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White Horse Wood Country Park

Detling Hill, Maidstone ME14 3JE, England
+44 1303 266327
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Beautiful place

Great view, open grass land, small broken castle and lots of wildlife. Highly recommend especially... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stevomaximo
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Where the weather divides!

We (living 15miles away) have often commented that the weather is different at the top to the... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
4369
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England
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“castle ruins” (5 reviews)
“kent county” (3 reviews)
“fly a kite” (2 reviews)
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Detling Hill, Maidstone ME14 3JE, England
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+44 1303 266327
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, open grass land, small broken castle and lots of wildlife. Highly recommend especially if you like to fly a kite with the updraft from the side of the downs

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We (living 15miles away) have often commented that the weather is different at the top to the bottom of Detling. The hamlet is infamous for the fact that a lovely 12 yr old and her grandmother were killed attempting to cross the dual carriage way...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Took the dog for a walk around The White Horse Wood Country Park. Entrance on Detling Hill Southbound opposite the Showground. Visited it at the weekend, so had to pay £1.50 for parking. Quite a few dog walkers around, some with dogs off the leads...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here after passing every day on the way to work. What a lovely country park. We parked up which cost around £2 and walked our dog around the park! It was very hilly so probably wouldn't be good for people who struggle with mobility....More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Well organised park. The views are great. It is located at the top of Detling Hill so it overlooks a large area. Relatively big park but not many trails. Maybe 2 miles worth of well-maintained trails. Pets are allowed and it appears that the owners...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Nice little country park for a short visit. Car park is a quid during the week or park in the lane nearby for free. Lots of information boards with maps showing walking routes etc. Picnic tables near car park but no toilets or cafe so...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I've been to a dozen country parks and they've all been lovely; all have had loos and most have cafes. This park at neither. Really there isn't much to it. There are less than 2 miles of trails, though what there is is well maintained....More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

First time at white horse wood country park, lovely open space and beautiful views shame there no facilities there Car park is £1.50 at weekends and £1.00 through the week Our dog love the freedom to run around and explore ,

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice place to walk the dog , has a car park but you have to pay ...could do with tolets and a small cafe ...good views over maidstone ....

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Having said there is not much there, parking is free. Good access for disabled and stunning views across to Maidstone on a good day. You can walk from here along the North Downs either East or West . There are some nice circular walks which...More

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