Getting outdoors during this difficult time will be more important than ever for our wellbeing. Read our latest information and guidance for safely accessing the countryside during lockdown.
There's nothing like the crisp sound of crunching autumnal leaves beneath your feet! With autumn greeting us with is beautiful presents, now is the perfect time to experience the amazing array of colours that surround the magnificent trees and wonder at the muted sunlight shining through the branches. Grab your cosy jumper, thick sock and walking boots and head down to one of our favourite hand-picked walks below!
Medway is quite simply the best place in Kent for mountain biking, owing to the elevation of the North Downs, geography of the Medway valley and the picturesque Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) that surrounds it. Find out some top spots to go biking!
Today, 14th October, 2,127 parks and greens spaces across the UK have been awarded a Green Flag Award for 2021. With 39 of these being in Kent, including the Kent Country Park sites!
Easy access trails are ideal for people with pushchairs, wheelchair users or for those who prefer flatter surfaces with no stiles or gates.
Calling all young explorers! You can now take part in the Explore Kent Junior Walking Challenge and earn certificates for your walking adventures.
With Autumn in full swing and the October half term right around the corner, we have put together some of our favourite upcoming events for the Halloween season that will get your heart pumping and body shaking! No matter the age, get involved in the most spine chilling time of year and brave the outside, grab your wellie boots and woolly jumpers and explore some of Kent's best place to celebrate Halloween with the whole family!
From the sand dunes of Camber to the White Cliffs of Dover, the England Coast Path is a delight to walk, whether it’s the full length or a smaller section of it. Tackling the whole 66 miles of coast path can seem a bit daunting if you aren't a seasoned walker so Explore Kent has compiled an exciting collection of 8 smaller sections of the coast path, giving you the best opportunities to explore the stunning areas which you will walk through on your coast path adventure!
Exploring your local area is an amazing way to get out and active, but imagine being able to explore your local town on foot or bicycle and discovering the best of what the towns have to offer.
Active travel is fast becoming the ‘go-to’ method of travelling around our beautiful county. Whether you are beating the traffic in your daily commute or you are looking for a scenic traffic-free cycle route to share with your family at the weekend, you won’t be short of options available in Kent.
Making sure you live in an environment that is clean, useful and good for your health are important issues in the Kent Environment Strategy. Check out these bite sized chunks to see what all this means to you.