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Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

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Address: Bysing Wood Road, Oare, Faversham, England
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+44 1795 417850
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 16:30

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A good little area for a walk!

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 for another day.

Thank Paolo88_12
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25 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 19570611
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Faversham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 slow worms aswell

Thank jakeshep90
Greater London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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
Faversham, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We take our two dogs for walks around the site in woods. You can read the notes on the Information Boards about the Buildings and their uses plus the Bird and Butterfly life in the woods and on the lakes whic are very pretty. There is visitor shop ope on weekends some times. Highly Recommeded

Thank favershamfats
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39 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We had 3 young children with us and they loved being able to choose which paths to follow. We didn't follow a particular route but it doesn't matter as you will end up at the beginning at some point. You do need to keep a close eye on young children as there is a lot of water around that is... More 

Thank Louise D
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited the old gunpowder works on the 09/04/2017 for a walk with Erik (a black labrador) I believe that it is run, and all the work in progress is all done by volunteer's. A cup of tea or coffee can be made for you for a small donation (50 pence, or more if you wish to ). There are information... More 

Thank will33Kent
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A must visit woodland environment full of great vistas. The old Gun Powder Mill site has become overgrown with trees and a whole host of plants, fungi, orchids and insects, great level paths have been treated and steps to the old firing range. Some routes suitable for wheelchairs and prams. There is also an interesting information centre open in season.... More 

Thank Mark S
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

After lunch at The Three Marines with our dog this is an ideal place to take a walk through woodlands and by the lake. The parking is free which is always a good bonus.

Thank Beryl R

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