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Two stunning Kent beaches ‘among best in UK’

Two stunning Kent beaches ‘among best in UK’

Two picturesque Kent beaches have been named two of the best in the country.

Kent’s best ice cream by the coast

Kent’s best ice cream by the coast

A day at the seaside isn’t complete without an ice cream. Here are some of Kent’s top-rated spots to get a soft serve this summer.

Multi-million pound leisure centre officially opened

Multi-million pound leisure centre officially opened

A new £23.65 million family sports and leisure centre is officially open.

Family days out for your summer calendar

Family days out for your summer calendar

From food and music festivals to mystery trails and jousting tournaments, we’ve got all the need-to-know dates for the summer holidays.

London days out with a difference

London days out with a difference

Planning to spend some time in London this summer? We’ve got some unique exhibits, parades and festivals to keep the whole family happy.

Everything you need to know about this year’s Kent County Show

Everything you need to know about this year’s Kent County Show

From ticket prices to shuttle buses and what to see when you get there, we’ve got all the details for one of Kent’s biggest summer events.

Tourist attraction launches summer ticket offer

Tourist attraction launches summer ticket offer

A wildlife park is giving visitors a chance to see elephants, gorillas and big cats for less with discounted tickets.

Victorian festival takes to the sands

Victorian festival takes to the sands

A seaside festival celebrating the life of author Charles Dickens returns for its 87th year this summer.

£3.5m entertainment centre to open this summer

£3.5m entertainment centre to open this summer

A long-awaited family entertainment centre at a major shopping complex has confirmed it will finally open its doors this summer.

Popular lido ready to reopen after ‘significant’ water leak fixed

Popular lido ready to reopen after ‘significant’ water leak fixed

An outdoor pool used by thousands every summer is set to reopen after being forced to shut unexpectedly following work to fix a water leak.

Daddy cool: 10 top ideas for Father’s Day

Daddy cool: 10 top ideas for Father’s Day

Enjoy retro games, classic car shows and beer festivals with these great days out over the Father’s Day weekend.

Opening date revealed for new £24m sports complex

Opening date revealed for new £24m sports complex

A sports centre is set to reopen after undergoing a multi-million-pound transformation.

Budget-friendly campsites near Kent’s top attractions

Budget-friendly campsites near Kent’s top attractions

Want to take the kids on holiday but can’t afford a trip abroad? Book a budget camping trip next door to some of Kent’s best days out.

Action-packed experiences for Kent’s thrill-seekers

Action-packed experiences for Kent’s thrill-seekers

If you’re a self-confessed adrenaline junkie, Kent has some exhilarating days out that might just surprise you.

Adorable lion cubs born at Kent wildlife park

Adorable lion cubs born at Kent wildlife park

Visitors to a wildlife park can now see a pair of energetic lion cubs as they venture around their new enclosure.

Set off on a family adventure this May half term

Set off on a family adventure this May half term

From wild animals to wartime code-breakers, there’s not a dull moment to be had during the school holidays.

Popular mini golf shuts for ‘dino-theme expansion’

Popular mini golf shuts for ‘dino-theme expansion’

A dinosaur-themed mini golf in a town centre has shut as it prepares to undergo a big upgrade.

‘It’s our biggest wall yet’: Opening date revealed for new rock climbing centre

‘It’s our biggest wall yet’: Opening date revealed for new rock climbing centre

A rock climbing centre has revealed an opening date for its latest venue inside a shopping centre in place of a trampoline park.

Dog friendly beaches in Kent this summer

Dog friendly beaches in Kent this summer

If you’re looking for a beach that all the family can enjoy this summer, we’ve rounded up the coastal spots welcoming furry family members.

First look at leisure centre’s new water park

First look at leisure centre’s new water park

New images show plans to build slides and water cannons for a splash pad at a popular swimming centre.

Tickets for festive light trail go on sale

Tickets for festive light trail go on sale

One of the county’s biggest Christmas events will return this year with millions of sparkling lights. Here’s how to get tickets.

Wagamama reveals opening date for shopping centre restaurant

Wagamama reveals opening date for shopping centre restaurant

An award-winning food chain has announced when it will be opening its latest restaurant in the county.

Where to see beautiful bluebells in Kent

Where to see beautiful bluebells in Kent

Kent’s woodlands are soon to be covered in carpets of eye-catching bluebells. Here are 10 places to see the colourful spring flowers.

Start your engines: retro car show returns

Start your engines: retro car show returns

Admire more than 1,000 vintage cars, buses, motorbikes and military vehicles at an annual transport show.

Spring into the city with London’s Easter events

Spring into the city with London’s Easter events

Hop on the train to London this Easter break for Disney and Harry Potter exhibitions, life-sized board games and Lindt chocolate trails.

Your four-day guide to the Easter weekend

Your four-day guide to the Easter weekend

We’ve got the whole bank holiday weekend covered, so all you need to do is take your pick and enjoy great family days out.

Blooming great gardens where kids go free

Blooming great gardens where kids go free

Looking for money-saving days out this Easter? These stunning gardens are open over the school holidays with free entry for little ones.

First look inside huge soft play centre after expansion

First look inside huge soft play centre after expansion

A bounce park and soft play centre has doubled in size and added new activities including an unlimited arcade.

8 Easter trails at Kent’s National Trust locations

8 Easter trails at Kent’s National Trust locations

Join in with Tudor-themed trails, outdoor egg hunts and giant noughts-and-crosses with the National Trust’s Easter activities.

Opening date revealed for Bluewater’s football air dome backed by England legends

Opening date revealed for Bluewater’s football air dome backed by England legends

The opening date for a family-friendly, football entertainment centre has been revealed after it was launched by four legends of the game.

Animal park welcomes critically endangered orangutans

Animal park welcomes critically endangered orangutans

A pair of critically endangered Sumatran orangutans have been moved to a Kent animal park.

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