Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

The car park is open daily from 7am to dusk (closing times varies seasonally, check on site signs). 

The cafe and toilets are open from 9.30am to 5pm daily. 

When you visit, it is your responsibility to follow the guidance on staying safe outside your home. Please be prepared to make the necessary decision to turn around if the car park looks busy or is full and come another time. 

Please maintain 2m social distancing at all times.

How to find us

How to find us
Henhurst Road, Cobham, Kent
Sat Nav Postcode: DA12 3AN
By Car

Jeskyns is just two minutes off the A2 dual carriageway. Take the Gravesend East turning off the A2 and follow directional signage to Sole Street. Pass over a railway bridge and our entrance is just 200m further on on the left hand side. 


By Public Transport

Closest bus routes are the Arriva 490 and 455. Both stop just the other side of the A2 and Jeskyns is 15minute walk from this point. 

OS Grid Ref

51.403862389312, 0.38650341429442

Parking and prices

Parking charges apply at Jeskyns Community Woodland. 

You can use RingGo* at Jeskyns Community Woodland which allows you to pay for parking online or via an app. Please download the Ringo App before travelling if you can.

Pay for parking on your phone in 5 easy steps:

1. Open the RingGo app, or download for free if you haven’t already got it, using the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android).
2. Log in with your RingGo details, or register as a new user.
3. Select your location by entering the 3–6 digit number shown on the parking signs.
4. Enter your number plate and choose how long you’d like to park for. Remember, you can extend this later.
5. Choose to add any handy parking reminders you need, then just tap to pay.

And you’re good to go! Your details are saved so next time, you can park even faster.

If you’re not a smartphone user, you can still use RingGo to pay for your parking by calling 0203 046 0063. You can also register and book parking with RingGo online.

*There is a small convenience charge for using this service.  See RingGo online for full terms and conditions and VAT receipts.

Parking charges are also applicable to Blue Badge holders.

Coins also accepted. 

Parking Charges

The money you pay for parking helps us to look after the forests. Read how
Up to 1 hour £1.50
Up to 2 hours £2.50
All day £3.50

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Horse boxes and coaches are £6.00 per day. 

Please note there is a 2m height limit at entrance - please contact us to arrange access.


Additional information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 5
Disabled parking available
Pay by phone available

Facilities and access

The cafe and toilets are open from 9.30am to 5pm daily. 

The cafe is currently running a takeaway service only. 


For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Accessible toilet
Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area

Contact details

Activities at Jeskyns Community Woodland

Chopwell Wood mixed woodland
Darnley trail at Jeskyns
The Fairy Forest sculptures at Jeskyns Community Woodland
Fairy & Elf Village at Jeskyns
Child on Gruffalo Spotters trail
Gruffalo Spotters Trail at Jeskyns Community Woodland
Ladies riding on Horses through the woodlands
Horse riding at Jeskyns
attending a learning event
Orienteering at Jeskyns
Picnic table within bluebells
Picnics at Jeskyns
Running on forest trail
Running trails at Jeskyns
Walking boots in autumn
Walking trails at Jeskyns
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