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“Lovely peaceful and well cared for reserve”

Vinters Valley Nature Reserve
Ranked #24 of 53 things to do in Maidstone
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Kent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lovely peaceful and well cared for reserve”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

This nature reserve is right in the heart of Maidstone and run by the warden and residents who are passionate about keeping this place a haven for wildlife and visitors. Walking round you can see how much it is loved by those who look after it and those that walk there. I have visited and volunteered there and thoroughly recommend it for a peaceful place to walk and collect your thoughts. They have a lovely bird feeding station where you can watch lots of different birds through viewing gaps in the fence. Great place to walk your dog too.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Blackberrying !”
Reviewed May 14, 2013

I live opposite the reserve and in the past used it a lot, its popular for dog walkers, but is good for a ramble in the summer and to see the wildlife on the lake. In the Autumn when the kids were small we'd raid the hedgerows for blackberries and then we'd make jam.

Visited September 2012
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Good place to take children and let them run free without traffic. An excellent duck pond with a good variety of wildlife around and good walking tracks to try.

Visited October 2012
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“An oasis in the middle of a Maidstone Housing Estate”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

Congratualtions to the wardens and volunteers who created and maintain this lovely wildlife area on the outskirts of Maidstone . Surrounded by the hosuing estates of Vinters Park and Grove Green this really is a wonderful place for adults and children to observe and learn about the wildlife on their doorstep. Long may it keep going and definitely worth a visit.

Visited October 2012
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