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    The Blean Ancient Woodland, Canterbury

    The Blean Ancient Woodland, Canterbury

    The Blean Ancient Woodland, Canterbury

    The Blean Ancient Woodland, Canterbury

    The Blean Ancient Woodland, Canterbury

    The Blean Ancient Woodland, Canterbury

    Details

    This walk through ancient woodland crosses an old droveway before entering open countryside that has wide views across the Swale estuary. Kent Wildlife Trust owns and manage much of the woodland.

    Information
    The walk has stiles, bridges and some moderate gradients. The Blean is on heavy clay in places so can get wet and muddy - boots are recommended. Please note that dogs must be kept under close control at all times. The public footpath should remain as published on the leaflet but please be aware that The Blean is a working landscape and features change from time to time.

    Total Distance: 5.5km (3.5 miles)

    Start Point
    Herne Common, Anemone Way of A291 (800m south-west of Herne village) TR 175651, opposite The First & Last Pub,

    By Bus
    Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay triangle buses no's 4 or 6 depending on direction. Visit www.stagecoach.com or telephone 0871 200 2233.

    OS map Explorer TM 150 Canterbury & the Isle of Thanet.

    Duration: Allow 1.5 to 2 hours walking time

    Miles: 4

    For further details see www.theblean.co.uk/

    Children welcomeDogs accepted

    Location

    Directions

    See location of The Blean Ancient Woodlands on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TR 084603  Lat: 51.30453 Long: 0.98841

    The Blean has a number of free car parks.

    Facilities

    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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