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Local Walks

While you are visiting  Chilham, there are some wonderful walks in the area, and some great pubs along the way if you get thirsty !

You might like to try the famous Five Church Walk in May each year which starts from Chilham.

Chilham is a small village with a Jacobean Castle and St Mary’s Church dominates the 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.

To Decide where you would like to walk, Have a look at our walking guide and learn more about the fascinating history of the Pilgrims way.

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