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Viking Coastal Trail

Isle of Thanet, England
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A nice bike ride, and mostly flat

Rode the roue from Birchington to Herne Bay, and from Birchington to Botany Bay. Superb views... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
spn56
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Droitwich, United Kingdom
Good flat walk

My partner and I decided to do the Minnis Bay to Reculver Towers part of the Viking Trail on Bank... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
Shivshav
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Isle of Thanet, England
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Rode the roue from Birchington to Herne Bay, and from Birchington to Botany Bay. Superb views across the sea, interesting places to visit and plenty of wildlife to spot as well. We quite understand why some parts of the route cannot be ridden in the...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to do the Minnis Bay to Reculver Towers part of the Viking Trail on Bank Holiday Monday. We parked easily (For Free !) alongside the bay at 10 o'clock, however by the time we returned at 1pm there was not...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

A great cycling trip. 32 miles following beautiful coast and crosding the countryside. You can download a GPS map of the trail from the Internet and just follow it. A great fun.

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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I cycled from Margate to Ramsgate. He cycles everyday but I am more of a beginner. We both enjoy cycling this together. A lot of the route is along the coast off road and the roads themselves are fairly quiet. The views...More

2  Thank Alice P
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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We did 90% of the circle and very much enjoyed the coastline and countryside. Began in Margate heading toward Reculver. Lovely ocean views all of the way. Turning inland we got lost due to insufficient signage. Once back on track the small towns we passed...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

It really is a lovely ride along the viking coastal trail .Its flat so it is an easy ride as long as the wind isnt blowing in your face ha ha .Loads to look at out to see and good cafes along the way. sore...More

1  Thank kevin k
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

We walked Birchington to Reculver and back - took all morning. Very easy to follow and excellent surface - concrete or tarmac. There is bike hire at Birchington. Peaceful, and teeming with wildlife - take binoculars!

3  Thank lowryepp
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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a coastal walk to do with my Mum who is in an electric wheelchair. This path is fantastic, flat concrete and easily accessible. We joined the path at St. Mildred's Bay and walked into Margate and back again. We found toilets...More

Thank Amanda C
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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

When the weather is right, there really is nothing to beat an English summer's afternoon spent cycling around the beautiful Kent coast. With the exception of a few short inclines the route (waymarked as national route 15) is largely flat and so would suit family...More

2  Thank Bloodwags
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

We started our walk over the road from Ramsgate cliff top at a beautiful garden with a waterfall. Crossing the road we continued to walk towards broadstairs along the headland, the route took us through parkland which is a must for dog lovers. There was...More

3  Thank shirley i
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