Chilham Walk

Chilham is a nucleated village with a Jacobean Castle and St Mary's Church dominating either end of the village square surrounded by Tudor houses, discover the place where Jane Austen visited while staying at Godmersham. 

Experience a day out walking in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Discover the dramatic chalk grassland and ancient villages nestling in hidden dry valleys with farmland surrounded by a network of hedgerows and wooded hilltops, and traditional orchards standing majestic. These stunning features are a vital part of our heritage and characteristic of this protected landscape.

Decide where you would like to walk, whether it is from your school or another iconic site in the Kent Downs.

Click on the relevant blue marker on the map below to see information about each walk in the Kent Downs and follow the walk link through to the dedicated page.

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Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Heritage Lottery Fund Interreg 3C Kent County Council Natural England