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Things To Do & Days Out near Maidstone
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Maidstone Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Maidstone Leisure Centre One of the best indoor attractions in Kent. With diving boards, flumes, wave machine, giant inflatable, polar adventure play area and a great cafe, we have all you need for a great family day out.
Hollywood Bowl Maidstone (< 1 mile)
Hollywood Bowl Maidstone With ramps and gutter guards to ensure the kids hit something, an arcade and an American diner plus party packages and family fun days!
Kikiland (< 1 mile)
Kikiland is a unique and exciting indoor adventure play centre. Key features include a wooden pirate ship plus cinema, disco, arcade, train, chill out and dressing up rooms. We even have a magical volcano for birthday parties!
Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery (< 1 mile)
Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery Housed in an Elizabethan manor house, our museum is one of the best in the South-East. See our 2,500 year old Egyptian mummy; journey through time to when dinosaurs walked the Earth (and Maidstone) as well as local, archaeological and regimental history. There’s always something to see and do!
Polar Adventure and Pool (< 1 mile)
Polar Adventure and Pool Awesome Fun Pool with rapids, waves and interactive water features for toddlers, plus one of Kent's fastest flumes and the inflatable Aqua Challenge! On the dry side there's also the polar Adventure soft play facility with Ice Hill Slides. Cool!
Polar Adventure and Pool (< 1 mile)
Polar Adventure and Pool Superbly themed Polar Adventure soft play facility with amazing Ice Hill Slides and great toddler area! Plus swimming pool offering rapids, water slide, inflatable assault course and wave rave night!
Clare Park (1 miles)
Clare Park Ideal for picnicking plus play on the tennis courts, multi purpose games area and the children's adventure playground. Maidstone's first Green Flag award!
Kent Life (2 miles)
Kent Life Come and explore 28 acres of fun for every generation, from hands on activites for kids to age old farming traditions that bring back memories of way back when. We've got animals to cuddle, tractors to ride, play areas to go wild in and cafes to relax in.
Adventure Kidz (3 miles)
Adventure Kidz Indoor Adventure Centre with high ropes AND indoor quad bikes! They also have brand new soft play with multiple slides, including a 6 metre drop slide, football and basketball area, a toddlers’ zone, five party rooms and so much more!
Wear M Out Indoor Playcentre (3 miles)
Wear M Out Indoor Playcentre a huge area with ball pools, slides and climbing platforms at different heights as well as spaces with football and netball goals.
Tiny Town (4 miles)
Tiny Town Offers a terrific range of friendly roleplay settings from racetrack and army barracks to castles, space and fire stations. Plus state of the art 3G astro-turf football pitches.
Larkfield Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Larkfield Leisure Centre From our great fun swimming pools with lazy river rapids, waves, water cannons and animal themed toddler pool, to soft play adventure or something a little more sporty you'ÂÂÂre bound to find something to suit you and your family!
This Art of Mine Studio (4 miles)
This Art of Mine Studio We are an arts and crafts studio that offers a range of crafty activities and a relaxing space to unwind and get creative. Bring your family and friends and everyone can take part in an activity from pottery painting to jewellery making.
Bluebell Hill Picnic Site (5 miles)
Bluebell Hill Picnic Site A simple, pleasing site on which to take a family ramble, spot some of the millions of mini beasts and enjoy a picnic with excellent views. Explore the Neolithic long barrow remains for an imaginative and educational boost!
Go Ape Leeds Castle (5 miles)
Go Ape Leeds Castle The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (5 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Leeds Castle (5 miles)
Leeds Castle set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of Kent, has been home to royalty, lords and ladies for more than 900 years. Visitors are transported through the castle's history; an eclectic mix of period architecture, sumptuous interiors and family treasures waiting to be discovered.
Fun Drum (5 miles)
Fun Drum Dual multi level adventure play frames for under and over 6s, plus a dedicated under 3s soft play zone. Loads of features including ball pit, sit and rides and a drop slide.
Buckmore Park Karting (5 miles)
Buckmore Park Karting is an outdoor kart circuit that is especially suited to 4-16 year olds.
The Rochester Mystery Trail (6 miles)
The Rochester Mystery Trail Are you looking for a fun day out with the kids in Rochester? Become detectives for the day on this Mystery Trail with clues for all the family to solve as you explore.
Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre (6 miles)
Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre The longest artificial slope in Kent and the South East and the premier wintersports facility in the region. Skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, sno-tubing and more!
The Historic Dockyard Chatham (7 miles)
The Historic Dockyard Chatham is a unique, 80 acre, maritime heritage destination offering exciting maritime galleries, attractions and an amazing programme of temporary exhibitions and school holiday activities.
Silver Blades Ice Rink (7 miles)
Silver Blades Ice Rink This family friendly frost fest boasts a full size ice pad for public skating and lessons as well as a great toddler sessions with ice toys, in bright modern surroundings. They offer penguin skate aid hire for little ones.
The Hop Farm Family Park (7 miles)
The Hop Farm Family Park The family park is packed full of new features and undercover wonders to entertain and fuel imaginations: come and enjoy a farm day out. Outdoor action... Indoor fun... It's for everyone!
The Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway (7 miles)
The Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway With infinite train rides included in admission your little trainspotters are in for a treat! Plus LGB model railway, woodland walks and picnic areas near working track. Blissful!
Splashes Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Splashes Leisure Centre offers an indoor pool with wave machine, a flume and toddlers' pool. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kent!
