Take a peek at some great outdoor locations…

  • Minnis Bay

    Birchington-on-Sea

    A fantastic all-round beach. It offers sandy and stony beaches with a large tidal swimming pool and great rock pools to explore at low tide. There is a playground and large playing field behind the beach.

  • Victoria Memorial Recreation Ground

    Canterbury

    This park sits on the outskirts of Canterbury and offers a good range of play equipment, cheap parking and lots of open green space for running around or a spot of kite flying.

  • Toddler's Cove

    Canterbury

    An fantastic park set alongside the Great Stour between Canterbury East and Canterbury West train stations. It offers a wide range of fabulous play equipment, space to play football, opportunities to dip your fishing nets in the water and large leafy trees to lounge under in the sunshine.

  • Victoria Gardens

    Chatham

    Perched on top of Fort Pitt Hill, overlooking the bend in the Medway River, here you can spread out your picnic blanket, sit back and watch the busy goings on below you.

  • Lordswood Play Area

    Chatham

    This is a little play area with a large playing field and woodland to enjoy. Go on a bear hunt! Find the Gruffalo, or make your own Stick Man. There's plenty to keep them entertained with a bit of imagination.

  • Chatham Dockyard Park

    Chatham

    A great little park close to the Dockside Outlet centre and Chatham Historical Dockyard.

  • Capstone Farm Country Park

    Chatham

    A great park to visit if you want to hang out in the park and walk around the lake for a hour or two, or spend the whole day exploring the extensive walking and running trails that take you across the Kent countryside.

  • Cliffe Park

    Cliffe

    A great little park in a country village located near some brilliant cycle routes and bird watching opportunities.

  • Cliffe Woods Park

    Cliffe Woods

    This is a lovely little park on the outskirts of Cliffe Woods village. There are two play areas here with some permanent goal posts for your enjoyment.

  • Cliffe Pools

    Cliffe, Rochester

    Cliffe Pools offer a wonderful haven for wildlife and lots of great walking and cycling trails for visitors. In the late summer, autumn look out for blackberries, elderberries, sloes and damosons. This is a great place to go bird watching you may even see a flock of green parakeets.

  • Central Park

    Dartford

    Just behind the main shopping precinct in Dartford you will find the oasis that is Darford Central Park. It has a large childrens play area (including water play), skate park, cafe, open green spaces and stunning manicured gardens for everyone to enjoy.

  • Betteshanger Park

    Deal

    This country park offers some fantastic cycle paths and trails around the beautiful countryside. There is a cafe, toilets, large childrens play area and when the new building is completed there will also be indoor learning spaces and a Mining Museum too.

  • Lower Leas Coastal Park

    Folkestone

    A beautifully landscped park with excellent play equipment to keep the children entertained for hours. Close to Folkestones' stony beach and a pleasant stroll to the redeveloped harbour.

  • Grange Road Cemetery

    Gillingham

    On the site of an old cemetery this wonderful green space has a great variety of old trees and a play area to keep the kids amused. This is a great spot to just add a picnic if you are on your way to or from Gillingham or Chatham town centres.

  • Cozenton Park

    Gillingham

    Located just behind Splashes Leisure Centre, this park has a fantastic skate park, wide open spaces for ball games and some lovely play equipment for the little ones. In Spring look out for a wave of multicoloured Crocus's alongside the main footpath.

  • Hilly Fields Community Park

    Gillingham

    A great little play park and playing fields that offers some novel and interesting play equipment. The perfect stop over after being at the Strand or on your way home from a shopping trip.

  • The Strand Leisure Park

    Gillingham

    The Strand Leisure Park is set ont he banks of the River Medway and offers an amazing array of activities, particularly in the warmer months, with 3 play areas to chose from, a splash pool, mini train, crazy golf and lido there is plenty for everyone.

  • Riverside Country Park

    Gillingham

    Take a walk along the River Medway to Horrid Hill or Motney Hill and enjoy some beautiful surroundings and wildlife. Warm up at the Visitors Centre and enjoy the fantastic play equipment in the park.

  • Gillingham Park

    Gillingham

    A lovely flat park with lots of footpaths perfect for learning how to ride your bike or use your new rollerskates. It has a large open green for ball games and kite flying and lots of great play equipment.

  • Riverside Leisure Area

    Gravesend

    Gravesends' Riverside leisure area has a lot to offer those willing to explore a little. There is an old fort with many artillary batteries still in place, the oldest building in Gravesend, 2 play parks, a skate park, fishing pond, outdoors gym, cafe and toilets.

