Discover the deep sunken valleys either side of a hurst, the Anglo Saxon for wood, walk amongst the bluebells in the spring or orchids in the summer. Run up and down the hills, watch the moths and butterflies fly amongst the herbs of the chalk grassland.
Enjoy the freedom of the countryside and let it enhance the learning skills of children. Walk this route and school children and teachers alike will experience an enthralling day in the Kent Downs. They will discover a sense of place, knowledge of locality whilst exploring the countryside through creative learning linked to curriculum subjects.
Explore the map below to find out about each activity and its suggested location on the walk. Print the map from the link at the bottom of the page for a detailed route. Print the whole activity pack or select individual activity sheets and teachers notes using the links on the right.
The Countryside Code should be followed whenever you go on a visit to the countryside and you will get the best enjoyment possible from your walk and help protect the countryside now and for future generations.