Whatman Park

Type:Municipal Park

11 Waterside Gate, St Peters Street, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME16 0SX

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Whatman Park fields and riverstage

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Whatman Park lies at the heart of Maidstone River Park just half a mile from the town centre. This 18 acre site combines a natural landscape of woodland and wildflower meadow with adventure play areas, a treetop walk, skatepark and riverstage open-air performance arena, offering a retreat with countless activities for all the family. Pleasure boats can stop at Whatman Park Wharf and the Kentish Lady can make request stops.

Skate park
Adventure play area and Jolly Roger toddler play area
Raised board walk running through the trees
Two nature reserves
Riverstage open-air arena
Wharf for boats

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    Recent Reviews:

    • aliciamedlicott
      High Wycombe, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Litter and difficult paths
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 18th February 2021
      I visited Whatman Park after moving to the area and was sadly disappointed. There was a lot of litter next to the paths, and the paths themselves were in really poor condition, and not great for a... Read full review
    • rowenaw261
      Trip Type:
      Great park no access
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th June 2021
      Alot money was spent by the council on this park and it is a good one. EXCEPT no parking - and it is not easy to get to as the bridges to it from the south east of Maidstone arent near the town... Read full review
    • Mumble_Swerve
      Belfast, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good adventure playground
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th April 2022
      There are two playgrounds here, but the wooden adventure playground is by far the better one. There is also a nice wooden walk with a log bridge above the playground. Note, there is no parking on... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    2024 opening (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

    * Open 8am to dusk

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