11am // Meet at Margate station where you will be introduced to your fellow adventurers before heading off along a traffic-free coastal path then into the countryside through several quaint villages.
Early Afternoon // Quirky tea shop stop for a quick break. Lunch in a village pub whose exciting unconventional charcuterie menu is inspired by the wilds of Kent with seasonal locally foraged food. Then we’ll ride along the riverside and through beautiful wood to Canterbury.
Late Afternoon // A tour of the stunning medieval city of Canterbury.
Either jump on the train with Colin back to Margate or stay in Canterbury, explore, and catch the train back home in your own time.
Britain's Smallest Town
Quirky Tea Shop
Village pub lunch
Taking in several stunning bays, seaside sights, countryside, villages, Britain's smallest town, a quirky tea shop stop, lunch in a country pub, (when we can again!), culminating in a tour of the cultural and historical heart of Canterbury. Along the way, there are frequent stops where Col will share stories about the history, culture and landscape, including little known local secrets!
"Absolutely brilliant day out! We day tripped to Margate from London. Route is super chill and Colin is a great guide. Historical Canterbury was brought alive for us."
Don't see a suitable date? Contact Col to enquire about other dates or private tours :)
Time: Approx. 4-5hrs, 2.5hrs cycling time
Distance: 20 miles
Difficulty: MediumSome off-road country tracks and a couple of small hills. (we can happily push bikes up if we need).
What to bring: Your bike, suitable comfy clothing, water, funds for lunch & the train.
Bike Hire: Bikes can be hired for an extra £5. Bikes are supplied and lovingly maintained by Ride at The Bike Shed Margate.