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Orchards And Fields Amanda Russell

Birds Boats & Countryside Circular Walk

Active and Outdoors
Heritage and Gardens
Heritage and Gardens
Nature & Wildlife

A truly stunning rural walk with breath-taking vistas of both coast and countryside around Upchurch, Lower Halstow and Newington. Every step leads to something special – open fields with scenic views, salt marsh and estuary birdlife, wharfs and Thames barges, woodland glades with bluebells in season, ancient churches, quiet country lanes, traditional country pubs and village life. This walk truly has it all, making it one of the most stunning walks in Kent. 

  • Circular walk of 5.4 miles (8.7km)
  • Allow 2 hours walking time
  • Suitable for all fitness levels & dogs
  • This walk through undulating fields, paddocks and orchards, over unmade paths and down country lanes, explores the rich variety of the estuary landscape. 
  • Refreshments - The Crown, Upchurch and The Three Tuns, Lower Halstow 

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