GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Stour Valley Walk

51 miles (82 km)

Follow the River Stour from its source near Lenham to the estuary at Pegwell Bay on the Kent coast. You will pass through a varied landscape of downland, woodland, orchards, farmland, lakes, dykes and marshland. The route also passes through many of Kent's finest unspoilt villages, hamlets and historic towns.
The walk beings at the village of Lenham and heads towards Ashford via Little Chart and Great Chart. From Ashford you turn north towards historic Canterbury with its magnificent cathedral. The next section then leads to Sandwich passing the attractive Westbere Lakes and Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve as you go. The final section then takes you from Sandwich to the delightful Pegwell Bay on the Stour Estuary.

Stour Valley Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Stour Valley Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Village of Lenham at the start of the walk

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The Great Stour near Great Chart

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Wye Crown Near Ashford

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Canterbury Cathedral

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Westbere Lakes

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River Great Stour near Upstreet

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Pegwell Bay on the River Stour Estuary at the end of the walk

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Elevation Profile


GPS Files

GPX File

Stour Valley Walk.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Stour Valley Walk.mmo (right click - 'Save As')