THE OYSTER BAY TRAIL

An exhilarating scenic ride along the coast between Whitstable, Herne Bay and Reculver, with beautiful views over the sea and coastline made famous by the paintings of JMW Turner and including a visit to the Roman / Saxon heritage site of Reculver.

Recommended for: all competent cyclists.

Distance: 8 - 9 miles in total (Whitstable - Herne Bay 4 miles / Herne Bay - Reculver 5 miles)

Time: Approx 1hr 30mins each way

Signposted: Yes. (Detailed map and instructions also supplied)

Terrain: Almost entirely flat.

Traffic: Almost entirely traffic free

Surface: Mainly Concrete - a grass section at Reculver with plastic webbing underneath

Tips: Start at 10am if you are planning to cycle both ways - allowing plenty of time to explore the coastline and stop for a swim on your own secluded beach!