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Walking Route

Blean Woods National Nature Reserve

Blean Woods National Nature Reserve

Contact

Explore Kent

Address

Rough Common,
Blean,
Canterbury,
CT2 9DD

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 18 Jun Wildflower Walk
Sat 9 Jul Butterfly Walk

Details

This 8.5 mile walk follows the route of old droveways through ancient woodland before returning to open fields and historic farmsteads of the Sarre Penn Valley.

Route type: Circular
Distance: 8.5 miles | 13.68 km
Start postcode: CT6 7JT

For more information on this and other walks, as well as maps, please visit the Explore Kent website.

Picnic site

Parking | Dogs Allowed | Rest Point | Wheelchair Friendly | Waymarked Trails | Geocaching

Location

Directions

See location of Blean Woods National Nature Reserve on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 121593  Lat: 51.29415 Long: 1.04083

By car: From Canterbury take the A290, Whitstable Road. After 1.5 miles, turn left, signposted Rough Common, then follow the signpost for the reserve on your right.

By train: Canterbury West (1.7 miles), Canterbury East (2.4 miles)

By bus: Route number 3B from Canterbury passes close to the site.

By bike: National Cycle Route 1 passes close to the site.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Canterbury West station

Facilities

  • Picnic sitePicnic site

Parking | Dogs Allowed | Rest Point | Wheelchair Friendly | Waymarked Trails | Geocaching

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