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Coast Taster 🍤⛵️

38 km | 23.6 mi from Faversham. feat. Whitstable & a taste of the Kent Downs.

Hop on a train to Faversham, a cute market town located in between the coast and the Downs. On this ride you will enjoy nice coastal views, visit quaint villages and have a foretaste of the stunning nature of the Kent Downs AONB.

Rating > Easy

Terrain > Mostly flat roads with some rolling hills and country lanes

Elevation Gain > 280m | 918ft

From Faversham, you'll head straight into the Downs and enjoy the quiet lanes of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

There are usually more cattle than cars in this part of the country and the panoramic views are not to be missed.

Soon you'll spot the blue horizon: sea ahead! It is then (almost) only downhill all the way to Whitstable harbour, a quirky seaside town where you can have fish and chips or oysters by the sea to refuel.

You might feel a bit full after that, but thankfully the next 14 km back to Faversham are flat so you can digest whilst enjoying the sea views.

Enjoy the ride!

Download the gpx file here:

Small loop to Whitstable
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Getting there:

By car: Faversham Station Car Park - ME13 8LF

By train: Faversham Train Station


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