Shorne Woods Country Park stile free trailSave this item
This circular stile free 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 is a fantastic centre to explore, with fishing, informal games, and a children’s playground.
Regenerating silver birch trees can be spotted along the walk, which will eventually be overshadowed by the yew, oak and sweet chestnut trees growing beneath them.
Shorne dam pond is another key area for wildlife, but also a haven for swimming dogs.
This walk is one of Explore Kent’s stile free routes.
Stile free routes are suitable for a wide range of users including those in mobility scooters and families with younger children. Please be mindful that these stile free routes are located in the countryside and the path surfaces can be adversely affected by poor weather conditions. Certain routes may be better suited for wheelchairs with wider wheels, as they can handle the terrain more easily compared to other wheelchairs. We encourage you to read about the trails, and to assess them if you feel confident in completing them yourself.
Click on the “Start & end” button on the map below to find the location of the walk.
With its eco-friendly visitor centre and restaurant, fishing lakes, trim trail and picnic and play areas – not to mention 292 acres of beautiful woodlands, wetlands, and meadows to explore – Shorne Woods Country Park has everything you need to spend a day enjoying the best of Kent’s countryside.
Parkrun and Park Walk
What is Shorne Woods parkrun?
A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer, or spectate – it’s up to you!
Every Saturday at 9:00am. The event takes place at Shorne Woods Country Park, Brewers Road, Gravesend, Kent DA12 3HX. See Course page for more details.
What does it cost to join in?
Nothing – it’s free!
but please register before you first come along. Only ever register with parkrun once and don’t forget to bring a scannable copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t get a time.
How fast do I have to be?
We all take part for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace run or walk 🙂
Walking route information