TR2138 : North Downs Way beside Crete Road West

taken 11 years ago, near to Hawkinge, Kent, Great Britain

North Downs Way beside Crete Road West
North Downs Way beside Crete Road West
The long distance path (and the Saxon Shore Way - another long distance path) leads from Cherry Garden Hill towards Castle Hill.
The lane is behind the foliage on the left. The fence stops access to the deep reservoirs between the two hills.
North Downs Way

A long distance path in southern England. It runs from Farnham to Dover, past Godalming, Guildford, Dorking, Merstham, Otford and Rochester, along the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Kent Downs AONB. East of Boughton Lees, the path splits in two, the northern section running via Canterbury and the southern via Wye. The two sections of the path reunite at Dover. The northern route is 211 km long, and the southern route 201 km, the total length of the North Downs Way being 246 km.
The pathway is mixed in that it varies throughout its length from footpath status to bridleway, byway and road. Some 19% of the Way follows roads, though 75% of those are minor lanes. It is marked by an acorn. See TQ6561 : Crossover in Long Distance pathways.
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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.

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Sunday, 10 October, 2010   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 12 October, 2010
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Long Distance Footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 211 382 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.0324N 1:9.3980E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 210 382
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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