Oare Gunpowder Works in Bysing Wood Road in Faversham reopens to the public

A popular country park has reopened to visitors.
Oare Gunpowder Works says it is now welcoming people back who are keen to enjoy its peaceful and tranquil surroundings for their daily exercise.

Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park
Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

The parkland, just outside Faversham Town Centre, is a mixture of marshland and woodland, with some open water, with walkers also able to roam amongst the remains of some of the old gunpowder buildings.

In a message posted on its facebook page the site said car park reopening times would be between Monday to Friday 10am until 3pm but closed Saturday and Sunday.

Plenty of paths to explore at the country park near Faversham
Plenty of paths to explore at the country park near Faversham


The visitor centre also remains shut for the time being.

No picnics or fires are permitted and any families visiting the site are asked to maintain the two metre social distancing guidelines set out by the government.

Dogs are also allowed but owners are asked to keep them under control and clear up after them.

Oare Gunpowder Works follows a number of other outdoor spaces that have announced they are reopening to visitors including Bewl Water and Hole Park Gardens.

For more information about the country park and what it has to offer visit the website www.gunpowderworks.co.uk

For more family-related news and events visit www.mykentfamily.co.uk

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