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Jump into your walking boots and leap onto the footpaths with your family to explore the hidden valleys around Alkham nestled in the Kent Downs AONB. Paddle through the calm stream surrounding Kearsney Abbey and enjoy an ice cream or hot chocolate in the gardens and play area.

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Outdoor Fun in the Kent Downs

Jump into your walking boots and leap onto the footpaths with your family to explore the hidden valleys around Alkham nestled in the Kent Downs AONB. Paddle through the calm stream surrounding Kearsney Abbey and enjoy an ice cream or hot chocolate in the gardens and play area.

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Alkham Walk For Children

Lets the kids run free in nature and learn as you walk. This circular walk from Alkham takes you through hidden valleys away from busy roads. Experience the simple joy of following footpaths, gaining map reading skills and discovering animals and plants as you explore. (A flask of hot chocolate should do the trick to encourage little legs to keep going!)

Kearsney Abbey
LunchFood & DrinkPlaces to Eat

Alkham Valley Tea Rooms

If your walk has worked up an appetite visit the nearby Alkham Tea Rooms for sandwiches, soup and cream teas. This independent garden centre cafe also offers a fun ‘Kids Picnic Box’.

Alkham Valley Tea Rooms
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Kearsney Abbey

Explore Kearsney Abbey and paddle in the shallow stream running through the tranquil gardens. If you have any energy left, walk through a magical mix of walkways that lead to the play area.

Kearsney Abbey
DinnerFood & DrinkPlaces to Eat

Marquis of Granby, Alkham

Visit the Marquis of Granby in Alkham to enjoy exceptional classic pub food. Their kids menu has a great selection of choices which promise to use both local and seasonal ingredients.

Marquis of Granby
OvernightPlaces to Stay

Overnight Stay at Chilton Farm B&B

Stay at Chilton Farm B&B in the heart of the Kent Downs, 3 miles north of Dover. Experience life on a working dairy farm and stay in unique converted farm buildings. With public footpaths from your front door it is easy to immerse yourself in the Kent countryside.

Chilton Farm B&B (£) In Alkham

 

Chilton Farm B&B, Alkham

Travel

Train Railway stations at Dover Priory, Kearsney and Shepherdswell.

Bus Route 90 from Dover Bus Station at Pencester Road to Kearsney

Route 91 from Dover Bus Station at Pencester Road to Alkham

Street parking available at suggested places.

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