Best Things To Do & Days Out In Kent

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 189 fun things to do in Kent for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Kent day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Kent with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

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Barleylands Farm Park

Barleylands Farm Park, Barleylands Farm Office, Barleylands Rd, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD

Things to do at Barleylands Farm Park review Barleylands is a lovely little farm located within Barleylands farm and craft village. With lots to do, even in the rain. Outside there are 2 play areas, a bouncy pillow, zip line, Barleylands speedway, farm football, and a bumpy tractor ride...
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Howletts Wild Animal Park

Howletts Wildlife Park, Bekesboune Ln, Bekesbourne, Littlebourne, Kent, CT4 5EL

Things to do at Howletts Wild Animal Park review Howletts Animal Park is a large zoo located just outside of Canterbury in Kent. It’s home to a huge number of animals from across the world and makes a really great day out for all the family. From elephants to...
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Wildwood Trust Kent

WIlwood Trust , Wealden Forest Park, Canterbury Road, Herne common, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7LQ

Things to do at Wildwood Trust Wildlife Park review The Wildwood Trust wildlife park just outside Canterbury in Kent is about 5 minutes down the road from my house, so we’ve visited quite a few times with our two-year-old daughter. It’s a lot bigger than it first appears, as...
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Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway RH&DR

Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, New Romney Station, 2 Littlestone Road, Littlestone, Kent, TN28 8PL

Things to do at Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway RH&DR review The RHDR has a special place in my heart as it is somewhere we went to the first time we went to Dymchurch to meet Chris’s mum. She lives right by the crossing near Dymchurch station and we...
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Elham Valley Railway Museum

Elham Valley Railway Museum, Peene, Folkestone, Kent, CT18 8AZ

Things to do at Elham Valley Railway Museum review The Elham Valley Railway was a hidden gem that we visited on a whim after seeing its sign whilst on our way to Walmer Castle. A quick Google later and we headed there on our way home. We probably spent...
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Walmer Castle and Gardens

Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Rd, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7LJ

Things to do at Walmer Castle and Gardens review The beautiful Walmer Castle was built as part of the Tudor sea defences near Kent’s coast. It has a more recent history as the home of the Duke of Wellington who lived there for over 20 years. The Queen Mother...
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All Ages Indoor Aquarium Animals

SEA LIFE Brighton

Sea Life Brighton, Marine Parade, Brighton, Sussex, BN2 1TB

Things to do at SEA LIFE Brighton review Brighton Sea Life is the oldest operating aquarium in the world and is home to the largest collection of sharks and rays in the UK. Housed in a whopping 700,000 litre display are an impressive 840 marine creatures. Including, Black Tip...
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Blackberry Farm Park

Blackberry Farm Park, Whitesmith, Lewes, Sussex, BN8 6JD

Things to do at Blackberry Farm Park review Blackberry Farm is set in 18 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside. It’s a family-run farm and home to lots of animals. We really enjoyed our day visiting Blackberry Farm and there’s so much to do. Our highlight would have to be...
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Drusillas Park

Drusilla's Park, Alfriston Road, Alfriston, Sussex, BN26 5QS

Things to do at Drusillas Park review Drusilla Park is a wonderful day out for all ages. The conservation zoo is a fabulous opportunity for children to enjoy and learn about animals from all around the world. The zoo has been in operation for many years. I even had...
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Lavender Line

Lavender Line, Isfield Station, Isfield, Sussex, TN22 5XB

Things to do at Lavender Line review The Lavender Line is a lovely little railway which travels for a two mile round trip through the beautiful Wealden countryside with both diesel and steam engines. Check the timetable to see what is running on the day of your visit. There’s a...
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Knole National Trust

Knole, Knole House, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RP

Things to do at Knole review Knole Park is arguably the jewel in Sevenoaks crown. Accessible from various points including what is known by locals as "the hole in the wall" along Seal Hollow Road the main entrance is at the top of the high street. It is hugely...
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Emmetts Garden

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6BA

Things to do at Emmetts Garden review Nestled in Ide Hill, near Sevenoaks Emmetts gardens is a very popular destination for families. There is a lot of parking however it is always worth checking social media to check the car park hasn't been closed during busy periods. There is...
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Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RR

Things to do at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens review Riverhill Himalayans Gardens really is a hidden gem in Sevenoaks. Just outside Sevenoaks town centre it is open from March to November but please check their website for times and dates as they change with the seasons. You can spend a couple...
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360 Play Basildon

360 Play Basildon, Festival Leisure Park, Festival Way, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3WB

Things to do at the 360 Play Basildon review So what is 360 play? Well, it's a children's goldmine of fun! Not only is there a 3 storey soft play for the older ones, there is a separate soft play for under 4s. Then there is an entire role...
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Paradise Wildlife Park

Paradise Wildlife Park, White Stubbs Ln, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 7QA

Things to do at Paradise Wildlife Park review Paradise Wildlife Park is located close to the M25 just off the A10 in Broxbourne. Your entrance ticket helps to raise funds to support wildlife conservation projects in the UK and around the world. They have an excellent World of...
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