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How to get here

By bicycle (Sustrans cycle route)

National Route 1

By train

Rainham (Kent), 3 miles away.

By bus

Buses from Gillingham pass Riverside Country Park and both reserves can be viewed from here, or it is a 1.6 mile (2.5 km) walk along the Saxon Shore Way footpath to Motney Hill.

By road

From the M2, come off at junction 4 towards Gillingham (A278). Continue in the direction of Gillingham. The A278 (Hoath Way) takes you over two roundabouts and on to a roundabout on the A2, the Tesco Roundabout. At this roundabout take the first exit. There are brown tourist information signs to Riverside Country Park: continue to follow these. At the first roundabout you come to on the A2 (the The Honourable Pilot pub will be on your left) turn right (third exit) into Ito Way. At the next roundabout, go straight on (Yokosuka Way). At the next roundabout, turn right into the Lower Rainham Road. Riverside Country Park is about 200 yards down the road on the left. From the Medway Tunnel, head towards Rainham and Gillingham and continue to follow these signs. Take the second exit at the Strand Roundabout (near the gas works) and continue along the road. Take the first exit at the next roundabout (signposted for Riverside Country Park). Go along the road and look for the brown tourist sign for Riverside Country Park about 200 yards on left.

Sat nav POI file

If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Other ways to get to the reserve

Catch a bus to Riverside Country Park and it's a 1.6 mile (2.5 km) walk to Motney Hill.

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 51.383038,0.621945
  • Grid reference: TQ825681
  • Nearest town: Gillingham, Kent
  • County: Kent
  • Country: England

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