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This walk passes through ancient woodlands including Bossenden Wood, the scene of the last armed uprising on English soil. The woods are now part of Blean Woods National Nature Reserve managed by the RSPB.
Total Distance: 7km (4.5 miles)
The walk is relatively flat but The Blean is on heavy clay so can get wet and very muddy - boots are recommended. Please note that dogs are not allowed in this section of the woods but do look at www.theblean.co.uk or telephone 01227 862 015 for alternative walks where dogs are welcome.
The Red Lion public house, Dunkirk, (01227) 750 224 (Grid Ref TR085588). Steeped in local history the Red Lion still provides food and drink and overnight accommodation.
Canterbury - Faversham. Monday to Saturday No. 3 or 3A. Sunday No. 335. Visit www.stagecoach.com or telephone 0871 200 2233.
From Canterbury, on the A2 London bound follow signposts to Dunkirk. From Faversham, on the A2 Canterbury bound, follow signs for Boughton and drive through the village to Dunkirk.
OS map Explore TM 149 Sittingbourne and Faversham 1:25000 scale.
For more information and maps please visit www.theblean.co.uk
Allow 2 hours 30 minutes
New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB
Map reference: TR 084603 Lat: 51.30453 Long: 0.98841
Parking : free
|Mon 27 May 2013 - Sun 2 Jun 2013||The Blean Woodland Festival|
|Tue 28 May 2013||Dawn Chorus Guided Walk|
|Fri 31 May 2013||Evening Walks|
|Fri 31 May 2013||Nightjar Encounter|
|Sat 8 Jun 2013||Evening Walks|