Things to do - Days Out

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.

Castle offers discounted tickets

Castle offers discounted tickets

An historical attraction allowed to remain open during lockdown is offering families reduced-price tickets to come and enjoy its outdoor facilities.

7 places you can still visit in lockdown

7 places you can still visit in lockdown

Country parks, woodland and attractions with large grounds and gardens can stay open this month. Here's 7 outdoor spaces to enjoy with the kids:

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Get your spook on for the remainder of the half term holiday with one of these events happening in Kent this weekend.

Half price ticket offer at wildlife parks

Half price ticket offer at wildlife parks

Two Kent wildlife parks have launched a half price ticket offer for the remainder of the half term holiday. Learn more here.

Slim pickings at some pumpkin patches

Slim pickings at some pumpkin patches

Pumpkin fields in some parts of Kent are now turning away visitors after high demand has seen them run out days before Halloween.

More dates added to meet Santa

More dates added to meet Santa

An attraction has added additional dates and increased capacity to meet Father Christmas due to overwhelming demand from families.

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

Looking to make the most of the half term holiday in Kent? We've a run down of things to do, events you can book and the days out on offer...

Halloween happenings at Bluewater

Halloween happenings at Bluewater

From an spooky outdoor trail to magical film screenings, Bluewater is offering families a Halloween-themed half term adventure.

Discounted tickets for largest zip wire

Discounted tickets for largest zip wire

The country's largest and fastest zip-wire is set to take flight in Kent early next year. Here's how to claim early bird prices...

Pick up a pumpkin in half term

Pick up a pumpkin in half term

Not yet picked up a pumkin for Halloween? Here's the pumpkin fields in Kent open during half term:

Adventure Play Village launched at Cyclopark

Adventure Play Village launched at Cyclopark

A play village, with mini roads, traffic lights and a petrol station, has opened at a Kent attraction to help children learn to ride safely.

Pick pumpkins to help charity

Pick pumpkins to help charity

A charity helping people with learning disabilities, hopes families picking pumpkins from its patch will help bolster funds hit hard by coronavirus.

Take on a treetop adventure after dark

Take on a treetop adventure after dark

Fancy a halloween half term outing with a difference? Go Ape is offering families the chance to take on its treetop high ropes courses after dark.

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

From pumpkin picking to finding Wally and the reopening of one of Kent's biggest soft plays - here's some suggestions for the weekend.

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Feeling organised? Restrictions mean many half term and Halloween events are pre-book only. We've rounded up those with tickets now on sale:

Magical Christmas tickets on sale

Magical Christmas tickets on sale

Families are expected to snap up tickets to Hever Castle's magical Christmas events, this year with a Peter Pan theme, which go on sale this week.

Soft play centre reopens to families

Soft play centre reopens to families

After more than six months of closure popular soft play attraction Monkey Bizz in Strood has finally reopened to visitors.

New kids entertainment complex opening

New kids entertainment complex opening

Soft play, a 'dinky town', laser arena and party kingdom are all part of plans for a new children's entertainment complex in Kent.

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Things to do this weekend in Kent

From wartime air displays to live music, Kent is gearing up for an action-packed weekend. Here's how your family can be part of it:

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