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Way of St Augustine


31 km / 19 miles
The Way of St Augustine is a walking route connecting the Shrine of St Augustine in Ramsgate to historic Canterbury, following in the footsteps (or the wake) of St Augustine from his landing place near Pegwell Bay in AD 597, through the East Kent countryside, broadly following the Stour valley, to Canterbury, where he established his Cathedral, and became the first Archbishop of Canterbury.

The ExploreKent website describes the route from Canterbury to Ramsgate; the Shrine of St Augustine website describes the route from Ramsgate to Canterbury.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
World Heritage Site
Start: TR146580 - Canterbury, Kent View on StreetMap
Finish: TR376643 - Ramsgate, Kent View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Explore Kent - Way of St Augustine Shrine of St Augustine - Way of St Augustine Way of St Augustine [YouTube video]


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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:
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OS Landranger Active 179
OS Explorer 150
OS Explorer Active 150

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Route Profile:

30.4 km (18.9 miles)
215 m (705 ft) ascent
37 m (121 ft)  maximum height

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