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Things To Do & Days Out near Wootton
East Kent Railway (3 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.
Peene Quarry Picnic Site (5 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!
Dover Transport Museum (5 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.
Bursted Manor (5 miles)
Bursted Manor BHS qualified staff offer lessons from age 5, scenic hack, trekking and cross country rides plus Pony Club.
Kidz Planet (6 miles)
Kidz Planet Different areas for age suitability, with a multitude of fun colourful features, toys and equipment including some terrific slides.
Elham Valley Railway Museum (6 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.
Sunny Sands Beach (6 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.
Ceramics Cafe (6 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.
Folkestone Ski Centre (6 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.
Build A Base Dart Tag Combat (6 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!
Mudpie Pottery Painting Creative Studio (6 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.
Lower Leas Coastal Park (7 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.
Dover Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Dover Leisure Centre Provides lots of fun and engaging activities for kids and families. The centre has 2 swimming pools, indoor sports hall, workout classes and much more. Join our award winning cheerleading squad: the Vista Twisters!
The Wartime Tunnels at Dover Castle (7 miles)
The Wartime Tunnels at Dover Castle For over 200 years the tunnels have provided shelter, safety and secrecy to those defending our shores. In this new permanent exhibition, delve deeper into the history of the tunnels, from Napoleonic times right up to the Cold War.
Dover Sea Safari (7 miles)
Dover Sea Safari Let the kids put on their pirate outfits for an exhilarating RIB boat trip from Dover Harbour. Spot the smugglers caves along the bottom of the White Cliffs or venture onwards to see the friendly seals that can only be accessed by boat. Our Skipper and Crew will provide a professional fun and interactive...
Dover Castle (7 miles)
Dover Castle Immersive, atmospheric and educational with high tech effects, costumed characters and mysterious tunnels to explore! This is a trip which ticks all the boxes for tough nuts, but sensitive sorts may want to avoid a few sections.
Howletts Wild Animal Park (7 miles)
Howletts Wild Animal Park The famous animal collection is set in 90 acres of ancient parkland. From close encounters with tigers at the glass fronted enclosures to a high ropes adventure on the Treetop Challenge and a walkthrough Lemur paddock, you'll find surprises around every corner.
Fan Bay Deep Shelter (7 miles)
Fan Bay Deep Shelter After 50 years abandoned in the dark these exciting World War Two tunnels are now open for visitors! Travel 125 steps down and into a guided tour of military history, plus visitor centre and cool acoustic mirrors above ground too. For over 12s only!
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.
Wingham Wildlife Park (8 miles)
Wingham Wildlife Park Butterfly house, refurbished reptile house, oodles of monkeys, parrot house, meerkats, new adventure play area and picnic area, lots more. A full day!
Dane John Gardens (9 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!
Canterbury Roman Museum (9 miles)
Canterbury Roman Museum Explore the Roman town beneath your feet! Canterbury's Underground Roman Museum is built around the remains of a Roman town house with mosaics preserved where excavated. Discover amazing finds including a hoard of hidden treasure, stroll through the marketplace and look inside recreated Roman rooms!
Play Islands (9 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!
Canterbury Ghost Tour (9 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 (9 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 Spy Mission Treasure Trail (9 miles)
Canterbury Spy Mission Treasure Trail Solve the clues to complete a spy mission around Canterbury on this self guided themed Treasure Trail. Find all the answers along the route to reveal the deactivation code and complete your mission!
Canterbury Cathedral (9 miles)
Canterbury Cathedral Welcomes all casual visitors as well as spiritual to explore, tour, get your history fix or hear some heavenly music. Plenty of interesting facts and trails for the kids, including how they used to clean the beautiful stained windows with wee!
Canterbury Guided Walking Tours (9 miles)
Canterbury Guided Walking Tours A 90 minute tour of the area with either a drop in overview tour or a pre booked Special Interest type. Either way they're hugely experienced and highly accredited, great with kids and full of facts!
Espression Interactive Art Studio Cafe (9 miles)
Espression Interactive Art Studio Cafe A place for all age groups where you can drop by, try out some creative activities such as pottery painting, mosaic making and glass painting and have some really good fun!
Canterbury Heritage Museum (9 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.
Beaney House of Art and Knowledge (9 miles)
Beaney House of Art and Knowledge With loads of galleries and collections to explore, plus family sessions, drop in activity sessions and workshops throughout the year. Plus family trails and a great range of adventurous birthday party themes!
Canterbury Historic River Tours (9 miles)
Canterbury Historic River Tours Enjoy a 40 minute historical boat tour with light hearted informed commentary and pleasing features for kids to look at, including going under bridges and other ancient architecture. Comfortable and fascinating with views denied to landlubbers!
Westgate Gardens (9 miles)
Westgate Gardens With riverside walks and the Toddler Cove play area, picnic spots, and family trails plus evening bat walks and open air events in summer, this is a pleasing spot that's shortly getting even better!
Big Fun House (9 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!
Kingsmead Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Kingsmead Leisure Centre - offers 1m, 3m and 5m diving boards to the public. The centre also boasts a creche facility, multi-purpose sports hall, solarium and family cafe.
Fowlmead Country Park (9 miles)
Fowlmead Country Park Offers leisure pursuits such as cycling (leisure, road, and mountain biking), running, orienteering, geocaching, archery, walking, fossiling, nature walks, den building. Bike hire available.
Walmer Castle and Gardens (10 miles)
Walmer Castle and Gardens Beautiful castle and grounds that was once home to the Duke of Wellington. Battlements to explore plus some great views of the coast with extra spit and polish this year to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
Tides Leisure and Indoor Tennis (10 miles)
Tides Leisure and Indoor Tennis Families can enjoy swimming in a free form leisure pool with wave machine and jaccuzi pools
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park (10 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.
Tankerton Beach (11 miles)
Tankerton Beach Good for swimming but not building castles, this is a pebble and shingle beach with an intriguing natural causeway to explore.
Lathe Barn (11 miles)
Lathe Barn Mini golf, kiddie go karts, indoor and outdoor play areas plus friendly animals.
Wildwood (11 miles)
Wildwood Wildwood is a great day out where you can see amazing British wildlife including wolves, foxes, deer, badgers, owls, wild horses, lynx, beavers, wild cats, bison, squirrels, wild boar and many more. Plus, kids can go wild in our amazing adventure play park featuring Kent's tallest vertical drop slide.
Druidstone Park (12 miles)
Druidstone Park Whether you fancy meeting friendly animals, enjoying the adventure play area, finding adventure and whimsy in the enchanted woodland or just relaxing in idyllic surroundings, you won't be disappointed at Druidstone Park!
Monkton Nature Reserve (12 miles)
Monkton Nature Reserve Set in 16 beautiful acres of abandoned chalk quarry, which has been dramatically reclaimed by nature and is ready for exploration. They also house the Thanet Observatory and the first artificial bat cave built in the UK.
AMF Bowling Ashford (13 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!
Ashford Leisure Trust (13 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.
Kippys Paint Your Own Pottery (13 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.
Lazer Rush (14 miles)
Lazer Rush A futuristic arena with compelling zero contact war games, played with infra red laser phasors! Team up or go solo, the aim of the game is simply to shoot more targets than shoot you!
Playzone (14 miles)
Playzone is a soft play in Herne Bay, fantastic for children of any age. With 6 drop slides to suit any age from toddlers to tweens, children will love Play Zone!
Snappys Adventure Play (14 miles)
Snappys Adventure Play a huge dinosaur themed multi level adventure climbing structure with extensive facilities for the under 4s too.