Birchington, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Birchington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

4th Bexleyheath Cub Scouts Camp At Birchington

In the 1950s we called ourselves "Wolf Cubs" and I remember being taken in the back of a removal lorry with all our camping gear for a week long camp with the 4th Bexleyheath Cubs at Birchington. Although it was supposed to be a "camp" in fact we all stayed in a hut but spent most of our ...Read full memory

4 Generations

this is my 3rd attempt to record this. My grandparents honeymooned in Minnis Bay in 1925. Just before WW2 my Dad stayed at the Minnis Bay hotel as a Marine Commando and did some training prior to D Day Landings. Does anyone know where the hotel was? Apparently there was a parade square outside.

A memory of Birchington

I Also Remember The Ice Cream Parlour In Birchington

The ice cream here was superb it was called 'ABSOPURE' as far as I can remember , I was in Birchington last year 2013 & wanted to visit the Ice Cream parlour but it was closed which was a disappointment for me Happy memories of Birchington in the 50's with my dear Nan & Granddad & great ...Read full memory

A memory of Birchington by Len Crawley