Things to do - Days Out

Ninja Warriors UK activity centre coming to Kent

Ninja Warriors UK activity centre coming to Kent

Ninjas of all ages will be able to take on an obstacle course inspired by the ITV hit show.

Half term fun for families across Kent

Half term fun for families across Kent

Halloween-themed activities and autumnal trails are among the days out on offer at attractions across Kent this half term holidays. Here's our guide:

Here's how to use your Lotto ticket for £25 off a top day out

Here's how to use your Lotto ticket for £25 off a top day out

October lottery players can get up to £25 off the cost of a day out in Britain and claiming is quick and simple to do.

Flamingos arrived at pub zoo

Flamingos arrived at pub zoo

A pub zoo has welcomed flamingos to its site.

Half term fun for families across Kent

Half term fun for families across Kent

Halloween-themed activities and autumnal trails are among the days out on offer at attractions across Kent this half term holidays. Here's our guide:

Kent parks bag Green Flag Award

Kent parks bag Green Flag Award

A number of parks and green spaces in Kent have been recognised with a Green Flag Award for the first time.

Pumpkin picking sites in Kent this season

Pumpkin picking sites in Kent this season

Pumpkin picking has become the picture-perfect pastime for many in the run-up to Halloween. We take a look at some of the sites across Kent.

Uber Boats adds more Kent to London sailings

Uber Boats adds more Kent to London sailings

A popular river cruise service ferrying passengers from Kent to London is back for yet more special sailings following popular demand.

Play area to be built outside Primark

Play area to be built outside Primark

A children's play area with a pirate ship containing a slide and climbing frame is to be built at a shopping centre.

Forties festival is back

Forties festival is back

A two-day vintage festival celebrating the fabulous '40s is back this weekend after a year's absence, with live music and displays.

Bowling, laser tag and crazy gold all under one roof

Bowling, laser tag and crazy gold all under one roof

A leisure centre offering 10-pin bowling, glow-in-the-dark crazy golf and laser tag has relaunched under new management.

The bug garden where creepy crawlies rule

The bug garden where creepy crawlies rule

A wildlife park has opened a site dedicated to all things creepy and crawly, where you can see bugs, beetles and crabs - and 2,000 cockroaches.

Wildlife park gets family days out award

Wildlife park gets family days out award

Research has named a wildlife park in the county as one of the UK's top for an eco-friendly family day out.

Uber Boats Kent to London service returns

Uber Boats Kent to London service returns

Kent day trippers are being offered another opportunity to capitalise on river cruises running between the county and the capital.

Where to take the kids for a milkshake in Kent

Where to take the kids for a milkshake in Kent

With many McDonald's reporting milkshakes being off the menu due to supply chain issues, here are some other options for your fix of the sugary treat.

What's on this bank holiday weekend

What's on this bank holiday weekend

From country fairs and family festivals to live music, stage shows and plant hunting, there's lots going on across Kent this bank holiday weekend.

Insta appeal as Deal Museum reopens

Insta appeal as Deal Museum reopens

A maritime museum boasts lots of new attractions after it opened for the first time since Covid. And entry is free!

Make a splash this summer with outdoor pools

Make a splash this summer with outdoor pools

It's time to make a splash and dive in to the summer holidays with outdoor pools, paddling pools and lidos. We've picked six to try across the county.

Baby lemurs born at Port Lympne

Baby lemurs born at Port Lympne

The arrival of two white-belted ruffed lemurs is another conservation success for a Kent animal park.

Here's where kids eat free this summer

Here's where kids eat free this summer

Keen to treat the kids without breaking the bank? Here's a round up of pubs, restaurants and cafes with 'kids eat free' deals this summer.

New playpark opens just in time for summer

New playpark opens just in time for summer

A new play area has opened just in time for the school holidays.

Uber Boats to trial Kent to London service

Uber Boats to trial Kent to London service

Day trippers can enjoy a new way to travel to the capital this summer.

Aerial photos display Kent's stunning summer mazes

Aerial photos display Kent's stunning summer mazes

Get lost in one of Kent's intricate maize mazes this summer, which have once again opened for the summer, each with its own unique theme.

Our guide to summer holidays fun across Kent

Our guide to summer holidays fun across Kent

School's nearly out and the summer holidays are coming. Here's our guide to what's on where across the county to keep the kids happy.

Outdoor pool to reopen after two years of closure

Outdoor pool to reopen after two years of closure

A popular paddling pool and rapids that has been closed for two years due to the pandemic is set to reopen at last in time for the summer holidays.

The Beach set to make a return for summer

The Beach set to make a return for summer

A popular beach attraction with funfair rides and sand is set to return to a Kent shopping centre for the school summer holidays.

Palace gardens ready for first picnic visitors

Palace gardens ready for first picnic visitors

Buckingham Palace visitors will enjoy picnics on the royal lawns for the first time this Friday and there are still tickets on sale for the summer.

Zoo bans scooters, skateboards and bikes

Zoo bans scooters, skateboards and bikes

A popular Kent zoo has banned children's skateboards, scooters and bikes from its site.

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England's longest zip wire opens at Bluewater

England's longest zip wire opens at Bluewater

England's longest and fastest zip wire has opened at Bluewater, the first of nine new adventure attractions set for the shopping centre.

Aquapark and watersports lake given the go ahead

Aquapark and watersports lake given the go ahead

A water sports and inflatable water park is to be built in East Kent after the project was granted permission.

Polar Express train tickets on sale today

Polar Express train tickets on sale today

Tickets go on sale today for The Polar Express Train Ride, based on the popular children's story, which is pulling into Kent this Christmas.

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