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Miners lamp, train and leafMiner's Way Trail

43 km / 27 miles

Kent
The Minerís Way Trail winds its way through the picturesque countryside of East Kent, linking together pretty villages, small farmsteads, grand country estates and the remains of this area's industrial and mining heritage. Much of this arable landscape, profuse with hedges and woodlands, has not changed since Saxon times and the names of the villages and hamlets you pass on the route are firmly lodged in their Old English origins.

From Sholden it explores the beautiful lower slopes of the North Downs between Deal and Shepherdswell, past what remains of old coal mines opened in the 1920's rush for 'black gold'.


Details:

Waymark: Miners lamp, train and leaf
Path Type
Other Paths
Waymark
Miners lamp, train and leaf
Attributes
Cycle Route; Downland/Wolds; Heritage; Industrial History
Start and Finish
TR355524 - Sholden, Deal, Kent
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Open Date
2006

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
Travelling the Miner's Way Guidebook with Pull-out Map Sections (White Cliffs Countryside Project - 2007)
Leaflets
Miners Way Trail (White Cliffs Countryside Project)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Hotels
The Evenhill  (bookable online)
3 Km
25 Km
Self-catering
Canterbury Cottages  (bookable online)
1 Km
29 Km
Other
4 Km
29 Km
B & B Accommodation
Solley Farm House  (bookable online)
2 Km
39 Km
B & B Accommodation
Bear's Well Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
2 Km
43 Km

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Route Profile:

46.4 Km (28.8 miles)
479 m (1,572 ft) ascent
99 m (325 ft)  maximum height