What’s there?

The sandpit is suitable for younger visitors, with a large climbing frame boasting several slides and seating around the circumference. The sandpit also has 2 metal diggers for our little builders and lots of natural stepping stones and objects to climb on.

Behind the sandpit you will find the steps to the large metal tunnel slide that brings you out to a woodchip area. Here you will find more large natural stepping stones and things to climb on, a basket swing and more seating.

On the grass there is a large rope climbing tower and several bouncy characters to enjoy.

Around the park there are 3 walking or cycling trails. The blue trail has animal plaques that you can do rubbings of, you can collect them as you complete the trail.

The paths around the park are broad and well drained, mostly soft gravel. There are no public toilets or a cafe at this park. The main car park is on Saffron Way and free to use (but is not always open). The Swale Council website suggests park visitors use the following entrances:

  • Kemsley Recreation Ground, Grovehurst Road
  • Newman Drive (as it turns into Recreation Way)
  • Walsby Drive (in the housing estate)
  • Miller Close (in the housing estate)
  • Green Porch Close (by Holy Trinity Church)
  • Gas Road (by CPM - formerly Milton Pipes)
  • Northern Relief Road

Any wheelchair users will need to bring their radar key to open the A-Frame gates that prevent motorbike access to the park. Sittingbourne railway station is just under 2 miles away.

More information about the park, and forthcoming events, can be found on the Milton Creek Trust Website

Close by

Sittingbourne town centre is a short walk from the park.

Sittingbourne Recreation Ground is approximately 2 miles away.

Bayford Meadows Go Karting Track is under 2 miles away.

A long metal tunnel slide.
 View of the childrens play park
Rope climbing frame and bouncy characters to play on.
Sign posts and animal crayon rubbing plates.
View of the sandpit from the wooden platform up on the hill.
View towards the Church across the open grass space.

How to find it…

Grovehurst Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 2DE.

See the information above about the 7 entrances to the park.

What to take

The cycle paths make this is a great place to bring your bicycles.

The sandpit can be enjoyed for longer with the addition of buckets and spades.

There are a couple of large open green spaces, ideal for ball games and frisbees.

There are lots of places to sit around the park, but not many picnic tables.

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