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Betteshanger Park

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Charity fun run event

Great day in June lots of runners shame having to pay for the car parking as more would have no... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
stevestejoh
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Varkala
Timeout fun

All round fun.for all. Grandchildren love the outdoor park combined with cycle hire at a pretty... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Lynn D
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Located on the site of the former Betteshanger Colliery, on the outskirts of Deal, Betteshanger Park, provides an outstanding space for anyone wishing to access and explore the outdoors. While away a few hours or fill a whole day, the glorious 250...more
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Visitor Centre Sandwich Road, Deal CT14 0BF, England
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Great day in June lots of runners shame having to pay for the car parking as more would have no doubt been raised.good play area reasonably priced coffees. great place to walk explore and cycle.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank stevestejoh
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

All round fun.for all. Grandchildren love the outdoor park combined with cycle hire at a pretty reasonable price and if that's not enough an exploration of the woods finding nature,but beware of cyclists who have routes through the woods. You can take a picnic or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is misleading being called a park. People who walk are restricted and so are dogs. This place cost a fortune in public money and is very disappointing. Maybe OK of you have a bike and wish to just ride around but nothing much else....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank walmerbee
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Betteshanger Park is a great place to have fun on your bikes. There is the normal flat cycling track, then there is off ride tracks to go on with the mountain bikes. The off track is probably the best part in betteshanger for me. Betteshanger...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lynnette C, Public Relations Manager at Betteshanger Park, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit. We're really pleased to hear that you're a fan of the mountain bike trails and we look forward to seeing you at the Park again soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Fancy building up a sweat on your bike/mountain bike safely off the roads? Then Betteshanger Park is perfect. Recently spend time on the bike track and off road with the family, so much fun and so safe away from traffic.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve A
Lynnette C, Public Relations Manager at Betteshanger Park, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your recent visit. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again at the Park.

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to visiting this park. Having enjoyed visits to similar parks elsewhere. But the leaflets and website for Betteshangar wildly over promise facilities that are just not yet there. It might be good in about 10 years time of development continues but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank simonh366
Lynnette C, Public Relations Manager at Betteshanger Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent visit. We are currently undertaking a lot of work across the site, including building a state-of-the-art new Visitor Centre. The new facilities are all due to open at the end of March...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This place is local to us and used to be very basic and only had a small park for little kids, a cycling track and small cafe. It has now had a lot of investment and (apart from the introduction of parking charges) it have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lynnette C, Public Relations Manager at Betteshanger Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we're pleased to hear you have noticed the improvements across the site. We're planning a big year for 2019 with the opening of our new Visitor Centre and some great new events. We hope...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What an awful place. If you like eating in a dog kennel this is for you. As we were about to eat today I noticed a dog had fouled under a table. And had to get someone over to clear it up. Dogs should not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lynnette C, Public Relations Manager at Betteshanger Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our onsite cafe. Hearing feedback both good and bad helps us to improve. We're sorry to hear about your recent experience and will raise this with the cafe team. We hope this recent visit...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

I have seen other reviews, mixed regarding walking and parking issues but decided to visit with family who are local to the area. Had a great day out, can see it’s a very cycling oriented place. However, we went there to cycle and visited twice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

There are so many reasons to visit here. Loads of bike tracks, either on the main circuit or more adventurous mountain bike routes. They have bikes and equipment for hire if you haven’t got your own or can’t transport them there. Also just good for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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