GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Thanet Coastal Path

20 miles (32 km)

Travel from Reculver to Pegwell Bay and enjoy bays, beaches and spectacular cliffs along this beautiful coastal path. The walk passes through several delightful coastal towns and villages including Birchington, Westgate on Sea, Margate and Ramsgate before finishing at the lovely Pegwell Bay.
Route highlights include the variety of coastal wildlife, the popular Botany Bay and the attractive harbours at Margate and Ramsgate. You'll also pass the delightful town of Broadstairs with its strong connections to Charles Dickens and wonderful views over Viking Bay.

Thanet Coastal Path OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Thanet Coastal Path Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate is a nice place to visit on the route. It's free to enter and located right on the sea front. Founded to celebrate JMW Turner’s connection to Margate in 2001, the David Chipperfield designed gallery opened in 2011. There's a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions and wide windows showcasing the views that inspired painterJ. M. W. Turner. The artist went to school in Margate, and visited the town throughout his life. The gallery also houses a nice cafe which is a good spot for refreshments after your exercise.

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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