Days Out In Kent – Perfect for the whole family!
Your days out in Kent can be super fun and adventurous when teamed up with a day at Diggerland. Guests of all ages can ride, drive and operate real diggers! All in a safe and family friendly setting.
To help you with planning your fun fueled day at Diggerland, we have provided some useful information. Whether you’re travelling by train, bus or car we have laid out directions to assist you. Have an electric car? No problem, as we have EV charging available. Want to know about parking, disabled access, cafes and more? Keep scrolling.
Days out in Kent have never been better, when coupled with Diggerland!
FIND US – DIRECTIONS:
By car – take the M2 to Jct 2 and follow the A228 northbound towards Rochester for 600 metres to the roundabout and turn right into Medway Valley Leisure Park where you will immediately see Diggerland on your right.
Please note: If you are travelling from London, DO NOT turn off the A2 at Jct 1, but continue instead onto the M2 and leave it at Jct 2 as stated above.
By public transport – the nearest railway stations are: “Strood”, if travelling on the Charing Cross line; or “Rochester” if coming on the Victoria line, while “Chatham” serves both lines. All three stations are within a short walk of the 151 & 170 bus routes which pass Medway Valley Leisure Park where Diggerland, Kent, is located and which are operated jointly by Nu-Venture and Arriva Kent.
- Southeastern: 0345 322 7021
- Nu-Venture: 01622 882288
- Arriva: 0344 800 44 11
Diggerland are proud to be an environmentally friendly company. We are closely partnered with EVision Electric Car Hire, the first and the largest electric car hire company in the UK. If you need a chauffeur to help you arrive in style at one of our parks, or if you want to try an electric car for yourself, then EVision are the perfect, and green choice for you. Diggerland has electric car charging points at all of our parks as well!
Travelling by Train? Book tickets with SouthEastern below.
- Free on-site parking
- Free coach parking
- Disabled parking
- Indoor eating facilities
- Outdoors seating/picnic area
- Disabled toilets
- Baby changing facilities
- Corporate hospitality
- Gift shop
EV Charging is available at this Diggerland Kent theme park. We use Tesla Destination Chargers, up to 11kW. The chargers are free for paying Diggerland visitors and customers of EVision Electric Vehicles.
However, for those who are not visiting Diggerland and are not an EVision customer, you can plug in and charge for a flat fee of £5. The fee will cover for a time period up to two hours.
Diggerland do not provide adapters for other electric vehicles. However patrons of Diggerland may bring their own adapter to charge other brands of electric vehicles.
We cannot guarantee a charger will be available at the time you visit and this cannot be prebooked. We would recommend visiting the ZapMap website or mobile app to check live information and availability. The chargers are available to use only during Diggerland opening times – see here for more information.
You can hire an electric vehicle in Kent by the day, week, month or longer from EVision Electric Vehicles and pick it up from our Diggerland Kent theme park location. For a full list of vehicles on fleet and prices, please click here. All vehicles come with a free tank of ‘fuel’, however do not have to be returned fully charged.
Paying visitors to Diggerland are able to arrive by helicopter at all UK Diggerland locations and land without charge. Prior permission (PPR) however must be given. In order to receive permission, please supply of all the relevant information, in advance.
Diggerland needs to know:
- Aircraft make and type
- Aircraft Registration
- Pilot name and mobile number
- Landing date (not available during July and August)
- Expected landing time
- Number of passengers
- Number of visitors to Diggerland
- Point of departure when arriving at Diggerland
This information should be sent by email to: email@example.com, giving at least three clear working days notice in advance.
Helicopter landing is also allowed at Diggerland for non-visitors. However this is subject to the payment of £50 + VAT landing fee. All relevant information should be supplied in advance, as detailed above.
Upon receipt of all appropriate information a swift response will be given. You will then be provided with all the information necessary to carry out a safe landing.
If you’re looking for fun-filled, action-packed family days out in Kent… you need look no further than Diggerland. Located in Medway Valley Leisure Park just a few minutes drive from the M2, you can enjoy fabulous family days out in Kent only at Diggerland. As you would expect, the Kent park has all the same rides & drives as our other three UK parks, including: Spindizzy, Mini-Tractors, Groundshuttle and Dig-a-Round, as well as Go-Karts and Dodgems. Unique to the Kent, Diggerland Adventure Park are the breathtaking, spectacular views across the River Medway of Rochester and its historic, 11th century cathedral and the 12th century castle which you can take in from 50 feet up on the Diggerland Skyshuttle… don’t forget your camera! We accept both cash and card payments.