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2 August, 2023


9km by 9am walk review - Chilham to Chartham - Kent

The latest 9km by 9am walk takes us on a 11.5KM circular walk from Chilham to Chartham along the Stour Valley in Kent.

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This walk takes you along a circular route along the footpaths and country roads of the Stour Valley bewteen Chilham and Chartham in Kent.

I walked at a leisurely pace and it took just under 3 hours with a couple of view stops.

There is plenty to see including the lakes at Chilham, views of the Stour Valley, the Stour river and the quaint villages of Chilham and Chartham.

PARKING: Ample free parking at Chilham

WALK ELEVATION: 133.6 Metres

DATE OF WALK: 05.55 – 08.52, 22 JULY 2023

Route Map - Chilham To Chartham
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Nigel Jones


Founder of the health and wellness channel 9KM BY 9AM.

Author of Walking Back To Happiness” The Secret To Alcohol-free Living & Well-being.

Certified Positive Psychology & NLP Coach - with the internationally recognised, double accredited, International Coaching Federation and Association for Coaching, AreteWay Coaching Course.

Founder of REROOT YOURSELF™ - a detailed look at the science behind nature and wellness. Helping busy people with limited time tap into the art of forest bathing and the healing power of nature. A group masterclass / workshop – designed for organisations and businesses to help improve the mental health and wealth of employees.

Nigel holds a Diploma (Distinction) in Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing). Is trained in the Power Of Awareness, University of California, Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center and the Awareness Training Institute.

Nigel shares with us is Lived Experience of over 700 walks in nature - walking 9 kilometres before 9 o’clock every day since May 2021. Highlights include:

  • The power of being present at every sunrise for the past 21 months
  • Insights into his meditation processes and techniques
  • What he saw and learned on over 6,000 kilometres (equivalent of 150 marathons) of walks in the forest, mountains and coastal areas of the UK
  • How you can benefit from these insights

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