DARENTH COUNTRY PARK

 Darenth Country Park
Dartford, Kent
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Introduction

Darenth Country Park is situated on the former site a Dartford Hospital and now consists of grazing pastures, wild flower meodows and orchards.  With a variety of surfaced and unsurfaced pathways covering the site with some great views this park is a great dog walk all year round.

Facilities at the site are limited and are restricted to just a large free car park and picnic area and does not have a cafe or toilet facilities.

Darenth Country Park notice board

Parking Location

Address: Gore Road, DartfordKent, DA2 6NN
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General Information

The walk consists of three main areas that are partially fenced and away from main roads.

Distance: Circular walk is around 2.0km (1.25 Miles)

Time:  Approx. 45 minutes dependant on pace.

Terrain:  The walk takes you along surfaced pathways and across grassland footpaths.  Some slight ascent and decents exist as you head to the far side of the park.

Stiles:  None.

Dogs on leads?:  Dogs allowed off lead. 

Dog Bins:  Yes.  

Parking:  Free parking available in the large car park.

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 ...

The walk we did above gives you an idea of the elevation and distance of a walk around the park.  The park has well defined paths so getting around and choosing your own route is easy enough and you wont get lost.  If your not sure then follow our route from the AllTrails app or download the route to use in a map app of your choice.  

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