Downloadable walks in Kent

From wild and windy cliff-top walks to gentle country strolls, there's a trail for everyone in Kent.

Sissinghurst Castle Garden Estate, Kent

Sissinghurst Castle estate walk

Nestled in the heart of the Weald, this landscape inspired the creation of a world-class garden and the prolific writing of Vita Sackville-West.

The south east corner of the house reflected on the moat

Ightham Mote's circular walk to Wilmot Hill

Enjoy the Kentish countryside from the Ightham Mote estate as you walk the periphery of a large part of its 580 acres. The walk incorporates Scathes Wood, the Greensand Way, Wilmot Hill and Broadhoath Wood.

The woods in autumn at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Weardale walk

This beautiful 5 mile circular walk links Emmetts Garden and Chartwell; passing through the woodland areas of Toys Hill and Hosey Common, as well as the pretty hamlet of French Street.

The courtyard, with Victorian dog kennel
Walking trail

Ightham Mote's walk to Shipbourne and Fairlawne 

This circular walk begins with a wander through ancient Scathes Wood, before taking in some wonderful views of the Kentish countryside on the way to the neighbouring estate of Fairlawne and on to Shipbourne.

A view of half-timbered cottages with gardens, at Ightham Mote, Kent

Knole to Ightham walk

Walk along part of the Greensand Way which links two of our sites, Knole and Ightham Mote, together.

Autumn woodland at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Octavia Hill centenary trail west

Celebrate the life of Octavia Hill, founder of the National Trust, on this commemorative 6 mile trail through the countryside of Kent.

Autumn woodland at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Octavia Hill centenary trail east

This 4 mile walk takes you to the picturesque village of Ide Hill, where you'll find a commemorative seat to Octavia Hill, and passes Emmetts Garden on the way back.

Scotney Castle in the frost

Scotney parkland trail

Discover more about the history of Scotney Castle estate by following our parkland trail, featuring the iconic view of Scotney, the old Hornbeam Pollard, and Second World War bomb craters.

Lake view in autumn at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Weardale circular walk from Chartwell

This beautiful circular walk links Chartwell and Emmetts Garden; passing through the woodland areas of Toys Hill and Hosey Common, as well as the pretty hamlet of French Street.

Steps over one of the ramparts at Oldbury Hill

Ightham Mote's circular walk to Oldbury Hill

Follow this circular walk from Ightham Mote to the site of Oldbury Hill, an area of mixed woodland as well as the site of an Iron Age hillfort dating from 150 and 50 BC.

Fallow deer in Knole Park

Knole deer park all-ability walk

The whole family can enjoy our all-ability walk exploring the wildlife of Kent’s only remaining deer park at Knole.

Deer wander through Knole Park outside the West Front entrance of Knole in Sevenoaks, Kent

Knole 3-mile woodland walk

Enjoy this gentle stroll through Knole's deer park, taking in woodland and open grassland along the way.

Young deer test out their antlers

Knole 4.5-mile deer park walk

Experience the history and wildlife of Kent’s only remaining deer park, which has remained substantially unchanged since medieval times.