Things to do this weekend in Kent including Paws in the Park and Apple Sunday at Mount Ephraim Gardens

There's dog shows and falconry displays, a popular autumnal apple show and the final weekend of Kent's maize maze.

Here's everything you can enjoy this weekend with the kids...

Paws in the Park is taking place this weekend but tickets must be bought in advance
Paws in the Park is taking place this weekend but tickets must be bought in advance

Paws in the Park, County Showground, Detling

Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20

The popular autumn show is to go ahead this weekend whilst meeting all of the latest government guidelines.

There will be new activities, dog agility, water sports, competitions, and novelty dog show classes alongside lots of shopping from traders available.

Anyone looking to come along must purchase their tickets in advance - there is no option to buy tickets at the gate this year.

To learn more and to get your tickets please click here.

Heritage Open Days, countywide

Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20

Heritage Open Days continue this weekend with more attractions and sites of historical interest opening their doors and gates to visitors for free.

To find events, talks, guided tours and openings close to where you live please visit www.heritageopendays.org.uk/

It's the last weekend to enter the maize maze in Rainham!
It's the last weekend to enter the maize maze in Rainham!

Maze Moon, Lower Rainham Road, Rainham

Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20

It's the final weekend for Maze Moon which has more of an autumnal look compared to when it first opened during the summer.

It is open both this Saturday and Sunday from 10am until 4pm with the last entry at 2.30pm each day. There is no need to pre-book but visitors will be expected to follow all of the latest government guidelines.

To learn more please click here .

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway will be running this weekend
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway will be running this weekend

The Gruffalo, Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

Saturday, September 19

The Gruffalo will be making regular appearances at the railway this Saturday. Families wishing to meet and be photographed with the children's book character must book their tickets for this weekend in advance.

To learn more about the event, the safety measures in place and arrangements for the day please click here.

Mount Ephraim Gardens is hosting Apple Sunday this weekend
Mount Ephraim Gardens is hosting Apple Sunday this weekend

Apple Sunday, Mount Ephraim Gardens, Faversham

Sunday, September 20

Falconry displays, apple cakes and treats, self guided orchard tours and apple sales from the fruit farm will all be part of this weekend's Apple Sunday

There will also be live music to entertain visitors who would like to picnic on the grass and the West Wing Window will be serving takeaway barbecue food, cakes, scones and ice cream.

This event, say organisers, is still able to go ahead in light of new government restrictions but visitors are being reminded to not come in a group of larger than six people (unless from the same household or support bubble) and must not mix with any other groups on site.

The event is open 11am until 5pm, normal garden entrance applies and tickets should be bought in advance to avoid disappointment as numbers will be limited.

Tickets are £7 for adults and £2.50 for children. Learn more by clicking here .

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

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