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St Mary’s Bay
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Features include the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch light railway; Martello Towers; the well appointed church at St. Mary in the Marsh and the literary associations with that small village.
Start from the large car park just beyond the Ocean Inn, on the seafront road (A259) at Dymchurch.
In the car park is one of the surviving 26 Martello Towers – named after a similar construction at Cape Martello, Corsica that successfully thwarted an attack by the British in 1794. Originally, 74 towers were constructed. Each housed 24 men within the six foot thick walls on the first floor …