5 walks to enjoy in Kent this winter
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Head outside this winter to get your daily dose of vitamin D and a boost to your mental health with these beautiful walks around Kent.
With around 1,000 acres of parkland to explore and a chance for close encounters with a beautiful herd of wild Deer Knole, Park is the perfect place for a winter stroll, so wrap up warm and get walking at this Sevenoaks destination. Dogs are welcome provided they remain on leads for their walk due to the Deer herd.
Where: Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0HT
Viking Coastal Trail
Fill your lungs with the fresh sea air along the Viking coastal trail that takes in Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and plenty of places in between. With over 25 miles to walk, you can divide the route up into manageable chunks and have several seaside adventures to embark on over the next couple of months.
Minnis Bay to Reculver walk details: www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/walk-minnis-bay-to-reculver
Ramsgate to Broadstairs walk details: www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/walks/ramsgate-to-broadstairs-walk
The Wealdway Walk
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If you are really looking to go on an adventure as a new year dawns, try this epic trail that starts at the Gravesend promenade and takes you all the way down over the border into Sussex at Eastbourne.
Naturally, you won't want to tackle this route in one go but it could most definitely be divided up into bite-size strolls or form the basis of a weekend stroll with stops at cosy accommodation on the way.
Walk details: www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/kent-walk-the-wealdway
Wild woodland walk in Westerham
This walk ticks all the boxes, it has sweeping views over arable land, immersive woodlands filled with old trees side by side with young saplings and a beautiful quaint town to explore too. And to make even more of a day of it stop off at Churchill's beloved property Chartwell for a stunning stroll as even in the depths of winter the garden is alive with sensory delights.
Historical Sandwich Walk
History and architecture buffs will enjoy this meandering walk around the historic town of Sandwich, which may or may not have been the birthplace of the humble sandwich. You'll explore significant buildings and places that made the town a once important and thriving coastal town with a busy harbour and how with the passing of time this all changed.