GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Pegwell Bay Country Park

2 miles (4 km)

This park is located near Ramsgate and has splendid views over Pegwell Bay and Sandwich Bay. In the bay is a large nature reserve, known for its migrating waders and wildfowl. A local cycle route runs right through the park so you can take your bike.
To extend your walking in the Ramsgate area you can pick up the Thanet Coastal Path and enjoy a splendid coastal walk from Ramsgate to Margate.
The Sandwich Walk visits the River Stour and the ancient Roman amphitheatre at Richborough Castle.


CT12 5JB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Pegwell Bay Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Pegwell Bay Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


There's a nice on site cafe where you can pick up refreshments after your exercise.

Dog Walking

The park is popular with dog walkers so you'll probably see other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The epic Viking Coastal Trail passes the park. The Sustrans signed cycling trails is a great way to extend your exercise in the area. You could follow it to another of the highlights of the area at Reculver Country Park.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Kent Walks page.


Chalk Cliffs, Pegwell Bay - - 1546406

Chalk Cliffs, Pegwell Bay

Pegwell Bay, Kent - - 684035

Photo taken from the Cliffsend to Pegwell path. To the right are houses along the Sandwich Road and in the background is the disused Richborough Power Station. In the middle of the photo, jutting into the bay, is the disused Hovercraft landing pad.

Off-road cycle track at Pegwell Bay - - 1600506

Off-road cycle track at Pegwell Bay. Part of Regional Cycle Route 15, about half way between Sandwich and Ramsgate.

Cafe at Pegwell Bay Nature Reserve - - 1600498

Cafe at Pegwell Bay Nature Reserve. A hut named "The Dog Walker's Rest", which has presumably replaced the mobile cafe which was there in March 2008.

Replica longboat at Ebbsfleet, Pegwell Bay - - 503150

The English have Landed. This boat at Ebbsfleet, is supposed to be a replica of the "Hugin". The first Angles to come to England was reputedly, Hengist and his men in 449 and it is thought they landed here.

A view of the Pegwell Bay hotel from the beach - - 714712

A view of the Pegwell Bay hotel from the beach


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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