Cobtree Manor Park
Aylesford, Maidstone, Kent
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Cobtree Manor Park sits on the site of what was the Old Maistone Zoo and covers over 50 acres of woodland and parkland.  Some of the remains of the old zoo can still be seen such the elephant house and there is a large picnic area, cafe serving hot and cold food, toilets and childrens paly area. 

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Parking Location

Address: Forstal Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME20 7AG
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General Information

Distance: Our route covers approx. 2km and takes you around the whole park but its easy to just go for a wonder and follow your nose.

Time:  Approx. 1 hour dependant on route and pace.

Terrain: Hard surfaced path is available around the whole park but other track do exist in the woodland and grass paths take you through the meadows at the top of the park.  As the park is set on a hillside there is an incline as you head away from the carpark.

Stiles: None

Dogs on leads?: Dogs allowed off lead around the park but probably best on lead when around the carpark which can be busy at times and is next to the busy Forstal Road.

Dog Bins:  Yes

Parking:  Large pay and dispaly carpark available.  Can also pay via parking apps.

The Route

Click the walk title in the top right of the above window or clicking here will open the route on the AllTrails website or the mobile app.  You can then create a free account which will then allow you to follow the route as you walk on your mobile.  If you would rather not sign up to All trails free account and use another mapping app (such as OS Maps, Outdooractive or Komoot etc) on your phone then you can download the GPX file below and import this into your desired app inorder to follow the trail.

The Walk Details ...

Cobtree Manor Park is easy to navigate and as such you can just follow the hard surfaced pathway around the whole park and venture off into the grass parkland to allow your dog to run and enjoy the walk.  

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