Whatman Park

Type:Municipal Park

St. Peters Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SX

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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


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Off the A229 towards Maidstone town centre from the M20 junction 6.

On foot: The park is about a 20-minute walk along the river from the town centre.

By car: The nearest car park is on James Whatman Way or you can use any car park in the town centre.

Public Transport Directions

5 minute walk from Maidstone East Station.

Opening Times

2019 opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Open 8am to dusk

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