5 miles (8km) approx. 10,000 steps
Allow 2.5 hours
About the walk:
This walk starts along the River Stour following the Stour Valley Walk before heading through some beautiful orchards. The route then joins up with the North Downs Way winding along woodland paths and passing through No-Man’s Orchard, the first community run orchard in the country, before returning back to Chartham. This route has several short on-road sections and care should be taken crossing busy roads.
5 miles (8km) Allow 2.5 hours
Field, orchard and woodland paths,
some on-road sections. Moderate slopes
At Recreation ground, near start/finish
Local shops in Chartham
How to get there:
Chartham is just off the A28 between Ashford and Canterbury
Some on-road parking is available in Chartham outside the church and in surrounding roads
Nearest station-Chartham (200m)
National Rail Enquiries: 08547 484950.
652 (Canterbury-Ashford) Hourly service. Mon-Sat
Mon-Sat Traveline: 0871 200 22 33.
Please note that route shown may not accurately follow public rights of way and waymarking on ground should be followed at all times.
Walk provided by Explore Kent
Explore Kent is a Kent County Council Initiative