Walking in Kent
Kent has an amazing range of landscapes and wildlife and there is a great diversity of walks to enjoy too!
You will discover exhilarating clifftop walks or the rolling hills and secluded valleys of the Kent Downs and the atmospheric marshlands to experience.
Kent has two areas of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' along the Kent Downs and the High Weald and with the longest coastline of any county in the UK you will always have easy access to discover some amazing walking routes.
There are many country parks and picnic sites that offer short or long walks with routes that are suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.
Kent's coastline ranges from the famous 'White Cliffs of Dover', the sandy beaches of Broadstairs and Margate to the wildlife sanctuaries of the Cliffe Marshes, Medway Estuary and the atmospheric area of Romney Marsh.
Walking the North Downs Way, a National Trail, which runs through the Kent Downs to the White Cliffs of Dover is a very rewarding experience for walkers. You will find a varied landscape from hidden valleys with steep hills and woodland to undulating gentle fields with sheep grazing and fields of corn to walk through.
Walking in the heart of Kent is the area known as the 'Weald of Kent' you will enjoy panoramic views across rolling countryside, orchards, vineyards and hop gardens. There are many pretty villages and historic towns such as the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and Cranbrook is described as the capital of the Weald.