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Royal Military Canal

Royal Military Road | Hythe to Rye, England
+44 1797 367934
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Great afternoon walk

We were in Hythe and had a picnic with us, we decided to sit by the canal and watch the boats go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony R
via mobile
A walk on the wild side

We walked a 10km round trip from West Hythe, along the canal to Hythe, then back along the hilltop... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
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Royal Military Road | Hythe to Rye, England
+44 1797 367934
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Hythe and had a picnic with us, we decided to sit by the canal and watch the boats go by. We had a stroll along the water's edge, what a great place to walk for an hour in the afternoon Glad the...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We walked a 10km round trip from West Hythe, along the canal to Hythe, then back along the hilltop, through Port Lympne wild animal park, and the final stretch along the canal to West Hythe (where there is a free car park). Mostly in the...More

Thank BermudaTriangle
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

East end of path starts to the right of a small green in Seabrook. The green here is also perfect to access the canal with a kayak with adjacent parking. The level path is very well kept with picnic areas regularly spaced along the canal...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A fantastic experience, a very interesting and knowledgeable skipper. Saw a kingfisher. A very tranquil and elegant way to see the canal. Thoroughly recommend .

Thank Christine Y
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I love coming here for a relaxing wander along the canal. Very pretty and peaceful also good for getting some great photos. Even coming here on a cold and windy day helps blow the cobwebs away. If you like wildlife, canals, peace and quiet then...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Well what a place. We have a 6 year old daughter and we went for a long walk along he canal. It's very clean and tidy and has a lot of wildlife along it. We totally enjoyed the experience. You can tell that paths and...More

Thank david r
Reviewed 6 September 2015

A fascinating backwater, which you can visit on a quiet, electric boat from Hythe. It goes from the same boathouse that hires out rowing boats. On a nice day, it is a very pleasant way to spend an hour.

Thank MrOrganist
Reviewed 29 August 2015

What a lovely location shame about the staff neither friendly or helpful when we asked which is the best route to take which isn't hard as you can only go left or right but not knowing the area abit of local knowledge would have been...More

Thank Scarey2014
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We travelled to Hythe from Dungeness on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. Hythe station is just across the road from where we began our walk. There is lots of wildlife to see and fishermen seated along the riverbank. We came across the boat hire...More

Thank Haylors
Reviewed 4 July 2015

The rowing boats are so much fun. Allan the boatman is very funny and friendly and always willing to lend you a hand. Take your friends or family and just sit back. I have walked my dog along the canal for many years now and...More

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23 August 2015|
Response from david19682016 |
yes you can kayak or canoe on the canal