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Wantsum Walks


48 km / 30 miles
Walks between Herne Bay and Birchington around the Wantsum river, which can be incorporated with the Saxon Shore Way to provide extended circular routes, as the Way skirts west of the Wantsum. The route is still on OS mapping though leaflets are not available.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Yes
Attributes: Easy
Start: TR173682 - Herne Bay station, Kent View on StreetMap
Finish: TR298694 - Birchington station, Kent View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Wantsum Walk - Tim Bertuchi


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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 179
OS Landranger Active 179
OS Explorer 150
OS Explorer Active 150

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

1 km
27 km
Canterbury Cottages  (bookable online)
4 km
27 km
The Hussar  (bookable online)
4 km
48 km

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Route Profile:

30.7 km (19.1 miles)
197 m (646 ft) ascent
32 m (105 ft)  maximum height

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