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Address: Lodge Road | Weavering, Maidstone ME14 5EH, England
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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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

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Little hidden gem that is down the road from me. Walk with a 4 year old takes about 1.5-2 hours finishing with a lovely duck pond. We follow the blue tit trail. Not suitable for buggies so make sure you either babywear or carry smaller children.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Created within 90 acres, Vinters Valley Nature Reserve is truly an oasis of nature, being surrounded by a shopping village, housing estates, factories and motorway. The site was only awarded Local Nature Reserve status in 1992 and has quickly become a local favourite, appreciated by animal lovers, as well as locals seeking a moment of peace, calm, and tranquillity. Although... More 

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