Tag Archives: Hoo Peninsula

18 – Stoke to Upnor

Our walking week did not start well.  My wife is deeply annoyed.  Several months ago, fellow coastal walker Ruth told us that a journalist was wanting to interview women walkers with families, for a Boots Health & Beauty magazine.  She wanted … Continue reading

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17 – Grain to Stoke

All week the weather forecast had predicted rain for Saturday, so we had not planned for a walk.  However, when I woke up on Saturday morning and checked the weather, rain was not due until mid-afternoon.  After a quick discussion … Continue reading

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16 – Grain to Grain

Grain lies at the far eastern end of the Hoo Peninsula.  Although the Isle of Grain was once a true island, it has long since silted up and now forms part of the mainland.  We had arrived at Grain at the … Continue reading

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15 – Allhallows to Grain

Our Easter holiday was supposed to have been peppered with walks to get us some mileage in, however, chicken pox once again put paid to our plans.  Cate, our daughter, had already been through the illness a couple of weeks before.  Ben at first … Continue reading

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14 – Allhallows to Allhallows

After chicken pox rendered Cate, our daughter, unable to walk last week, we set out this week in the hope that we would be able to put in seven miles or so, involving a loop around Allhallows-on-Sea, followed by the first few … Continue reading

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13 – Cliffe to Allhallows

I must admit that my wife and I had twinges of trepidation as the day of this walk approached.  I had estimated it to be 12 miles and but have been getting a reputation for underestimating the lengths of our walks (this one turned out to be over … Continue reading

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