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Central Park

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Park Delight- Review from an 11 year old

From taking a stroll around to appreciating the wonderful nature this park has got to offer. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dartford, United Kingdom
Open air film night

Absolutely brilliant. Had a great evening with good friends. Dartford council did Dartford proud by... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Dartford, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Located in the very heart of Dartford Town, this 26 acre public park is a blessing for visitors with young children, although there is something here for everyone if you time it correctly. Each summer at least 45,000 plants are used to create colourful bedding...More

3  Thank Clive B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Visited with my young grandsons, the children's play area is looking a bit tired, could do with a makeover, however the cafe is very pleasant and the park is well kept and clean. Didn't like the wino's sitting near the library though

1  Thank Rosie7802
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From taking a stroll around to appreciating the wonderful nature this park has got to offer. This park is great for all ages. There are swings, a rock climbing area, trampoline, slides, baby area etc. In the summer or warm times, there is a mini...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. Had a great evening with good friends. Dartford council did Dartford proud by putting on an open air cinema evening at no cost to viewers. Well organised and well staffed. Brilliant

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Great place to be on a Sunday afternoon during the summer when the bands are playing on the bandstand. Free deck chairs and a lovely way to spend the time when the sun is shining. Lovely park all round, cafe and a nice area for...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely park to walk through. Well kept flower beds. The river flowing . A peaceful place to stop and think.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

So much to do at this park cafe is good Water jets with the kids is fun Plenty for little children and teens

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Took my 2 daughters with their friends to see Paddington on the outdoor cinema. This was a free event and they do 2 or 3 films every August and I can’t find any fault with it, it was great. Everyone was bringing in their food...More

1  Thank O2418DHdavidf
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We where pleasantly surprised as to how nice this park was with a lovely flowered area and plenty to do for children as well as a bandstand and outdoor theatre.it also has a wet area for children to play next to the park cafe.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This park is great for family days out, with a large play area for kids a skate park and gardens and grounds to explore. There is also a cafe and paddling pool area.

Thank Josh J
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Regularly go to Dartford Park (Central Park) for walks and picnics and to listen to the free concerts on Sunday through the summer months sitting comfortably in deck chairs provided free of charge. The park is very well maintained and a credit to the gardeners...More

1  Thank Sylvaine0000
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

For Dartford it's really good. Lots of varied kids play areas and plenty of space to run around and play. The cafe is good and well worth a visit.

Thank Steve B
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25 July 2018|
Response from Stephen W | Reviewed this property |
I believe there may be some areas at the back of the park that has a larger area however not along the park pathways as to deep.
Nicky N
8 May 2016|
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Response from Ekaterina Y | Reviewed this property |
It was open today and yesterday.