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Outdoor Activities in Kent

The Wealden countryside surrounding Tunbridge Wells lends itself to all sorts of outdoor activities.

Criss-crossed by a network of footpaths and longer walks such as the Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk and The Weald Way, walkers will find lots to enjoy and experience from the many walks in Tunbridge Wells. For shorter walks in the centre of town, the Common is a wonderful green space used for many different purposes. A short distance from the town is Rusthall Common including the Happy Valley Trail. Trail leaflets for both Commons can be downloaded from the bottom of the page.

Inspiration for activity breaks in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area and details of these and other walks in the area can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre .

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Whether you're looking to plan an activity break in Tunbridge Wells or just an outdoor activity for the day you'll find a whole list of things that you can get stuck into.

Bewl Water near Lamberhurst, the region's largest lake, offers flyfishing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and a cycle route along its 21 km shoreline.

Bedgebury near Goudhurst, is home to the national collection of conifer trees, and a beautiful and tranquil place to walk in all seasons.

The two thousand acres of forest also offer miles of family cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, walking and adventure play for all ages and abilities.

For the more adventurous, visitors can now also experience the award winning high wire adventure course, Go Ape, high above the forest floor.

Rusthall Common Walking Trails
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Rusthall Common Walking Trails

Discover the Common on your doorstep, a map of walking trails.

Tunbridge Wells Common Walking Trails
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Tunbridge Wells Common Walking Trails

Discover the Common on your doorstep, a map of walking trails.

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