Urban Sprawl - Heart of Kent Walking Festival

Type:Guided Walk

South Park Car Park, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6AZ

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The walk will take you out of town to the picturesque village of Loose that sits in an attractive valley. On Old Loose Hill the Kentish ragstone can be seen in the kerbs and gulleys. There are houses that date from the 15th century, and a yew tree that is at least 1500 years old!

Hayle Nature reserve falls partially within the larger Loose Valley conservation area, through to Tovil.  The site forms part of the former grounds of Hayle Place, a grade II property built in the mis 15th century .The reserve is considered one of the top natural sites in Maidstone.


Age: 18+

Walk: Circular

Grade: Leisurely

Start Point: South Park Car Park, Armstrong Road, ME15 6AZ, TQ765544

Start Time: 10:00

Distance: 4.5mi/7.2km

Duration (approx.): 2hrs 45mins


Led by: Maidstone ramblers – Carol H

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Parking: South Park car park

Opening Times

Season (26 Apr 2020)


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