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24-Oct-10 • zdenek.machek on Flickr

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Birchington to Herne Bay

Easy coastal walks, passing the dramatic ruins at Reculver

Highcliffe Beach

Barton to Bournemouth walk

23-Jul-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Bournemouth to Barton-on-Sea

A coastal walk along the Bournemouth promenade past Hengistbury Head, with a ferry crossing and some hidden beaches.

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Clacton to Walton on the Naze

29-Jun-19 • moontiger on Flickr

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Clacton-on-Sea to Walton-on-the-Naze

A short North Sea coastal walk between 2 seaside resorts

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Deal to Dover

06-May-18 • moontiger on Flickr

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Dover to Deal

Easy cliff walk following the Saxon Shore Way along the 'White Cliffs of Dover' to historic Deal

Looking back to Birling Gap

Eastbourne to East Dean walk

23-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Eastbourne to East Dean

Coastal walk via Eastbourne's promenade, Beachy Head and the 7 Sisters, then inland over the downs to East Dean. Return by bus.

Eastbourne Pier

SWC Walk 66 - Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill

28-Feb-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill

Flat coastal walk along the south coast past busy sea front promenades and quiet beaches.

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Pretty anyway. Faversham to Whitstable

18-Aug-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Faversham to Whitstable

Easy Coastal Walk

Cliff Top Cafe

Folkestone Circular walk

30-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Folkestone to Dover

Coastal Walk along the cliffs to Dover, with options also taking in The Warren.

Cliff Edge - is he a mate of Marty Wilde and Billy Fury?

View of Seven Sisters from the west. David A. Vivitar 5199

01-Aug-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Glynde to Seaford

The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it.

Hastings beach

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01-Jun-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Hastings to Rye

Seaside Hastings, a hilly cliff walk with 4 steep climbs and a remote naturist beach. Gentle afternoon to historic Winchelsea and Rye via a noted viewpoint.

Sandown

06-May-08 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lake to Ryde

The north east section of the coastal path: cliffs, Victorian promenades, and a quiet harbour.

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09-Apr-11 • Andrew Murphy

Llanmadoc via Whiteford Sands Circular

Out through NT pine forest with salt marsh views to a lighthouse, back along sand dunes and a remote beach.

Lulworth Cove and Hambury Tout

SWC Walk 54 - Lulworth Cove Circular (via Tyneham and Durdle Door)

08-Jul-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lulworth Cove Circular

Dramatic coastal scenery, Lulworth cove, hidden beaches, Durdle Door cliff arch, and a ghost town.

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23-Sep-08 • Andrew Murphy

Lymington to Barton-on-Sea

Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus.

Hamble marshes

Botley to Netley walk

14-Sep-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Netley to Botley

The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats

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12-Aug-10 • Andrew Murphy

Newborough Warren Circular

Remote coastal walk with sand dunes, beaches, pine forests and salt marsh - ideal for rest day, or when there is bad weather on the tops.

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16-May-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Hunstanton to Cromer

A quiet coastal path with wide beaches, sand dunes, salt and freshwater marshes, nature reserves, barrier islands, and lots of birds.

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SWC Walk 93 - North Downs Way: Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

11-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

A dramatic ridge walk along the North Downs Way, overlooking the English Channel.

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31-Aug-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Ramsgate to Margate

Easy coastal walk with fine cliff top views, 3 classic seaside resorts, and a number of stunning sandy bays and coves that make it a great swimming walk

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Rhossili beach

29-Aug-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Rhossili via Llangennith Circular

A gentle walk, up to then along he downs overlooking a stunning beach, and back along the beach itself.

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01-Jan-09 • Andrew Murphy

Rhossili via Worms Head Circular

A gentler cliff top headland walk a dramatic extension - a classic walk out to 2 small islands cut off at high tide, with stunning views of Rhossili beach.

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Sandling to Folkestone walk

23-May-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Sandling to Folkestone via the Sea

A swimming walk. Starts with a disused railway line, Saltwood Castle, and downland. Finishes along the coast to Folkestone.

The Seven Sisters from Seaford Head

11-May-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Seaford to Eastbourne

The best walk in the Southeast! A dramatic cliff walk passing Cuckemere Haven, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head as the South Downs meets the sea. Ends with Eastbourne's promenade and pier.

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Branksome to Swanage walk

09-Sep-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Branksome to Swanage or Corfe Castle

Lovely coastal walk via. a busy prom, a short ferry crossing, the start the South West Coast Path, Studland Bay (a sandy beach), Old Harry (cliffs) to a seaside resort or ridge walk to Corfe Castle. Return by bus.

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10-Jul-10 • Andrew Murphy

Weymouth to Lulworth Cove

Weymouth Bay, then a dramatic cliff walk past small beaches, then higher cliffs past Durdle Door (stack) to Lulworth Cove

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29-Jun-08 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Weymouth via Isle of Portland Circular

Weymouth's harbour, the South West Coast Path, a disused railway path, industrial archaeology and a grandstand view of the Devon and Dorset coast.

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02-Jul-06 • Saturday Walkers Club (unknown)

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Southbourne to Chichester

The inlets of Chichester Harbour (best at high tide) and the historic Cathedral town.

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30-Jun-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Walton-on-the-Naze Circular

Coastal walk from a faded grandeur Victorian seaside resort with pier to a fast eroding, fossil rich headland and a sand spit. Return along the beach or salt marsh sea wall.

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26-Jul-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Winchelsea to Hastings

The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer.

