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Stroll

Using a disused railway and bleak woods, this walk is an excellent half-day stroll. Beware of... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
PeteLucy434
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Follow The Signs

You can pick this up near town , look for the direction signs to guide you along. Walking or... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
tezpil
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Using a disused railway and bleak woods, this walk is an excellent half-day stroll. Beware of cyclists though.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You can pick this up near town , look for the direction signs to guide you along. Walking or cycling is suitable.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is the old railway line from Whitstable to Canterbury. It seems steeper going to Canterbury than from Canterbury. It runs through woodland and farmland and undulating in places. Great for running if you want to run for over an hour. The road surface is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank nicholashutchings1
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

8 miles one way and hilly. Rented a bike from Canterbury Cycles on Stour St which worked well. Nice oysters at Harbour. The 3 mike ride to Chatham was also very enjoyable

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TomKaySyd
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Rented bikes from the hire shop in whitstable. They were great. Did the ride to Canterbury and back ... fantastic most is of road and a really nice ride .... do it

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The three of us set out from Canterbury to Whitstable via the cycle network route. My 8 year old found some of the climbs challenging but generally the cycle route was manageable. We took in the sights and stopped to take in the view at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Andygreenfield
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Humid, insect apocalypse, but it was a shelter from the sun on the way to the shop, so it's got my vote.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jason M
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We have walked this in both directions, but prefer to end in Whitstable, a cheeky beer on the beach is a nice reward. The walk its self is nice, it's not too hilly, and has some lovely scenery. It can get busy in parts, lots...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank rltw2018
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I've cycled this route a few times (it's about 15 miles to Canterbury and back) and walked there, but got the bus back, mostly because I was soaked by the time I got there! Parts of it are quite steep and the start of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikkelbates
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I rode to from Whitstable to Canterbury and back, on a lovely sunny day. This is the first time I have ridden this route, but it is very well signposted, so I did not get lost. It is hilly in places, on the way to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Liz W
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