Downloadable walks in Kent

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

Spring sun through the trees at Toys Hill, a natural area owned by the National Trust in Kent

Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - life and history

Emmetts Garden and Chartwell are both currently completely closed until further notice and we ask that you please stick only to the public footpath through the gardens. The toilets, café and car parks are also closed at both sites during this time. Toys Hill car park is closed.

The bat tower at Toys Hill

Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - views and nature

Emmetts Garden and Chartwell are both currently completely closed until further notice and we ask that you please stick only to the public footpath through the gardens. The toilets, café and car parks are also closed at both sites during this time. Toys Hill car park is closed.

A frosty winter walk

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 view from Wilmot Hill on the National Trust Ightham Mote estate in Kent

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.

Summer view over weald of Kent from Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Weardale Walk From Emmetts Garden

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.

View of Scotney Castle from the estate

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.

The circular walk at Emmetts Garden, 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.

East face of Ightham Mote

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.