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Highlights of a few recent walks and cycle rides

Martello Towers and 12th century Abbey Cycle Ride 23 miles 
We cycled out of Great Bentley south to St Osyths where we stopped to look at what remains of the great abbey of St Osyths, then further south to the coast at Seawick and then followed Cycle Route 150 through Clacton and Frinton to Walton on the Naze passing 5 Martello Towers. When we got to Walton explored the Naze nature reserve and admire the fantastic views and the old sea mark tower.

Lost Sussex railways cycle ride: Three Bridges to Tunbridge Wells 23 miles
We cycled out of Three Bridges along the Worth Way to East Grinstead  then along Forest Way which is within the High Weald AONB  to Groombridge. Both cycle paths follow the lost railway that once ran between Crawley and Tunbridge Wells. 

Canterbury Bridges. A walk round Canterbury crossing over 30 bridges and looking at islands and watermills.

Pill Box Safari. A walk tracing the history of wartime pill boxes along the River Medway before exploring the scenic countryside round Hildenborough.

Isle of Harty  A walk exploring the remote Isle of Harty.

Stairway to Heaven. A walk round Haysden Country Park, Barden Lake, the Bidborough Ridge, the Straight Mile and Haysden Water reservoir. 

Cycle ride