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Visit RSPB Dungeness car-free

From Dover railway station or Folkestone bus station, hourly bus 102 stops at Boulderwall Farm at the entrance to RSPB Dungeness. It’s about a mile’s walk through the reserve from the entrance to the visitor centre. The bus takes about 50 minutes from Folkestone. From Lydd, hourly bus 11 (not Sundays) also stops there on the way to Ashford International Railway station.

On selected weekends, visitors could also arrive by steam train on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. You can reach Hythe, where it starts, on bus 102 or several other buses from Ashford, Folkestone, Dover, Hastings and Rye. Dungeness station, at the far end of the line from Hythe, is one the edge of the reserve.

There are regular trains to Folkestone Central railway station from Dover (10 minutes), London St Pancras (fastest trains are under an hour), Ramsgate (50 minutes) and lots of other places. From Folkestone Central it’s a ten-minute walk to the bus station along Cheriton Road.

There are trains from Ashford International to (among other places) London, Paris and Brussels!

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

About RSPB Dungeness

A migration hotspot with miles of coastal habitats and huge skies, Dungeness is the world’s largest expanse of shingle and England’s third most biodiverse site for insects. Nearly a hundred flooded gravel pits host thousands of overwintering birds; the spring and autumn skies are full of gathering swifts and swallows, and the summer meadows are full of colourful wild flowers.

For any queries about visiting contact RSPB Dungeness on 01797 320588 or

Address: RSPB Dungeness, Dungeness Rd, Romney Marsh TN29 9PN. Visit Website