Can you swim in Leybourne Lakes?

Can you swim in Leybourne Lakes?

Leybourne Lakes This is a top destination in Kent for open water swimmers, but you must first pass an induction before you can swim in the lake, which is deep and cold. If that doesn’t put you off, then you’ll enjoy an invigorating swim surrounded by green flag award winning Leybourne Lakes Country Park.

Is Leybourne Lakes muddy?

They generally have a hard, compact surface although some walks may use grassy surfaces, which can become muddy in winter months.

Can dogs swim in Leybourne Lakes?

The 93 hectares (230 acres) of lakes provide a peaceful location for wildlife and birdwatching, whilst also allowing water loving dogs to go for a swim.

Is Leybourne Lakes man made?

The 93 hectares (230 acres) of lakes now provide a peaceful location for wildlife and birdwatching, whilst also allowing watersports enthusiasts the opportunity to windsurf, canoe and kayak in the man-made lakes.

Can I kayak on Leybourne Lake?

Leybourne Lake Watersports Centre – a freshwater lake in Kent offering open water swimming, paddle boarding, scuba diving, windsurfing & kayaking.

Can you fish at Leybourne Lakes?

The lakes have easy level access, with good platforms and are well stocked to provide good all year round sport with silver fish and carp. Marley’s and Brown’s have a number of pegs specifically for disabled anglers. Fishing will be from 07:30 until dusk, (defined as 30 minutes after sunset).

How many miles around is Leybourne Lakes?

1.9 mile
Leybourne Lakes Circular is a 1.9 mile loop trail located near Snodland, Kent, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. The pathways which are flat and all hard-surfaced provide good access to wheelchairs and buggies.

Where can I walk in Medway?

Self-guided walks

  • Bredhurst Kissing Gate self-guided walk.
  • Darland Banks self-guided walk.
  • Frindsbury and Upper Upnor Circular self-guided walk.
  • Hoo Saunter self-guided walk.
  • Hook Meadow self-guided walk.
  • Rainham Greenspace self-guided walk.
  • Self-guided walk around Broomhill.
  • St. Mary’s Island self-guided walk.

How deep are Leybourne Lakes?

Leybourne Lake is situated close to Larkfield near Maidstone in Kent and offers 10m max depth.

What time does Leybourne Lakes open?

The park opens at 7.30 every day and closes at dusk (but no later than 9pm).

Where is Brooklands?

Brookland Lake is a 28 acre, old sand and gravel pit which is surrounded by trees and reeds and managed by a private angling club. However, there are circular walks around the lake that are open to the public. The lake is a tranquil place and is tucked away off the A228, behind the paper mill near Snodland.

Can you cycle around Leybourne Lakes?

Enjoy peaceful, waterside walking and cycling at Leybourne Lakes Country Park, near Maidstone in Kent. The expansive park includes several lakes with the River Medway running along the eastern section of the park.