Covid-19 - You can now use buses and trains for leisure travel, but please check current advice before travelling.

Car-free offer: 50% off entry *

How to get toWildwoodcar-free

COVID-19 advice

Wildwood is now open for pre-booked visits – please see website.  

Please follow current advice about using public transport. Cyclists welcome – plan your route here.

Step-by-step directions

Please check current advice before travelling

How to get to Wildwood car-free:

From Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne Bay, jump on the Triangle bus, which runs every 15 minutes in both directions (make sure you’re waiting on the right side of the road). Ask for Wildwood – the bus stops just outside.

  • Bus times from:
    Canterbury Bus Station (Bay C4)

From further afield, there are hourly trains to Sturry from London, Tonbridge, Ashford International and Ramsgate.

Train times and tickets

From Sturry station, cross to the bus stop on the far side of the road. The Triangle bus runs every 15 minutes to Wildwood, taking just 6 minutes. Ask for Wildwood – the bus stops just outside.

  • Bus times from:
    Sturry Railway Station

From the bus stop it's a 2-minute walk to Wildwood - see map.

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About Wildwood

Explore 40 acres of ancient woodland, where you'll encounter native British wildlife from past and present, including bears, wolves and wild boar! While the little animals can go wild in the adventure playground, with Kent's biggest drop slide, wild fort and tree-top towers.

  • County: Kent
  • Address: Canterbury Road, Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6 7LQ
  • Refreshments: Cafe
  • * Car-free offer: 50% off by train, bus* or bike
  • Two bears at wildwood

Plan your door-to-door journey

Please check current advice before travelling

Reverse Route

About Wildwood

Explore 40 acres of ancient woodland, where you'll encounter native British wildlife from past and present, including bears, wolves and wild boar! While the little animals can go wild in the adventure playground, with Kent's biggest drop slide, wild fort and tree-top towers.

  • County: Kent
  • Address: Canterbury Road, Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6 7LQ
  • Refreshments: Cafe
  • * Car-free offer: 50% off by train, bus* or bike
  • Two bears at wildwood
Bike routes

National Route 1 passes through Fordwich, 3 miles from Wildwood. It’s a 5-mile cycle from Canterbury – see cyclestreets.

Taxi numbers

Wilkinson Taxis 01227 450450

Handy Tips

* If you have a bus pass, ask the driver for a ticket to show at Wildwood for discount entry.

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

Visit car-free in 2020!