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Feeling Defensive, 7 Forts and a Castle

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In the 1860's Emperor Napoleon III of France began sabre rattling and threatening to invade England. The government built a series of forts around the Chatham Royal Dockyard as it was key in the defence of the approaches to London. I've joined up 7 seven of the forts and thrown in a Norman castle to create an interesting 10 mile, historic, semi urban walk with spectacular views over the River Medway. There is significant climbing as we'll be going from sea level to the tops of the surrounding hills.


Bring a packed lunch or buy food from shops as we pass, we'll warm up in a pub at the finish.

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