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71i – Southbourne to Boscombe

The cliffs between Southbourne and Boscombe are not that high (about 95 feet according to my GPS).  All the same, they draw numberous paragliders who manage to get airborne from here and float up and down the coast.  Because they … Continue reading

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71h – Southbourne

Southbourne marks the eastern boundary of a piece of promenade that stretches about 10 miles west in a large curve, all the way to Poole Harbour.  The entire stretch is home to numerous small terraces of beach huts. Beach huts.  … Continue reading

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52e – Brighton to Hove

As we walked along the promenade at Brighton Beach we watched the world descend on Brighton; the hot weather pulled them in like fireflies to a lamp.  The bikers were in town today!  When it comes to Brighton Beach and … Continue reading

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38c – Folkestone to Sandgate

The way out of Folkestone is via a long promenade of what seems like never-ending straightness.  A promenade was first constructed in Folkestone to support the Victorian holiday trade.  A pier was opened in 1888, along with one of the earliest rollercoasters, … Continue reading

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30 – Whitstable to Herne Bay

Our walk today was a short one.  We had stayed overnight in Whitstable and wanted to do a couple of miles in the morning, before heading back home.  We started where we left off the day before, at Tankerton, just outside Whitstable.  … Continue reading

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29a – Seasalter to Whitstable

Today we were joined by three guest walkers:  Mike, Lisa and my mother-in-law Barbie.  We had been looking forward to this day with no small degree of expectation.  It was the day where estuary turned to sea; we would leave mudflats and … Continue reading

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