Linear Walks Festival 2017

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact
5 Thu 24th
Walmer

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FISH AND CHIPS WALK
Meet at Walmer Railway Station. Walk to Dover via the White Cliffs. Fish and chips in Dover and return (at your own expense) by train or bus. Superb walk, setting sun, twinkling lights of Dover Harbour.
Undulating, brisk

17:15
4.25 hours
10.3

Graham Smith

01304 367853

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact
7 Fri 25th
Shepherdswell

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MINI PILGRIMAGE SHEPHERDSWELL TO DOVER
Meet at East Kent Railway Station. Follows the North Downs Way National Trail and the Via Francigena European Pilgrimage route, between Dover and Shepherdswell. Interesting historical insights as you walk. Return by train at own expense.
Easy pace

10:00
6.5 hours
8.5

Pete Morris
North Downs Way Trail Manager
07920 792338

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact
8 Fri 25th
Kingsdown

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CARERS’ STROLL
Meet at the Rising Sun pub for a walk specially designed for people with a disability and/or carers plus anyone who would like to join in a picturesque seaside stroll along the shore to Deal. Refreshments and finish point: Deal Pier.
Level, leisurely pace, suitable for wheelchairs

11:00
2 hours
2.7

Sue Mott

07836 283566

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact
9 Fri 25th
Capel-le-Ferne

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THE WHITE CLIFFS COASTAL TRAIL: DAY 1 CAPEL TO DOVER
Park in The Valiant Sailor pub car park. £2.00 for the day. Outstanding views. Visit Battle of Britain memorial site on the way. Cliff Top Cafe lunch or bring your own. Regular return buses.
Cliff walk, some hills

11:00
4 hours
6.8

Les Preston

01303 863495

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact
15 Sat 26th
Dover

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THE WHITE CLIFFS COASTAL TRAIL - DAY 2 DOVER TO DEAL
Meet at Dover Yacht Club on Dover sea front. A steep climb leads out of Dover. Cliff walk to St. Margaret’s Bay and the Dover Patrol Memorial, then on to Deal. Lunch at the Pines Garden Tea Room or bring your own. Regular return bus and train service available.
Undulating, with one flight of steep steps

10:00
6 hours
9.5

Les Preston

01303 863495

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact
21 Sun 27th
Deal

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THE WHITE CLIFFS COASTAL TRAIL DAY 3 DEAL TO SANDWICH-
Meet near remains of Sandown Castle. A delightful coastal and estuary walk finishing in the medieval town of Sandwich where the Sandwich Festival will be in full progress. Bring snack or late lunch in Sandwich. Good bus service.
Flat, easy walk

10:00
4 hours
9.6

Les Preston

01303 863495

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact
33 Tue 29th
Deal

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CHANNEL TALES – A STORYTELLER’S PERSPECTIVE
Meet at the entrance to Deal Pier, walk across the cliffs to St. Margaret’s - at - Cliffe. On the way, be entertained by tales of dastardly doings on this stretch of coast, from pre- history to today. Suitable for adults and accompanied children of 8 years and over. Picnic on the way then return by bus.
Undulating, easy pace

10:00
5 hours
5

Roisin Murray

07932 794251

No. Date Walk start point and description Time Miles Contact