Visitor Information

For more information please see park byelaws.

Opening time

The main park gates open at 7.00am every day with the exception of Christmas Day when the car park is closed. Pedestrian access is open all year round.

Closing times















A speed restriction of 5mph operates in the park. Please note there is a 2m (6’6) height restriction.

There is a daily £2 parking charge per vehicle for use of the car park.

An Annual Parking Permit is available to anyone for £50 per year. If you'd like to apply for a permit, you'll need to do so 10 days before you'd like the permit to start.

Your season ticket can only be used:

In the pay and display car park within Cobtree Manor Park


Between the hours of 7am and 9pm when the park is open ( please check park notice boards for opening hours). Your season ticket can't be used:

In Mote Park car parks

In any other of Maidstone's pay and display car parks

In Kent Country Parks


The Annual Car Park Pass can be purchased online only at

There are 9 disabled parking bays and Blue Badge holders and do not have to pay the parking charge.

All of the money raised from parking charges will be used to help maintain the park.



An accessible disabled toilet and baby changing facilities are available in the visitor centre.The toilets are stocked and maintained by Cobtree Cafe Ltd not the Cobtree Park team. If you have any queries or problems  concerning the toilet facilities, please contact them on t:01622 239989 

Toilet opening times: toilets open daily from 08:30 until 1 hour before dusk 



Cobtree Manor Park is very popular with dog walkers.

It is your responsibility to keep your dog under control and to clean up after it: you are breaking the law if you do not do so.

Please keep your dog in sight and be in full control of it at all times and keep any dog whose obedience cannot be guaranteed on a lead.



Cycling is allowed in the park, but we ask all cyclists to be considerate and safe.



We welcome informal picnics in the Cobtree Manor Park.

If you are holding an organised event (for gatherings larger than the maximum number of 20) please contact us to discuss location and fees.

If you wish to hold a charity picnic and make any collections of money you must apply for permission first.

Barbecues, or any form of cooking are not permitted in any area of the park. The café in the park sells a selection of hot and cold food.

Erecting tents, marquees, or other structures, or any equipment that is likely to obstruct other park users is not permitted.

Glass – please use reusable plastic cups and bottles where possible.



Smoking is allowed in the park but not in the play fort or on the patio around the visitor centre. Please dispose of cigarette butts in a cigarette bin as they are still litter!