Dates and Locations of Planned Walks

2024 Walks - please check back here for 2024 dates, which will be confirmed asap. Or register with us, as below, and we will let you know.

Register to join us on any of our walks by calling 01622 691151 or emailing enquiries@hikent.org.uk

1. Bluebells, Fresh Air, and You Time: tbc

Starting from the Kings Wood car park on White Hill (What3Words///headless.forgotten.plugged)

  • A circular walk of about 5 miles, mainly on cinder/tarmac tracks
  • Perfect for dogs on leads or under control
  • Wear stout footwear
  • Bring refreshments
  • For the fit and adventurous there are spectacular views following a short, steep incline

Click here to see beautiful pictures of Bluebells in the area

2. River Banks and Refreshment: tbc

We are meeting on foot across the river at Freedom Leisure car park (not a public car park) at the entrance to Whatman Park (What3Words///intro.usual.eager). The nearest parking is at James Whatman Way car park (What3Words///ready.bumpy.spices). 

  • A round trip of about 4 miles along the river bank towards Allington
  • A stop off at The Malta Inn for some refreshment and then walking back  
  • Generally very flat
  • Perfect for dogs on leads or under control
  • Meet at the bottom of the road by the Rowing Club entrance

3. Oysters, Birds, and The Sea God: Sunday 16th June leaving @ 10am

Starting from the Gorrell Tank Car Park on Westgate Terrace, Whitstable (What3Words///taskbar.gangs.tweeted)

  • A walk of about 6 miles to the Neptune Arm in Herne Bay
  • Level except for one incline of about 100 yards
  • Wear stout footwear, bring refreshments
  • Perfect for dogs on leads
  • Depending on the weather wear suitable headgear and carry water
  • Opportunity to walk back to Whitstable, or take the train. 

 4. Along the Saxon Shore: Sunday 1st September 2024 leaving @ 10am

Starting from Faversham Rail Station (What3Words///mulls.exhaling.intention)

  • At 11 miles, this takes over 3 hours, finishing in Whitstable
  • Only suitable for people who regularly walk as the surface is often uneven, undulating, and can be muddy or littered with cows
  • We will be stopping along the route for lunch, so please bring your own picnic
  • Wear stout footwear
  • Depending on the weather wear suitable headgear and carry water
  • Trains run back to Faversham every 30 mins, for around £5