Park: Monday to Sunday – 7am to dusk
Toilets: Monday to Sunday – 10am to 4pm
Disabled Toilets: Monday to Sunday – 10am to 4pm
Baby Changing Facilities: Monday to Sunday – 10am to 4pm
Cafe: Monday to Sunday – 8.30am to 4pm
The park stands on the site of the old Maidstone Zoo and is part of the Cobtree Manor Estate. The park and the wider estate is run and funded by the Cobtree Manor Estate Trust. We maintain the park on the Trust's behalf.
Current facilities include:
- Parking and disabled parking
- Disabled Toilets
- Baby changing facilities
- Lots of picnic benches
- Cobtree play area
- Cafe. The cafe only accepts cash payments at the moment
- Maidstone Zoo Play Area
- Two marked walks around the park grounds
- Bridleways for horse riding
- Interpretation boards
- Direction posts and
- A sculpture trail
From 5 October 2015, charges of £1.50 a day or £40 a year will be introduced to use the car park. The £40 annual season tickets will be available to buy in the Visitor Centre.
All of the money raised from parking charges will be used to help maintain the park.
Maidstone Zoo Play Area
The play area opened in Easter 2013 and was designed by Eibe. It was inspired by the old Maidstone Zoo.
Other improvements to the park have included:
- Laying new paths to make it more accessible
- Refurbishing the car park to make it lighter and increase the number of spaces
- Planting new trees
A Park Ranger helps with the day-to-day running of the park. You can contact them on 07870988128 between 8am and 3.30pm.
Cobtree Manor Golf Course
The golf course is part of the park. The course is run by Mytime Golf and the club house can be contacted on 01622 753276.
The entrance to the course is on:
There is also an entrance from the A229/Bluebell Hill.