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Yarmouth Harbour

20-Jul-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Yarmouth Circular

The Isle of Wight coastal path, Tennyson Down, a nature reserve, and a disused railway.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
Kent 28 Birchington to Herne Bay 14.0 1 100 Easy coastal walks, passing the dramatic ruins at Reculver TL StP V
Hampshire 74 Bournemouth to Barton-on-Sea 21.6 3 150 A coastal walk along the Bournemouth promenade past Hengistbury Head, with a ferry crossing and some hidden beaches. CJ W
Essex 52 Clacton-on-Sea to Walton-on-the-Naze 11.5 1 50 A short North Sea coastal walk between 2 seaside resorts LS
Kent 30 Dover to Deal 17.7 3 475 Easy cliff walk following the Saxon Shore Way along the 'White Cliffs of Dover' to historic Deal LB StP V
East Sussex 60 Eastbourne to East Dean 11.5 5 325 Coastal walk via Eastbourne's promenade, Beachy Head and the 7 Sisters, then inland over the downs to East Dean. Return by bus. V
East Sussex 66 Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill 24.0 1 75 Flat coastal walk along the south coast past busy sea front promenades and quiet beaches. V
Kent 12 Faversham to Whitstable 15.7 1 25 Easy Coastal Walk TL StP V
Kent 13 Folkestone to Dover 14.8 5 400 Coastal Walk along the cliffs to Dover, with options also taking in The Warren. TL CX StP
East Sussex 31 Glynde to Seaford 23.0 8 450 The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it. V
East Sussex 29 Hastings to Rye 19.0 7 475 Seaside Hastings, a hilly cliff walk with 4 steep climbs and a remote naturist beach. Gentle afternoon to historic Winchelsea and Rye via a noted viewpoint. TL CX StP V
Isle of Wight 71 Lake to Ryde 21.0 5 250 The north east section of the coastal path: cliffs, Victorian promenades, and a quiet harbour. W
Gower 89 Llanmadoc via Whiteford Sands Circular 11.0 2 225 Out through NT pine forest with salt marsh views to a lighthouse, back along sand dunes and a remote beach.
Dorset 54 Lulworth Cove Circular 22.2 10 1,500 Dramatic coastal scenery, Lulworth cove, hidden beaches, Durdle Door cliff arch, and a ghost town. CJ W
Hampshire 62 Lymington to Barton-on-Sea 15.7 2 50 Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus. W
Hampshire 3 Netley to Botley 15.2 2 100 The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats W
Anglesey 103 Newborough Warren Circular 19.0 2 100 Remote coastal walk with sand dunes, beaches, pine forests and salt marsh - ideal for rest day, or when there is bad weather on the tops.
Norfolk 70 Hunstanton to Cromer 98.0 3 325 A quiet coastal path with wide beaches, sand dunes, salt and freshwater marshes, nature reserves, barrier islands, and lots of birds.
Kent 93 Sandling to Folkestone or Dover 17.9 7 775 A dramatic ridge walk along the North Downs Way, overlooking the English Channel. TL CX StP
Kent 101 Ramsgate to Margate 15.7 2 200 Easy coastal walk with fine cliff top views, 3 classic seaside resorts, and a number of stunning sandy bays and coves that make it a great swimming walk TL CX StP
Gower 87 Rhossili via Llangennith Circular 15.3 3 375 A gentle walk, up to then along he downs overlooking a stunning beach, and back along the beach itself.
Gower 88 Rhossili via Worms Head Circular 10.0 4 225 A gentler cliff top headland walk a dramatic extension - a classic walk out to 2 small islands cut off at high tide, with stunning views of Rhossili beach.
Kent 51 Sandling to Folkestone via the Sea 11.2 5 200 A swimming walk. Starts with a disused railway line, Saltwood Castle, and downland. Finishes along the coast to Folkestone. TL CX StP
East Sussex 28 Seaford to Eastbourne 21.9 9 325 The best walk in the Southeast! A dramatic cliff walk passing Cuckemere Haven, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head as the South Downs meets the sea. Ends with Eastbourne's promenade and pier. LB V
Dorset 73 Branksome to Swanage or Corfe Castle 18.7 3 225 Lovely coastal walk via. a busy prom, a short ferry crossing, the start the South West Coast Path, Studland Bay (a sandy beach), Old Harry (cliffs) to a seaside resort or ridge walk to Corfe Castle. Return by bus. CJ W
Dorset 99 Weymouth to Lulworth Cove 17.8 8 575 Weymouth Bay, then a dramatic cliff walk past small beaches, then higher cliffs past Durdle Door (stack) to Lulworth Cove CJ W
Dorset 77 Weymouth via Isle of Portland Circular 13.0 4 275 Weymouth's harbour, the South West Coast Path, a disused railway path, industrial archaeology and a grandstand view of the Devon and Dorset coast. CJ W
West Sussex 37 Southbourne to Chichester 18.5 3 50 The inlets of Chichester Harbour (best at high tide) and the historic Cathedral town. V W
Essex 98 Walton-on-the-Naze Circular 12.2 1 50 Coastal walk from a faded grandeur Victorian seaside resort with pier to a fast eroding, fossil rich headland and a sand spit. Return along the beach or salt marsh sea wall. LS
East Sussex 25 Winchelsea to Hastings 20.3 9 575 The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer. TL CX StP
Isle of Wight 72 Yarmouth Circular 19.2 5 300 The Isle of Wight coastal path, Tennyson Down, a nature reserve, and a disused railway. W

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