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Named logo with bird/fish/sandcastleThanet Coastal Path


32 km / 20 miles
The waymarked Thanet Coastal Path (20 miles and on OS mapping but no publication) is an often coincident linear route with the Viking Coastal Trail on the coastal section between the Thanet boundary near Reculver and Pegwell Bay that winds its way past sandy beaches and bays, often against a backdrop of spectacular chalk cliffs. Ramsgate and Margate are lively seaside resorts and Broadstairs has nostalgic charm. For walkers the obvious inland return is on the Saxon Shore Way but the nearest footpath link to Pegwell Bay is at Sandwich, making a much longer route: both the Trail and Path link with the Saxon Shore Way (and Wantsum Walks) at Reculver.


Waymark: Named logo with bird/fish/sandcastle
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Named logo with bird/fish/sandcastle
Attributes: Easy
Cycle Route
Start: TR242693 - Near Reculver, Kent View on StreetMap
Finish: TR337624 - Pegwell Bay, Kent View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Thanet Coastal Path Jason McDonald's Walking Pages - Thanet Coast Path [blog] Thanet Coast Path - Tim Bertuchi Annierak - Thanet Coast Path [blog]


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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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OS Explorer 150
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Route Profile:

31.6 km (19.6 miles)
356 m (1,168 ft) ascent
42 m (138 ft)  maximum height

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