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Reeds and canalRoyal Military Canal Path

43 km / 27 miles

E Sussex, Kent
The Royal Military Canal Path mainly follows a canal-side path, which fringes the northern edge of Romney Marsh and which was built in the early 19th century as a defence against a possible invasion by Napoleon. The Canal is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a SSSI. In addition to its historical and archaeological interest it is a valuable wetland habitat for a variety of species of flora and fauna. Links are made with the Saxon Shore Way at Appledore and West Hythe providing options for a circular route between these two places.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Reeds and canal
Waymark
Reeds and canal
Attributes
Canal; Heritage; Industrial History; Military
Start
TQ888134 - Pett Level, E Sussex
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Finish
TR188349 - Seabrook, Kent
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Package
Royal Military Canal Walks Pack (Romney Marsh Countryside Project)
Certificate
Certificate (Kent County Council - 2010)

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
179189199
OS Landranger Active
179189199
OS Explorer
124125138
OS Explorer Active
124125138

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
B & B Accommodation
Waterside Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
35 Km
Hotels
Best Western Clifton Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
43 Km
B & B Accommodation
Crete Down  (bookable online)
4 Km
43 Km

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Route Profile:

46.0 Km (28.6 miles)
175 m (574 ft) ascent
22 m (72 ft)  maximum height