Visitor facilities and food at Shorne Woods Country Park

Our award-winning, eco-friendly visitor centre is the heart of Shorne Woods Country Park. With a café, outdoor kitchen with log-fired pizza oven, gift shop, toilets, baby change facilities and information about the park, the visitor centre has everything you need to complete your day out. There is also a meeting space available for booking, which includes a self-contained kitchen and toilet facilities.

Shorne Woods Country Park café

The café sells delicious homemade soups, hot meals, snacks and baguettes and fresh ground bean coffee.

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday

10am to 3pm

Café and visitor centre Christmas hours

18 to 22 December

10am to 4pm

23 December

9am to 4pm

Christmas Eve

10am to 2pm

Christmas Day


Boxing Day

11am to 3pm

27 to 29 December

10am to 4pm

30 to 31 December

9am to 4pm

New Years Day

9am to 3pm

2 to 5 January

10am to 3pm

Venue hire

Shorne Woods Country Park is the perfect setting for your next meeting, function or event. Surrounded by some of Kent’s most beautiful countryside, the bookable Chestnut Room has everything you need to bring your events to life.

Learn more about venue hire

Delicious food

Take a break for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea in our spacious, modern café. Grab a cool refreshing drink, or enjoy something from our range of homemade cakes, pastries and seasonal menus. There’s also an eco-friendly wood fired pizza oven too.

Learn more about the café at Shorne Woods

Gift shop

Find our gift shop in the visitor centre and browse the range of gifts and souvenirs, including pocket money toys, seasonal cards and local produce. We also sell wood products, including kindling and logs, as a by-product of the conservation work we do.

Find out more about the shop and wood products


There is a unisex accessible toilet within the main visitor centre which is open at all times and also a further unisex accessible toilet in the toilet block serving the playground which is open at peak times. Both of these facilities can be reached via easy access pathways and ramps and do not require a Radar key to access them. Toilet facilities are available at all times when the park is open to visitors, even if the café and shop are closed.