TR2363 : The Saxon Shore Way heads towards Chitty

taken 7 years ago, near to Upstreet, Kent, Great Britain

The Saxon Shore Way heads towards Chitty
The Saxon Shore Way heads towards Chitty
The long distance path heads from the A28 Island Road, towards Chitty Lane and then onwards to Boyden Gate.

The path is also used by the Wantsum Walk (long distance path)
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.
The Wantsum Walk
A linear coastal walk in North Kent, which runs for 8 miles (12.8km) from Herne Bay to Birchington. The route is divided between clifftops and sea wall, leading to paths within Reculver Country Park. Inland are panoramic views of the low-lying marshes and dykes. There are strong connections with the former Wantsum Channel, which separated the Isle of Thanet from the mainland until Medieval times
The Wantsum Walk logo is a sailing ship. See TR2363 : Saxon Shore Way and Wantsum Walk Markers.
See LinkExternal link for more details on the Wantsum Channel.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 July, 2010
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Long Distance Footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 235 635 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.6481N 1:12.3995E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 235 635
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