Setting off for the pits
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.