Visiting the parks
Home > Plan your visit > Visiting the parks

Visiting the parks

If you are going to the park, please respect the social distancing measures and keep at least 2 metres away from other people. You can see the latest government advice on Coronavirus at  

Please use our parks responsibly.

The car park at Kearsney Abbey has been re-opened. We will be closely monitoring how it is used. If it becomes apparent that national guidelines are not being followed, we may be required to close the car park again.

There is a temporary café and temporary toilets (including one with disabled access) in Kearsney Abbey.

The Kearsney Park permanent café and toilets will open once the development works have been completed and DDC takes possession of the building.

Easy access

The parks are easily accessible by foot, bicycle, and public transport. Websites including Kent Connected and Traveline will help you plan your journey.

There is a train station at Kearsney with regular Southeastern services from Dover Priory, Canterbury East, Medway towns and London Victoria. The parks are a five minute walk from the station.

Stagecoach operate a regular bus services from Dover, Canterbury and Folkestone to bus stops near Kearsney Abbey.

As part of our work to extend the cafe, we have closed one of the car parks. This is the car park next to the old cafe and it  will remain closed while work takes place. The western car park (the one opposite Russell Gardens) is still open. We have provided some disabled parking here. This car park is being increased in size as part of the project.

While the work is taking place, there is limited parking available on site. Please think about using public transport, cycling or walking to the parks. If you do drive, please think about the nearby residents. Please park considerately, and do not block emergency access routes. Thank you. 


Alkham Road, Temple Ewell, Dover, Kent.

The postcode for the western car park (opposite Russell Gardens) is CT16 3EE. 

. Keep-me-posted.