Begin at The Old Lighthouse, an historic Grade II listed building open to the public and offering panoramic views across the shingle, the surrounding countryside and the English Channel.
Begin this walk at The Lighthouse in Dungeness, then explore further and discover more of what this Kentish wild desert has to offer.
Dungeness National Nature Reserve is home to bird species including bittern, little ringed plover and Slavonian grebe to name a few. It is home to 600 species of plant, a third of all plants found in the UK which you have the opportunity to discover. The nature reserve stretches across Dungeness to encompass the vast RSPB reserve and is intended to help protect the landscape and its wildlife. It’s a must-visit while you venture on this wonderful coastal walk.
Further along the route, why not visit Greatstone Beach, a wonderful sandy beach, frequently washed by the tide of the English Channel.
The icons below highlight the distance, difficulty and theme of this itinerary.
The Old Lighthouse, Dungeness
Allow 1 hour 30 minutes
No gates, no steps
Every step of the journey has been carefully planned to help you make the most of your walking adventure. Click on the blue tabs below for more information.
There are various places to stop along this walk, RHDR the ‘End of the Line Restaurant’ and the Pilot Inn in Dungeness, tea shop and restaurants in Littlestone, and the Heywood Buffet at the RHDR New Romney Station.
View information on the map by ticking the boxes in the Map Filter. Drag the map and use the zoom tool to navigate.
Added to your Itinerary Planner below
Get route gradient profileGenerate
Looking for something similar? Here are some ideas we think you'll love…