Minnis Bay to Reculver walk
3.7 miles (6km) Approx 7,400 steps. Allow 2 hours.
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.
Maps and guides:
About the walk:
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
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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How to get there
Postcode starting point: CT7 9QP
Car: From the A28 Canterbury turn let at the
roundabout into Station Rd and follow signs through Birchington to
Minnis Bay. Once at the sea front turn left along the Parade,
continue to find car park and cafe at the end of the road.
Bus: Reculver Country Park: 7
(Canterbury to Herne Bay) 1 or 2 journeys Mon - Sat
Minnis Bay: 33/ 34/ 34A (Margate to Minnis Bay) every 15
minutes Mon - Sat
If you need to report a problem on this route
please call 03000 41 71 71 or use the online
reporting tool. You can then choose to receive regular updates
about the progress of your report.