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Things To Do & Days Out near Newchurch
Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (4 miles)
Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway is the world’s smallest public railway where families can travel 13.5 miles from the picturesque Cinque Port of Hythe, near the channel tunnel, to the fishermen's cottages and lighthouses at Dungeness. There are six stations and our station at Dymchurch is only a 5 minute walk away from the Beach.
Lathe Barn (5 miles)
Lathe Barn Mini golf, kiddie go karts, indoor and outdoor play areas plus friendly animals.
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park (6 miles)
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park A safari adventure set in 100 acres where animals roam free together as if on the plains of Africa: plus the world’s largest gorilla enclosure and big creepy crawlies in the Discovery Zone.
Rare Breeds Centre (6 miles)
Rare Breeds Centre From the exotic Butterfly tunnel to the delights of the Discovery Garden; woodland walks to the Secret Lake; plus two play parks, falconry displays, a tube maze and indoor soft play barn: there is something for everyone.
Tankerton Beach (6 miles)
Tankerton Beach Good for swimming but not building castles, this is a pebble and shingle beach with an intriguing natural causeway to explore.
Lydd Karting (7 miles)
Lydd Karting Junior and Cadet karts for younger users, who are able to have a go from just 4 years old! If the kids just fancy a blast about in one of the karts with their friends then they offer 15 minute sessions for a mere £20.
Dungeness Beach (7 miles)
Dungeness Beach Definitely for exploring, this is a visually dramatic shingle beach with RSPB hides and lots of local wildlife. No swimming, no immediate facilities.
Imagine Play Centre (7 miles)
Imagine Play Centre Experience Kent's biggest children's indoor play centre. Huge play structures, triple storey wave slide, trampolines, large padded football area, baby area, and Toddler Village with little cars. Hot and cold food served all day. Themed parties and seasonal events.
Brockhill Country Park (8 miles)
Brockhill Country Park Offering a new adventure playground, lakeside walks with friendly ducks around and a circular route which explores the whole thing. No glitz and few features but great terrain for a traditional picnic outing.
Ashford Leisure Trust (8 miles)
Ashford Leisure Trust Facilities include: a leisure pool with flumes, raging river and Toddler Fun sessions; 25m main pool; teaching pool; 8 court sports hall and creche.
AMF Bowling Ashford (8 miles)
AMF Bowling Ashford Kids versus kids? Kids versus ‘big’ kids? The whole family can battle it out on one of our 18 bowling lanes or in the fun filled amusement zone!
Kippys Paint Your Own Pottery (8 miles)
Kippys Paint Your Own Pottery We are a delightful pottery studio in Ashford offering a relaxed atmosphere for all ages to enjoy a creative experience. Painting your own pottery is a fun way to create a personal gift. Or just to while away a rainy day and enjoy time together with friends and family.
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (9 miles)
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve A heady mix of terrains to explore, this is an SSSI due to it's unusual flora and fauna, and also offers visitor centres, bird hides, vintage military forts and stunning natural features: basically an adventure waiting to happen!
Rye Castle Museum (9 miles)
Rye Castle Museum A small independently run museum set in an early 14th century building with medieval gardens. Activities include a Captain Pugwash treasure hunt and dressing up in the basement! Kids are free entry.
Camber Sands (9 miles)
Camber Sands Mountainous sand dunes and vast expanses so even when it's busy you can find a space for yourselves. Good amenities.
Tenterden Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Tenterden Leisure Centre For fantastic family fun days out visit Tenterden Leisure Centre with giant flume, waves, giant inflatable, floats, toys and a themed pirate beach are with jets, sprays, rapids and ship wrecked pirate ship.
Kent & East Sussex Railway (10 miles)
Kent & East Sussex Railway Enjoy a train journey with the Kent & East Sussex Railway between Tenterden and Bodiam Stations. Visit nearby Bodiam Castle plus attend special family events such as Day Out with Thomas, Halloween and also Santa Specials.
Elham Valley Railway Museum (11 miles)
Elham Valley Railway Museum Step back in time to the 1930's. Come along and visit the Elham Valley Railway Museum at Peene, just off the A20 at Folkestone, Kent, England. Leave the M20 motorway at junction 12, just after signs for the Eurotunnel.
Peene Quarry Picnic Site (11 miles)
Peene Quarry Picnic Site Located in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Peene Quarry is home to a variety of rare flowers and insects, ideal for kids into their mini beasts!
Lower Leas Coastal Park (12 miles)
Lower Leas Coastal Park Landscaped gardens with stunning floral displays, easy access to the beach and The Leas, and the largest free play area in the south east with rocking boats, climbing walls, tunnels, wobbly bridges, tube slides, toddler construction area, sand diggers and a sunken pirate ship.
Kidz Planet (12 miles)
Kidz Planet Different areas for age suitability, with a multitude of fun colourful features, toys and equipment including some terrific slides.
Folkestone Ski Centre (12 miles)
Folkestone Ski Centre All year round dry ski slope offering a vast range of activities for ski, snowboard and toboggan. Suitable for beginners and experts alike.
Mudpie Pottery Painting Creative Studio (12 miles)
Mudpie Pottery Painting Creative Studio is a beautiful “just-walk-in” pottery painting studio with a huge selection of pieces for people of all ages and abilities to get creative. Also offering hand and foot impressions in paint and 3D clay, Decopatch and Foam Clay, parties and Storytelling Time.
Sunny Sands Beach (14 miles)
Sunny Sands Beach A hugely popular sandy beach at the eastern end of the Stade and Folkestone Harbour. It is a firm favourite with families throughout the summer, with good facilities nearby including WCs and cafés, pubs and beach shops.
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum (14 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!