  • Shorne Woods Country Park

    Gravesend

    A fantastic Country Park located just off the A2, near Gravesend. This park offers extensive walking, running and cycling trails throughout the park. There is a brilliant play area suitable for all ages, den building and a fitness trail. Off-road mobility scooters make it accessible to almost everyone.

  • Jeskyns Community Woodland

    Gravesend

    This is a newly established woodland is right next to the A2 near Gravesend. It offers lots of gravel footpaths that give lovely views of the surrounding countryside. There are several trails and play areas around the park, and a cafe and toilets close to the car park.

  • Grays Beach Riverside Park

    Grays

    This fantastic park offers one of the largest sandpits in the South East. There is a lovely green space for picnics and ball games, climbing frames, cafe and toilets.

  • Bluewater Nature Trail

    Greenhithe

    Right beside the hustle and bustle that is Bluewater shopping centre, you will find a little slice of tranquility on the Bluewater Nature Trail. There is equipment to climb on, fairies to find and some very friendly ducks to feed (bring your 20p's).

  • Hampton Pier Park and Beach

    Hampton, Herne Bay

    With a public slipway, shingle beach, free parking and super play area Hampton will keep you busy, for most of the day. When you feel like you need something different Herne Bay is only around the corner.

  • Herne Bay

    Herne Bay

    With its' wide promenade, amusement pier, shingle beach and parks Herne Bay is a lovely coastal town to spend the day in.

  • Hucking Estate

    Hollingbourne, Maidstone

    This is a stunning mix of ancient and new woodland that offers a haven to wildlife, and wildlife watchers. There are no toilets or cafe here, however there is a village pub on the edge of the woodland.

  • Leybourne Lakes Country Park

    Leybourne

    A wonderful place for a long walk around some fresh water lakes filled with life. There is play equipment, toilets and a seasonal cafe. Close to the M20 it's an easy drive to this beautiful Country Park.

  • Leysdown-on-Sea

    Leysdown

    A family friendly sandy beach with shallow water and life gaurds. There is a large toilet block close to the beach, and when you have had enough of the sand you can enjoy the amusements and small play area.

  • Tumbling Bay play Area

    London E20

    On the edge of the Olympic Park this amazing play area has something for everyone; tree top adventures, sandpit, splash area and wide open green spaces. With a lovely cafe and well equiped facilities it's the perfect place to just add a picnic.

  • South Park

    Maidstone

    A little known gem very close to Maidstone Town Centre and Mote Park. It has a host of sporting facilities 2 lovely children's play areas and some beautiful shady spaces for your picnic.

  • Penenden Heath Park

    Maidstone

    A lovely shady park set back into the trees on the edge of Penenden Heath cricket pitch and bowls green. Here you will find a great range of children's play equipment, lots of picnic tables, toilets and plenty of free parking.

  • Mote Park

    Maidstone

    This is an extensive park with over 450 acres to explore set close to the centre of Madistone. It has a great children's play area, a 30 acre lake for pleasure use, a cafe and toilets.

  • Whatman Park

    Maidstone

    A large park set on the banks of the River Medway, a short walk from Maidstone town centre. It offers some lovely open spaces, several play areas and beautiful views of the river and its' wildlife.

  • Cobtree Manor Park

    Maidstone

    A fantastic park on the site of the old Maidstone Zoo. It has a great range of play equipment, a cafe with toilets and lovely walks through the gardens and woodland.

  • Minster Shingle Beach

    Minster on Sea

    This steep banked shingle beach can be driven on to and has a slipway for sail boats and wind surfers.

  • Minster Leas

    Minster on Sea

    This beach has grass banks leading down to the shingle beach, which reveals sandy flats at low tide. There are public toilets here, free on-street parking and several cafe and pubs that enjoy the sea views.

  • Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

    Oare, Faversham

    This shady green paradise offers a wonderful haven for wildlife. Once a busy Gunpowder Factory you can now walk around the ruins and learn more about how they made and transported this volatile product.

  • Queensborough Lines Park

    Queensborough

    This is a quiet park over looking the Sheppey Bridge and surrounding countryside. There is some great play equipment here and lovely walks across the hill and into the marshland.

  • Queensborough

    Queensborough

    Queensborough is a beautiful little fishing town on the Isle of Sheppey. It has many historic naval buildings, pubs, a shoreline, marina and a lovely little play area close to the train station.

  • Rainham Recreation Ground

    Rainham

    A fantastic park close to Rainham Train Station and Rainham Town Centre. It offers wide open space for ball games and a basketball hoop, there is an enclosed children's play area and a collection of exercise equipment aimed at adults.

