Things to do this weekend in Kent on October 10 and 11, 2020 including pumpkin picking in Kent

It's the opening weekend for many of Kent's pumpkin picking fields but there's also Wally to be found too!

Here are some of the best family-friendly events happening in Kent this weekend.

Pumpkin Moon, Sandling, Maidstone
Pumpkin Moon, Sandling, Maidstone

Pumpkin Moon, Maidstone, Rainham and Bapchild

Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11

The three pumpkin picking fields owned by Pumpkin Moon open for their first weekend of pumpkin picking. Visits must be booked online in advance and tickets cost £1.50 each.

Choose from over 80 varieties of pumpkins, squashes and gourds and there is plenty of parking available too which will allow for social distancing.

To learn more or to arrange your visit please click here .

Where's Wally Spooky Museum Search is happening this weekend
Where's Wally Spooky Museum Search is happening this weekend

Where's Wally Museum Search, The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11

Hunt for Wally across the historic dockyard site this weekend as part of a special event organised by Walker Books and organisation Kids in Museums to celebrate the release of new book Where’s Wally? Spooky Spotlight Search. The mini Wally stands are hidden around the 400-year-old historic site and amongst the Dockyard's collections. Young visitors who can spell out the spooky phrase with the letters hidden alongside Wally will receive a special prize for completing the search. Click here for more details.

PYO Pumpkins, Beluncle Farm, Hoo

Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11

The first weekend of pumpkin picking happens in Hoo this weekend but visitors must book their trip in advance. Tickets are free but must be booked ahead of a trip to ensure the farm can safely monitor numbers. A wheelbarrow costs £20 and is for a maximum of 15 pumpkins or squash with a maximum of six people per wheelbarrow. To learn more about how to arrange your visit please click here .

Pumpkin picking at PYO Pumpkins in Hoo. Picture: Bruce Middlemiss.
Pumpkin picking at PYO Pumpkins in Hoo. Picture: Bruce Middlemiss.

Spadework Pick Your Own Pumpkin, Teston Road, West Malling

Open from October 10

The pumpkin garden will welcome visitors for the first time this weekend. You can visit between 10am and 4pm to pick your pumpkins. Guests will be asked to maintain social distancing and pay by card where possible. For further information about the safety measures in place please click here .

There are lots of Halloween-themed events in Kent that will need booking this year ahead of the half term break. Read more about those with tickets on sale here.

Monkey Bizz has reopened to families after six months of closure
Monkey Bizz has reopened to families after six months of closure

Monkey Bizz, Medway City Estate, Strood

Open seven days a week

It's the first weekend of reopening for Monkey Bizz in Strood which began welcoming families back to its soft play centre for the first time on Monday (October 5).
The centre has been closed for more than six months because of coronavirus but with new safety measures and time-limited sessions in place youngsters and their parents and carers are now able to visit again.

Visits must be pre-booked in advance online to enable staff to monitor numbers and allow for social distancing. For more details and to book your visit please click here.

Read more suggestions of things to do with the kids across Kent by visiting www.mykentfamily.co.uk

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