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This walk which heads out from St Margaret's Bay incorporates some stunning cliff top walking with panoramic views of the channel and on a clear day to France. If you like military history, you'll be in for a treat - cross channel gun positions are still visible in the undergrowth, a sure reminder of Britain’s dark days at War. You'll also walk past the entrance of the well-known Pines Calyx the beautiful gardens here house a bronze statue of Winston Churchill as well as some very impressive tea rooms. 

You'll also see the writer of the well known James Bond books, Ian Fleming’s former home sitting on the cliff edge.  The unusually located white house can be seen from the beach at St Margaret's Bay.  Fleming based many of his stories on the local area which he loved so much.

The distinctive whitewashed South Foreland lighthouse, owned by the National Trust is along this trail too. It’s well worth stopping off to discover more about the lighthouse which was home to more than five generations of lighthouse keepers.

This easy going walk meanders along country lanes and starts and ends in the pretty St Margaret’s Bay.

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