Parks & open spaces tags
ParkingAnnual parking passPublic transportGreen flag awardDog waste binsDogs allowedRefreshmentsToiletsDisabled parkingDisabled toiletsRest pointSurfaced pathsWheelchair friendlyPicnic areaChildrens play areaSports facilitiesWater bodyWaymarked trailsGeocachingFishing
Opening hours
7:30am until dusk
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Start postcode
TN11 9BD

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Situated in the heart of Kent just to the west of Tonbridge, Haysden Country Park offers 65 hectares of beautiful countryside and a relaxing setting for a variety of leisure activities. With two lakes, and a stretch of the River Medway running through the park, it is a popular venue for water activities and a great location for a family day out.

Visitors can spend time exploring the Nature or Historical Trails or simply enjoy a stroll in the countryside. A designated cycle-route (Regional Cycle Route 12) passes through the Park stretching to Penshurst Place to the west and Tonbridge Castle to the east. The Park also has a children’s play area, picnic areas, toilets and ample parking.

Over 500 people took part in events held at the Park last year, including: building bug houses; mini beast hunts; pond dipping; fishing events and Healthy Walks. Several clubs use the Park for sports such as sailing, fishing and triathlon training.

The Park is managed and maintained by Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council. Local community volunteers help to maintain the park through organised activities such as coppicing, tree planting and other conservation tasks.

The Park is home for a rich variety of wildlife and is designated a Local Nature Reserve and an Accredited ‘Country Park’ under the Natural England scheme. For more information about the park including the management plan, please see the Council’s website at or contact: Leisure Services telephone 01732 876172 email

Easy access information

This park and open space has at least one accessible route but otherwise is considered to be less suitable for visitors with pushchairs and/or wheelchairs.

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