Things to do in Kent this weekend on September 5 and 6 including Romney bus rally and classic cars in Dartford

It's the first weekend of September, there's perhaps more of a routine and time to enjoy the weekend more.
Here's some suggestions for things to do with the kids this Saturday and Sunday...

Birds of prey will take flight at Dover Castle this weekend
Birds of prey will take flight at Dover Castle this weekend

Falconry of the Medieval Kings, Dover Castle

Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6

Join the medieval falconers on the palace green and watch incredible displays of hawks, owls and falcons in flight.

The displays will showcase the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds whilst also explaining to visitors some very turbulent tales of the early medieval monarchs.

The weekend-long event is included in the entry price to Dover Castle but all visitors must pre-book a date and time to come along to allow for social distancing.
For more information or to make a booking please click here.

Make a booking with Go Ape for an adventure in the trees
Make a booking with Go Ape for an adventure in the trees

Go Ape, Leeds Castle and Bedgebury Pinetum

Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7

If you're on the lookout for socially distanced adventures, then an outing high up in the trees could be ideal for the kids.

Both of Kent's Go Ape sites have reopened for bookings, welcoming families back in smaller group sessions to allow for plenty of social distancing.

There are courses and challenges to suit all ages and heights. To learn more or to make a booking click here .

Wonder Factory has a giant pool of foam marshmallows
Wonder Factory has a giant pool of foam marshmallows

Wonder Factory, Bluewater Shopping Centre

Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7

Have you caught the pool of 65,000 marshmallows at Bluewater?

The latest selfie-style attraction has opened for a three-month visit at the shopping centre and weekend tickets are available.

Ticket holders going to Wonder Factory can explore a range of unusual original backdrops and eye-catching installations from colourful confetti-filled spaces and a mirrored space-themed room, to a touch-sensitive light wall.

To learn more and details on how to book tickets please click here.

There will be a large collection of buses on display
There will be a large collection of buses on display

Bus Rally, Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

Sunday, September 6

The annual bus rally is being held this Sunday at New Romney Station and a nostalgic train journey to the display is a perfect combination for an outing.

Access to the bus rally is via pre-booked tickets from Hythe to New Romney where more than 30 vintage busses, coaches and taxis are expected to be on display in the car park.

Carriages are split into compartments separated by Perspex and visitors seated in family groups meaning that there is no need to wear a mask when travelling. Social bubbles can be seated together in combinations up to 4 adults and 2 children.

There will be a one-way system in place to see the vehicles on display alongside several trade stands. To learn more about the event or book your tickets, click here.

Book your ticket to look at the classic cars in Hawley
Book your ticket to look at the classic cars in Hawley

Classic Car Display, Hawley Garden Centre near Dartford

Sunday, September 6

The popular car display at Hawley Garden Centre is returning this weekend. There have been almost 60 cars and motorbikes on show in the past few years ranging from the very old to the very new!

The event takes place between 10.30am and 3.45pm on Sunday.

Entry is free however organisers ask that you still book a ticket online to show your interest and ensure that they can control visitor numbers.

To learn more click here.

Sittingbourne's steam railway is running every Sunday in September and carriages for six are just £20
Sittingbourne's steam railway is running every Sunday in September and carriages for six are just £20

Sittingbourne Steam Railway

Sunday, September 6

Trains are running every Sunday throughout September and services have been rearranged to allow for extra space and social distancing.

Carriages for the 75 minute round-trip journey cost £20 and are suitable for a family of six. There are three services a day - each with 12 compartments available to book which must be done in advance.

To make a booking and learn more about the new measures please click here .

For more suggestions of things to do with the kids this weekend please visit www.mykentfamily.co.uk

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