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This part of the cycle path can sometimes flood in the winter months. For an alternative route use the cycle lanes on the A28 a little to the north of here.

Milepost beside NCR1 near Reed Pond, Canterbury

Approaching Fordwich on NCR1.

Milepost at Fordwich

Great Stour river beside NCR1 at Fordwich.

NCR1 between Fordwich and Canterbury. This route runs beside some military training land, which is the other side of the railing.

NCR1 approaching Queens Avenue, Canterbury. Canterbury Cathedral can be seen straight ahead in the distance.

Milepost at Canterbury on the route towards Fordwich.

The Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) as it passes at the edge of the University of Kent.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) as it passes through the University of Kent.

Milepost, University of Kent

Crossing the Sarre Penn stream. The names of all of the places that the Sarre Penn passes are printed on the railings of this bridge.

Approaching Blean church and Tyler Hill Road.

Saltway seat outside Blean Church.

Milepost, Tyler Hill Road

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1)

Orchards at Amery Court farm

Beside Amery Court Farm

Milepost, Amery Court Farm

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) beside Amery Court Farm.

Milepost at Winding Pond rest area

Signpost outside Winding Pond rest area.

Invicta Way (Part of the Crab & Winkle Way, NCR1)

Welcome sign outside Whitstable railway station.

Following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) towards Canterbury.

Following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) towards Whitstable.

Following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) towards Clowes Wood.

Approaching Clowes Wood on the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1).

Following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). About to cross the A299.

The Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) bears to the left here.

Following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) climbing into Clowes Wood. Almost at the top. The route bears to the right as it enters a clearing.

Following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) through Clowes Wood.

At the top of the hill following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) through Clowes Wood. The C&W (NCR1) route bears downhill to the right towards Canterbury. The route to the left takes a circular route to the car park.

Following the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) downhill to route of Crab and Winkle railway.

Clowes Wood

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) passing through Clowes Wood.

Artwork beside Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) at the Canterbury end of the route.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) running along the edge of a field at Amery Court farm, near Blean.

"Winding pond" rest area. A winding engine used to be based here to haul the train along the Crab and Winkle route. From here the route joins the original route that the Crab and Winkle railway took.

Just outside the winding pond rest area, looking down the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) towards Whitstable, along the original route of the Crab and Winkle railway.

Entrance to traffic-free portion of Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) at South Street, Whitstable. Looking South towards Canterbury. Watch out for motorists when coming out of this junction.

Returning to Canterbury along the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). The bridge over the A299 can be seen halfway down the picture with Clowes Wood beyond that.

Climb into Clowes Wood along the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1).

View north along the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1)

The west-east cycle path along the southern edge of St. Stephen's recreation ground.

The shared use cycle path across St. Stephen's recreation ground.

One of the picturesque houses beside the cycle route.

Birdcage Walk cycle path.

Birdcage Walk cycle path.

Birdcage Walk cycle path.

Birdcage Walk cycle path.

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Coming into Canterbury via Regional Cycle Route 16. Canterbury Cathedral is visible in the distance.

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