Start point postcode: CT7 9QP - get directions
Length: 5.92 km (3.7 miles)
Duration (estimated): 2 hours
Public transport: Visit Traveline
This is a lovely sea walk, that is particularly refreshing during the summer months. Along the walk from Minnis Bay to Reculver there is plenty to see as you pass a salt-water lagoon, a working oyster farm, and the Reculver Towers and fort.
Ordnance Survey Explorer map 150 covers this walk. Available from the Ordnance Survey shop.
The entire length of the route is flat, however a short alternative route can be taken to reach Reculver Towers and Fort with a steep 25% climb and descent
The only benches along the route are near the start in Minnis Bay.
The walk follows the Viking Coastal Trail, and mainly uses the concrete surfaced sea-wall.
It is a linear walk of 3.7 miles (6km) one-way, or 7.4 miles (12km) returning to the start.
There is a visitor centre at Reculver.
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