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White Horse Wood Country Park

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Address: Detling Hill, Maidstone ME14 3JE, England
Phone Number: +44 1303 266327
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Morning walk with dogs

We visited the location today for a morning walk with our two dogs. The car park was empty when we arrived. Had the whole country park to ourselves was lovely. Parking meter... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
K4581
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A picturesque srea to look and landscape and walk the dog, easy to get to just off Detling Hill area.

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Thank Malcolm H
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I go here quite a bit but I access it from the road that runs from the black horse at thurnham. It has amazing views and its great for my dogs. You can access the pilgrims way from here and literally walk for miles and miles. Its all well signposted.

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Thank Julie S
Kent, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the location today for a morning walk with our two dogs. The car park was empty when we arrived. Had the whole country park to ourselves was lovely. Parking meter was working fine and we found the parking fee to be reasonable. The country park seem well kept and as we arrived there was maintenance work being carried... More 

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ashford
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

After seeing the trees planted ,I went to see how things were growing, only to find ,many need attention, pruning ect,gates in need of repair, no tolet, if you take children you have had it....I fail to see why the cost is high to park.....was disappointed...

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Thank kingsAshford
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Although parking isn't free, it is only £1.20 per day (£1.50 weekends and bank holidays) which is great value for money and my only negative is that it would be good to have toilet facilities at the car park. White Horse Wood Country Park is a little gem that is often overlooked by visitors who expect "rides and attractions" within... More 

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Thank Stitchintime2013
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is lovely for an easy walk around. The views are stunning. One drawback - no toilets there. nice for a picnic

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Thank Ray S
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Thurnham castle ruin lies within the grounds and apart from this being a grassy open space there is not much else apart from a free car park with a pay and display machine that is out of order. The site is poorly maintained and apart from the castle the signage is negligible.

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Thank zibmail
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

What a wonderful country park, beautifully managed and in the perfect location for a break from driving or as a destination in its own right. Fabulous walks and just the most breathtaking views over the valley below

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
68 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

A country park above Detling north of Maidstone, the White Horse Wood Country Park offers a place for walks and picnics. If you are looking for playgrounds, entertainment, cafe or toilets then this isn't the place for you.

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Much smaller than some of the other Kent country parks and only kept the kids amused for about half an hour. Plenty of parking but nowhere to get a cup of tea or use the toilet- although you could pop into a nearby pub for a drink.

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