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West Blean & Thornden Woods

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Address: Thornden Wood Road, Herne Bay CT6 7NZ, England
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Love this place. With the shortest walk aimed to entertain kids with wood carvings being only 1mile long while if your kids are older more options for longer walks available, all... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
redv180
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place. With the shortest walk aimed to entertain kids with wood carvings being only 1mile long while if your kids are older more options for longer walks available, all clearly sign posted. Great if you have dogs too as they can be off lead the whole time, and free parking.

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Thank redv180
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

love this place- great walk for adults, dogs and kids for sure- fun and exciting for littleuns- like going on a treasure hunt

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Thank Ellie M
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Stunning woods for a beautiful lazy weekend walk. The perfect spot for a picnic now the weather is getting warmer. Our favourite place for a stroll.

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Thank sarahhadley38
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

I walk here every chance I get with my puppy. Its wonderful to watch the season change. Great for the less mobile with paths for mobility scooters wheelchairs and bikes.

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Thank Raymond M
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Lovely woods the children love coming here. Its great at any time of year although there can be huge puddles in the winter!

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Thank Squish15
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

I love commimg here to take my dog for a walk its a safe clean very pretty woods feels like your in Canadian woods - the bears walking through it also is a great place to come & walk for inspiration/clearing ones mind.

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Thank C H
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
135 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Sadly this lovely place has finally become a big dog toilet. Went today thinking the summer months and increased usage by people would encourage a responsible mind set. But no. It's worse than ever. Forget letting kids explore. There's cack on every verge. Every 2ft along the path. Dog mess everywhere. On arrival a big white van full of dogs... More 

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4 Thank SimeyWimey
Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

These are beautiful woods and it fills me with awe to walk through them. Amazing to have them so close to home. Blessed to be living in England and absolutely love this area in general. Will admit the woods seem a little spooky to me though - all part of the fun. I do actually have a dog and really... More 

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Thank USTransplant
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

This wood is just outside Herne Bay and leads to Clowes Wood in Whitstable. It's a relaxing place to visit. Highly recommended. *** There's no facilities at this location.***

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2015

A lovely walk for all has been put together by Kent wildlife trust with interesting features, carvings and wicker figures. Young and old, able bodied and infirm could access with purpose built gravel track a lovely area of forest and take part in activities, picnic and enjoy nature. But no more. Sadly this lovely spot has been taken over by... More 

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