Things to do - Days Out

New mini golf course for Kent

New mini golf course for Kent

A nine-hole mini golf course has opened in Kent where a round is just over £2!

The Kent animal parks now open

The Kent animal parks now open

Wild animal parks in Kent have been given the green light to reopen on Monday, April 12. Here's all you need to know about visiting one in Kent:

Kent parks perfect for a play date

Kent parks perfect for a play date

If you're making plans to see friends or family outside during the holidays, here's 30 parks and open spaces in Kent where you could meet.

Easter events in Kent

Easter events in Kent

From nature trails to egg hunts, we round up all of the Easter activities happening in Kent this weekend and throughout the school holidays:

English Heritage opens castle gates

English Heritage opens castle gates

Dover Castle has reopened in time for Easter and school break whilst Walmer Castle is extending its opening hours. All the details here:

How to book Castle's Easter trail

How to book Castle's Easter trail

Are you ready to liven up that daily walk? A popular historical attraction has launched an educational Easter trail for the school holidays.

What can I do with the family from Monday?

What can I do with the family from Monday?

From 'stay at home' to 'stay local' we look at what this really means for families in Kent from March 29 when lockdown rules are set to ease.

Coastal railway back on track

Coastal railway back on track

Train-mad tots and their families will be able to enjoy a seaside steam ride from next month with this popular attraction launches again.

Diggerland set to reopen

Diggerland set to reopen

The construction-themed attraction has announced plans to reopen in April under the government's roadmap out of lockdown.

Go Ape in Kent to reopen

Go Ape in Kent to reopen

Popular treetop activity courses in Kent have put tickets back on sale as they plan to reopen from March 29.

Watersports to restart this month

Watersports to restart this month

Families will be able to enjoy paddleboarding, canoeing and kayaking from the end of this month when watersports centres reopen.

All aboard historic railway

All aboard historic railway

A heritage railway in Kent is making plans to reopen following the government's planned route out of lockdown.

Gardens to reopen next month

Gardens to reopen next month

Are you ready for a change of scene on the daily walk? These picturesque gardens are reopening in April.

Plans for Easter holiday camps

Plans for Easter holiday camps

There are plans for Easter holiday camps in Kent to take the pressure off working parents and to boost children's confidence after months indoors.

30 parks and play areas in Kent

30 parks and play areas in Kent

Is there a park, play area or woodland nearby you've not yet tried? Here's 30 in Kent currently open to visitors...

Multi-storey skatepark will open this summer

Multi-storey skatepark will open this summer

The world's first multi-storey skate park will open in Kent this summer.

Bookable activities at country park

Bookable activities at country park

Bike hire, orienteering and geocaching activities are open at a Kent country park. Learn more here.

Plea to parents to 'follow the rules'

Plea to parents to 'follow the rules'

Stay local, do not travel and don’t mix households is the message to parents ahead of next week's February half term break.

Wildlife park to close

Wildlife park to close

Bosses at a wildlife park have announced they have been forced to close due to the pressures caused by the pandemic.

Castle open for 'local visitors'

Castle open for 'local visitors'

One of Kent's most popular historical attractions is keeping its grounds and gardens open for families living nearby.

Animal parks close

Animal parks close

Animal attractions, which had hoped to open on select days through January, have now been forced to close their gates to visitors.

Animal parks alter January open times

Animal parks alter January open times

Two Kent animal parks have been forced to change their planned opening times for January.

Lights trail on for longer

Lights trail on for longer

A festive lights trail has decided to extend its run further into January due to overwhelming popularity.

Enjoy a Peter Rabbit themed winter walk

Enjoy a Peter Rabbit themed winter walk

Peter Rabbit themed winter trails are popping up in Kent for families looking for a wintery walk with some added fun.

Kent ice rink opens

Kent ice rink opens

An ice rink which was delayed as a result of government restrictions, is opening to visitors.

Escape to Neverland for Christmas magic

Escape to Neverland for Christmas magic

Looking to escape the strains of 2020 for an afternoon? One Kent attraction has a magical answer...

Christmas arrives at Bluewater

Christmas arrives at Bluewater

Despite initial concerns that some events may not be able to go ahead as planned both the rice rink and festive experience at Bluewater are now open.

5 animal parks open to visitors

5 animal parks open to visitors

Looking for somewhere to take the kids this month? Kent's wild animal parks are reopening and promising brilliant outings in the great ourdoors:

Green light for outdoor Grinch trail

Green light for outdoor Grinch trail

A Grinch-themed outdoor trail will go ahead this December, along with other Christmas events, despite Kent's move to Tier 3 restrictions.

5 things to do this weekend in Kent

5 things to do this weekend in Kent

Are you struggling with the thought of amusing the kids over another weekend in lockdown? Here's some suggestions of things to do...

Attraction unveils Christmas plans

Attraction unveils Christmas plans

Santa in his sleigh, an enchanting Christmas scene and the chance to leave wishes on a magical tree are all part of an attraction's Christmas plans.

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