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An easy access walking trail at Haysden Country Park

Easy access trails are ideal for people with pushchairs, wheelchair users or for those who prefer flatter surfaces with no stiles or gates.

There are more than 20 great easy access routes in Kent, perfect for the whole family to walk together and enjoy the Kent countryside no matter what your age or ability.

Some trails follow hard surfaced paths over gently rolling hills offering spectacular views, others have sensory gardens with plantlife providing colour, scent, texture, shape and sound and one will even lead you through tree lined parkland once part of an 18th century mansion visible through the trees.

So why not get out and explore all of the fantastic easy access trails that Kent has to offer? Take a look at the links below to start exploring the trails.

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Hadlow easy access trail

Hadlow easy access trail

A flat walk of 1.2 miles (1.9km). The paths are a mixture of tarmac and a hard coarse surface. There are frequent rest areas along the route. A radar key...

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White Horse Wood easy access trail

White Horse Wood easy access trail

This walk is one Explore Kent’s Easy Access walks. Easy access means that the route is suitable for pushchairs and all wheelchairs. Easy Access walks are free of stiles and...

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Tonbridge to Haysden

Tonbridge to Haysden

This delightful route is found in the Walks for All series and is mainly flat along a tarmac path with hard surfaces around the lake. The walk is also very...

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Bedgebury easy access walk

Bedgebury easy access walk

This walk takes you through the wonderful and higel popular Bedgebury Pinetum in the stunning High Weald Area of Outstanding of Natural Beauty. Easy access means that the route is...

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Dunorlan Park easy access trail

Dunorlan Park easy access trail

This short circular walk of 1.6 miles (2.6km) is on a tarmac surface around the ornamental lake in the beautiful Victorian Dunorlan Park. Café, toilets and summer boat hire are...

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Hemsted Forest easy access trail

Hemsted Forest easy access trail

This is a superb, accessible Wealden woodland route along generous paths. Hemsted Forest Country Park is very popular with cyclists and riders, as well as walkers and dog owners. Managed...

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Jane Austen Tonbridge walk

Jane Austen Tonbridge walk

Explore the family connections of one of England’s best loved authors Jane Austen.  This easy access walk, suitable for wheelchairs and buggies will take you on a literary journey through...

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Clowes Wood easy access trail

Clowes Wood easy access trail

Clowe’s Wood is a pretty area of woodland within easy reach of Whitstable. The wood is managed by Forestry England and features a network of paths, which are ideal for...

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Perry Wood easy access trails

Perry Wood easy access trails

Perry Wood is beautiful woodland managed by Swale Borough Council. Cyclists, horse riders and walkers will all enjoy a day out in the woods. Parking is available and the woods...

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Fordwich to Reed Pond walk

Fordwich to Reed Pond walk

Fordwich was once a busy port serving Canterbury, when the River Stour was tidal. The stone used to build Canterbury Cathedral from Caen, in France, was unloaded here. Today, it...

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Jeskyns easy access trail

Jeskyns easy access trail

Jeskyns Community Woodland is managed by Forestry England and includes 360 acres of newly planted woodlands, meadows and orchards. With a good network of surfaced walking trails, children’s play areas,...

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Knole Park easy access trail

Knole Park easy access trail

Knole is home to the National Trust-managed Knole House, and includes 383 hectares of stunning parkland, rich in wildlife including around 350 deer. The paved walking trail takes you through...

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Tunbridge Wells Common walk

Tunbridge Wells Common walk

This short circular walk of 0.86 miles (1.4km) is one of Explore Kent’s Easy Access walks. The walk takes you around the historic common on tarmac paths. There are public...

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Camer Park easy access trail

Camer Park easy access trail

Camer Park, near Meopham, offers easy walking through more than 40 acres of mature parkland and woods, listed as an Area of Outstanding Beauty. The park is known for its...

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Dungeness RSPB easy access trail

Dungeness RSPB easy access trail

Explore the unique shingle landscape of Dungeness on this easy access walk which is suitable for both wheelchairs and pushchairs.  Most of the walk comprises of hard flat pathways with...

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Ham Street Woods easy access trail

Ham Street Woods easy access trail

A short 0.45 mile (0.7km) woodland walk. The path surface is compacted and reasonably smooth. There are climbs and descents for most of the route, and no rest areas. Hamstreet...

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Samphire Hoe easy access trail

Samphire Hoe easy access trail

Samphire Hoe Country Park is a beautiful strip of parkland and wildflower meadow – a nature reserve between towering cliffs and the English channel. The walk has two distinct one-mile...

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Shorne Woods Country Park

Shorne Woods Country Park

This circular easy access walk travels through precious areas of Shorne Woods country park woodland and past important wildlife areas. The Furzy Leas Meadows at the start of the walk...

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