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Address: Whitehall Road, Canterbury CT2 8BQ, England
Phone Number: 01227 844489
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Wildlife at its Best

A great place to visit to watch and photograh all the various wildlife that inhabit these marshes. Even in winter it i swell worth a visit to see the birds that visit here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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193 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

A great place to visit to watch and photograh all the various wildlife that inhabit these marshes. Even in winter it i swell worth a visit to see the birds that visit here.

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Sandown, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

A beautiful place to walk along the river. So peaceful with lovely flora and fauna. We aren't on a warm afternoon and what a perfect way to spend it.

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Thank annie-mart
UK
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A short walk through the Westgate Gardens and beyond the children's playground is the start of a path along the Great Stour river that takes you to Hambrook Marshes and an environment that feels miles away from the crowds of the city centre. This natural wetland is a great place to stroll, jog or cycle and just enjoy the scenery... More 

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Thank Charles_Orleans
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

a lovely way to get away from the stresses of life you can walk for miles and miles, and it seems you are in the middle of no where, I love walking here with my music on just watch out for the cyclists! it seems like a secret get away is really amazing and will definitely be visiting again.

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1 Thank Jason K
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

It's amazing to run or cycle by the river and over the boardwalk, you are so close to the city centre but you wouldn't know it. Cross the railway tracks and it links in to miles of fields and footpaths beyond.

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1 Thank nicknepal
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
76 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

A lovely walk along the river from Canterbury out into the countryside. It is also a shared cycle path. There is some railway history too as you can climb the old embankment of the now-dismantled Elham Valley line, below which is a very-well carved picnic bench, and further along under the road bridge were the stars...the highland cattle. They were... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

A very nice walking path along the Stour River, We took our time walking from Caterbury to Chartham, had a lunch in the pub there and took the train back to Canterbury. Very pleasant walk with information boards describing the history and nature. Watched punts carrying visitors part way up the river, cows in the fields, dogs being exercised, marshes... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I love it here, I go cycling a lot and volunteered on the conservation team. It's a great peaceful area by the river just outside canterbury.

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Thank H S
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Bucketing with rain and blowing a gale but we had a lovely walk exploring the marshes. As well as following the Stour River from Chartham to Canterbury, we were able to walk over the marshes via bridges and duck boards. Information, well sited , kept us informed about flora and fauna. Surprisingly we walked through a field of highland cattle,... More 

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Thank 861Clary
Kent
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57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

I came across this by accident. This is a manmade marsh, it used to be a quarry. It has been looked after really well. It is on the National Cycle Network and there is a lovely path that runs along the Stour. There is an old railway, that lasted 60 years until ugly cars came along. It is like stepping... More 

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