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We have for sale the following items for walkers
Guide to Kent Coast Path: Part
1: Camber to Ramsgate
10 Favourite Walks in the
21 Walks Around Ashford
The Secrets of Countryside
We also offer the
following items at no charge apart from P&P:
Walk Through Time
Get a copy of every publication on this
page plus Wealdway badge of your choice for just £12 including P&P.
What a bargain (and you help fund our
All profits support the work of the Ramblers in making
Britain a great place to walk
Guide to the Kent Coast Path: Part 1: Camber to
This book is now
in stock and all orders received by post before 11 October have now
been fulfilled. I you sent a cheque and haven't received your
books, please get in touch.
This 80 page guide covers the first section of the
England Coast Path to be opened in Kent. Ramblers' volunteers have been labouring for
years both to get the path open and to prepare what we hope is the best
guide possible to the pleasures and interest of the route. The
path was formally opened on 19 July 2016.
This guide is in full colour with detailed
1:25,000 maps based on Ordnance Survey data and enhanced by the local
knowledge of the authors and others in Kent Ramblers. There are
full descriptions of the route and of the many points of interest that
you will pass along the way.
There is also much background material about the
history, geology and geography of the area.
The cover price is £7.50 but we are currently
offering copies for just £6.50 including postage and packing. We
will even throw in a free copy of 10 Favourite Walks in the Kent
Our book of
A page from the book
10 Favourite Walks in the Kent Countryside
This is our own book of ten walks in Kent. 24 pages
including cover. Price £2.50 including postage.
There are walks all over the county of lengths
from 3 to 11 miles. Each walk is described in detail
with a full-colour map and points of interest
All profits go to support our work to protect and
enhance the footpath network and promote the interests
of all walkers in Kent.
There are seven more walks just
like those in the book in our bundle of four annual reviews - see
1. Penshurst and Blowers Hill (4.9 miles)
2. Fordcombe and Avery’s Wood (5.3 miles)
3. Devil’s Kneading Trough and Crundale Church (6.7 miles)
4. Chilham and Perry Wood (10 miles)
5. Kemsing (3 miles)
6. Scotney Castle and Bewl Water (9 miles)
7. Cranbrook and Goudhurst (10.8 miles)
8. Dryhill Nature Reserve and Whitley Forest (4 miles)
9. Ightham Mote, Godden Green and Stone Street (5.6 miles)
10. Emmetts Garden and French Street (5 miles)
The Secrets of Countryside Access
Dave Ramm with introduction by Nick Crane
about walking in the countryside. 104 pages.
of information about map reading, navigation, understanding rights and
duties in relation to paths, appreciation of the countryside and much,
Price: £5.70 including postage. Buy
this book and 10 Favourite Walks in the Kent Countryside for
just £6.70 the pair including postage.
study of the Explorer map
the map and following the path
value of contours
distance, estimating time
the grid reference system
Highway Authorities' responsibilities
owners' and occupiers' responsibilities
threats, changes and improvements
prepared for the unexpected
areas with public access
in the country
great crop mystery
21 Walks Around Ashford
This book was produced around 1990 by Ashford Ramblers at an original
price of £3.50. To reflect the fact that some details may now be
out of date, we are offering remaining copies at the bargain price of
£1 plus 80p postage.
A Walk Through Time
This pack of six walks in the magnificent High Weald countryside
around Bedgebury, Benenden, Cranbrook, Goudhurst and Sissinghurst comes
in a waterproof carrying case. There is no charge for the pack but
because of the high cost of postage we are supplying it only bundled
with other products as below.
Bundle 1: Ten Favourite Walks + A Walk Through Time - £3.50
Bundle 2: Ten Favourite Walks + 21 Walks Around Ashford + A Walk
Through Time - £4.50
Bundle 3: Ten Favourite Walks + A Walk Through Time + 21 Walks Around
Ashford + 4 Annual Reviews - £6.00
Bundle 4: Ten Favourite Walks + A Walk Through Time + 21 Walks Around
Ashford + The Secrets of Countryside Access + 4 Annual Reviews - £10
Super Bundle: A copy of every publication on this page plus Wealdway
badge of your choice for just £12
Cranbrook (2 walks)
Our Annual Reviews contain not only more of our favourite walking
routes but also articles about subjects of interest to walkers in Kent.
The following are currently available:
2012. Articles on the High Weald and Kent Downs Areas of
Outstanding Natural Beauty and on the Geology of Kent and the
Weald. Walking Route 45: Teston, Yalding and the Medway.
2013. Articles on The Wealden Iron Industry and Oldbury
Hill. Walking Route 61: Brenchley and Mile Oak. Walking Route
10: Oldbury Hill
and Seal Chart.
2014. Articles on Hadlow Tower, Vinters Park and how Kent County
Council handle reports of footpath problems. Walking Route 1: Cudham and
Christmas Tree Farm. Walking Route 75: Hadlow and West Peckham
2015. Article on Via Francigena. Walking Route 86:
Wingham (Four Watermills Walk). Walking Route 29: Edenbridge and
free of charge but postage and packing for all four is £1.60 - a
bargain for 7 walking routes.
2. Yellow with yellow border
Wealdway Rucksack Badges
These badges are available for £1 each plus postage, currently 60p. There is only one postage charge however many badges you
order. Post-free when purchased with any book. Please
indicate your choice of badge colour.
3. Yellow with white border
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