Car-free offer: 50% off entry *

Getting toWildwoodcar-free

1 At a glance

  • frequent bus from Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay
  • or train to Sturry and then short bus ride
  • enjoy half price entry!*

2 Step-by-step

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 prices

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.

Open map

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

3 Plan your car-free journey

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
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 2019!