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Coast to Cathedral

Explore Kent by bike

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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 50 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview:  The ‘Coast to Cathedral’ is a marvellous 50 mile (80km), circular ride on Regional Routes 16 and 17 linking Dover, Folkestone and... more »

Tips:  Start: Dover
Finish: Canterbury/Dover

(Regional Routes 16 & 17)
50 miles (80km) Circular Route
Dover to Canterbury 21 miles (33km)
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Points of Interest

1. Explore Kent by bike

Canterbury Cathedral is the cathedral of the Archbishop of Canterbury, leader of the Church of England.
Pilgrims have been visiting the cathedral for generations and you can still join them.

There is a charge to enter the precincts and the Cathedral unless you are attending a Service. This charge contributes towards the upkeep of the Cathedral... More

3. St Augustines Abbey

Founded shortly after AD 597 by St Augustine the abbey was originally created as a burial place for the Anglo-Saxon Kings of Kent. At the abbey, you can enjoy the museum and free audio tour.

For prices and information please visit:
www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01227 378100

4. Cycles UK

Cycle shop for clothing spare parts and repairs

Visit the beautiful and tranquil gardens of the FitzWalter family.
For more information please visit; www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk

Spectacularly situated above the White Cliffs of Dover this magnificent castle has guarded our shores from invasion for 20 centuries - now you can enjoy a great family day out with a visit to the 'Key to England'.
Explore the darkly atmospheric Secret Wartime Tunnels now with a vivid recreation of the Dunkirk evacuation, complete with dramatic... More

7. North Downs Way, Start/Finish Line

Visit the newly refurbished Dover water front and see the start of the North Downs Way National Trail. This is also where swimmers start the crossing of the channel.

This museum holds the largest collection of battle of Britain artifacts on show in the UK.
For more information please visit: www.kbobm.org