GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Darenth Country Park

1 miles (1.5 km)

This country park in Dartford has some nice cycling and walking trails to try. The park has a decent sized car park just off Gore Road, near Darent Valley Hospital. From here you can pick up the 1 mile circuit around the park. The park has nice wide lawns, picnic areas, meadows and pockets of woodland. The area is popular with dog walkers and joggers.
You can extend your walk by heading east and exploring Darenth Wood. Eventually you will come to Bean and the pretty Beacon Wood Country Park. There's more nice woodland trails here.
About 1 mile to the west of the park you can pick up the Darent Valley Path. This splendid long distance trail will take you along the River Darent to Farningham where you will find the pretty Farningham Woods Nature Reserve.


DA2 6LZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Darenth Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Darenth Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

The parkland and woodland in Darent Wood are ideal for dog walking. You'll probably meet other friendly owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

A few miles to the west there's some nice trails to try around Dartford Heath. Here you'll find ponds, peaceful woodland, pretty heather and lots of wildlife.
To the north east there's Greenhithe where you can visit the historic Ingress Abbey heritage park. The park includes a photogenicNeo-gothicJacobean-stylecountry house surrounded by attractive parkland and a number of follies.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Kent Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Darenth Country Park Information Board - - 2489673

Darenth Country Park Information Board. The image shows the various features in the park including the Mould sculpture, the Saxon burial ground and the Chapel Orchard.

Car Park in Darenth Country Park - - 2489824

Car Park view.

Entrance to Darenth Country Park - - 2489668

Entrance to Darenth Country Park

Picnic Area in Darenth Country Park - - 2489850

Picnic Area


GPS Files

GPX File

Darenth Country Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Darenth Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)