Things to do - Days Out

Wildlife park set to reopen

Wildlife park set to reopen

One of Kent's most popular wildlife parks is planning to reopen its gates to about 500 visitors each day.

Living the country park life

Living the country park life

Country parks across the county are open, and now that you can drive to them, so are their car parks. Here's where you can head:

Country park reopens

Country park reopens

A country park packed full of history has said it is now welcoming visitors again.

Gardens reopen to visitors

Gardens reopen to visitors

Families looking for a change of scene for their daily exercise can now visit these gardens in Kent.

Bewl Water open to the public

Bewl Water open to the public

The countryside park with a lake, walking and cycling routes has reopened to visitors.

Simple bird spotting for children

Simple bird spotting for children

A Kent designer has created a fun and simple new website called Nest Friends to help children learn, spot and record British birds near their homes.

Railway attraction appeals for help

Railway attraction appeals for help

A popular tourist attraction in Kent is appealing for help to survive as it struggles to meet costs.

Young orangutan dies after illness battle

Young orangutan dies after illness battle

An orangutan that recently moved to an enclosure in Kent has "died well before his time" from a digestive infection.

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Appeal to support play centre

Appeal to support play centre

A new play centre, which closed because of coronavirus days after officially opening, is asking families to buy gift vouchers for when lockdown ends.

Popular attraction announces permanent closure

Popular attraction announces permanent closure

A Kent attraction has announced it is closing its doors for good after 35 years in a city centre.

Spot the blossom or try green space bingo

Spot the blossom or try green space bingo

A Kent attraction has launched two ways to discovering nature together in their gardens or on their daily walks.

Free fun activity sheets on offer from Forestry England

Free fun activity sheets on offer from Forestry England

We can't visit Forestry England's woodlands currently but managers are offering free themed activity sheets to keep children busy at home.

Start your day with nature, thanks to the Breakfast Birdwatch

Start your day with nature, thanks to the Breakfast Birdwatch

The RSPB, which runs the Big Garden Birdwatch, has launched a new #BreakfastBirdwatch to cut down on anxiety and get us all enjoying nature.

The best open spaces for getting outside

The best open spaces for getting outside

Getting fresh air and exercise will be crucial for children once schools have closed. We take a look at some of the places you could take them.

The Hunt for Henry is on

The Hunt for Henry is on

Castle managers in Kent are looking for someone to step into a young Henry VIII's shoes for their Golden Joust this year.

Last chance for free tickets

Last chance for free tickets

Registration for this year's Kent Big Weekend closes on Monday. Have you applied for your free tickets?

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

If you're looking for something to do with the kids this weekend we've got some suggestions...

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

Make the most of the weekend with one of these family events in Kent.

Giraffes to join wildlife park

Giraffes to join wildlife park

A Kent wildlife park will be welcoming a new and exciting group of animals this month.

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Win a top family attraction ticket

Win a top family attraction ticket

We have a Family Rover ticket for the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway to give away. Here's how you can enter...

Get your free attraction tickets

Get your free attraction tickets

Registration for this year's Kent Big Weekend is now open. Here's how you can apply for free tickets to visit a top attraction in Kent.

See out half term in style

See out half term in style

Make the most of the last few days of the half term holiday with one of these suggestions for your weekend...

Things to do on a rainy day in Kent

Things to do on a rainy day in Kent

With further bad weather forecast as the schools break for half term, we round up some of the best things to do with the family on a rainy day.

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

See in the first weekend of the school break in style with one of these suggestions for your weekend..

Kids go free at wild animal parks

Kids go free at wild animal parks

Two popular Kent wildlife attractions have posted a 'kids go free' offer just in time for the half term holiday.

7 things to do with the kids this weekend

7 things to do with the kids this weekend

Looking for something fun and family-friendly for this Saturday or Sunday? Here's our 7 suggestions of things to do...

Play wild this half term

Play wild this half term

The National Trust is encouraging families to get muddy, messy and back to nature during half term and has some wild activities to tempt us.

February half term events and activities

February half term events and activities

Looking for an action packed February half term for the kids? Here's our round-up of some of the biggest and best things to do...

Free attraction tickets up for grabs

Free attraction tickets up for grabs

Kent Big Weekend is back for another year. Learn here how to apply for your free tickets to attractions in the county.

First look inside inflatable park

First look inside inflatable park

Kent's first inflatable park is now open and we've taken a look inside.

Big events for your weekend

Big events for your weekend

There's some big events happening in Kent this weekend. Learn more about them all here.

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