GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Barton's Point Coastal Park

5 miles (8.5 km)

Enjoy a leisurely stroll or ride along the Queenborough Lines canal and the Isle of Sheppey Coast on this circular route in Bartons Point Coastal Park. The route begins on the coast near Sheerness train station and follows the canal path before returning to the start point through Minster Park.
In the park there's a pretty lake with birdlife and nice trails along the beach.

Barton's Point Coastal Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Barton's Point Coastal Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Sheerness Way runs past the park. This circular shared cycling and walking route is a good way to extend your exercise in the area. Leysdown Coastal Park is also just to the south and worth a visit.


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Barton's Point Coastal Park. Canal view near the coastal end of the park

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There was a battery here, completed in 1890, and the associated basin, connecting with Queenborough Lines, is now used as a boating lake. The ditches were presumably to help drain this rather marshy land.

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View across the lake

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Swans on the lake in the park

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Bartons Point Coastal Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)