The Saxon Shore Way
is a long-distance footpath that follows the Kent coast from Gravesend to Rye in East Sussex, some 140 miles. Walking the Saxon Shore Way by Faversham Creek
By Faversham Creek
By Oare Creek
The Saxon Shore Way traces the coast as it was in Roman times and follows the line of the Roman fortifications.
The Faversham area section of the Saxon Shore Way extends from Conyer Creek
in the west, alongside The Swale,
passing through Harty Ferry
, the village of Oare
, through Faversham and on to north of Graveney
in the east.
Along the way, you will pass the Oare Marshes
and South Swale
The Swale Heritage Trail
is a shorter footpath of some 11 miles from Murston, west of Sittingbourne, to Goodnestone, near Graveney
A guidebook to the Saxon Shore Way is available from all good bookshops, Faversham TIC or Kent County Council's online shop.