TR0134 : Byway to Bourne Wood

taken 8 years ago, near to Ruckinge, Kent, Great Britain

Byway to Bourne Wood
Byway to Bourne Wood
Leading from Gill Lane this track heads towards the wood and is also the route of the Greensand Way and Saxon Shore Way (2 long distance paths) heading towards Hamstreet.
The Greensand Way
The Greensand Way is long distance walk of 108 miles (174 km) in Southeast England, from Haslemere in Surrey to Hamstreet in Kent. It follows the Greensand Ridge along the Surrey Hills and Chart Hills. The route is mostly rural, passing through woods, and alongside fruit orchards and hop farms in Kent and links with the Stour Valley Walk near Pluckley in Kent.
See LinkExternal link for more details. See also LinkExternal link for more mapping details.
Saxon Shore Way
The Saxon Shore Way starts at Gravesend, Kent and traces the coast as it was in the Roman times as far as Hastings in East Sussex, 163 miles (262 km) in total. The Saxon Shore Way was originally opened in 1980, but has since been re-established, and in parts re-routed and extended. It follows the coastline of the South East as it was about 1500 years ago, long before the North Kent Marshes or the Romney Marsh came into existence. The Way takes its name, The Saxon Shore, from a line of fortifications built along the coastline as it was in the 3rd Century AD.
Ham Street Woods Nature Reserve
Ham Street Woods is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) near Hamstreet and Ruckinge, six miles (10 km) from Ashford in Kent, England. The woodland is said to be more than 400 years old. The site is on the escarpment of the old Saxon shoreline and the Saxon Shore Way passes through the woods. The boundary of the site was amended to include the Ham Street Woods National Nature Reserve(one of the first in the country, and a former part of the site (Burnt Oak Wood) is now included in the nearby Orlestone Forest (SSSI). See LinkExternal link for more details about the SSSI.
See LinkExternal link for details about walking in the wood.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Monday, 22 February, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 013 345 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.4905N 0:52.3993E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 013 345
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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