Riverside Country Park | Medway Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Riverside Country Park is open and adhering to government guidelines.

The cafe is open 7 days a week from 10am to 6pm, with outdoor seating available.

From Monday 17 May the cafe building will reopen with one way system in place.

Toilets will remain open until the cafe closes.

Outdoor gyms, educational building and children's play areas are open.

Please follow government advice on social distancing, to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.


Opening times

Opens at 8am Monday to Sunday. Closing times vary depending on seasons and sunrise/set times.

Park is locked in the evenings:

  • January to February - 5pm
  • March - 6pm
  • April - 7.30pm
  • May to August - 8.30pm
  • September - 7.30pm
  • October - 6pm
  • November and December - 5pm



Contact details

Email: medway-countryside-service@ncsgrp.co.uk  

To request a management plan for this park, email yournew@medway.gov.uk.

If locked on site, please call 0845 850 0319

Senior Ranger: Rebecca Simmonds

email: rebecca.simmonds@ncsgrp.co.uk

phone: 01634 337 432


333 Lower Rainham Road

  • visitor centre
  • education room
  • café
  • picnic area
  • ranger service
  • sustrans cycle path
  • trails
  • car and coach parking
  • venue and meeting room hire
  • bee garden
  • bug hotel
  • nature plant area.

There's also a children's play area with:

  • climbing unit
  • slide
  • swings with toddler seats
  • swings with swing boat seats
  • trampoline
  • play houses
  • climbing and balance trail.
Disabled access
Locked in

Our country parks are locked:

  • January and February at 5pm
  • March at 6pm
  • April at 7.30pm
  • May, June, July and August at 8.30pm
  • September at 7.30pm
  • October at 6pm
  • November and December at 5pm

If you find yourself locked in one of the sites you should phone 0845 850 0319.


Walkway and grass