Things to do - Holidays and Short Breaks

Festive film screenings at half term

Festive film screenings at half term

Christmas is coming early as one Kent cinema is set to screen festive films two months ahead, in half term.

Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego's advent calendars have gone on sale, and despite this week's mini heatwave, two are already sold out online.

Holidaymakers warned to check passports after travel confusion

Holidaymakers warned to check passports after travel confusion

Travellers are being reminded to check passports are valid following confusion with post-Brexit rules and the government's own passport checker.

Kent's best beaches: The complete guide

Kent's best beaches: The complete guide

Heading to the beach in Kent as the temperature rises? Here's your guide to the county's best.

Rekindle summer vibes with your family tribe

Rekindle summer vibes with your family tribe

Organisers of the Neverworld festival have unveiled the smaller family festival weekend on offer in a Kent woodland this summer.

Take a family break for just £29

Take a family break for just £29

One of the UK's top budget hotel chains has put millions of hotel rooms on sale for £29 this summer and there's free breakfasts too...

First look at new multi-million pound theme park land

First look at new multi-million pound theme park land

Legoland has shared a first look inside its new attraction Land of Mythica, which includes flying and water rides.

Can you survive a weekend with record breaker Ed Stafford?

Can you survive a weekend with record breaker Ed Stafford?

Discovery Channel star Ed Stafford has curated a series of family survival weekends in Kent this summer. Are you up for the challenge?

Disney confirms vaccine rules for UK holidays

Disney confirms vaccine rules for UK holidays

Disney's new UK Magic at Sea holidays go on sale on Friday. Here's all you need to know including its Covid vaccination policy.

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.

6 tips for getting kids to sleep at Christmas

6 tips for getting kids to sleep at Christmas

If you want the kids to nod off nicely the night before Christmas, we've some expert hints and tips...

24 Elf on the Shelf adventures for 2020

24 Elf on the Shelf adventures for 2020

Homes across Kent are experiencing an invasion of pint-sized pixies. Here's some of the mischief to be prepared for even in a global pandemic...

Half term closures for train line

Half term closures for train line

Southeastern passengers going to London in half term are being told to check before travelling as engineering work will close a line to the capital.

Win an overnight stay at Port Lympne

Win an overnight stay at Port Lympne

We have an overnight stay at Port Lympne's luxury glamping site for up to six people to give away. Learn more here.

Kent's best beaches

Kent's best beaches

Before you head to the coast with the family for a summer by the sea, take a look at the Kent beaches given Blue Flag status or a Seaside Award.

Call to extend October half term

Call to extend October half term

A two-week long October half term for KCC schools has been proposed by a councillor who says it could give more families the chance of a holiday.

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Disney is Dover bound

Disney is Dover bound

Mickey Mouse and friends are once again headed for Kent's shores, it has been announced.

Kent parents added to festival line-up

Kent parents added to festival line-up

Described as 'the most well-known parents on Instagram' a Kent couple will join Jess Glynn and Nile Rogers on the line-up of a top family festival

Unique homes for a holiday in Kent

Unique homes for a holiday in Kent

From a cliff-edge bedroom and hilltop yurt to a secret cottage and fairytale castle - we look at 10 unique properties perfect for a Kent staycation.

Brexit and foreign travel this summer

Brexit and foreign travel this summer

What does Brexit mean for foreign travel? We take a look at the latest advice and what leaving the EU without a deal could mean for holidays.

Review: Winter Wonderland at Phileas Fogg's World of Adventures

Review: Winter Wonderland at Phileas Fogg's World of Adventures

One of the south east’s newest and most eye-catching attractions has taken on a whole new look for Christmas.

Half-term camping? Then don’t miss out on these deals

Half-term camping? Then don’t miss out on these deals

Sponsored content: Check out these great eBay offers for camping clothes, tents and accessories.

Review: The Big Feastival 2018

Review: The Big Feastival 2018

The rain couldn't dampen spirits at The Big Feastival. Read our review of the weekend's fun.

Fancy facing a festival with the family?

Fancy facing a festival with the family?

Glitter, facepaints and fancy dress at the ready! We've rounded up some of the best family-friendly festivals happening this summer:

Check out the super swanky lakeside lodges at Centre Parcs

Check out the super swanky lakeside lodges at Centre Parcs

Take a first peek at the new executive holiday homes before they open to the public

Going wild in the wilderness

Going wild in the wilderness

Camp Wilderness is bringing magical outdoor summer camp stays to the county this August.

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