Darenth Country Park and Dartford Heath:
If you would like to help look after some of the public open space within the Borough, the Countryside team runs two volunteer days each week.
Darenth Country Park
Every other Thursday they work in Darenth Country Park carrying out maintenance tasks, fencing, hedge laying, clearing footpaths, clearing scrub, orchard Pruning and tree works in the winter.
Task Day Dates
12th September 2019
26th September 2019
10th October 2019
24th October 2019
7th November 2019
21st November 2019
5th December 2019
19th December 2019
They meet at their workshop in Bailiffs Cottage, adjacent to the Arrow Riding Centre at 9am.
On Tuesday they work on Dartford Heath, clearing footpaths and rides, maintaining open heathland areas, and clearing scrub and burnt areas in the winter. Other jobs include step repair, installing bollards and benches and clearing fallen or hazardous trees.
They meet at Heath Lane car park at 10am.
Volunteering is an enjoyable way to help look after our open spaces. You will meet like-minded people, and get some healthy, open air exercise.
If you would like to join one of our volunteer groups, it is important that you phone us first.
Please leave your details on 01322 285497 and a team member will contact you.