Bodiam Castle (16 miles)
Bodiam Castle Pleasures for all tastes: an absolute classic fortress, a thrilling interactive audio adventure, live costumed characters from the past and scenic grounds by the moat with ducks after your picnic. Best. Castle. Ever!
Bursted Manor (16 miles)
Bursted Manor BHS qualified staff offer lessons from age 5, scenic hack, trekking and cross country rides plus Pony Club.
Big Fun House (17 miles)
Big Fun House The brilliant Tots' Town offers role play environments including construction workshop, Kids' Kitchen, Train Station and Disco! While the main play area is full of crazy padded antics and challenges, plus loads of slides and balls, and a football pitch on the very top!
Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings (18 miles)
Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings Take the ultimate undersea safari at Blue Reef Aquarium. Enjoy close encounters with seahorses, native sharks, giant octopus and hundreds of other amazing aquatic creatures. Don't miss the amazing tropical underwater walkthrough tunnel! Informative, entertaining talks and feeding displays throughout the...
Fishermans Museum (18 miles)
Fishermans Museum Housed in a disused church this is a wonderfully atmospheric exhibition of local maritime history including a full size lugger and a wealth of art and artefacts.
Shipwreck Museum (18 miles)
Shipwreck Museum With fascinating family friendly exhibits of local historic shipwrecks, and a Cretaceous gallery with everything from dioramas and footprints to fossils and a preserved 138 million year old fish! Free to visit, but a charge for some events and exhibitions.
Cliff Railways (18 miles)
Cliff Railways The charming West Hill Lift is the UK's steepest funicular railway and a source of immense local pride.
Smugglers Adventure (18 miles)
Smugglers Adventure Join notorious smuggler Hairy Jack as he leads you through acres of underground caverns, passages and tunnels on a voyage back through time to the heyday of smuggling!
Curious About Hastings (18 miles)
Curious About Hastings is a unique day out with two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued. Answer clues and find pictures, whilst reading stories about this infamous, glorious seaside town. Buy or instantly download the booklet then explore in your own time.
East Kent Railway (18 miles)
East Kent Railway We are a volunteer run heritage railway operating vintage trains on an ex colliery railway. Plenty of attractions for kids including miniature and model railways and special events all year round! Fantastic country atmosphere and friendly volunteers.
East Hill Cliff Railway (18 miles)
East Hill Cliff Railway Provides access to Hastings Country Park which overlooks the Old Town and Rock a Nore. The lift provides views over the Stade, home to the largest beach launched fishing fleet in Europe.
Alexandra Park (18 miles)
Alexandra Park Features include a boating lake, bowls green, cafe, refurbished adventure playground, tennis courts, multi play area, formal flower and rose gardens, reservoirs for fishing, natural woodland and a miniature railway. Yay!
Hastings Adventure Golf (18 miles)
Hastings Adventure Golf Features 3 differing 18 hole courses which include waterfalls, fountains and even a cave to negotiate around! With Adventure, Crazy and Mini Golf options there are picks for the picky and a feast for the rest!
Hastings Beach (18 miles)
Hastings Beach Sand and shingle beach with good swimming and lifeguard cover. Many features and facilities at one end, quiet at the other. Connected to Pelham Beach.
Build A Base Dart Tag Combat (18 miles)
Build A Base Dart Tag Combat Build your own base from giant Lego blocks then defend it while attacking everyone else's with your trusty dart gun! Soft projectiles stick to the combat vests and are removed by medic marshall for re spawning: no mess, no pain, just good clean fun. Unless you're playing dirty!
Play Islands (18 miles)
Play Islands Offering a classic family friendly ten pin bowling alley, multi level soft play zone and slightly less friendly super laser tag! Truly something for everyone!
Dane John Gardens (19 miles)
Dane John Gardens A former castle park with small adventure playground close to the shopping centre and with great views over the city. Ideal for giving the kids an hour's break from the retail and resting your legs while they stretch theirs!
Battlezone Laser Hastings (19 miles)
Battlezone Laser Hastings An awesome outdoor laser tag venue offering realistic war games: hide in the undergrowth, find a sniper spot in a tree, and hit the dirt when the smoke bombs go off! Played with harmless infra red rays in all weathers!
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery (19 miles)
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery A varied and exciting collection spanning many themes and ages. There are plenty of special features for children, with fossils that transform into dinosaurs, prehistoric crocodiles and fish, a diorama of local animals and birds and much more.
Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre (19 miles)
Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre With climbing frame, scramble nets, tarzan ropes, swing bags, ball ponds and a slide with a special play area for the smaller customer. Plus seasonal outdoor play area.
Canterbury Ghost Tour (19 miles)
Canterbury Ghost Tour Take a twilit tour of this medieval city at your pleasurable peril and explore the central historic buildings and their horrible haunting stories, all told my a knowledgeable ghost in a top hat and cloak. Shivers and history aplenty!
The Canterbury Tales (19 miles)
The Canterbury Tales is a medieval tour which is part live guided, part audio guided and is based on Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.
Canterbury Heritage Museum (19 miles)
Canterbury Heritage Museum From Roman settlement to Rupert Bear, see the history of Canterbury through fascinating objects, hands on displays and activities all set in the magnificent medieval Poor Priests' Hospital.
Ceramics Cafe (19 miles)
Ceramics Cafe Paint your own ceramics. A relaxing and fun activity for families. Our studio in Dover is an ideal venue for kids parties, works parties or NCT groups. Studio locations: Dover, Kew, Farnham, Hersham, West Ealing and Basingstoke.
Dover Transport Museum (19 miles)
Dover Transport Museum Friendly museum with a fascinating collection of vintage transport and transport models of all types including a few unusual ones like a Romany Caravan, a charabanc and steam roller! Seasonal opening.