Woodland Trust Photography Workshops, Hucking Estate


Hucking Estate, The Car Park, Church Road, Hucking, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1QT

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Woodland Trust Photography Workshops, Hucking Estate


Get top tips from an expert photographer whilst capturing digital images in the Hucking Estate, near Maidstone, Kent. Your tutor, Edward Parker, is a specialist tree and forest photographer with over 20 years' experience. 

The Hucking Estate (574 acres/232.3 ha) is located around the village of Hucking, with Hollingbourne just over two miles to the south and the centre of Maidstone approximately nine and a half miles away, in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Estate runs to the escarpment of the North Downs along the southern boundary, which on a clear day affords fantastic views across the Weald of Kent.

Book now - these workshops all sold out in 2018! Groups are small to ensure you get plenty of support. 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£50.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Junction 7 of the M20 – take the A249 towards Sittingbourne for approximately 7.1 km (4.4 miles). Turn right following the brown tourist signs for Hucking Estate. Remain on this narrow road for approximately 3.2 km (2 miles) turning left onto Church Road opposite the Hook and Hatchet Inn where there is parking available for visitors to the Hook and Hatchet. The Woodland Trust car park is a further 1.2 kms (0.75 mile) to the east of Hucking village on Church Road which has space for around twelve cars. This has a height restriction barrier at the entrance. From here, access to the woods can be gained via a kissing gate, where there is an information board and a leaflet dispenser.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is at Hollingbourne – about a 35 minute walk away. 

The nearest bus stop is at Hollingbourne Church, approximately one and a half miles walk along road and footpaths to the closest entrance at Hucking.

Opening Times

Season (27 Oct 2019)


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