Cycle Route 1: An easy route to enjoy wine tasting at Balfour Winery/Hush Heath Estate, with an option to continue to Lower Ladysden Pick-Your-Own
Headcorn has many keen cyclists and has proven to be a popular spot for visiting cyclists to stop for a break. Not only does Headcorn offer access to many excellent routes but also there are a wide range of routes to suit all abilities.
Plenty of outdoor space
The entrance to the Hush Heath Estate
On to Lower Ladysden: Farm Shop and Pick-Your-Own
Lower Ladysden Farm PYO is a very popular destination, offering pick-your-own asparagus, strawberries, raspberries and pumpkins. They also have a well stocked farm shop, coffee shop and maize maze. Always check their website before going to see what is available/open. The route is shown on the same pdf file above.
If you'd like to venture out either as a family or with friends, then here is a route that offers a destination that's sure to appeal to everyone.
You can view/download a pdf file here to view the route:
Hush Heath Estate is the home of Balfour Wines. Visitors are welcome, where you can enjoy vineyard walks, wine tasting and food platters. There is plenty of seating outside and in, and currently a huge marquee too. It's a beautiful spot to sit outside and enjoy the view.
Cycle Route 2: A longer route to Egerton, taking in country lanes, The George pub, the Headcorn Airfield RCAF air memorial and an option to continue to Headcorn Aerodrome
This route has a few gradients so you'll need to be ready, but there is a pit stop at The George pub in Egerton (formerly The Barrow House). The route back is mostly downhill or flat.
The George in Egerton
You can view/download a pdf file here to view the route.