Temporary Footpath Closure

Please be aware that Public footpath CW41 near Whitstable Skateboard Park will be closed from 22nd April 2024 for a maximum of six months. The path is to be closed due to works associated with the replacement of the Short Sea Outfall pipeline. The alternative route is via a diversion on site which will be signed for the duration of the closure.

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160 mi257.5 km

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Enjoy the inspiring landscape and natural beauty of the coastal areas of Kent along this fabulous route.

The Saxon Shore Way passes through two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, numerous Sites of Special Scientific Interest and several Nature Reserves.

The North Kent Marshes – recognized as one of the most important estuarine habitats for birds in the UK – are also found on the route.

These are outstanding places to visit to admire flocks of migrating birds, wildfowl and wading birds; plants; butterflies and moths; invertebrates; and small mammals.


Unfortunately the guide for the Saxon Shore Way is out of stock, so why not borrow a copy from Kent Libraries.

Alternatively you can follow the route using an OS Explorer Map.

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