Welsh Mountain Zoo

Whatman Park


Waterside Gate, Maidstone, ME16 0GB

Whatman Park lies at the heart of the Millenium River Park just half a mile from the town centre. This 18 acre site combines a natural landscape of woodland and wildflower meadow with adventure play areas, a treetop walk, skatepark and riverstage open-air performance arena.

Screenings are held in the open-air arena in the middle of the park.


  Picnics welcome

  Hot food and snacks available

  On-site bar

  Limited parking. Local Pay & Display parking to be used.

Road Directions:
Please be advised that the venue has small car parking capacity. Pedestrian access is from St. Peter Street in the town centre or across the footbridge by Maidstone United Football Stadium.
The nearest car park is Sandling Road Pay and Display or Fremlin Walk multi-storey car park which is approx 10 min walk from Whatman Park. You may also park in the Mall Shopping Centre car park which is approx 15 min walk from Whatman Park. 
Please refrain from parking in nearby streets as you may incur a parking fine.  
Public Transport Directions:
Whatman Park is within walking distance of Maidstone East and Maidstone West Railway Stations.