Coastal cycling routes
Cycling near the coast can often be very rewarding. Stunning
views and often easy flat surfaces make coastal cycling in Kent an
ideal way to spend a family day out.
The Heron Trail - from Higham to Upnor on the Hoo
An 18 mile (29km) circular route using quiet lanes on Regional
Coast to Cathedral - from Dover to Canterbury
A 50 mile (80km) circular route using Regional Routes 16 and 17.
Shorter linear rides from Canterbury and Dover to Folkestone are
also an option.
Crab and Winkle Way - from Canterbury to
A 7.5 mile (12km) route using National Route 1. The route is
mainly traffic free.
The Viking Coastal Trail - from Pegwell Bay to
A 29 mile (46km) route on the Isle of Thanet peninsular, using
Regional Route 15. The route can be broken into shorter coastal and
Sandwich in Kent to Rye in East Sussex
A 54 mile (87km) route using National Routes 1 and 2. Almost
half of the route is traffic free.
Royal Military Canal near Hythe
Enjoy this 6.2 mile (10km) route along the banks of the
canal. Almost entirely traffic free and flat this relaxing route is
ideal any time of year.