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The canal passes through the town and has a couple of information boards describing the reason it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Pleasant Level Walk

The canal walk is almost 30 miles long and as its a level walk it is suitable for all abilities... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Stephen T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The canal passes through the town and has a couple of information boards describing the reason it was built during the risks from Napoleon. Boat trips and walking is easy.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

The canal walk is almost 30 miles long and as its a level walk it is suitable for all abilities. You've just got to judge when you are halfway to having enough so yo can turn back. We walked the stretch from the centre of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Having discovered the walk in explore kent some time ago, my wife and I managed to actually partake in the sun, fresh air and beautiful scenery. The route was easily accessible, not too taxing and well maintained. The only moan if it could be classed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Came across this little gem while having a day out to Hythe with friends, beautiful trip, very tranquil, worth taking a trip on the little boat, the lady that was at the Helm was very knowledgeable and answers all the questions you ask. When in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank james b
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I walked the Royal Military Canal Path, on the western side of the canal, from Stone Bridge near the Isle of Oxney to Appledore. A very pretty walk, especially in the lushness of spring. The path runs next to the Military Road but is separated...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dovegirl
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Took a pleasant stroll along the canal. Very flat with a good walking surface, so all can partake. Some of the stretches in Hythe town centre are less attractive than the parts out of town. Very close to the beach, so one can make a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Really lovely place, the walk ways are both sides of the Canal with a few Bridges you can cross, see my photo, it was great to just chill and stroll, there is a lot of History to this Canal, well worth a visit,

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Andy N
Reviewed 21 December 2017

A lovely place to walk, lot's of Wildlife, and the sea just a few minutes away it really has so much to offer. Lovely for early morning stroll, afternoon walk, summer time, winter time, there is always something to offer.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank HFLI89
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Set off at the car park at West Hythe and walked along the path for approx 3 miles. Follow the toe path up the hill to Port Lympne, as you climb the hill you can see the grounds and some animals and the views out...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Redcoco
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Hythe Royal Military Canal runs for 28 miles but I know the Seabrook end. It is a lovely walk with lots of wildlife. The swans had six babies this year. There are well tended paths at the side. It is calm and serene there but...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Fernchlu_12
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karen w
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Response from Redcoco | Reviewed this property |
It’s a bit further up towards town, but you can park in Sainsbury’s 🤫
Emily F
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any public ones, but if you are on the stretch passing trough the town, you can pop into Waitrose!