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Betteshanger Park


Type:Adventure Park / Playground

Sandwich Road, Sholden, Deal, Kent, CT14 0BF

Tel: 01304 619227

Betteshanger Park


Betteshanger Park, near Deal in East Kent is an outstanding 250-acre Park and ideal for lovers of nature the outdoors. 

Located on the site of the former Betteshanger Colliery, the Park offers miles of traffic free cycling, muddy mountain bike trails, a sensational events programme, awesome play area, woodland, grassland, marshland and wide-ranging, hands-on activities including archery, fossil hunting and den building.

Betteshanger Park can be easily reached by the A258 and has ample on-site parking. Entrance to the Park is free. However, there is a charge for parking and special events. 
Betteshanger is changing! The new £30 million scheme will include a new state-of-the-art Visitor Centre with conference facilities, café/restaurant, Green Energy Centre, Cycle Centre, outdoor play equipment and Kent Mining Museum. 


Provider Preferences

  • In countryside


Map & Directions

Road Directions

If you come by car there is plenty of on-site parking near the Visitor Centre.



Betteshanger Park, off A258, Sandwich Road, Sholden, Nr Deal, Kent CT14 0BF


GPS Coordinates:

E 1.36876°, N51. 23670°


OS Grid Reference:

TR352, 540

Public Transport Directions

Sustainability and green living is at the core of what we do so our favourite forms of transport are trains, buses – and especially bikes.


By Rail

We are well serviced by the main rail networks and Southeastern High Speed from London. Our nearest train stations are Deal or Sandwich.


By Bus

Our local bus provider is Stagecoach and the No. 14 stops close to the Park.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017

Opening Times

Season (1 Apr 2017 - 11 Sept 2017)
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 20:00
Bank Holiday08:00 - 20:00
Season (12 Sept 2017 - 2 Oct 2017)
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 18:30
Bank Holiday08:00 - 18:30
Season (3 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 17:30
Bank Holiday08:00 - 17:30
Season (1 Nov 2017 - 11 Feb 2018)
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday08:00 - 16:30

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