Let us take away the stress of organising your self guided walking holiday in Kent
Guided walk: On 3rd December we will be meeting at the Chartham Village Hall to start this week’s adventure.
From the hall we will be following the path of the river stour before heading up on the North Downs Way AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), through some great woodland and a nature reserve. Along this walk there will be some great views of the Nort Downs.
Guided walk: On 10th December we will embark on a journey to the picturesque town of Harrietsham , making the most of the spring line along the lower slopes of the Downs. Following the North Downs Way, this path provides splendid vistas of the surrounding countryside.
Guided History Walk: On the 17th December we will be strolling from Hernhill to Bossenden Wood. We will then make our way through country lanes and paths till we reach Bossenden Wood. Along the way we will hear the tale of Sir William Courtenay a would be MP and Messiah or as some would say, madman who launched the last battle on British soil.
Guided walk: On 24th December we will be meeting at Faversham train station for our most popular routes and takes us through the countryside around Faversham. During this time, we will be Journeying through Syndale and past Painter’s Forstal. Through open fields of sheep (normally), woodland, and orchards.
Guided walk: On 31st December we will be celebrating all the fun we had in 2023 with our New Years Eve Walk.
During this ramble we will meet at King’s Wood, which lies within the heart of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Beauty and offers 588ha of mixed conifer and broadleaf woodland. King’s Wood was historically a royal hunting forest and a large herd of fallow deer still run free in the wood.
Guided walk: On Sunday, January 7th, we are embarking on a journey to Bethersden, a place steeped in the history of the Kentish wool trade. Bethersden is renowned for its association with Bethersden Marble, a material once quarried until the 19th century and utilized in the construction of numerous churches and cathedrals in Kent.
Guided walk: Join us on the 14th January, as we explore the enchanting countryside nestled between the historic towns of Faversham and Canterbury. Our meeting point will be the charming village of Boughton-under-Blean.
As is tradition at Boots On Adventures, given the often hectic nature of the festive season for many, we opt to host our Christmas gathering in January. Come join us for a joyful stroll and a meal – and feel free to bring along some tinsel!
We will gather on January 21st at the car park of the Hook and Hatchet public house for an enjoyable walk through the Hucking estate, which lies within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB). This expansive estate extends to the escarpment of the North Downs along its southern border.
Guided walk: On 4th February 2024, we'll embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting Hothfield Heathland Nature Reserve. Our meeting point will be at the park, from where we'll set out in the direction of the Stour Valley trail leading to Little Chart.
Guided walk: On 13th April 2024 we will be starting our 2024 challenge’ the North Downs Way. A trail covering a total of 153 miles of outstanding natural beauty. The route starts in Farnham and finishing in the historic town of Dover.
Guided walk: Our next leg begins in the town of Guildford, famed for its medieval castle. Departing from the station, our path follows the course of the river Wey until we intersect with the North Downs Way.
Guided walk: The Third section will take us from the town of Dorking. From the station we will cross the river Mole on the famous stepping stones, before walking up the 275 steps to the top of the breathtaking Box Hill. The route will also feature the climb to Coley Hill with equally amazing views. This walk is also filled with history as we will pass the clearing where a US aircraft crashed on Reigate Hill and Reigate Fort.
Guided walk: The fourth stretch of the North Downs Way guides us from the town of Merstham, renowned for its quarries that supplied 'Reigate Stone' during medieval times for constructing portions of Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, and the now-disassembled Nonsuch Palace.