This walk has been cancelled

Because the walk follows the River Medway shoreline the conditions underfoot are likely to be unpleasantly wet and muddy.

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Overview

Linear to Gillingham Station led by Sue C. We will pass saltings and marshes following the Saxon Shore Way along the River Medway shoreline. (Large mudflats too and perhaps good bird life). Lunch stop near a pub for drinks but bring own food. Map: E163, L178.

Sunday, 31 March 2024
Start time:
10:38 am
Estimated finish time:
4:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.1km / 10.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

Check trains the day before. Buy return ticket to Newington.

Features

  • Accessible by public transport
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 85873 64979
Nearest postcode:
ME9 7LQ
what3words:
beaters.villas.longingly
Start time:
10:38 am

Newington Station (train from Victoria (Platform 5) at 09:40, calling at Bromley South at 09:58 and Gillingham at 10:29)

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 77559 68380
Nearest postcode:
ME7 4NT
what3words:
sharp.intro.relate
Estimated finish time:
4:30 pm

Gillingham Station (Return trains at 15:29 or 16:27 arriving Victoria at 16:17 or 17:17)

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking