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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 17 Jun 2008
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Location notes
Westbere is a small village in Kent. The Canterbury to Ramsgate line runs through here.
Railway type and traffic
Most traffic is Class 375 units on Charring Cross - Ramsgate/Margate services. There are also less frequent services which take the line down to Dover from here.
This is a quiet foot crossing which leads to a walk along the Great Stour.
Road directions
From Canterbury, head towards Margate on the A28. After passing through Sturry, the next village is Westbere, and you need to look out for a right hand turn. There is another if you miss the first!
Follow the road to the bottom of the village past Ye Olde Yew Tree pub -(Recommended!!) The crossing is at the end of Walnut Tree lane.

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Westbere, Stour Valley map co-ordinates
You can park in Walnut Tree Lane, but be considerate. It may also be difficult to turn around in the lane if there are a few cars parked, so be careful.
Public transport
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Westbere, Stour Valley

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Westbere, Stour Valley general view map
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Photographic notes
The line is almost east-west here, and as such, shots from the other side of the crossing can be had throughout the day and in both directions, although to be honest, these are a little bland. May be useful to make a change, or to take video footage from though!

General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 3 - Looking east

Fig 3 - Looking east

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