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Faversham to Hollowshore circular route
distance 6.85km Vertical gain +5m Vertical drop -5m Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Faversham - Kent

A small part of the Saxon Shore Way. A great walk along Faversham Creek to Hollowshore. Great pub, then a shorter walk back through farmland. Enjoy the beautiful desolation of the marshes, just you, the birds, and the breeze. Stop for a rest or bite to eat at the wonderful Shipwrights Arms, then either re-trace your steps or take the shorter walk back through Ham Farm.

Hever & Markbeech from Chiddingstone
distance 9.42km Vertical gain +97m Vertical drop -97m Durée 3h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chiddingstone - Kent

A lovely Kent walk that starts from the beautiful village of Chiddingstone and continues to Hever where you can visit the Castle. The route then turns south to Markbeech from where a return to the start is made.

distance 6.07km Vertical gain +68m Vertical drop -61m Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chiddingstone - Kent

This circular walk guides the keen wildlife watcher and enthusiast to some of the best local spots to see special species like the nightingale. The farmland of Bore Place extends almost to Bough Beech Reservoir where it meets the nature reserve. Well-connected areas of good habitat encourage plants, fungi and animals to survive and thrive.

distance 8.02km Vertical gain +18m Vertical drop -18m Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Oare (Kent) - Kent

This Kent walk explores the marshes, creeks and tideways on the south side of the River Swale. On the far side of the water is the Isle of Sheppey and in season the area is an excellent place for watching birdlife.

distance 12.63km Vertical gain +154m Vertical drop -157m Durée 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Harrietsham - Kent

A pleasant walk through the Kent countryside of the North Downs. The route uses a paths and sections of trackways to complete the circuit. The start can be reached by train from London Victoria station.

Walking Newington Walk 1 - South ( Download : )
distance 4.45km Vertical gain +37m Vertical drop -37m Durée 1h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Newington (Kent)-1 - Kent

A pleasant walk through apple orchards, past an ancient denehole and a beacon marking the site of WWI inland defences and over Standard Hill, reputed to be a stopping point for Julius Caesar.

Walking Dungeness & Romney Marsh ( Download : )
distance 11.11km Vertical gain +3m Vertical drop -5m Durée 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lydd - Kent

This Kent walk explores a unique landscape, offers excellent bird watching and in complete contrast you pass a nuclear powerstation. There is also the opportunity to ride a steam train!

distance 10.14km Vertical gain +96m Vertical drop -96m Durée 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Newington (Kent)-1 - Kent

A mainly flat walk in countryside surrounding a small Kent village which dates to pre-Roman times and that was on the route for Chaucer's pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales. Walk in the footsteps of Julius Caesar, see the remains of a Roman town and the site of World War I trenches and visit a fine 14th century church. Along the way are former watercress beds, historic orchards and centuries-old farms and houses. The figure of eight walk twice passes near an 18th century pub for refreshments.

distance 7.96km Vertical gain +28m Vertical drop -28m Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chiddingstone - Kent

This is a circular walk but is described in two sections, so you can choose to just walk to or from the Little Brown Jug, rather than doing the whole loop. Nothing beats the promise of a cosy pub after a bracing walk in the Kent countryside. This gentle walk boasts the choice of two pubs within an hour on foot of Bore Place, using the network of public footpaths and bridleways. The walk takes in classic Low Weald landscape with its patchwork of arable fields and grazing pastures.

distance 12.18km Vertical gain +137m Vertical drop -141m Durée 3h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chiddingstone - Kent

This circular walk leads you up onto the Greensand Way where breathtaking views await. From here it loops round, passing the picturesque 14th-century Wickhurst Manor through the village of Sevenoaks Weald and across rolling farmland before returning to the start point.

Walking Bore Place - Green Trail ( Download : )
distance 2.29km Vertical gain +16m Vertical drop -16m Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chiddingstone - Kent

The Bore Place farm walks weave their way through the fields and woodlands of the 500-acre organic dairy farm, offering panoramic views across this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The trails start and finish at the Bore Place car park and are waymarked by colour-coded directional discs and tall oak posts with painted lines at the top.

Walking Bore Place - Blue Trail ( Download : )
distance 2.16km Vertical gain +23m Vertical drop -27m Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chiddingstone - Kent

The Bore Place farm walks weave their way through the fields and woodlands of the 500-acre organic dairy farm, offering panoramic views across this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The trails start and finish at the Bore Place car park and are waymarked by colour-coded directional discs and tall oak posts with painted lines at the top.

Walking Bore Place - Red Trail ( Download : )
distance 4.39km Vertical gain +45m Vertical drop -44m Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chiddingstone - Kent

The Bore Place farm walks weave their way through the fields and woodlands of the 500-acre organic dairy farm, offering panoramic views across this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The trails start and finish at the Bore Place car park and are waymarked by colour-coded directional discs and tall oak posts with painted lines at the top.

distance 17.48km Vertical gain +214m Vertical drop -217m Durée 5h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kent

From the parkland close to the centre of Tonbridge, up onto Bidborough Ridge and on to Southborough Common, Returning along a hidden valley, through the park of Somerhill Schools and along the river Medway to the town centre.

Walking Stour Valley Rural ( Download : )
distance 21.83km Vertical gain +347m Vertical drop -346m Durée 7h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Challock - Kent

A rural route (avoiding habitation) around the Stour Valley. Starting through King's Wood and a little of the North Downs Way heading north, crossing the valley and picking up some of the Stour Valley Walk heading south before crossing the river again and heading back into the woods.

Walking The Wye Hills ( Download : )
distance 16.13km Vertical gain +262m Vertical drop -257m Durée 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Wye with Hinxhill - Kent

Hiking in nature alternating between undergrowth and meadows on hilly slopes in the middle of pastures and crops.

distance 4.13km Vertical gain +12m Vertical drop -40m Durée 1h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Newington (Kent)-1 - Kent

This pleasant walk takes you both sides of Newington's historic watercress beds and past lagoons and open spaces filled with birds.

Walking Newington Walk 2 - South ( Download : )
distance 4.34km Vertical gain +37m Vertical drop -40m Durée 1h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Newington (Kent)-1 - Kent

The walk takes you through typical 'Garden of Kent' orchards, across a centuries-old farm and past historic landmarks and former WWI inland defences.

distance 7.3km Vertical gain +42m Vertical drop -63m Durée 2h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Newington (Kent)-1 - Kent

A lovely walk through Kent orchards, past bird-rich lagoons and onto a hill with views across the Medway estuary. It takes you past historic settlements and the site of WWI inland defences before finishing with a birds-eye view of the fine tower of St Mary's church.

distance 14.15km Vertical gain +362m Vertical drop -390m Durée 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Folkestone - Kent

This linear Kent walk follows the coast between Folkestone and Dover using the North Downs Way Natioanl Trail for much of the way. The vies especially at the Dover end of the walk area excellent. To return to the start use the regular train service that runs along the foot of the cliffs.