On 3rd July, we are exploring the area around the village of Pluckley, which is also well known as “The most haunted village in England.” This circular walk will start and finish at Pluckley train station.
The Neolithic Trail is a unique 2-day walking break of your senses, visiting heritage and Neolithic sites via ancient paths steeped in enduring beauty. Hearty meals and refreshments are provided as part of this unmissable experience. The trail starts from West Malling Station with great links to London.
On 13th July, we will be journeying from the village of Lynsted through orchards, fields, and woodland in this beautiful part of Kent. During the walk we will pass through parish of Norton, Buckland and Stone. There will be some road walking during this walk.
On Sunday 17th July our walk will start from Ightham Mote Car park. This walk covers two National Trust Properties and a lavender field (that should be in full bloom at this time).
Our fourth walk in the series will take us from Sittingbourne, following the coastal trail through Milton Creek Country Park, onto The Swale and under the Kingsferry Bridge. We will continue along the Saxon Shore Way through the parish of Iwade and onto Lower Halstow before finishing in Newington.
An enjoyable and informative Walk around an ancient woodland and the surrounding area learning how to identify edible and toxic fruits flora, Flora, and fungi.
On 31st July, we will be meeting at the village of Littlebourne, and walking through Howletts Wild Animal Park passing the magnificent Elephant enclosure. Whilst meandering through the breath-taking countryside, we will explore first world war tank defences as well as beautiful villages dating back to Norman times (Don’t forget your camera!!)
Our fifth walk in the series will take us from Newington Train Station, where we will follow the trail through Lower Halstow and onto the coast. Following the Saxon Shore way, we head through the parish of Upchurch to Otterham Quay as well as Motney Hill Reserve (consisting of 75 acres of prime marshland, reed bed and seawall), before continuing through Riverside Country Park and The Strand Leisure Park via Gillingham Marshes.
Join us for a two-day adventure between two historic Kent towns whilst discovering more history over the centuries crammed into one area than any other in the world (we believe).
We will be hiking along ancient trails from the Cathedral town of Canterbury to the port of Dover. The weekend includes all meals, and camping.