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Hythe is in the District of Shepway, in Kent.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

The main roads leading towards Hythe are the M20, which runs from the M25 via Maidstone and on to Ashford, and the A20 to Hythe. Exit the M20 at Junction 11, and follow the signs for Hythe. An alternate route would be to travel from the Brighton direction via Hastings, Winchelsea and Rye on the A259 along the scenic coast route. Coming from the Dover direction, travel along the A20, passing through Folkestone, joining the A259 onto Hythe.

By train[edit]

The nearest train station to Hythe is 1 Sandling station which is a short bus ride away. Fare and timetable information is available from South East Trains, tel. +44 8457 484 950.

Get around[edit]

Map of Hythe (Kent)


Guinea baboon mother and child at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park


The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch
  • 2 The Royal Military Canal. 28-mile canal built between 1804 and 1809, with a public footpath alongside. Hythe is near the eastern end of the canal. Royal Military Canal (Q2294027) on Wikidata Royal Military Canal on Wikipedia



  • Vinodhon Tandoori Restaurant, 74 High Street, +44 1303 265834. Daily noon-2:30PM, 6-11:30PM; closed Friday lunchtime. Fully licensed and air conditioned Indian restaurant. A take-away menu is available, offering 15% discount on all orders over £10. A good selection of dishes on the menu.
  • The White Hart, 71 High Street, CT21 4AJ, +44 1303 263121.


  • 1 The Kings Head, 117 High St, CT21 5JJ, +44 1303 266283. Reputedly the oldest pub in Hythe, dating back to 1583.
  • 2 The Fountain Inn, 171 Seabrook Rd, CT21 5RT, +44 1303 470495. noon-11PM.
  • 3 The Globe Inn, 6-8 High St, CT21 5AT, +44 1303 266052. M-Sa noon-11PM, Su noon-3PM.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Hythe
LondonAshford  NW UK-Motorway-M20.svg E  FolkestoneDover
HastingsRomney Marsh  SW UK road A259.svg E  Folkestone

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