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The Strand

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The Strand, Gillingham, is one of Medway's most popular leisure attractions. It is open all year around but really comes into its own in the summer when the outdoor pool opens for the sunny season.The Strand Pool

From swimming, tennis, crazy golf and an outdoor gym to playgrounds, paddling pool and the famous miniature railway, there's something for everyone at The Strand.

The Strand outdoor pool is now closed for the winter. 

For more details regarding the history of The Strand, including the project taking place which has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, please visit the strand Project.



  • Outdoor leisure pool
  • 300m lazy river
  • Slides
  • Children’s paddling pool


  • Crazy golf course with nine challenging holes with a Wild West theme and a variety of obstacles


Other attractionsstrand football and tennis

  • Riverside children’s play areas and sandpit
  • Outdoor court for netball, five-a-side football or basketball
  • Tennis courts
  • Historic miniature railway
  • Outdoor gym
  • Picnic area and café
  • Pay and Display parking

Opening Times and Admission Prices

Crazy Golf: Closed for the winter

Miniature Railway: Closed for the winter

Tennis courts: Closed for the winter

Playgrounds: Open throughout the year

Cafeteria: Closed for the winter



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The Strand Leisure Park, Pier Approach, Gillingham, ME7 1TT

Tel: 01634 333927

Email: leisure@medway.gov.uk


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