THE ROMNEY MARSH
The Romney Marsh is a mysterious region of Kent, rich in history and legend. Just our cup of tea. This fine day out with an expert Blue Badge Tour Guide is undemanding on the feet but very satisfying on the senses. The day includes a fish & chip lunch at the famous Pilot Inn at Dungeness. In the afternoon you can choose between a visit to beautiful Rye or the historic Cinque Port of Hythe with the option of a little ride on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway.
We start just off the M20 at Ashford at 10.30am for morning refreshments at individual cost before driving out onto the Romney Marsh. Survival on the marsh required a particular type of character and with its remote atmosphere the locals established a reputation for self-
We’ll stop and visit one of the mediaeval churches that pepper the marsh. There are nearly 100 homes of different shapes and sizes dotted across the peculiar landscape of Dungeness -
After lunch we’ll take a pleasant drive via Camber Sands to Rye where, from the elevated cobbled streets, we can look back over the Marsh. Alternatively opt for a drive along the coast through Dr Syn’s Dymchurch to historic Hythe with its charming High Street, all on the flat and with old fashioned and individual shops which make for a very enjoyable time browsing.
You can opt to add a 35 minute ride on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway after lunch from the terminus at Dungeness across the desert and the marsh to New Romney. We travel in all weather carriages pulled by one-
Whichever afternoon you choose there’ll be time to buy tea before heading home at 4.45pm.
Adults & Seniors: £26
Available weekdays all year
Prices valid 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019
Add the railway ride for £7pp
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