CHALKUP21 Trail route for walkers


The 9 CHALKUP21 buildings and public art works are linked between Folkestone and Deal by the North Downs Way and England Coastal Path National Trail routes.

A full CHALKUP21 website with maps and trail info will be available in January 2018.

In the meantime you can plan your route through these links:

Capel to Dover (North Downs Way)

Dover to Deal (England Coast Path)

Follow the North Downs Way National Trail from the Wing at Capel-Le Ferne or Folkestone, depending where you are starting, to the Dover Esplanade, where you find the Sea Sports Centre, The 3 Waves Esplanade and the START/FINISH North Downs Way end of trail marker.

To get to the Samphire Hoe Education Shelter, you have to make a detour across a field off the North Downs Way to get to the entrance to the tunnel leading to the Samphire Hoe nature reserve: walk down the tunnel on the footpath beside where the cars go.

From the Dover Esplanade, follow the England Coastal Path National Trail towards the Eastern Docks taking the path to the cliffs at the end of Athol Terrace by the Dover Totems. The path takes you under the Jubilee Way Motorway bridge up to the National Trust Visitors’ Centre,  across the cliffs to the lighthouse and down to the Pines Calyx in St Margarets Bay,  across the next lot of Cliffs to Kingsdown and along the coastal path to the Deal Pier cafe.

If you arrive at Dover Priory train Station, you can take stagecoach bus numbers 100, 101, and 102 from Pencester Gdns bus station in Dover (5 minutes walk from the train station) to the Battle of Britain Memorial in Capel-Le Ferne of which The Wing is part (13 minutes by bus). Alternatively, you could get off the train at Folkestone Central and walk or take a bus (Same numbers) to the Battle of Britain Memorial in Capel-Le Ferne from there. There is a bus from Deal to Dover (bus stop about 2 mins walk from Deal Pier on South Street) or you can get the train from Deal Railway Station to Dover or Folkestone or back to London. These stations are all on the South Eastern high speed train route from/to London St Pancras.

Read our CHALKUP21 project page  to find out more about the buildings and read the news items attached to the page featuring interviews with key members of the team and some write-ups of walks that have already taken place.

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or by email to Alice Bryant