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Address: Lodge Road | Weavering, Maidstone ME14 5EH, England
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I love this place but not many people know how lovely it is their the volunteers do so much hard work, just a pity people with dogs don't pick up mess but not too bad lovely to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Maureen F
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place but not many people know how lovely it is their the volunteers do so much hard work, just a pity people with dogs don't pick up mess but not too bad lovely to see the lake and birds

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

A nature reserve in North East Maidstone. For wildlife a very important area in a part of town that is undergoing building development. For visitors and locals good for a quick walk and exercising the dog. The Vinters Valley Nature Reserve has wooded areas, small stream and a lake for wildlife. No toilets or play area and limited parking.

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Thank David T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

If you like nature and want a quiet, short stroll round a peaceful lake this place is ideal. The reserve is well cared for, there are plenty of bird boxes and the Lake brings all sorts of wildlife to the area. It's a great place to educate kids, but there are no play areas and they need to behave.

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Thank SteMar247
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Full of wildlife, especially good for bats. Not well signposted and you probably wouldn't know it was there unless you're a local. Great to have a little walk and get out of the town.

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Thank Scott C
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234 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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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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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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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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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