48 Hours in a Shepherds Hut

If you have a free weekend you should take the number 17 bus from Canterbury to Folkestone and get off in Elham. Take the time to explore this medieval market town which is in the heart of the Kent Downs…

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26 Mile Marathon Walk

It was already 25 degrees when we left Canterbury West station at 7.30am. The group was excited but unusually quiet, possibly saving their energy for the long day of walking ahead. Our route would take us 26 miles around Canterbury…

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The End of the Bluebells

Our walk started at Selling train station, a rural stop between Faversham and Canterbury in East Kent. As the walkers gathered conversation turned to the possibility of rain. A number of weather apps were consulted. Some people were sure it…

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Fingers Crossed for Lavender

I rarely feel nervous on the morning of our walks. Today was an exception. I organised our lavender tour with The Hop Shop back in May, knowing that the UK lavender season extends from June to August. The main harvest…

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