Browsing local places within 5 miles of The Great Stour Way


Whitehall Meadows and Bingley Island

Canterbury, CT2 8NL, miles, 4 km)

Whitehall Meadows and Bingley Island dates back to the Doomsday period. Today it is one of a few areas of riverside grassland that has not been treated with weedkillers or fertilisers, which means that a wide variety of species can thrive.

Victory Woods
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Yorkletts, Whitstable, CT2 9JX, miles, 8 km)

This is a place for a great walk set on the edge of the Blean Woodland area. See a wood with a difference! This is the Flagship Site, one of 33 woods plant around the UK, for the Trafalgar Woods Project to commemorate the 200th anniversary.

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  • Rail station: Whitstable (3.5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry

Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, CT4 7LS, Tel: 01622 662012, miles, 2 km)

Decidious woodland, conifer and sweet chestnut plantation, as well as bog and heath.

Larkey Valley Wood, Canterbury

Canterbury, CT4 7PQ, miles, 2 km)

This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.

Blean Woods National Nature Reserve

Rough Common, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9DD, miles, 5 km)

The Blean Woods National Nature Reserve is a wonderful place for quiet walks in beautiful ancient woodland.

Hambrook Marshes, Canterbury

Canterbury, CT2 8NL, miles, 3 km)

Hambrook Marshes is set in the floodplain of the Great Stour in Wincheap, Canterbury. Offering opportunities for walking, cycling and birdwatching, the marshes are a place for the whole community.


Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, CT4 7LS, Tel: 01622 662012, miles, 3 km)

Bigbury camp is a pre-Roman Iron Age hillfort in Howfield Wood. There is some evidence that Bigbury is the site of a battle recorded by Julius Caesar during his first visit to England in 55BC.

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