This remote and lonely landscape was once home to the fighting Knights of Jerusalem, and one of the largest Minnisses in Kent.

  • 10am - 1pm
  • Folkestone

WARRIOR MONKS OF SWINGFIELD

This remote and lonely landscape was once home to the fighting Knights of Jerusalem, and one of the largest Minnisses in Kent.

A minnis was common land used as pasture, but now only a fraction of it remains.

This walk includes a one-hour stop at St John’s Commandery, for a talk by English Heritage Properties Curator Roy Porter.

MEET:  In the car park on the A260 (on the right coming from Folkestone, just past MacFarlane’s) on the main Canterbury Road, Swingfield, Folkestone, CT15 7HX

Please call 01304 872 785 to book your place.

We have ordered the weather for a Great British summer.   If the sun does shine, please come prepared with water, sun cream and a hat.   If the weather isn’t so good, then please bring waterproofs.   Many of our events will be enjoyed more in strong, comfortable footwear.   Some of the terrain may be rough, steep and muddy.

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