Walking and running:
Betteshanger offers ideal traffic-free running conditions with over three miles of leisure paths to explore, and a range of organised races and fun runs taking place throughout the year, including the popular Junior Park Run, Saxon, Vikings & Normans Marathons, KM Colour Run and the annual Kent Christmas Cracker.
Cycling and bike hire:
The smooth, traffic free tarmac track is perfect for road cycling and families. Off-road single-track mountain biking, perfect for beginners learning the basics and red routes dotted between for advanced riders to test their skills.
Around the circumference of the park there is a gravel leisure path which is the perfect opportunity to see the park and its surroundings on a comfortable ride.
Bring you own bike or hire one – a range of adult bikes, children’s bikes, trikes, child seats and helmets are available daily, no pre-booking required.
The Play Park has a zip line, maze, swings, slides, climbing frames and much more, including a range of accessible equipment. Located next to the Lamp Room Kitchen + Bar and the Kent Mining Museum, the play park is easily accessible for all.
A range of drop-in activities are available, please visit the website or contact the park for session dates and times.
- Target archery
- Fossil hunting
Wild Ones Forest School:
Wild Ones Forest School supports children in engaged, real-life, nature-based learning to empower them to grow confidently and develop through the ability to take risks and learn at their own pace. Being outdoors in nature is essential for children and getting muddy or a few bruises and scrapes are all a part of growing up on the wild side.
Please visit the website or contact the park for session dates and times.