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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:

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 easy plants kids can grow

5 easy plants kids can grow

JLS star and Kent farmer JB Gill says he loves gardening with his children. With more sun heading our way here's 5 plants the kids could grow.

Nine Kent beaches among best in the world

Nine Kent beaches among best in the world

Already thinking about where to take the kids when the weather eventually improves? Nine beaches in Kent have been awarded a prestigious Blue Flag.

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...

Diggerland set to reopen

Diggerland set to reopen

The construction-themed attraction has announced plans to reopen in April under the government's roadmap out of lockdown.

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.

30 parks and play areas in Kent

30 parks and play areas in Kent

Is there a park, play area or woodland nearby you've not yet tried? Here's 30 in Kent currently open to visitors...

50 things to do with the kids at home

50 things to do with the kids at home

Not sure how to keep the kids amused during half term? Here's 50 suggestions of things to do for anyone in need of fresh inspiration...

TV lessons to bolster home learning

TV lessons to bolster home learning

Hours of curriculum-based programmes and learning will be shown through television screens from next week as part of work to help pupils at home.

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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...

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...

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S has unveiled its biggest ever Halloween range to help families enjoy a fright night in this year, including this themed Colin the Caterpillar.

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:

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

See out the last of the summer holidays in style with one of our suggestions for the August bank holiday weekend.

Take the kids crabbing in Kent

Take the kids crabbing in Kent

Looking for a cheap outing in the great outdoors? Here's our guide to taking the kids crabbing in Kent...

Museum opens with half price offer

Museum opens with half price offer

Kent's only Roman museum in Kent has opened with a half price ticket offer - with two children also going free with every full paying adult.

Pantomime plans amid coronavirus

Pantomime plans amid coronavirus

Kent's biggest pantomime has said it won't open this Christmas whilst another in the county is making plans for socially distanced performances.

Unlimited trampoline trips this summer

Unlimited trampoline trips this summer

Two trampoline parks in Kent have launched unlimited Summer Bounce vouchers to help families keep costs down this summer.

Things to do for less than a fiver

Things to do for less than a fiver

Struggling to make the pennies stretch this summer? Here are five Kent attractions where tickets are just £5 or a family could visit for £20 or less.

6 ways to kick start the summer break

6 ways to kick start the summer break

School's out for summer and here are six attractions open just in time for the six-week holiday.

The Beach at Bluewater is back

The Beach at Bluewater is back

Bluewater's popular beach-side attraction is reopening this weekend, but there are changes in place to meet the latest government restrictions.

6 Kent attractions getting ready to reopen

6 Kent attractions getting ready to reopen

Are you and the kids ready for a change of scene? Here's all you need to know about the next six attractions reopening in Kent.

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

Whatever you do with the family this Easter, make sure you send us a snap of it for our photographic competition, Snapshot Kent.

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