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2.2 of 5 (5 votes)

Round walk from Stone in Oxney

A moderate walk (countryside) in Kent, England, about 10.85km (6.74 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 50m (164ft)
Descent 50m (164ft)
Max. Elevation 60m (196ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 100m (328ft)
Start & End
Stone in Oxney
Distance 10.85km
Duration ~3:15h
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by ginnysmith1 on 16 Sep 2016
A walk which takes in the Royal Military Canal, the Kent marshes, and a beautiful and historic Romney marsh medieval church before crossing over numerous ditches and "sewers" (ditches in Kentish) to run beside the RMC, finishing with a climb up to the Isle of Oxney and a pint at the pub in the village!

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OS Grid TQ939278
Park at pub in centre of vilage and then walk down to the first left hand turning until you come to the church. Take the footpath down to Mackley farm and then turn left on to minor road
OS Grid TQ946265
Cross over main road to the RMC crossing at Stone Bridge and continue on footpath towards Fairfield.
About 1.48 km (~0.92 miles) from
OS Grid TQ963266
Collect key to Fairfield medieval church from Becket Barn Farm, and detour to see this exquisite church. After returning key take footpath past church to Old Farm
About 1.72 km (~1.07 miles) from
OS Grid TQ967255
From Old Farm take track to Puddock and cross over minor road to continue on footpath
About 1.19 km (~0.74 miles) from
OS Grid TQ937244
Continue on footpath from Puddock crossing over ditches and rail lines until you come to small bridge over the Watering Sewer (sewer means ditch in Kentish!) Take right hand fork
About 3.15 km (~1.96 miles) from
OS Grid TQ937265
At the disused lock turn right on to the Saxon Shore Way and follow this to Cliff Farm (NOT Cliff Marsh Farm, which you will come to sooner - carry on)
About 2.14 km (~1.33 miles) from
OS Grid TQ940277
From Cliff Farm cross the minor road and continue on the footpath up the hill to the village
About 1.17 km (~0.73 miles) from

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