  • King George VI Memorial Park

    Ramsgate

    This large park sits between Dumpton Gap and Ramsgate along the cliff top. It is a large open green space wth mature trees and a lovely children's play area. There are toilets and a cafe in the park. The Italiante Glasshouse is located on the boarder of this park and is a beautiful spot to visit.

  • Jackson's Field

    Rochester

    This large green space set on the hill offers some lovely formal gardens, large well equiped children's play area, skate park and lots of space to play.

  • Baty's Marsh and Bortal Rec

    Rochester

    This location offers a small children's play area, 2 large playing fields and lovely walks along the banks of the River Medway on a buddleia and bramble lined path.

  • Rochester Esplanade

    Rochester

    This lovely green space and play area, along the River Medway in the shadow of Rochester Castle, is the perfect place to relax after shopping or visiting some of Rochester's many attractions.

  • Seasalter Beach

    Seasalter, Whitstable

    This is a quiet beach close to Whitstable, it offers a long shingle beach and uniterupted views of Leysdown-on-Sea on the Isle of Sheppey.

  • Sheerness Beach

    Sheerness

    A shingle beach with some sandy patches, close to sheerness town centre, the sandpit and splash pool. Perfect for a swim at high tide or rock pool hunting at low tide.

  • Barton's Point Coastal Park

    Sheerness

    A multipurpose park; with camping, sailing, climbing frames, cycling, and fishing to mention but a few. There's a lot to do at this great park right by the sea. With a cafe and toilets on site you'll be able to stay all day.

  • Sheerness Sandpit and Splash Pool

    Sheerness

    A fantastic sandpit park where you can spend several hours enjoying the lovely weather. When you get bored of the sand there is a great splash pool and the beach is close by too.

  • Milton Creek Country Park

    Sittingbourne

    With a giant tunnel slide, climbing frame in a sand pit and lots of beautiful walks around the park. Milton Creek is a great destintion for the whole family.

  • Shark Park

    St. Mary's Island, Chatham

    Tucked away in the centre of St. Mary's Island this park has some great equipment for the children to enjoy. With the surrounding parkland and trails it's a great place for more confident riders to enjoy a bike ride too.

  • Ranscombe Farm Nature Reserve

    Strood

    Ranscombe Farm Nature Reserve is located between the high speed railway line and Cuxton. This piece of wild land holds ancient trees, meadows and adventures waiting to be had.

  • Rede Common

    Strood

    This is a beautiful green space in the heart of Strood, the perfect spot to get back to nature and forget you are in such a busy town. Enjoy the beautiful views of the Medway River and surrounding towns as you dig into your picnic.

  • Choir Close Park

    Strood

    This park makes a great stop over on the way home from shopping in the Medway Towns or Bluewater. Give the children a chance to run off some energy before you get them home.

  • Canal Road Play Area

    Strood

    This is a little park between the Medway River and Strood Train Station. Some fab play equipment for young children, an outdoor gym and lovely views of Rochester.

  • Goddington Play Area

    Strood

    This is a little park nestled between Cliffe Road and Goddington Road in Strood. Great for restless childen on the way home from shopping.

  • Broomhill Park

    Strood

    This hidden gem, a short walk from the lively Strood town centre, is a shady haven for all. With lovely open green fields, shady wooded walks and some brilliant children's play areas you are sure to have a wonderful time here.

  • Tankerton Slopes and Beach

    Tankerton

    This beach has grass banks leading down to the shingle beach, which reveals sandy flats at low tide. There are public toilets here, free on-street parking and several cafes and pubs that enjoy the sea views.

  • Dunorlan Park

    Tunbridge Wells

    Just outside Royal Tunbridge Wells the beautiful Dunorlan Park offers visitors a beautiful spot to enjoy a picnic and a stroll around the park. You will find free parking, a cafe, toilets and children's play area, perfect if you want to stay all day.

  • Upnor Beach

    Upnor

    A pebbly beach along the Medway River that offers a nice walk and lots of wildlife finding opportunities. Enjoy a picnic on a sunny afternoon and watch the boats go up and down the River.

  • Trosley Country Park

    Vigo

    Sat high on the North Downs in Kent this beautiful park offers spectacular views from several spots around the park. There are trails for all abilities, a cafe, toilets and a small children's play area to enjoy.

  • Westmeads Recreation Ground

    Whitstable

    The lovely park just a stones throw from Whitstable train station is an ideal stop over for those using the trains to get to and from Herne Bay. Or it offers a lovely spot for restless children who have had enough of window shopping.

  • Whitstable Beach and Town

    Whitstable

    Whitstable is famous for its' oysters and traditional weather boarded fishing huts. It has a lovely shingle beach and a quirky high street packed with local retailers.