Kent – Things To Do

Spa Valley Railway

Travel by mainline trains on a journey through the wonderful High Weald Countryside. Discover the award-winning gardens and forest of Groombridge Place. There is also the popular Huntsman Public House, which serves wine fine and local food.
Wealden Railway Co, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5QY

Tonbridge Castle

Learn about kings and heroes on this ancient site with a splending 13th century gatehouse. Explore the castle at your own pace, or take part in an immersive audio tour. Tours and workshops are also exclusively available for schools.
Tonbridge Castle, Castle Street, Tonbridge, TN9 1BG

Canterbury Cathedral

One of the most visitied places in the country, view the stunning architecture or attend a special service. The cathedral shop sells replica historical artefacts and books in the heart of the city of Canterbury.
Cathedral House, Canterbury, CT1 2EH

Canoe Wild

Ideal for beginners, adults and children alike, Canoe Wild is a great day out for everyone. Paddle down the River Stour and get close to the wildlife. All the equipment you need will be provided. For the young paddlers, why not try raft building and kayaking?
Grove Ferry Country Park, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP

Jetstream Tours

Visit the Redsand Towers, take a day trip to Southend, or enjoy a fish and chip cruise. The Tilbury Ferry connects Gravesend and Tilbury every half an hour Monday to Saturday
Sun Pier, Medway Street, Chatham, ME4 4HF

Hever Castle & Gardens

Hever Castle is the perfect setting for a day out for history lovers. Learn about the Tudors and the Astor family. Admire the lovely interiors and explore the grounds/gardens. Children will love the challenge of finding their way through the Water Maze and the 100 year old Yew Maze. Archery and jousting events are also available.
Hever Castle, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG


Year-round entertainment, from spooky Halloween scares and magical Christmas moments. There are plenty of rides for all ages to keep you busy all day, and at night there are outdoor gigs. Grab a bite at the Lucky Chip Diner after a day if fun for all the family.
Dreamland, Marine Terrace, Margate, CT9 1XJ

Leeds Castle

Surrounded by 500 acres of gardens, Leeds Castle is a great day out for the family or the perfect romantic gateway. Watch falconry displays or take part in the amazing maze challenge, there’s an endless list of fun things to do here.
Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL

Shepherd Neame Brewery

Nestled in the medieval market town of Faversham, discovery the secrets of Britain’s oldest brewery. The award winning tours take visitors around the site to learn the ancient art of brewing. The Old Brewery Shop also hold a wide range of old wines and spirits.
Shepherd Neame Brewery, Fathersham, Kent, ME13 7AX

Wingham Wildlife Park

See hundreds of animals from all over the worldm from playful lemurs to majestic tigers. Visitors will also get the chance to see high quality models of over 20 different dinosaurs.
Wingham Wildlife Park, Wingham, Kent, CT3 1JL