Nature and countryside

Whether you are looking for relaxation or recreation, the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife spectacle of the North Kent Marshes will be an essential part of any visit to Medway. T

The 18-mile Hoo Peninsula cycle route, or Heron Trail as it is also known, is a healthy way to explore this important part of the area.

The country parks at Riverside and Capstone Farm in Gillingham provide a safe haven for families and walkers wishing to get closer to nature. Or Ranscombe Farm Reserve, occupying an area of 229 hectares offers excellent opportunities to enjoy tranquil walks in an attractive rural landscape that is part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Buckland Lake Reserve, near Cliffe has a sixty-acre lake with footpaths, cliff top walks, bird hides and views over the surrounding countryside.

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