Churches, Bluebells &  the Ladies’ Castle

Join us on this lovely 11.5 miles history hike through the Garden of England ! This tour is available from late March to the end of April

The walk leads through historic villages ,and an ancient woodland covered by lovely bluebells a symbol of humility, constancy, gratitude and everlasting love, and includes a visit to Leads Castle also known as the Ladies’ Castle.

Along the way you will hear the story of a steamy love affair, see the famous home of a prominent Kentish family, the Culpeppers , visit two small historic churches and enjoy the stunning Kentish countryside. You will also find out about folklore surrounding bluebells and the practical uses of this charming flower throughout the ages.

What to wear: hiking shoes or boots , dress for the weather

You can either bring your own packed lunch or we can provide you with. a picnic made up of Kentish produce

Green notes

Booking a walking tour is a good method of heading towards carbon neutrality and it’s also a way of being healthy.

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Make a positive impact !  Donate cash to the churches we visit or online to The Churches Conservation Trust  

or donate to the North Down’s Way to improve the National Trail for users.

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