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Walking the Castles of Kent


315 km / 196 miles
A long distance walk connecting 25 castles in beautiful or interesting locations in Kent. Concise maps plot the route, while easy to follow directions and full descriptions of what can be seen along the way, lead to in-depth, architectural and historical studies of all the castles.

Leeds Castle - Photograph Ron Smith, Geograph


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: TR323602 - Richborough Castle, Kent View on StreetMap
Finish: TR143575 - Canterbury Castle, Kent View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walking the castles of Kent  (S B Publications  - 2007 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 177, 178, 179, 188, 189
OS Landranger Active 177, 178, 179, 188, 189
OS Explorer 125, 136, 137, 138, 147, 148, 149, 150, 162, 163
OS Explorer Active 125, 136, 137, 138, 147, 148, 149, 150, 162, 163

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
28 km
Hostel Accommodation
5 km
236 km
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315 km

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Route Profile:

315.0 km (195.7 miles)
4,840 m (15,879 ft) ascent
210 m (689 ft)  maximum height

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