Battle of Hong Kong Walking Tour with Philip Cracknell: Stanley & Chung Hom Kok
Battle of Hong Kong Walking Tours with Philip Cracknell (maximum of 12 people per tour, two people per individual booking.) These tours are suitable for adults and children over the age of 13. Please note the difficulty level of the walking, bring water and wear appropriate clothing and footwear.
Stanley & Chung Hom Kok
- Date: Sunday 14 November
- Time: 08:30 – 13:30
- Place: Start at the junction of Chung Hom Kok Road and Stanley Gap Road, end at Stanley Military Cemetery
- Price: HKD400 per person
- Description: We will start at the bomb-proof toilet block at Stanley View (the area around the meeting point) and then work our way in a loop around Stanley View examining the MG defences and remaining military structures. We will then walk down Chung Hom Kok Road stopping to look at some military structures. We will then walk down to the Artillery Fort and look at the remaining gun emplacement, the searchlights and battery buildings. We will then take the coast path from CHK to Stanley emerging at Murray House and Blake’s Pier. We will make our way to Stanley Village and go past St Stephen’s College the scene of fierce fighting in the final Battle for Stanley. We will finish at Stanley Military Cemetery.
- Difficulty: Moderate but some up-hill portions
Featuring (click on author names to read more)
Philip Cracknell’s Battle for Hong Kong December 1941 was published by Amberley in July 2019.