GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Barham Walks

10 miles (16 km)

This pretty village is located within the Kent Downs AONB, just south of Canterbury. The village includes a 14th century church and the 17th century and Broome Park, a Grade I listed building with gardens. For walkers there are some fine trails taking you through the North Downs and the Elham Valley.
This route uses sections of the Elham Valley Way and the North Downs Way to create a circular walk around the village. On the way there's nice views of the Nailbourne river, atributaryof theLittle Stour.
On the outward leg you'll visit Kingston, Charlton Park, Bishopsbourne, Bourne Park and Bridge. You then head through Bifrons Park before passing Higham Park, a Grade II* listedneoclassicalstyle house and gardens. The route then crosses Barham Downs before returning to the village.

Barham OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Barham Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Barham

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head into nearby Canterbury and you can visit the famous cathedral before enjoying a riverside stroll on the Stour Valley Walk.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Kent Downs Walks page.

Photos

Flint and slate house in Barham - geograph.org.uk - 1778122

Flint and slate house in Barham

The River Nailbourne towards Barham - geograph.org.uk - 1778111

The River Nailbourne towards Barham

The Causeway, Derringstone - geograph.org.uk - 1778107

The Causeway, Derringstone. This narrow lane leads from Valley Road towards a crossroads in the village. Beside is the River Nailbourne running through the village.

Elham Valley Way leads towards Kingston - geograph.org.uk - 1777866

Elham Valley Way leads towards Kingston. The long distance path heads from Covet Lane, towards Church Lane and St. Giles Church. In the background is Littlecourt House on Church Lane.

Charlton Park, Bishopsbourne. - geograph.org.uk - 323525

Charlton Park, Bishopsbourne.

Telephone box on Church Lane, Kingston. - geograph.org.uk - 323320

Telephone box on Church Lane, Kingston.

Footbridge leading towards Bishopsbourne - geograph.org.uk - 1776736

Footbridge leading towards Bishopsbourne. This bridge is on the Elham Valley Way (long distance path) heading towards Bishopbourne Church. The bridge leads over a section of the River Nailbourne.

North Downs Way beside Keepers Hill Wood - geograph.org.uk - 2058672

North Downs Way beside Keepers Hill Wood

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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