Getting toBetteshanger Parkcar-free

1 At a glance

  • buses from Dover and Sandwich stop nearby
  • or take the train to Deal and walk from there

2 Step-by-step

Hop on the 80/81 bus from Dover, Sandwich or Deal. Ask for Betteshanger Park and get off at the Coach & Horses (80) or How Bridge (81).

  • Live bus times:
    Dover, Pencester Road (Stop A)

  • Live bus times:
    Sandwich, Guildhall (Stop A)

From the bus stop it is a 20 minute (3/4 mile) walk to Betteshanger Park - see map

If you’re coming from further afield, take the train to Deal and walk or bus from there – National Rail

The journey planner below gives train and bus times.

It's just over a mile's walk (30-40 mins) from Deal station to Betteshanger Park (back entrance) - see map

About Betteshanger Park

Explore 250 acres of woodland trails and cycle paths at your own pace - on mountain bike or on foot. And there's a great programme of outdoor activities all year round - like archery, den building and geocaching. Get pumped up with military-style fitness training or chilled out with nature watching.

Something for every age and energy-level to enjoy the great outdoors.

  • County: Kent
  • Address: Betteshanger Park, Sandwich Road, Deal, Kent CT14 0BF
  • Refreshments: Cafe on site
  • Car-free offer: 50% off cycle hire with bus/train ticket

3 Plan your car-free journey

Reverse Route

About Betteshanger Park

Explore 250 acres of woodland trails and cycle paths at your own pace - on mountain bike or on foot. And there's a great programme of outdoor activities all year round - like archery, den building and geocaching. Get pumped up with military-style fitness training or chilled out with nature watching.

Something for every age and energy-level to enjoy the great outdoors.

  • County: Kent
  • Nearest town: Deal
  • Refreshments: Cafe on site
  • Car-free offer: 50% off cycle hire with bus/train ticket
Bike routes

NCN Route 1 passes through Deal. From Deal station, it’s just over a mile’s cycle to Betteshanger (back entrance) – here’s the route.

Taxi numbers

A taxi from Deal station to Betteshanger Park costs about £6 – Deal Cars 01304 382345

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount