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Address: Lodge Road | Weavering, Maidstone ME14 5EH, England
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A beautiful park with stunning lakeside walks

There are no swings, slides or children's entertainment but this nature reserve is great for walking and enjoying the nature. If you enjoy walking, take the dog and take your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2015
SteMar247
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

There are no swings, slides or children's entertainment but this nature reserve is great for walking and enjoying the nature. If you enjoy walking, take the dog and take your time and enjoy the setting. Many of the trees are labelled and the wildlife is excellent, much of it attracted by the beautiful lake.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I have enjoyed vinters valley for the last 25 years. Its a brilliant place for a winters walk with your wellies, blackberry picking in the summer, feeding the ducks, walking the dogs, I could go on and on. I loved exploring this place as a child and still enjoy frequent trips here with my dogs and family. The place has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Lovely place, driven past it so many times without realising it was even there. Took my two kids there and they loved it. Wouldn't recommend taking a buggy as you'll be very limited on where you can go. Saw a few dogs running loose but to be fair they were all well behaved. No where near as busy as Mote... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

I have lived near thus placecmost my lufe and came here whilst cat / house sitting for my mum on a bank holiday weekend. Pleasant, quiet and constantly being imporoved this is a nice, small and local nature reserve hidden between the Vinters and Grove Green housing estates, a local secret really but pleasant for walkers, dog walking and family... More 

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Thank Sam W
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

What a lovely place to come and walk your dog. A safe haven for doggies to exercise and meet new friends! Also for dog owners, everyone is happy to stop for a chat. A friendly and safe place for pups to exercise and have a good sniff

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Thank Anna R
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Large nature reserve with many levels and a lake. Great for walking the dog, a peaceful spot to watch the wildlife or to take the children to feed the ducks. We went on a very frosty morning in January with the children and the dog and there were stunning views across the frost white trees and icey lake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Despite the showers this park is very pleasant There are well established walks and plenty of information boards to guide you around the park in the right direction. It was easy to follow and we managed to find the remains of an old Manor House that stood there up until the 1950's, which was destroyed by fire.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We love taking our dog here for a walk. He's been coming since he was a puppy as we feel it is so safe. It is really well looked after and during all the rain earlier this year they even dropped gravel on the paths so they weren't slippery. You can choose a few different routes around the reserve and... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Vinters valley is a hidden gem of Maidstone, once one of the big estates, now a successful local nature reserve. It was only rediscovered in the early 1980's and has been lovingly improved by the local and county council as well as volunteers. Some may say it is "boring" nut to really understand this look up the history of the... More 

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Thank Sam W
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I visited the nature reserve with my two dogs after reading reviews and looking at the website. My two dogs love to swim and as the website said nothing about banning dog swimming I thought we were in luck. Only as you get to the lake/pond do you notice it is fenced in and a sign prohibiting dogs! If this... More 

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