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Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

#2 of 3 things to do in Oare Features Animals
Bysing Wood Road, Oare, Faversham, England
+44 1795 417850
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Excellent for batwatching by night, Gunpowder Mill history by day, or country walks any time

An organised bat walk (by Kent Bat Group) provided the chance to walk around the country park at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bexley, United Kingdom
Beautiful landscape strolling

I love strolling around these woods and following the organised tracks that lead to the history of... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Faversham, United Kingdom
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Bysing Wood Road, Oare, Faversham, England
+44 1795 417850
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An organised bat walk (by Kent Bat Group) provided the chance to walk around the country park at night and experience seeing and "hearing" (via detectors) numerous bats. An unexpected bonus was the glow-worms who graciously put in an appearance and lived up to their...More

Thank catsnbats
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love strolling around these woods and following the organised tracks that lead to the history of the gunpowder works

1  Thank trevorsage1
Reviewed 2 July 2017

this is a little piece of heaven, clean and superb surroundings. easy access and not too difficult to walk if you have mobility problems.

Thank ToniandMrSteve
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This walk has been structured around the old Oare Gunpowder Works and there are lots of information signs along the route, where there are the remains of buildings. It is a shady walk with bird song and squirrels, and quite a lot of water -...More

Thank SkateMinsteronSea
Reviewed 25 June 2017

As a local who lives a stones throw away from the woods I visit here daily (sometimes with the children). The volunteer staff are obnoxious and rude towards anyone with dogs. The voluneteer staff cannot understand that dogs love to be off lead (while still...More

1  Thank Karl L
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

For somewhere that's free it has a lot too offer in walks and things too see. Considering it's history it has some remains that's you can explore. Walks, varying in distances and difficulty. We didn't do it all today so a lot more to explore...More

Thank Paolo88_12
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Loved it really interesting and fun for wholefamily. Old buildings. Ponds. Lots to see and do With signs up to tell you history of buildings and area.

Thank 19,570,611
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Wow absolutely loved this place.beautiful scenic walk perfect for dog walkers and anyone fancying a stroll :)

Thank ginny199
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I love it over here I go at least 1s a week nice walk round and lots of wildlife if you look in the streams there's the odd few carp in there and sometimes see grass snakes there aswell there's patches about where there is...More

Thank jakeshep90
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The story of gunpowder through the 18th & 19th centuries and into the 20th in a small free museum. Follow this with a walk through the country park. Fits in well after lunch at The three Mariners.

Thank HonestopinionWW
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Kelly J
13 August 2017|
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Response from roophoto | Reviewed this property |
Sure can wonderful work out for a dog
Tracy S
1 May 2017|
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Response from 19,570,611 | Reviewed this property |
No its a donation. They also sell tea or coffee