From the white cliffs of Dover to historic castles and maybe even a sneaky trip to Bluewater, Kent has so much to offer the family. Whether you live in the Garden of England or are just looking for somewhere new to go, here are our choice of the 10 best family attractions in Kent….
Visit this iconic attraction in Kent, with so much to do your little boat lovers will want to set off and sail the high seas! There is a museum, submarines and the chance to see everything ships have to offer, plus there is an indoor play area and picnic site which is ideal for when the typical English weather strikes.
None of us are strangers to the wonders of Thomas the Tank Engine, but apart from the Fat Controller himself, we can’t all have the chance to ride on him. With one of these epic days out, you can enjoy a fabulous family friendly ride on the big blue steam engine himself, as well as joining Rusty and Dusty’s storytelling with balloon modelling, plus children’s rides and a soft play area at Tenterden station.
Driving diggers, riding in a JCB bucket and racing in a mini Land Rover… sounds amazing right? At Diggerland in Strood you can do all of those things and so much more. Designed for 4-14 year olds, this one-of-a-kind attraction is definitely one to put on the ‘bucket’ list.
Crazy golf, gone even crazier at Mr Mulligans in Sidcup and Tonbridge. Dodge the dinos, putt under the bridges and play through various water features at 36 holes of golfing madness. With flood-lit courses and mid-week special deals, this could be a perfect after school treat.
From Acorn Apartments to Mushroom Manor, The Old Boot Inn and Tree Top Village the elves and fairies have set up residence at Jeskyns in Cobham. Sneak up and see if you can find these mystical creatures while exploring the wonders this beautiful woodland has to offer, such as cows, skylarks and maybe even a Gruffalo!
Home to Britain’s last working Oasthouse, this is a nostalgic attraction with historic buildings, farmyard animals and play areas. Learn about hop picking, stroll through the beautiful gardens and get hands on in the cuddle corner with some of the smaller residents as well as seeing sheep, pigs, horses, donkeys, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, ducks and geese.