King’s Wood in Challock, near Ashford, is an ancient woodland in the heart of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Beauty and is a 588ha of mixed conifer and broadleaf woodland, with highlights including the sweet chestnut coppice and beech woodland with bluebells displays in the Spring. It is home to fallow deer, adders, nightjars, green woodpeckers, as well as lesser and greater spotted woodpeckers, with walking trails and wood sculptures.
At all times
666 from Faversham Station and Court Street, Ashford: Park Street and 667 from Canterbury & Charing
The Stour Valley Creative Partnership oversees the artist elements that are incorporated in the wood, with sculpture trails and commissioned artworks in the woods.