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Address: Isle of Thanet, England

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Lovely afternoon by the Sea

When the weather is right, there really is nothing to beat an English summer's afternoon spent cycling around the beautiful Kent coast. With the exception of a few short... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2016
Greater London
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Biggin Hill, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a coastal walk to do with my Mum who is in an electric wheelchair. This path is fantastic, flat concrete and easily accessible. We joined the path at St. Mildred's Bay and walked into Margate and back again. We found toilets along the way and a couple of places for a cup of tea and ice... More 

Thank Amanda C
Greater London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

When the weather is right, there really is nothing to beat an English summer's afternoon spent cycling around the beautiful Kent coast. With the exception of a few short inclines the route (waymarked as national route 15) is largely flat and so would suit family or novice cyclists. The route begins in the west at Reculver country Park and can... More 

Thank Bloodwags
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We started our walk over the road from Ramsgate cliff top at a beautiful garden with a waterfall. Crossing the road we continued to walk towards broadstairs along the headland, the route took us through parkland which is a must for dog lovers. There was even a coach load of lercher owners that turned up to do the walk. The... More 

1 Thank shirley i
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Loved cycling on this path we went from Reculver to Sandwich and back. There are a few places you have to push your bike in front of beach huts. But we got up plenty of speed on our road bikes enjoying miles of traffic free cycling a real safe treat. Would be great for families too well sign posted and... More 

Thank haverotawilltravel
Romsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Good 30 mile circular route, undulating countryside and lots of coast! If you like the sea, you'll like this one. My only gripe is that some of the "cycle" route is on shared paths - this is fine except where shared means "no cycling" there's probably over a mile of walking your bike in total - personally I take share... More 

1 Thank SimonG624
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We did this ride last week. We started at Seasalter, into Whitstable onto Herne Bay and got as far as Wesgate on Sea. Beautiful ride. We loved it. Lots to see along the way. Surface was excellent. We did have the wind against us all the way so didnt get to Margate. We were to knackered. We stopped at the... More 

Thank PatriciaM7
Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

loved it ive biked it twice once with my 14yr old son and he would like to do it again. and im going to walk it this weekend :)

Thank redbullmel
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

We walked from Margate to Broadstairs and used the good train service to return to Margate. The walk follows a concrete coastal platform at the foot of the cliffs a lot of the way. There are some excellent sandy bays on the way with cafes and occasional WCs - Botany Bay was a convenient stop! One criticism is that there... More 

1 Thank Coleswood
St Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

My friend Jennie and I have had a great 3 days cycling in Kent. Two days on the Viking Trail. And today from Herne Bay to Whitstable and back. We stayed at Smiths Court Hotel in Margate which we can highly recommend, as we can Ken's Bikes in Margate. Ken was very helpful in enabling us to have bikes of... More 

Thank James R
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

My partner and I choose new walking trails in Kent every now and then and this time we decided to walk between Margate and Ramsgate; this Viking trail was our choice and it was really - I mean really! - boring. Most of the trail is either an asphalt road or too close to the main road. Except for some... More 

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