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Pretty anyway. Faversham to Whitstable

18-Aug-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Don't bother with the gate

Faversham to Whitstable

18-Aug-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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One for the twitchers

Faversham to Whitstable

18-Aug-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Book 3, Walk 12, Faversham to Whitstable

Beached. 26 July '08.

26-Jul-08 • mew2005b on Flickr

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Faversham fancy

....well, it may have been when new

28-Sep-13 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Whitstable shoreline

with a pub glittering all white and welcoming in the distance

28-Sep-13 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Faversham to Whitstable walk

13-Jul-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Faversham to Whitstable walk

Easy Coastal Walk

Length

Main walk: 15.7km (9.8 miles). 4 hours 30 minutes. For the whole outing, including trains, sights and meals, allow at least 9 hours.

Maps

OS Landranger Map 178 and 179 Explorer Map 149 and 150.

Toughness

1 out of 10

Features

This is an easy walk, physically plus the directions are fairly straightforward. One of the attractions of this walk is that it provides a good contrast to some of the classic coastal walks, such as Seaford to Eastbourne (book 2 walk no.28), or Hastings to Rye (book 2 walk no.29). Phone ahead for The Sportsman pub.

Transport

Trains go from London Victoria to Faversham, journey time just over an hour. Whitstable is one stop down the line from Faversham, so buy a day return to Whitstable.

Saturday Walkers Club

Take the train nearest to 9.55am from London Victoria Station to Faversham.

Lunch

The Sportsman Faversham Road, Seasalter, CT5 4BP (tel 01227-273370). Located 9km from the start of the walk. This is a suggested lunch stop. Note: The Sportsman is usually booked out well in advance for lunch (particularly at weekends); advanced booking is essential.

Poppet's Café & Tea Room. 400 Faversham Road, Seasalter, CT5 4BW. Located 9.7km from the start of the walk. This is an alternative lunch stop.

Tea

Horsebridge Arts & Community Centre 11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable CT5 1AF (tel 01227-281174). This is a possible tea stop.

The Tudor Tea Rooms 29 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH. (tel. 01277 273167). This is the suggested tea stop.

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Oct-18

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