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Cycling routes

Hiring a bicycle but unsure of where to go? We've got you covered. There’s nothing quite like the Kentish countryside and now there’s nothing stopping you from experiencing it.

From the beginner’s 4.6km through Tyler Hill to the more adventurous (and hilly!) 17.5km ride to Whitstable, Kent Sport has highlighted five routes we just love.

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Tyler Hill
Cycle length: 4.6km
Ideal for beginners, this route takes you to the glorious Kent countryside while not venturing far from campus.

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Cycle length: 11km
Following the Crab and Winkle way, this route starts on a quiet road before entering Blean Woods.

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Clowes wood
Cycle length: 11km
Following the Crab and Winkle way, this route takes you on a lap around Clowes Woods.

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Cycle length: 17km
Beginning with a downhill ride to Westgate Gardens, the route follows the Great Stour to Chartham.

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Cycle length: 17.5km
Follow the Crab and Winkle way towards the beautiful seaside town of Whitstable.

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Crab and Winkle, Canterbury to Whitstable:
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Last Updated: 20/11/2017