Set­ting off for the pits

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Remember When? -

KENT’S for­mer coal­field will be the theme of a White Cliffs Ram­blers’ walk on Sun­day.

The 18-mile Three Pits Walk will set off from North­bourne vil­lage hall at 9am and visit the sites of the for­mer pits of Bette­shanger, Snow­down and Til­man­stone. There will be mid-morn­ing and lunch stops. Also on Sun­day, the group has or­gan­ised a sixmile walk from Shep­herdswell Green, start­ing at 10am.

Next Thurs­day, the group has or­gan­ised a 16-mile walk from the Ash Road-Rich­bor­ough Road junc­tion at Sand­wich, start­ing at 9.30am, with a lunch stop at Grove Ferry.

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