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Royal Military Canal

Royal Military Road | Hythe to Rye, England
+44 1797 367934
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Wonderful place

A lovely place to walk, lot's of Wildlife, and the sea just a few minutes away it really has so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kent, United Kingdom
Giraffe Hunting along the Canal and Port Lympne

Set off at the car park at West Hythe and walked along the path for approx 3 miles. Follow the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ashford, United Kingdom
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Royal Military Road | Hythe to Rye, England
+44 1797 367934
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to walk, lot's of Wildlife, and the sea just a few minutes away it really has so much to offer. Lovely for early morning stroll, afternoon walk, summer time, winter time, there is always something to offer.

Thank HFLI89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set off at the car park at West Hythe and walked along the path for approx 3 miles. Follow the toe path up the hill to Port Lympne, as you climb the hill you can see the grounds and some animals and the views out...More

Thank Redcoco
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Hythe Royal Military Canal runs for 28 miles but I know the Seabrook end. It is a lovely walk with lots of wildlife. The swans had six babies this year. There are well tended paths at the side. It is calm and serene there but...More

Thank Fernchlu_12
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Hythe and had a picnic with us, we decided to sit by the canal and watch the boats go by. We had a stroll along the water's edge, what a great place to walk for an hour in the afternoon Glad the...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We walked a 10km round trip from West Hythe, along the canal to Hythe, then back along the hilltop, through Port Lympne wild animal park, and the final stretch along the canal to West Hythe (where there is a free car park). Mostly in the...More

Thank BermudaTriangle
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

East end of path starts to the right of a small green in Seabrook. The green here is also perfect to access the canal with a kayak with adjacent parking. The level path is very well kept with picnic areas regularly spaced along the canal...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A fantastic experience, a very interesting and knowledgeable skipper. Saw a kingfisher. A very tranquil and elegant way to see the canal. Thoroughly recommend .

Thank Christine Y
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I love coming here for a relaxing wander along the canal. Very pretty and peaceful also good for getting some great photos. Even coming here on a cold and windy day helps blow the cobwebs away. If you like wildlife, canals, peace and quiet then...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Well what a place. We have a 6 year old daughter and we went for a long walk along he canal. It's very clean and tidy and has a lot of wildlife along it. We totally enjoyed the experience. You can tell that paths and...More

Thank david r
Reviewed 6 September 2015

A fascinating backwater, which you can visit on a quiet, electric boat from Hythe. It goes from the same boathouse that hires out rowing boats. On a nice day, it is a very pleasant way to spend an hour.

Thank MrOrganist
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23 August 2015|
Response from david19682016 |
yes you can kayak or canoe on the canal