Royal Military Canal

an historical account of the waterway and military road from Shorncliffe in Kent to Cliff End in Sussex
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Canals -- England -- History., Royal Military Canal (Eng


Royal Military Canal (England), En

Statementby P. A. L. Vine.
SeriesInland waterways histories
LC ClassificationsTC664.R69 V56
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5339772M
ISBN 100715355104
LC Control Number72193440

The Royal Military Canal Walks Pack. To celebrate the th anniversary of the beginning of the canal’s construction, the Romney Marsh Countryside Project published a new walks pack. The pack contains 10 self-guided circular walks, ranging in length from two to nine miles, that explore the wildlife and history of the canal and its surrounding.

The Royal Military Canal was one of only two waterways built in Great Britain by the Government. Together with the Martello towers it was designed as a defence against the threatened invasion of the Kent Coast by the Emperor Napoleon in The sixty-foot -wide waterway stretched 28 miles from beneath the cliff s at Sandgate and around Romney /5(6).

Welcome to the Royal Military Canal website. Here you can explore the eventful history of one of Kent’s most fascinating landmarks and find out what the Royal Military Canal has to offer today.

Whatever the weather or season there’ll be something to see or do along the canal. Royal Military Canal, Hythe, United Kingdom. likes. Public & Government ServiceFollowers: Royal Military Canal Out early for my usual dog walk, excise and as well as the usual litter, dog poo 💩 starting to mount up came across this soiled nappy with half a dozen wet wipes further up hanging from the undergrowth, various litter bins not far /5(36).

Royal Military Canal, Kent: Address, Phone Number, Royal Military Canal Reviews: //5(37). The Royal Military Canal was created as a major military defence during the Napoleonic Wars in the early 19th century (see History of The Canal below) and is universally recognised as an important component of the counties heritage.

The canal runs for 28 miles from Seabrook nr Hythe through Romney Marsh to Cliff End nr Hastings in East Sussex. Royal Military Canal. Address: Military Road, Playden, Near Rye, East Sussex – Iden Lock to Appledore Dam. Non-RFA Clubs can book Matches on this water – contact Graham on Parking. Parking in small car park at Iden Lock or.

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A canal with no narrowboats, that wasn't built for trade and was built for a King. Or at least with his title in it.

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A trip down the Royal Military Canal in Kent with a look its history. About Royal Military Canal Rowing Boat Hire Please Note That We Do Not Open Until Good Friday 14 AprilAfter Which We Will Be Open am To pm (subject To Weather).

Best Regards The Boatman/5(20). Here is the second part of my video about the Royal Military Canal in Kent. We travel from Appledore to the Iden Lock (where the canal meets the River Rother) looking at the defensive features and.

The Royal Military Canal Path mainly follows a canal-side path, which fringes the northern edge of Romney Marsh and which was built in the early 19th century as a defence against a possible invasion by Napoleon. The Canal is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a SSSI. Royal Military Canal Path Pubs/Cafes.

There's some good choices for refreshments in the Rye Harbour area. The William the Conqueror pub is located right on the harbour and worthy of investigation.

Recently refurbished, it’s a smart, friendly, traditional pub, boasting real ales, hearty pub food and a friendly welcome.

The Royal Military Canal is a canal running for 28 miles (45 km) between Seabrook near Folkestone and Cliff End near Hastings, following the old cliff line bordering Romney Marsh, which was constructed as a defence against the possible invasion of.

Get this from a library. The Royal Military Canal; an historical account of the waterway and military road from Shorncliffe in Kent to Cliff End in Sussex. [P A L Vine]. This short cycle route takes you along a lovely cycleable section of the Royal Military Canal near Hythe.

There's much to enjoy on this route as there are lovely sections along the coast and the canal with views of Port Lympne Wild Animal Park an added bonus. You'll also pass interesting historical landmarks with the Portus Lemanis Roman Fort and the medieval Lympne Castle.

Best Naval History Books. Members: 12 participating members. All members' list: Boy Seamen in the Royal Navy, by David Phillipson. 17 members, 0 reviews () maritime () maritime history () military () military history () Napoleonic Wars. The Royal Military Canal is the story of the building and operation of this canal during the century of its active life.

It was designed to be the third line of defence against possible invasion by Napoleon and is one of only two canals in /5(6). Posted: 8 June I've got a few days off, so yesterday I decided to take advantage of the good weather. Hopping onto a train to Folkestone, I started cycling back towards Sussex along the Royal Military Canal, taking in the scenery and pillboxes along the way.

I printed off a list of pillboxes from the Defence of Britain Project Database and had plenty to. The Royal Military Canal Path is a long-distance path in England, mainly following the Royal Military end points are Seabrook, Kent and Pett Level, East Sussex and it runs for It is a canal-side path and fringes the northern edge of Romney canal is an earlyth-century defence against a possible invasion by Napoleon, and it is a Scheduled Ancient.

The Royal Military Canal was placed under the authority of the Secretary of State for war. The first thing he had to do was refuse another offer to buy the canal, this time from a Mr. Smith.

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The best policy was now thought to be to keep the canal in government hands because even as a flimsy line of defence it could still stall an attacking.

The Royal Military Canal offers a variety of cycle routes so you can choose from a mile (km) mainly off-road ride following the banks of the tranquil Royal Military Canal or extend your route to 13 miles (km) taking in some scenery of the Romney Marsh.

The Royal Military Canal was built during the Napoleonic period as part of the defenses of the southern shores of Napoleon in control of most of the Continent, England feared invasion. While there had not been a successful full scale invasion in more than years it remained a constant fear.

The Royal military calendar, or Army service and commission book. Containing the services and progress of promotion of the generals, lieutenant-generals, major-generals, colonels, lieutenant-colonels, and majors of the army, according to seniority: with details of the principal military events of the last century.

The Royal Military Canal Path is a long-distance path in England, mainly following the Royal Military Canal. Its end points are Seabrook, Kent), and Pett Level, East Sussex), and it runs for 27 miles. It is a canal-side path and fringes the northern edge of Romney Marsh.

The Royal Military Canal The Association controls 3 miles of double bank fishing on one of the more productive stretches of this famous canal from Iden Lock to Appledore most common species are Roach, Bream, Skimmers and Tench. Royal Military Canal, Seabrook Section, Hythe, Kent, CT21 6JN.

This stretch of canal holds carp to 36 lb and pike to 25 lb as well as various other smaller coarse fish. Tickets from £5. Tel:: Be sure to read Angler’s Mail magazine each week for the latest hotspots coverage from this region. Find the best cruises between and Explore Royal Caribbean's official cruise schedule, including cruise ship renovations, repositioning news, new exciting destinations and ports, and much more.

It's time to start planning your next vacation adventure. Royal Military Canal. We have 3 sections of the Royal Military Canal which makes for up to 7 miles of fishing.

Appledore to Kenardington Please note there is a closed season on this stretch. metres towards Iden Lock from Appledore and approx. 2 miles to Kenardington.The Hythe Royal Military Canal, Beachborough and Stanford Lakes.

The Cinque Ports Angling Society was 90 years old on January 26th Cinque Ports Angling Society was founded in the ?s. Originally a sea and course fishing club, it is now totally course fishing. We have the fishing rights to 11 miles of the Royal Military Canal.The Royal Military Canal looking East from Gigger's Green Bridge - - jpg × ; 72 KB The Royal Military Canal near Marwood Farm - - jpg × ; 67 KBHeritage designation: scheduled monument.