk finds the WWs standing on a bridge where the Sarre Penn
flowed beneath their feet on Its way to joining the “brimming river”.
Men may come and men may go but the midweek’s go “on for ever”.
See you soon coffee lovers……..

SSS257 – Tuesday 25 October, 2022 – Reverse The Valley Lark Walk

Meet @ 8:00 am at the top of Nunnery Road (at the Junction with Nunnery Fields)

Nunnery Road, Zealand Road, Lime Kiln Road and across the fields coming out at Hollow Lane, then onto New House Lane taking the footpath to Cockering Road.  We take the footpath though Larkey Valley Wood leaving for footpaths crossing New House Lane and Iffin Lane, then footpath through to Merton Farm, cross A2 bridge – Rugby Club, Langton Path, K & C Hospital where the walk ends. 6 miles.

Last week’s Reverse The Woolton Farm Walk:

Thursday, 20 October, 2022 – The Garrington Minor Circle

Meet outside 25 St Augustine’s Road 8:30

NDW to Patrixbourne/Shepherd’s Close Road/Bramling Road/footpaths to Garrington Farms and then across Bekesbourne Lane/Howletts footbridges/Jacob’s Close/Firdown Wood, then footpath towards Hoath Farm but crossing Bekesbourne Road walking towards Little Barton Farmhouse/Spring Lane, which marks the end of the walk.

Distance 10 miles

Last week’s Petham/Bossingham Circle walk:

Wednesday Walk 19 October, 2022

The weather forecast for our walk on Wednesday is for sunny intervals and a fresh breeze.

At 8:30am when we meet at the main entrance to the Westgate Gardens the temperature will
be at 12 degrees. A perfect morning for a walk I hear you say.
The pic taken on the walk last week is another in our popular occasional feature,
“ How Did That Supermarket Trolly Get There?”
Look forward to seeing you midweek for more walking, talking, coffee and possibly abandoned Supermarket
trolly spotting………


SSS 256 – Tuesday 18 October, 2022 – Reverse The Woolton Farm Walk

Meet outside 25 St. Augustine’s Road at 8:00 am

Spring Lane, the footpath past Little Barton House by the railway line then along Bekesbourne Lane taking the second footpath on the left through Woolton Farm, past Farthings Wood and shortly afterwards taking a left into Court Wood towards Littlebourne Road, at the end of this footpath we take the footpath to the left, towards Firdown Wood but turn right before Palmstead Wood proceeding towards the Hoath Farm (footpath).  Bekesbourne Lane to Worcester Lane then through the orchards back to Spring Lane (where the walk concludes) via Little Barton House. 6 miles

Last week’s Reverse The Omicron Walk:


Thursday 13 October 2022 – Petham, Bossingham circle

Meet 8.30am at the junction of Nunnery Fields and Nunnery Road.

The walk is about 16 miles, so we won’t be back until after 2pm. Please bring a packed lunch or snack.

Zealand Road, Lime Kiln, New House Lane, St Augustine’s, Garlinge Green. Capel Wood, Hault Farm, Ansdore, Dunlies wood. Cross Stone Street and then along the edge of Upper Hardres word to Bossingham. Then Pett Bottom valley back to White Hill wood and back home through Nackington.

Last week’s walk to Ash: