Wye and Crundale Rides
Explore the Kent Downs above Wye, an Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty, that is ideal for horse riders. With
miles of byways, bridleways and quiet country lanes, you can
explore rural Kent with rewarding views from the comfort of your
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About the area:
Enjoy the glorious countryside scenery while riding through the
Kent Downs Area of Outstanding
Natural Beauty near Ashford - an area rich in flora and fauna
with a wide range of habitats.
The routes take advantage of bridleways, byways and
sections of quiet minor roads. Special care is needed along the
narrow, twisting lanes.
Sections of the North Downs Way
National Trail are open to riders in this area.
The routes run close to Wye National Nature Reserve with its chalk
grassland and woodland on steep coombes.
Not only is the reserve home to 21 recorded orchid species, it
also features the Devil's Kneading Trough, a dry, steep-sided
valley formed by peri-glacial action near the end of the last ice
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For further information about horse riding in Kent download the
Ride Kent Guide (PDF, 3.5MB).