There are so many things to do in Kent and Visit Kent is a good source to find something of your liking! To make things easy for you, we already listed a few things below as well!


Leeds Castle is set in 500 acres of beautiful landscape and there are fun things to do and see for all members of the family.

Discover the fascinating 900 years of history of this castle which is famous for it's function to entertain and impress. Enjoy the formal garden and find your way to the centre of the maze. There is even a large playground for the little ones who have some spare energy to spend!

11.1 miles (19 minutes drive)


Sissinghurst Castle has been a prison in the 1700's, a home to the women's land army and it was also a family home to some fascinating people who lived there or came to stay. It is owned and maintained by the National Trust and it is among the most famous gardens in England.

10.8 miles (20 minutes drive)


South East Rare Bread Centre is the place to go if you want to do something family friendly with the little ones. It has a large collection of rare farm breeds on a working farm and is located within 100-acres of beautiful unspoiled countryside. Whatever the weather or time of year, no other attraction offers so much to see and do as the Rare Breeds Centre with its unique mix of fun, excitement and countryside adventure. Highlights include a walk through butterfly tunnel, a gourgeous discovery garden and woodland discovery Trails. 

9.7 miles (21 minute drive)


Godington House is definitly worth going if you are into gardens. 

The gardens, including a stunning rose garden and Italian garden, cover twelve acres and are surrounded by ancient parkland, studded with stately oaks and chestnuts. A tour to see the house can be booked and is well worth doing. There is a tearoom where some lovely cream teas are available.

5.5 miles (12 minute drive)


Chilham has being used many times as a filming location and it is not hard to see why. At its heart four narrow steep lanes rise up from the valley to emerge into a beautiful preserved medieval square. This village offers a real taste of history. Even if you are just on your way to Canterbury it is worth to pop in for a peek!

13.4 miles (22 minutes drive)


Tenterden, declared 'Jewel of the Weald' has largely escaped much modern development and has consequently retained its charm. It has a fine broad tree-lined High street and ranks amongst the most attractive in the country with  some beautiful old buildings, many small independent boutiques, craft shops, antique shops and tearooms. 

9.3 miles (21 minute drive)


Whitstable is probably one of Kents if not Englands most beautiful and quirky seaside towns. Take your picnic to the beach, have an oyster at the working harbor and watch a boat race happen from the shore. Famous for its art and music scene the town is criss-crossed by numerous small alleys, once used by fisherman to reach the beach. It is difficult not to feel instantly relaxed when strolling through this lovely seaside town!

21.7 miles (35 minutes drive)


We have many more suggestions, and are aware of all the local festivals & dates, so if you need any more ideas, please do get in touch!

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