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We are a group of volunteers dedicated to the promotion of walking in the Elham Valley in the heart of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Through our affiliation with the ‘Walkers are Welcome’ network we also promote the Valley as a destination for walkers who live outside the area.

We run regular local walks throughout the year, a monthly Sunday and week day walk principally within the beautiful Elham Valley. 

Come and join us, use ‘OUR NEXT WALK’ tab for more details.

OUR NEXT WALK

The new schedule now includes our Spring walks:

Tuesday 8th February 2022. Meet at Lyminge library car park (CT188HS) at 10am for a walk up to the top of Tolsford Hill, the crest of the chalk downs, with views across the High Weald, the English Channel and Romney Marsh. Then downwards to the picturesque village of Postling and back to Lyminge. 5.8 miles 3 hours.

Sunday 20th February. Meet at Farthing Common free car park, (close to Farthing Common Plant Centre CT18 8DH), at 10am. A 7.5 mile circular, taking-in Lyminge, Ottinge, Boyke, and Rhodes Minnis. Optional stop for coffee at the Lyminge coffee cabin, (CT18 8HU). Allow 3 ½ hours.

Tuesday 8th March. Meet 10am Elham Square for a 7 mile circular walk to Stelling Minnis, allow 3.5 hours

Sunday 20th March. Meet 10am Bishopsbourne Church for a 4.6 mile Parkland Loop walk, allow 2.5 hours.

Tuesday 5th April. Meet 10am Stelling Minnis Shop for a 6.5 mile circular walk via Lynsore Bottom, allow 3 hours – maybe the Bluebells will be in flower.

Sunday 10 April. Meet 10am Lyminge Library, for a 3 hour walk of 5.7 miles Walking up to the chalk scarp at Shuttlesfield and onto Paddlesworth with its delightful  ancient church and returning to Lyminge.

Tuesday 3rd May. Meet 10am at Crundale Church (CT4 7EH  Grid ref: 086 486). A walk of approximately 4 hours and 8 miles duration. Heading from the church down to the river Stour, then via Godmersham Park, northwards towards Chilham, before re-crossing the Stour and climbing through beautiful downland back to Crundale. Bring some sandwiches and a drink.

Sunday 15th May. Meet 10am Elham Square for an easy 3.5 mile circular walk via Exted, allow 2 hours.

Come and join us we look forward to seeing you.

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