Parks and Gardens
Victoria Park, Park Avenue, Deal is an open grassed
area, adjacent to the Tides Leisure Complex and Deal Indoor
Tennis Centre. The grounds are used for a variety of leisure
activities including football, tennis, bowls and skateboarding/in-line
skating. A childrens play area and teen shelter are
provided and the Deal gym club is sited at the town end of
the site. webpage: www.dover.gov.uk/.../Victoria-Park,-Deal.aspx.
North Deal Playing Fields are an informal recreation
area for residents of North Deal. For more details, see: www.dover.gov.uk/.../.../.../North-Deal-Playing-Fields.aspx
Marke Wood, Dover Road, Walmer features facilities
for football, cricket and tennis, an attractive garden area
and a play area for young children. webpage: www.dover.gov.uk/.../Marke-Wood,-Walmer.aspx.
Fowlmead Country Park opened at the end of May 2007.
Created on land formerly part of the Betteshanger Colliery,
the 120-hectare park and nature reserve features first-class
cycling and horse riding facilities and extensive landscaping
with woodland, lakes, open areas and walking trails. Offers
a programme of activities and events for all ages. It is open
every day of the week, April-October 9am-6pm; November-March
9am-4.30pm. The entrance to Fowlmead is off the A258 Deal-Sandwich
road, a mile north of Deal. For more details see www.fowlmead.co.uk
or call 01304 615390.