GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ashford to Canterbury

19 miles (30 km)

This ride takes you along National Cycle Route 18 with some splendid views of the Kent countryside and the North Downs.
You start near Ashford International Station and then follow the Great River Stour out of Ashford.
You'll then follow a series of country roads to Wye before a short stretch through Eggringe Wood and Denge Wood. The final stretch takes you past the lovely Larkey Valley Wood Nature Reserve before finishing in the famous cathedral city near the train station.

Ashford to Canterbury OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ashford to Canterbury Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just east of Canterbury you can visit the Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve which boasts the largest reedbeeds in the South East of England. This area also includes the lovely Grove Ferry Walk which starts at the eastern end of the reserve. There's a car park, picnic area, boat trips and a fine riverside pub here. At the western end of the reserve you'll also find the Westbere Marshes and the noteworthy town of Fordwich. Fordwich is notable as Britain's smallest town and also has a great pub with a dining terrace overlooking the Stour.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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