Pottery Crafts 4U (8 miles)
Pottery Crafts 4U is a unique Paint Your Own Pottery Studio. We also offer craft, decopatch, embellishing and pottery workshops. We are situated in a Mediterranean style oasis just off Chatham High Street, attached to Nucleus Arts.
Hollywood Bowl Rochester (8 miles)
Hollywood Bowl Rochester offering 24 lanes of modern tenpin with young bowler supports in the forms of handy rolling ramps, sneaky gutter guards and lighter balls. How can they lose?!
Diggerland Kent (8 miles)
Diggerland Kent is The Ultimate Adventure Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full size construction machinery. With new rides for 2016, you need to get to Diggerland Kent!
Jumpers Rebound Centre (8 miles)
Jumpers Rebound Centre An interconnected trampoline arena for bouncy gymnastics and tumbling! Mainly for their pro club but with bonus sessions set aside for Tots and families with over 5s. Seriously fun exercise, and fully GymMark accredited!
Fort Amherst (8 miles)
Fort Amherst Explore the tunnels and learn 300 years of military history, take a junior ghost or educational tour and let off some steam in 20 acres of beautiful parkland.
Royal Engineers Museum (8 miles)
Royal Engineers Museum A museum dedicated to the history of the Royal Marine Corps. A chance to see Wellington’s map of Waterloo, plus a number of cool vehicles including a Harrier jump jet and bridge laying tanks.
Kent Police Museum (9 miles)
Kent Police Museum Currently under redevelopment and will be moving premises in 2016.
Monkey Bizz (9 miles)
Monkey Bizz Lose yourself in the jungle of rope swings, slides and mazes. Hide in the spooky caves, 'swim' through the jungle 'lake' and escape over the rope bridge. Good idea if you're after fun family days out in kent with kids. Separate, large Tots' Town play area for babies to under 5s.
Strand Leisure Pool (9 miles)
Strand Leisure Pool Open late May to early September, this nice outdoor pool has a lazy river and slides in the pool, as well as having crazy golf, water zorbing and a miniature railway dry side!
Dickens World (9 miles)
Dickens World is a 90 minute journey of discovery. Your personal guide will walk and talk you through the amazing life and story of Charles Dickens as well as the tales of Victorian England. It is a chance to meet all of the nice and nasty characters that Charles Dickens loved and wrote about in his novels and short...
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum (10 miles)
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum One of the longest established aviation museums in the country, offering a vast array of exhibits and aircraft to enjoy plus regular fly bus by vintage planes at the sound of the klaxon!
Arethusa Climbing Centre (10 miles)
Arethusa Climbing Centre Indoor and outdoor climbing options plus bouldering wall, wheelchair abseil and loads more features. Elsewhere on site adventure play, high and low ropes, orienteering and archery. Wow!
Swallows Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Swallows Leisure Centre We are a leisure centre with a swimming pool with features including flume, waves, pirate ship and giant inflatable slide. We have gym, 6 court sports hall for activities such as badminton, football and basketball. We also have a brand new adventure world soft play area.
Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway (11 miles)
Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway A scenic miniature gauge train journey with behind the scenes tour, big model railway in the museum, plus outside museum walk with insect hotel. Choo chop!
Bayford Meadows (11 miles)
Bayford Meadows Outdoor floodlit karting circuit offering Junior Arrive N Drive, and Junior Hire for kids aged 9 and older. Basic tuition, safety gear, and safety briefing included in session. They cater for children’s parties too.
Merry Go Round (11 miles)
Merry Go Round Well established and extra large multi level play zone for under 12s featuring mainframe play structure with toddler zone and immersive laser storm arena, plus special events groups and private party options.
Cascades (11 miles)
Cascades offers a great swimming pool and learner pool plus weekend access to their flume slide and wave machine!
Wellgrove Farm Stables (12 miles)
Wellgrove Farm Stables BHS approved rider training, livery and scenic hacks, with lessons from age 3 and a pony club available too! Plus seasonal specials and events.
Little Potters (12 miles)
Little Potters A friendly, family run pottery painting studio, cafe and small soft play area. Little Potters is a great place to relax, unwind and express your artistic side.
Wear M Out Play Centre (12 miles)
Wear M Out Play Centre is a huge area with ball pools, slides and climbing platforms at different heights as well as spaces with football and netball goals.
Buzy Bees Playbarn (12 miles)
Buzy Bees Playbarn Indoor adventure playground with new management, new name and a shiny new look! Climbing structure and slides galore for up to 12s plus after school club and a range of parties.
Tonbridge Swimming Pool (12 miles)
Tonbridge Swimming Pool Whether swimming for fun or fitness, Tonbridge Swimming Pool offers a host of opportunities for all the family. The Games Hut, just 5 minutes walk away has an 18 hole Crazy Golf Course, bouncy castle, tennis, bowls and huge park complete with a sandpit.
Cyclopark (12 miles)
Cyclopark 6km of first class cycling, running and extreme sports facilities throughout the park with separate trails for different abilities. Other features include a unique 3000m2 cycle based playground!
Riding Farm Equestrian Centre (12 miles)
Riding Farm Equestrian Centre BHS approved facilities for schooling, jumping, and hacking with lessons available from 4 years plus, and private lead rein lessons for 3 year olds. Variety of well mannered mounts to choose from. Located in the heart of beautiful Kent countryside.